LAKE TITICACA TOUR FROM PUNO
Lake Titicaca Tour takes you to one of the highest navigable lakes in the world. The Lake Titicaca tours will include the Uros Islands and Taquile in Puno. There are over 80 islands constructed out reed plants by the legendary Uros people.
Most people from Uros 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.
Lake Titicaca from Puno. This tour takes 10 hours.
- Pick up from your hotel at 6:45 am.
- Titicaca Lake Tour starts at 7:00 am.
- Visit Uros floating islands at 7:45 am.
- Arrival at Taquile island 11:30 am.
- Take return boat trip to Puno 2:00 pm.
- Titicaca Full day tour ends 4:30 pm.
IMPORTANT: you will take a short hike for 30 minutes to reach the Quechua village in Taquile.
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.
LAKE TITICACA TOUR 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 Tours 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 Travel 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 LAKE TITICACA TOURS:
- 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.