Uros + Taquile islands 1 day from Puno
1 day tour Titicaca islands
Distance: 75 kilometers
Round trip .
At 6:30am pick-up from your hotel in Puno, transfer to the port. Then by motor boat (35 feet long with a covered section in case of rain or cold weather, we visit the Uros floating Islands. Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed. We see the houses, the islands and meet its inhabitants. Uros people are descendants of one of the oldest South American groups. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. We visit two of the 60 islands before continuing on to Taquile Island. After a relaxed navigation of extra 2 1/2 hours when we enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to Taquile island. There a unique community can be observed. A long path gradually ascending will take us to the village (45 min. hike approx) Taquile has an interesting small central square with an artisanale market and shops/cafes . To visit the communal cooperative where you will find handy craft textiles. Lunch at one of the many local restaurants. The views are magnificent. Then we descent 500 steps down to the main port of the island. at 2:30pm approx. depart back to Puno City (3 hour return journey). At 5.30pm arrival to Puno, then transfer to your hotel in Puno.
- Transfer to and from the port
- English speaking guide
- 1 day tour
- motor boat
Nota /This tour can only be booked in a package tour