1 day - Taquile Island Tour by Fast Boat + Personal Guide

You'll have a private transfer from your hotel to Puno port and then navigate to the Islands of Uros and finally Taquile Island escorted and explained by your exclusive guide.

Early in the morning after you are picked up from your hotel and transferred to Puno port, you'll get later guided visit to Uros Islands.

You'll learn about the Lake Titicaca meaning and much more about Uros group life.


Then head to Taquile by a speed boat and always escorted by your private guide.

We'll gain time on the Lake reaching Taquile Island in less time and stay more time to hike up around.

Taquile is a great place because of their art textile and even to have lunch surrounded by the Cordillera Real is a once in a lifetime experience.

Now let's see, this upgraded Tour of the Classical Excursion on Lake Titicaca, in detail:

Tour Pricing: 

$ 35.00 USD per person, it's a shared Fast Boat. Our prices are competitive.

Tour Features:

HOTEL PICK-UP TIME: 7:00 am

BOAT NAVIGATION TO UROS: 20 min

BOAT NAVIGATION TO TAQUILE: 1h15min

WALKING DISTANCE: 5 km

LUNCH PLACE:  At local restaurant in Taquile (12:00 pm)

ARRIVAL TO PUNO: 3:15 pm

Departure and Arrival Times

Uros Tour (First stop and guided visit)

Step on the first reed island and meet with the Aymara speaking Uros people on the middle surface to be explained by the main guide (in English and Spanish) 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”.

So instead of awaiting for the switching of languages your personal guide explains all in English. This will allow us follow and gain better understanding.

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 which you can join them later).

We then head to Taquile Puno port and got transferred to your hotel at 5:00 pm approximately.

Taquile Island

We leave early in the morning straight to Taquile Island passing through on blue waters of the lake surrounded by Capachica and Chucuito peninsulas.

Taquile has a small main square which is about 1 hour 30 minutes to walk up there from the Southern side, finding there the textile museum, community houses, a good viewpoint to see the snowed mountains in the Bolivian side of the lake or Amantani Island.

At this point locals are always wearing traditional clothes and weaving their own sweaters.

It’s recognized by the UNESCO as the world’s heritage.

Islanders are community families.

After a break at their Plaza you go back down through the five hundred and twenty steps or through a paved path and board the boat to take you to Luquina for lunch.

We’ll be arriving there after 30 minutes.

 

What should I bring on this tour?

What we provide (what’s included)

How to book “Taquile Island Tour?

You can book it and then get the Confirmation by:

Paying an Initial Amount via PayPal (link will be sent to you later) and the Total Balance must be paid on your arrival at your hotel in Puno or while running the Tour in cash or using your Visa debit or credit card.

After we receive your email we'll back to you as soon as possible with the PayPal link.

The exact amount and additional requirements will be sent to you.

Now please, send us your Tour Request to:

andeanwayspuno@gmail.com

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If you have special rquest just tell us via

WhatsApp: +51 923206333

Taquile Island Art Textile, Luquina Chico and Uros Floating Islands

1 Day Lake Titicaca Private Tour from Puno by a private motor boat off the beaten path

While other people will take  the Classical tour of Taquile Island departing from Puno Port to Uros Floating Islands.

They will be visiting the very same place as other Titicaca Tour Agencies do.

But with us you’re going to visit in a unique way.

PRICING: $ 175.00 1 person
$ 200.00 2 people

 

So, at Andean Ways we’ll take you directly to the South of Taquile Island.

Where you can decide if you want to walk up to the summit, and cross the Island walking or just want to cross the Island to west side.

We’ll have lunch at Luquina Chico. Another remote and non-visited community.

Tour Features:

HOTEL PICK-UP TIME: 7:00 am

BOAT NAVIGATION TO TAQUILE: 1h20min

WALKING DISTANCE: 6 km

LUNCH PLACE:  At local restaurant in Taquile (12:00 pm)

ARRIVAL TO PUNO: 3:15 pm

Climate in Lake Titicaca

Dry Season or Cold season: From March to October. The level of the water decreases considerably.

Rainy Season: From November to April. Beautiful typical green landscapes. Expect cloudy skies with heavy rains. But sometimes it is sunny day.

Schedule of Departure and Arrival Times

Taquile Island

We leave early in the morning straight to Taquile Island passing through on blue waters of the lake surrounded by Capachica and Chucuito peninsulas.

Taquile has a small main square which is about 1 hour 30 minutes to walk up there from the Southern side, finding there the textile museum, community houses, a good viewpoint to see the snowed mountains in the Bolivian side of the lake or Amantani Island.

At this point locals are always wearing traditional clothes and weaving their own sweaters.

It’s recognized by the UNESCO as the world’s heritage.

Islanders are community families.

After a break at their Plaza you go back down through the five hundred and twenty steps or through a paved path and board the boat to take you to Luquina for lunch.

We’ll be arriving there after 30 minutes.

Luquina Chico

At 12:45 pm Albano’s welcoming us at his local port and takes us to his home for having a tasty homemade lunch.

Set menu is mainly based on Trout of the lake and Quinoa soup plus Coca or Andean mint tea.

As a memory of our trip you can get dressed in their typical clothes and take pictures.

At 2:00 pm we take a motor boat and after 1h20min sailing through spectacular scenery we’ll get one of the more than fifty reed floating islands.

Uros Tour

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).

We then head back to Puno port and got transferred to your hotel at 5:00 pm approximately.

What should I bring on this tour?

What we provide (what’s included)

Request Further Information

If you have already planned your favorite places to visit and explore, you can tell us.

You maybe know a family where to have lunch, just tell us.

WhatsApp: +51 923206333

How to book “Taquile Island Tour?

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You can book it and then get the Confirmation by:

Paying an Initial Amount via PayPal (link will be sent to you later) and the Total Balance must be paid on your arrival at your hotel in Puno or while running the Tour in cash or using your Visa debit or credit card.

After we receive your email we'll back to you as soon as possible with the PayPal link.

The exact amount and additional requirements will be sent to you.

Now please, start by filling the Booking Form just right below.