2-Day: Uros, Amantani & Taquile Tour

2-Day: Uros, Amantani & Taquile Tour

US$ 50 per person

2-Day: Uros, Amantani & Taquile Tour is all about immersing yourselves in another culture which will let you get a brief unique glimpse of the Andean way of life in the Peruvian High Plateau.

The added experience on this tour is the homestay on Amantani Island plus the visit of Uros and Taquile islands. Local islanders of Amantani will share with you their ancient traditions.

Tour Features

  • Tour Type: Big group guided Boat Tour
  • Tour Duration: 2 days
  • Hotel Pick-up Time: from 7:45 am
  • Boat navigation to Uros: 30 min
  • Boat navigation to Amantani: 2h 45min (from Uros islands)
  • Where to stay: Amantani local family’s house
  • Arrival to Puno: 3:15 pm
  • Hotel Drop-off Time: from 3:30 pm
  • Consideration: walking and hiking involved on Amantani and Taquile islands.
  • Highlights: meet and encounter the Uros people, unique local living experience in Amantani, Taquile art textile tradition, lunch and fast boat.

Departure and Arrival Times

Day 1:

  • 8: 00 am Go first to Uros islands.
  • 9:30 am Visit inside their reed houses, buy souvenirs.
  • 10:00 am Extra trip on top of reed boats (optional).
  • 10:30 am Take the boat to go Amantani Island.
  • 1:20 pm Upon arrival have lunch, free afternoon.
  • 4:00 pm Trek to the Temple of Pachatata.
  • 6:30 pm Return to homes for dinner and later welcome party.

Day 2:

  • 7:00 am Early breakfast then 1 hour sailing to Taquile.
  • 8:30 am Hike to top part of the Island.
  • 11:00 am Lunch in a traditional restaurant and explanation about their fine textiles.
  • 12:00 pm Go down by rock steps to port.
  • 12:30 pm Return to Puno, upon arrival you’re transferred to hotel.

Day 1: Uros Islands and Amantani lodging

This tour begins at 7:45 am with pickup from your hotel in downtown Puno, a quick transfer to bay of Puno while a motor boat waits for us. 

Visiting Uros Islands.jpg

This day will be a unique local living experience with islanders of Amantani. But first we’re visiting the reed island made entirely from reed grown in the lake, which provides home, sustenance and transportations for their residents: the Uros tribe, one which pre-dates Incan civilization. There are more than ninety islands and the surface of the islands is uneven, thin, and some liken walking on it to walking on a waterbed. From the first reed island go next by reed boat.

Go to Uros islands by kayak then get to Amantani by boat. Day 2: after Taquile visit, do a final paddle from Uros back to Puno.

Amantani is located about 3 hours from Uros, here at the port local families are waiting for us, taking us to their homes.

After lunch in home free afternoon for walking around then walk up to the Temple of Pachatata which is on the top of Amantani island. In the return to your local home have dinner. At 8:00 pm in local community house there´s a welcoming party for the entire group (optional) in the party everyone is dressed with local typical clothes.

Day 2: Amanantani and Taquile

Amantani Island and its textiles.jpg

This day is for visiting Taquile, in the morning after breakfast we’ll walk down the port and take boat to go Taquile the last island on our trip, located one hour of Amantani. Textile museum is on main small plaza and 40 minutes-walk up there seeing a local church, its municipality all with amazing sight around island.

Taquile island path.jpg

Taquilean islanders are always wearing traditional clothes, men weaving their own since they are 5-years old keeping ancient traditions.

Lunch in a traditional local restaurant surrounded by its beautiful landscapes, farming terraces, the very well-known arches. Visit local restaurant, for lunch. Set menu is a Quinoa soup, Trout Grill companied rise, fried potatoes and Coca or Muña Te, and all products are grown by them.

Taquile is very well known by their textile and that´s why you´ll have an extra explanation of the guide about it. Return is through the stone paved path down main port of the island. Boat take us back straight Puno getting at 4:00 pm and drop off by hotels.

What’s included (what we provide)

  • Transfer to Dock.
  • Boat transportation
  • English-Spanish speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch, dinner, breakfast (Next Day) and accommodation in family  houses.
  • Lunch in Taquile Island
  • Drop off by hotels.

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+51 965154772 (Fredy, the guy responsible of answering your emails and inquiries at headquarter)

How to book

  1. You can get it fully booked by paying an Initial Amount via PayPal and the Total Balance must be paid in USD or PEN cash at the end of tour, then this is how you’ll get your Tour Confirmation from us.
  2. After we receive your “Booking Request”, we'll back to you as soon as possible with the PayPal link and the exact first amount to be paid.
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