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Full day “Uros” y “Taquille”

Created with Sketch. Taquile Island, Peru
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Duration

Full day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English, Español

Overview

THE FLOATING ISLANDS OF THE UROS

 

They are located east of the city, 7 km away, being one of the traditional views. These Islands are artificial
floors made of superimposed and skillfully interwoven totora, there are all sizes and in the Natural Reserve of
Titicaca, Bay of Puno in an approximate number of 50.
During the trip, the guide provides extensive information about Lake Titicaca, the legends of the Uros, their
customs and customs and folklore. It also makes visitors aware that the Uros residents live from fishing,
hunting and gathering, as well as from tourism and handicrafts that show up in attractive multicolored cloths
of cloth with a variety of designs, as well as drawings that generally They are made by children.

 

THE ISLAND OF TAQUILE

(Intika in Quechua)

 

It belongs to the district of Amantaní, Puno, Peru and is located 45 km from the regional capital. It has an
approximate population of 2,200 inhabitants. The main villa is at 3,950 meters above sea level and the
highest point on the island reaches 4,050 meters above sea level.
The town of Taquile is an essentially agricultural community that takes advantage of the benign climate of
the territory and the water resources of Titicaca for the improvement of its production. The main attraction of
the island is concentrated in experiential tourism, from the contact with the customs and tasks of the people
who dwell in it.

 

LOCATION: Its located west of Lake Titicaca, and northeast of Puno.

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Itinerary

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Full day
Full day

07:00 am
       
Departure by boat heading to the floating islands of the Uros. The Floating Islands of the Uros built by a dense vegetation of totora and llachu, also called Khili; for its conservation the tissue of the cattail is made every three months, being this the way to  
avoid the disintegration of the floor.

08:20 am    
Visit to the second Island of the Uros.

09:00 am
Departure to Taquile Island, the trip takes around 2:30 hours at 4,050 m.a.s.l. and at 240 meters.   
Above the lake level. Arrival on the island of Taquile walk 20 minutes to the community that receives them there organized families will present a demonstration of dances, singing, music  and textiles. Small trekking to know the island.

13.00 
Free time to walk and have lunch.

14:30
Return to Puno.

17.00         
Arrival in Puno and transfer to your Hostel.

DAILY DEPARTURES: 
From  07.00 to  17.00 PM

Included


  • Professional guide (bilingual)
  • Transfer Hostel Puno - Port
  • Entrance tickets to the Uros Islands and Taquile
  • Motorboat with bath.
  • Life jackets for each passenger
  • Fire extinguisher and oxygen balloon.
  • Transfer Puerto - Puno hostel.
  • Lunch in Taquile (Quinoa soup, marine silverside or trout, Muña tea)

Excluded


  • Breakfast.



RECOMENDATIONS

  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Puno)
  • Warmy clothes, sturdy, ideal for sports.
  • hiking shoes.
  • Camera film and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
  • Candies, cookies, hot drinks.
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen.

Tour's Location

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