Lake Titicaca Tour

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$50.00

The Lake Titicaca Tour from Cusco takes you to one of the highest navigable lakes in the world. This full-day experience will include a visit to the Uros floating islands and the Quechuan islands of Taquile.

Today, you can find over 80 islands, known as the Uros floating islands constructed out reed plants. Most of the residents here live from fishing, hunting, and weaving. On the other hand, Taquile is an island also on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca 45 km offshore from the city of Puno. This island houses about 2,200 people that speak mainly Quechua.

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LAKE TITICACA TOUR FROM PUNO

Lake Titicaca Tour takes you to one of the highest navigable lakes in the world. This full-day tour of Titicaca will include the floating islands of Uros and Taquile in Puno. There are over 80 islands constructed out reed plants by the legendary Uros people. Most of these residents live from fishing, hunting, and weaving. On the other hand, Taquile is a land Island that is populated by indigenous people that speak Quechua. Locals still preserve their original traditions and ancient agricultural techniques. Your experience ends with an epic boat trip to puno.

TITICACA TOUR DETAILS:

Type: Cultural and natural.
Visited Places: Lake Titicaca, Uros Islands and Taquile.
Duration: Full Day.
Pickup time: 6:30 am.
Pickup location: Hotel in Puno.
Daily departure: From January to December.

THE LAKE TITICACA TOUR FULL DAY ITINERARY

PUNO – UROS ISLANDS – TAQUILE ISLANDS – PUNO

The Lake Titicaca Tour starts at 6:30 am with a transfer from your hotel in Puno to the port. Then, we will continue by motorized boat to the famous floating island of Uros. Once there, we will walk on the spongy reed islands, visiting the homes of native Uros inhabitants. This tribe is credited to be the direct descendants of one of the oldest South American Civilizations.

Here your Lake Titicaca Tour guide will give you an explanation about how the Uros people build their home islands. You will also learn how they forge a subsistent lifestyle floating in the middle of Titicaca Lake. And for an intimate experience, you can also ride on traditional reed boats and visit other Uros floating islands.

After that, we will take a two-hour boat excursion to the Quechuan islands of Taquile. Upon arrival, we will take a short hike following the stone pathway to reach the islands’ village. Enjoy the best view of Titicaca Lake and lunch with local families. Titicaca Lake Tour not only gives you an insight into their culture but also ensures families get support from tourism.

In the afternoon, we will descend 500 steps to the main port of the island and sail back to Puno. Our full-day Titicaca Tour ends at 4:30 pm. With a transfer to your hotel in Puno.

INCLUDED IN TITICACA TOUR:

  • English-Speaking Tour Guide.
  • Shared service.
  • Motorized boat.
  • Lunch in Taquile islands.
  • Entrance fee to Lake Titicaca.

NOT INCLUDED IN TITICACA TOUR:

  • Bus tickets from/to Puno.
  • Hotel in Puno.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Tips and gratuities.
SHARED SERVICE PRICE $50 PER PERSON

You will be sharing this unique experience with other travelers coming from different parts of the world. Our shared service will enable travelers to have a great opportunity to make new friends and interact during the tour. (This tour is based on 25 people max.).

METHODS OF PAYMENT

We require a deposit of 50% to confirm your reservation.

PAYPAL

If you’d like to pay via PayPal or a direct bank deposit, please note that a 10% fee applies. Please, add this amount to the tour cost to cover the transaction costs.

Our email address is: sacredvalleytours@hotmail.com

For all methods of payment, please include the following information in your reservation email:

Copies of all passport(s).
Start date for your trip.
Indicate the name of your hotel in Puno.

+51 984714180

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1 review for Lake Titicaca Tour

  1. mapitourperu

    amazing!

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