Lake Titicaca, Private visit to HUATAJATA, builders of reed boats

Private & Custom Tours in Huatajata

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Welcome to La Paz, Bolivia (HUATAJATA) Huatajata is located in the shores of the Titicaca  Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world, located at 3856 meters above sea level. Its shores and small islands are home to the Aymara and Quechua who come from ancient cultures that lived in this area long before the Incas dominate. Here visitors can explore traditional villages where Spanish is the second language and where ancient myths and beliefs persist even today. One of the peculiarities of Lake Titicaca are the small floating islands inhabited by a tribe called the Uros. In these small islands visitors are welcomed and can even ride in one of the famous reed boats.
Our adventure starts at 8:00 am, with pick up from your hotel / hostel in the city of La Paz in your private mobility and professional bilingual guide, to direct us through a Asphalted road to the town of Huatajata, the trip is approximately 2 hours, the road is all paved with an impressive view of the Cordillera Real. We arrive at the town of Huatajata Visit to the Totora Museum, this exposes the different expeditions of TOTORA rafts that sailed the oceans and rivers of the World. You can also buy crafts made in totora, such as small rafts decorative After our visit to the local museum, we will have lunch (In base to fresh trout typical of the place), later we will take the boat to go to the Island of Pariti, here we will visit the Archaeological Museum that shows a Variety of valuable ceramics belonging to the Tiwanakota culture (classic period 500 to 800 AD), We will return to the population of Huatajata, where our transportation will be waiting to return to the city of La Paz. Our service includes the tour of the Altiplano North of Bolivia, We will observe the Fauna and Flora typical of this Andean region like the different Potato Crops, and Quinoa

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • box breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Professional bilingüal guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transportb by reed boats.

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Travel Insurrance
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