Uros – Amantani & Taquile 2 days / 1 night

HIGHLIGHTS : Titicaca lake Uros Island & Amantani Island Taquile Island Puno

Overview

  • Day 1 : Uros & Amantani Island (Lake Titicaca)
  • Day 2 : Taquile Island – Puno

Itinerary

Day 1

Uros & Amantani Island (Lake Titicaca)

Travelling by semi-speed vessel, today’s tour begins in the morning by visiting the floating reed islands of Uros, where the locals continue to practice their traditional way of life, living by fishing. Situated four kilometers from Puno, the original inhabitants of these floating islands are said to descend from one of the most ancient peoples of the Americas. The Uros islands, as well as the houses on them and the boats used by their inhabitants, are all made from the Totora reeds that grow in Lake Titicaca. After spending an hour at the Island of Uros, you will continue to the Island of Amantani, where we will break into small groups to stay with the local families. In the afternoon after a typical lunch you will have time for settle and resting in the rooms, afterwards you will have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 m.a.s.l) to see the Pachamama and Pachatata Temples and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the world. Overnight on the island.


Day 2

Taquile Island – Puno

After the breakfast, you will descend to the port of Amantani to take the boat towards to Taquile island, a place where time appears to have stood still. Around 350 Quechua-speaking families live here, operating a collective agricultural system dating from the 14th century and renowned for their textiles – beautifully woven chumpis (belts), chullos (caps) and ojotas (sandals). After typical lunch, the boat will take you back to Puno.


PRICES PER PERSON: US$48.00

PRICE INFORMATION

  • Prices based on two people at least. There is an additional cost for single travelers. Please make an inquiry about it.
  • Prices based in group service.
  • Discounts for students, teenagers, and children are available. Please make an inquiry about it.

INCLUDES

  • Transportation by boat.
  • Accommodation (local house)
  • Entrance fees to all sites visited.
  • Meals: 02B, 01D, 01B
  • English / Spanish speaking guide. All our guides are officially licensed tourist guides.
  • All guided excursions described in the itinerary – group service.
  • All specified meals.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled water.
  • Snacks.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Laundry.
  • Phone calls, radio calls or messages.
  • Other items of personal nature.
  • Tips
  • Extra expenses originated in itinerary changes or others due to force majeure or other circumstances beyond PERU ANDEAN EXPLORER’s control.
  • Camera, films (ASA 50, 100 and 200 recommended)
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, cold and rain
  • Sun block (high factor)
  • Sunglasses
  • After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
  • Personal toiletries and medications
  • Non-disposable canteen (Nalgene type) or water bottle to carry water on outings
  • Cash in soles and/or US$ for extras (souvenirs, beverages, etc)
  • Original passport and passport photocopies

Uros – Amantani & Taquile 2 days / 1 night

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