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Uros Taquile Full Day

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Uros Taquile Full Day

Uros Taquile Full Day

23 reviews

Overview

Lake Titicaca Full day.

The Uros Taquile Full Day tour to the islands of Uros and Taquile offers an immersive and enriching cultural experience, combining visits to two distinct communities on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. This trip allows travelers to explore the unique traditions, lifestyles and natural beauty of these remote islands, providing insight into the rich cultural heritage of the indigenous people who call this region home.

Highlights

  • Departure from Puno: The tour usually begins early in the morning from the city of Puno, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Travelers board a boat for a panoramic journey through the lake’s vast waters, accompanied by expert guides who will provide information about the history and importance of the region.
  • Uros Floating Islands: The first stop at the Uros Floating Islands, a collection of artificial islands built and upon arrival, visitors are greeted by members of the Uros community, who offer them a warm welcome and share stories about their traditional way of life. Travelers have the opportunity to explore intricate woven reed structures, learn about traditional crafts, and participate in cultural activities such as reed boat rides and weaving demonstrations.
  • Boat ride to Taquile Island: After departing from the Uros Islands, the boat trip continues to Taquile Island, located approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Puno. Along the way, travelers enjoy stunning panoramic views of Lake Titicaca and the surrounding Andean landscapes, providing ample opportunities for photography.

Trip Details

Puno to Uros 15 min.
Uros to Taquile 1hrs. 30min.
Taquile to Puno 1 hrs.45min.

07:10am. Pick up from Hotel
7:45am. departure to Uros and Taquile
08:00am. visit to the floating islands of Uros
11:00am. Arrival to Taquile and walk to the village.
11:30am. Visit to the community
12:00am.Lunch and demonstration of activities.
2:20pm. walk back from the island.
4:00om Arrival to Puno and transfer to the hotel

Itinerary

Tour Uros,Taquile with Speedboat Day Trip.

On this tour Uros and Taquile islands; after picking up visitors from their hotels, we will have a comfortable boat to the Uros Floating Islands where we will visit 2 islands, and then Continuing the tour we head towards the natural island of Taquile (2 ½ hours of navegation); Therefore We arrive at about noon.

We will make a small hike to the top of island (30 minutes), where we can appreciate the immensity of the lake and all its splendor, we´ll have lunch and know more about their textiles, inhabitants and customs.

Included

  • Transfer hotel – port – hotel.
  • Professional Spanish/English speaking guide.
  • Motor Boat (with toilet and bus seats).
  • Entrances fees.
  • Lunch in Taquile.

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.

Recommendations:

The tour uros taquile by speedboat, allows you to visit more time each island and shorten the travel time, if you do not have much time and continue your trip to another destination this tour is for you. 🙂

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.

 

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