Uros Floating Island & Taquile
Lake Titicaca Private Tours Full Day (Uros Floating Island & Taquile Island)
Lake Titicaca Private Tours Full Day–Taquile, Uros floating islands and other islands on lake Titicaca are truly amazing to experience their people who have lived since immemorial time with a private guide at your side, They remain starkly traditional – Campesinos (peasants) wear sandals recycled from truck tires, women work in petticoats and bowler hats, and llamas are tame as pets. Quechua and Aymara-speaking residents work the fields with primitive tools, sail the lake with primeval caballitos de totora (reed boat), and harvest crops with methods unchanged since the days of the Incas, Uros Floating Islands where Indian communities consisting of just a few families construct tiny islands out of totora reeds, It is truly amazing!
Group size: You decide the number of participants, the price is quoted based on the number of participants. The itinerary is described and based on personalized service.
Service Level: Private (Your Tour, Your Way)
Physical Grading: 1 2 3 4 5 6
EASIEST: Non-camping journeys, optional walks, little elevation gain or loss.
Price: From US$ 190 / per person.
Price is based on a personalized service with a private guide at your side and on a private speed boat with toilet on board (speed boats beat the regular boats in 2 hours, that means that you will have plenty of time to enjoy at each visited place).
EXPLORE THE GEMS OF LAKE TITICACA: UROS FLOATING ISLAND – TAQUILE ISLAND
Today we will take a full day tour to Lake Titicaca, where we will visit the Uros floating islands and Taquile island. At 6:30 am, we come to your hotel to pick you up, we will then go to the main port to take the boat to Urus floating islands. At this place, we will learn about the daily life of this local inhabitants and will learn how these people have been preserving the technique of weaving the artificial islands since remote times. Our next destination is Taquile, a place of weavers and a perfect place to learn about their textiles, we will take a short hike around this island while savoring the amazing views in every direction, and we will get one of the local restaurants for lunch (lunch is not included). After that, we will take the boat back to Puno, arriving to the hotel at about 5:00 pm.
Peru Summit Includes for Lake Titicaca Private Tours
- Tour guide in English.
- Boat on speed boat to gain more time to enjoy more time at each visited place, boat brings a toilet on board.
- Entrance fee to the lake and other visited places.
Peru Summit Does Not Include for Lake Titicaca Private Tours
- A little stroll on local typical boat around the floating island.
- Extra expenditures.
- Backpack to carry your things.
- Rain gear (especially if traveling in the wet season, from October to March).
- Warm jacket
- Sunblock and sunglasses.
- Water bottled.
- American dollars and peruvian soles in cash.
- Sun hat.