Half-Day: Group Tour of Uros Reed Floating Islands
A good Tour Option for people coming Puno a few hours. Meet the Uros people descendants of ancient civilizations on this Half-Day Tour.
Everyone is picked up from hotels.
Transfer to Port.
Motor boat transport to Uros.
Explanation on the Island.
Free time for riding on to of reed boat.
Return to port and transfer to Hotels.
At 8:50 am you are picked up from your hotel and driven to main Puno port of where we take a motor boat. After 35 minutes sailing through a spectacular water way, get one of the more than fifty reed floating islands. Step on the first reed island and meet with the Aymara speaking Uros people on the middle surface to be explained by your guide about their origins, history, custom, the way of life and more interesting how the islands were really built. This reed is commonly named by locals as “Totora” and used for making their home and reed rafts “Balsas”. Free time for pictures with locals, walking around, visit inside reed houses and then get to next Uros reed islands by traditional reed boat (optional). Come back by the same way to port and got transferred to your hotel at 12:30 pm approximately. The other uncommon way to visit Uros Islands is doing Llama Kayaks or even overnight on Uros Aruma Uro.