US$ 30 or S/. 100 per 1 person
Full-Day: Uros Islands + Taquile Speed Boat Tour
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.
- 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
7:00 am pick up from hotel by your guide.
7:30 am departure from Puno port to Uros.
8:00 am guidance on the Uros Islands.
9:40 am boat navigation from Uros to Taquile.
11: 00 am arrival to Taquile and hiking.
12:00 am lunch and time to learn about their textiles.
2:00 pm aboard the boat and then head back to Puno.
3:15 pm arrival to Puno and transfer to your hotel.
Uros Tour (First stop and guided visit)
Your private guide and the driver pick you up from your downtown hotel In Puno. Then drive to port to immediately navigate by a fast boat to Uros. Step on the first reed island and meet the Aymara speaking people. Let your guide explain you 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 waiting for the switching of languages your personal guide explains all in English while the group guide spends more time speaking in Spanish and 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 and pay extra money).
We then head to Taquile by Speed boat.
The average time of navigation is 1h20min while the regular slow boat reaches Taquile Island in about 3hours. This means we’ll have plenty of time to enjoy and walk slowly in the Island. You’ll be learning local traditions and history from your personal guide.
Taquile’s location has allowed their customs be very well preserved throughout the Spanish invading. It is a place where men make their very own hats or “Chullos” since they are 6 years old age, where the wedding process can last almost 1 week.
Your guide will answer all your questions and doubts.
Lunch is based on Quinoa soup, grilled trout accompanied with rice and vegetables (or omelet if don’t eat fish) plus Coca or Muña tea.
After 3 hours of visit, it will be time to return to Puno city direct. Upon arrival you’re picked up and transferred to your hotel.
What’s included (what we provide)
- Private or group transfer hotel/port/hotel.
- Personal English speaking guide.
- Shared Speed Boat.
- Entrance fees to Uros and Taquile Islands.
- Lunch in Taquile.
- Return to hotel upon arrival (car transfer)
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