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Uros & Taquile with Overnight 2 Days / 1 Night

Uros & Taquile with Overnight

Puno2 Days / 1 NightAdventure

Have the chance to explore Taquile Island in a deeper way, by staying overnight the traveler can reach sections of the island that are not possible in a day trip. On the second day you can plan even larger explorations onto the Top of the island or the beaches at south section of the Island.

  • Day 01: Puno – Uros – Taquile – Amantaní
  • Day 02: Taquile  – Puno

Departures: On request

Physical Condition: Very good

Day 01: Puno – Uros – Taquile – Amantaní

In the morning journey by boat to the Floating Island of Uros in Lake Titicaca. Located Day 01: Puno – Uros –Taquile:

In the morning journey by boat to the Floating Island of Uros in Lake Titicaca. Located 4 km from Puno, the original inhabitants of these floating islands are said to descend from one of the most ancient peoples of the Americas and still to this day practise their ancient traditions. Their dwellings made of totora reed are built on the surface of Lake Titicaca.

Afterwards, you will make your way to the unique Island of Taquile, where time appears to have stopped. The Mediterranean atmosphere of this place is striking, with its steps of stone and its houses centred around the square. Its indigenous community that lives here, around 350 families are descendants of the Incas and known for their Textile activities, such as their beautifully woven chumpis (belts), chullos (caps), and ojotas (and sandals) and according to the custom, officials are distinguished by black or brown caps.

Their agriculture system operates on a collective basis and the crops are distributed according to each individual need, a traditions which goes back to the XIVth century.

Taquile also offers a magnificent lake landscape from where the impressive snowfalls of the Cordillera Real (Real mountain chain) can be seen.

Overnight with a local community family in Taquile. (L-D).

Day 02: Taquile  – Puno

After breakfast, you will have the chance to continue exploring the island, and observing the pace full local’s daily life, or try to reach the beaches at the south section of the island. Lunch this day is not included, after lunch the guide will take you to the main port, from the main port ( Chilcano) to reach it you will have to descent 500 steps down to the port. After a 3 hour motor boar ride we arrive to Puno city (5.30 pm. Aprox.) and get transferred to your elected hotel.

INCLUDED

  • Excursions as described, transportation to the islands, entrances, specialised tour guide.
  • Meals where stated (B=Breakfast / L=Lunch / D=Dinner).
  • Accommodations with a local community family in Taquile.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Services not specified in the programme, extras and tips.
  • National flight tickets to/from Juliaca.
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