Uros + Taquile: The Classical Tour by Fast Boat

The classical Full-Day guided tour of Uros and Taquile by the Fast Boat which reduces drastically the time in reaching the Taquile Island. Stay more time on the Islands.

Overview

  • Transfer from hotel to Puno port.
  • First visit to Uros reed islands then continue to Taquile.
  • Lunch on Taquile Island.
  • Direct return to Puno port and transfer to Hotel.

Itinerary

This tour combines Uros and Taquile islands for a Full-Day tour and fast way to reach the best of Lake Titcaca - the Uros and Taquile Islands.

Early in the morning at 6:50 am you are transferred from your hotel to main harbor and ride on a fast tourist motor boat. Once aboard our first place to visit is the Uros reed floating island located just 8 km from main port of Puno. The first inhabitants of the world and black blooded people according to their legends will welcome us. Here, you’ll learn more about their lives, history, explore surroundings by reed boat (Optional).

We then go straight to Taquile Island passing through blue waters of the lake surrounded by Capachica and Chucuito peninsulas. Taquile has a small main square which is about 40 minutes walk-up there, visiting the textile museum, community houses, it´s a good viewpoint to see the snowed mountains in the Bolivian side of the lake. At this point locals are always wearing their traditional clothes and weaving their own sweaters. It’s recognized by the UNESCO as the world’s heritage. Islanders are community families. After a tasty lunch you go back down through the five hundred and twenty steps and board the boat to take you back Puno´s harbor. Finally get dropped off by hotels at 3:45 pm