Taquile + Luquina & Luquina: The Aymara Exclusive Tour
This shared service by Fast Boat takes you to Luquina Chico where locals still keep their Mother language the Aymara. Get to know more about their history, traditions, and way of life.
Pick up from downtown hotels to Puno Dock
First guided visit of Taquile Island
Andean buffet lunch at Luquina Chico
Visit of one of Uros Islands
Back to Puno/Hotels
The tour of Taquile Island, Luquina Chico and the Uros Floating Island lasts for approximately 9 hours.
On this tour you’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes in contrast with the Lake Titicaca, the ancestral legacies on each place is showed in their very fine textiles (on Taquile Island), the way they make their very own traditional reed crafts (on Uros Islands) and local customs (at Luquina Chico) can be appreciate with plenty of time during the guided visit by a speedboat.
This tour begins early in the morning with pick up from your hotel at 7:00 am and then transfer to Puno Port. Where, a fast boat will take you to Taquile Island in 1hour 15minutes approximately. On here you have a guided visit about how men make their very own textile since they are children.
After some hours on Taquile the next destination will be Luquina Chico, an Aymaran Community on the Peninsula of Chucuito. Here, at middle day you will have a delicious buffet lunch in “La Casa del Pescador”, food is prepared with local ingredients as the Quinoa.
Then tour will continue on Uros Islands to gain a better understanding about their lives. Reed boats on Uros are very famous you have extra time for riding on it (optional).
At 4:00 pm you’ll be back in Puno port. Everyone is returned to their hotels.