Uros Taquile 2 days 1 night

Would you like to know the island taquile a little more in depth ? get out of the common, see the sunset or sunrise, from the middle of the lake, also sleep in a local family house designed for the tourist and food Based on the island's crops. Where you can walk to the rhythm and speed you want, away from the crowd, away from the car noise, the city and pollution. Here at andestitikaka we have prepared this unique experience for you.

We have included in the tour the floating islands of the Uros, (one of the oldest groups of South America, pre-Inca culture) We will know 2 of the more than 90 islands of uros. We will continue the trip to the next island, Travel time (2.30hrs or 1.20hrs) once there we will have a walk towards the main square, where we will have time to see the exhibition of textiles and free time, then we will go to a local family house For group lunch. Then our guide will introduce you to a select family for us to host and feed you during your stay. The full day group continues its return to puno.
The next day the family will take care of taking you to the correct port for your return to puno.

It is the cheapest method to do this by joining this tour to a full day tour, we can also do it totally private.

Recommended for stressed people

First day:

  • 06:45 - Pick up from the hotel downtown, we transfer you to the main port.
  • 07:15 - Meet the group an the local tour guide, the boat departs in direction to the floating islands, (Explanations, free time and reed canoe drive "optional")
  • 09:15 - Departure to the island of taquile, travel time 1.20hrs or 2.40hrs, enjoy the view of the lake.
  • 11:30 - Arrival to the island, and walk to the main square of the island, the tourist guide informs about the visit program and gives information.
  • 13:30 - The group takes a walk towards the main port of the island to return towards puno.
  • You will meet the native local taquile guide who will take you to your house to give you a room. Then you have time to explore the island At your own pace, which you can do in the company of a family member or on your own, you can go for a walk to the white sand beach, to the highest point of the island to wait for the sunset or Walk along the slopes of the island. in peace.

Second Day

  • 05:30 - Optionally you can wake up to watch the sunrise (check the time)
  • 07:30 - Breakfast offered by the family. Free time to go to the beach or walk around the island, the family can show you their activities. ask!
  • Finally a family member will take you back to the port and from there will travel to puno. And take you to your hotel or downtown.Note: Approximate time, travel time depends on price, private guide depends on price.

 INCLUDES:

  • (2 Transfers) hotel to the port and return to the hotel.
  • Shared motor boat. (Normal or fast) /Covered boat, basic medical equipment, life jackets, bus seats, basic bath on board, panoramic windows, space for photos, licensed captain.
  • Professional tour guide, English and Spanish speaking. (The first day until) 13.30hrs
  • Tickets to the islands uros and taquile.
  • Accommodation in the local family house. (Designed for the tourists)
  • 2 Lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast (total 4 meals)

Not INCLUDES:

  • rustic Canoe trip around floating islands (optional)
  • Extra drinks.
  • The English speaking guide returns the first day.
  • Tips.

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Take a small backpack for two days.
  • Sunscreen. (high SPF) sunglasses, Hat,
    Water. (you can buy on the islands), Toilet Paper.
  • Good Jackets. (Bring light ones too)
  • Shoes to walk.
  • Torches for the night.
  • Some extra money for your beverage and souvenirs.
  • Presents for the family where are you staying(Optional)
 
  
Normal boat$ 90.00 p/ personFirst day Shared Group
Speed boat  $ 110.00 p/ person First day Shared Group
Full Time guide $ 150.00 p/ person shared Speed boat
Private Service  $ 160.00 p/ person  Normal boat
Private Service  $ 485.00 p/ person Speed boat

  • 02 people minimum.
  • There will be a family member can take you around.
  • If the tour is private there is no need to go in speed boat .
  • Speed boat or normal boat are for going and back. Normal boat arrives to puno at 19:30hrs and speed one around 16:00.
  • If you speak a little bit of Spanish there is no need to have a full time guide.

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