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Tour Uros – Amantani and Taquile 2 Days

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Tour Uros – Amantani and Taquile 2 Days

Tour Uros – Amantani and Taquile 2 Days

23 reviews

Overview

The Lake Titicaca Tour 2 days / 1 night, is a good option if you have more days available in the city of Puno, on this tour in Puno we can visit three different Uros islands, Amantani islands and Taquile Islands in the 2 days each with their own characteristics.

On this tour we will see Lake Titicaca floating islands, wonderful sunsets, we will spend time with native families learning from their daily lives, customs and traditions.

Highlights

Unique and unforgettable experiential experience in Lake Titicaca, where we will visit the floating islands of the Uros, and spend the night in the natural island of Amantani, share with one of the local families, their customs, daily activities and typical food. From the top of the island we can see the sunset of all the splendor of Lake Titicaca. The next day we will visit the island of Taquile, which stands out for its fine craftsmanship and ancestral customs.

 

Trip Details

Day 01: the Floating Islands of the Uros.

Day 2: Amantani and Taquile.

Itinerary

Day 01: the Floating Islands of the Uros.

In this tour we will visit the Floating Islands of the Uros, taking a comfortable boat from the port of Puno in 30 minuts. After  we visit 2 floating islands in the Uros, where we will continue with the trip to the island of Amantani (2 ½ hours )  we will arrive at noon, upon our arrival we will be cordially received by local families.

Accompanied by the families we will walk (30 mins uphill) to the local houses of Amantani, where we will have typical Andean food of the island. After  we have time for rest, then we will hike to the top of the island to see the Inca ceremonial temples “Pachamama and Pachatata”.

After appreciating the beautiful views of the lake , we will wait to see one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Finally we will return to have dinner in the local houses, during the night the families will organize a welcome party (Optional) where we will be able to dance and wear the local clothing, all this accompanied by local musicians.

Day 2: Amantani and Taquile.

We start the day having a typical breakfast and then descend to the port of Amantani (8am approx), to take our boat to the Island of Taquile, where we will have a presentation of their dances, textiles, handicrafts and more customs by the people of Taquile; We will also enjoy a typical lunch, in addition to being able to contemplate the beautiful views of the lake and the island.

Finally we will go down to the port of Taquile (01:00 pm.)  then return to Puno where we will arrive around  at 03:30 pm. Aprox.

Included

  • Transfers Hotel – Port – Hotel.
  • Motor Boat (with toilet and bus seats).
  • Professional Spanish/English speaking guide.
  • Entrances fees.
  • Basic accommodation + (lunch, dinner and breakfast) in Amantani mainly Andean food (potatoes, rice, eggs, quinoa soup, goose, cheese, etc.)
  • 2lunches,1dinner,1breakfast

No Included

  • Tips
  • Local boat ride (Balsa de Totora) in Uros (optional service), lasts approximately 10 to 15 minutes, the price is (S/10.00 soles) or ($3.00 Dollars) per person and the payment is to the villager.
  • Others not mentioned.

What To Bring

  • Wear light and warm clothes, the weather in the morning is cold, at noon it is warm and windy in the afternoon.
  • Wear a hat and / or sunscreen.
  • Comfortable shoes for the walk.
  • Cash if you want to buy souvenirs, do not accept credit / debit cards.
  • Drinks and snacks.
  • Bring personal hygiene items.
  • Important: Try to carry only the essential minimum, since it is only 1 night, you can leave large suitcases at your hotel (one backpack per person or a small suitcase is recommended).

 

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