Full Day Tour Uros and Taquile Islands

Tours & Sightseeing in Puno
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Tour description

The Full day trip is one of the most popular lake Titicaca Day tours in the sud side of Peru,  in addition Visiting the famous Uros totora reed islands, where there are   excellent budget Choise for a day Visit , In Taquile Island you will see an indigenous community that conserves original traditions and organization and their hand mades Our Pacha Expedition travel agency  offer You: Tours to the most Popular destinations in the sud side of Peru we are direct operators of Lake Titicaca, our Titicaca guides staff and Titicaca travel organization is always ready, our aim is to provide always a better service, enjoy a Titicaca life time trip.

Duration: 9 hours and 30 minutes. Distance: 75 kilometers round trip (takes 2 hours, 15 min. OW to Taquile, By Classic Motor Boat = 10 km/hour)This excursion begins at 7:00am with transfer from your Puno hotel to the port. Then by motor boat,  we visit the Uros floating Islands. Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed (but it is quite safe). We see the houses, the islands and meet its friendly inhabitants.Uros people are descendents of one of the oldest South American groups call chipayas or puquinas. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. In the mornings these islands can be crowded. We visit two of the 85 islands before continuing on to Taquile Island.After a relaxed navigation of extra 2  hours adn 15 minuts aprox. when we get the chance to enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to Taquile island. There a unique community can be observed. A long path gradually ascending will take us to the village, the views are unique and worth’s. (45 min. hike approx) to visit the communal cooperative where you will find handy craft textiles of high quality. Lunch at one of the many local restaurants. The views are magnificent. Then we descent down to the main port of the island. at 2:00 pm approx. depart back to Puno City (2 hour return journey). At 5.00pm Arrival to Puno . on arrival at Puno we transfer you to your Puno hotel.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions