Uros Kayak + Taquile by Fast Boat

KAYAK PADDLING DURATION: 1h20min

DISTANCE: 4km From Puno Bay to Uros Aruma Uro.

 

Overview

  • Transfer from your Puno hotel to Kayak dock.
  • At Kayak point departure your guide provides basic instructions.
  • Paddling to Uros islands through Uros landscapes.
  • Guide explanations about Uros life, history, island buildings while paddling.
  • Free time for riding reed boat (optional if we arrive on time).
  • Join to Taquile Group Tour by Fast boat.
  • Visit of Taquile Island.
  • Have lunch in a Traditional local tourist restaurant on Taquile.
  • Private pick-up from main Puno port to Hotels.

Detailed Itinerary

Uros Kayak and Taquile by Fast Boat is highly recommended for sea-kayaking adventurers who would like to do exciting kayak activities and join shared tour of Taquile by Fast Boat transport. But first of all we have to say that due you're taking a shared speed boat from Uros islands, you'll visit the crowded places in Taquile, a lot of people take the same road to the main Plaza. Do not expect to be the only ones around.

Your day with us begins at 6:50 am with a quick pick-up from your Puno hotel to local kayak dock. Here, in case this is your firt time doing kayaking, you'll get elemental kayak paddling instructions from your guide then we'll be able to start paddling toward Uros islands.

On the way enjoy its beauty scenery landscape. Definitely we'll go kayaking on our own pace and rythm if your priority is to spend more time in the kayaks. But if you want to stay more time on Uros islands, see inside their houses, ride on reed boat to go around for cutting Totora reeds and put fishing net, available only upon request, we have depart early in the morning and paddle just as fast as we can do in order to gain time.

The average time paddling to Uros Aruma Uro island by kayaks,  located in the North side of Uros area, is 1h30min. We'll have plenty of time for pictures, explanation, and enjoying the landscape from the kayaks also. So you can decide what to chose prior kayak departure, all our kayak tours are customized.

Finally, we leave Uros Aruma Uro island at 9:10 am, and we go by small motor boat to take the Fast Boat, which usually visits the crowded area, just 5 or 10 min away. So you are picked up by this Speed Boat that comes from the main Puno port for joining to Uros and Taquile the Classical Tour by Fast Boat.

On arrival at Taquile Island, you walk up to the summit for approximately 35 to 45 minutes. Visit their main attractions, relax and enjoy a locally prepared lunch of delicious and fresh Lake Titicaca trout. After lunch, you then have to take a short hike down the island before crossing the lake via motor boat heading back to Puno. In the late afternoon, at the port you are picked up and get back to your hotel.