Full day Taquile Uros regular

We have the perfect economic tour for your one day visit on lake titikaka, We take you to know the floating islands of the Uros, a pre-inca ancestral community, they are fishermen and hunters nowadays they depend on tourism. Then we continue the trip to the island of taquile, a community where agriculture and textiles are very important economic activities, according to its history this culture remained for a long time isolated from the city life. This made their customs beliefs and traditions unique in the world, we have lunch on the island of taquile, and take the 550 steps to go down to the main port and return to puno.

We do this tour with a covered boat, bus seats, with basic medical equipment, bath on board. Regular boat means, travel time is 2.30 to 3hrs per way, so you will be on the boat longer than the time of visit in the islands.

The total tour time is approximately 10 hours, (Better option Here). is it interesting? Come lets do it! 


  • 06:45 - 07:00 - Pick up of the hotels and transfer to the main port.
  • 07:20 - Meet the tour guide and start sailing to the uros.
  • 07:45 - Visit of the islands of Uros, Explanations and free time, 2 islands of the 90.
  • 09:00 - Trip to Taquile, (2.30hrs)
  • 11:30 - Before arrival to the island, we have information of our tour guide, walk to the main square, 40min to 1hr, lunch in a family home, explanation of customs and traditions of the island, (We stayed, Approx 2.30 to 3 hours)
    Lunch at a local family restaurant:
    - Dish of appetizer, soup of Titikaka Quinoa only vegetable style.
    - Main dish, grilled trout (titikaka fish) or Taquile omelet.
    - local tea. (About $ 7 can be paid in soles)
  • 13:45 - After lunch we enjoyed a sight and hike, on the way to the port.
  • 14:30 - Take our boat to return to puno (trip approximately 3.00hrs).
  • 17:30 - Arrival in Puno - Finally we return to the hotel or the main city.

Time can change.


INCLUDES:

  • Transfers Hotel - Pier - Hotel.
  • Motor Boat /Covered boat, basic medical equipment, life jackets, bus seats, basic bath on board, panoramic windows, space for photos, licensed captain.
  • English and Spanish speaking tour guide.
  • Entrances fees for the three islands.

Not INCLUDES:

  • Lunch on taquile. (pay directly to the family, some travel agencies pay so little)
  • Canoe trip around floating islands (optional $3)
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.

What to Bring

  • Take a small day backpack
  • Sunscreen. (high SPF), sunglasses, Hat
  • Water. (you can buy on the islands)
  • Warm Jackets. (Bring light ones too)
  • Toilet Paper.
  • Shoes to walk.

 

Economic service $ 25.00 p/ person25-30 People/group size
3 - 4 People  $ 140.00 p/ person Private service 
5 - 6 People  $ 120.00 p/ person Private service 
7 - up People  $ 90.00 private service 
  • Note: For private tours the minimum number of passengers is 02.

 

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