Experience Lake Titicaca and the Uros Islands in 1 Day
Lake Titicaca is a high altitude lake on the border of Peru and Bolivia. It is inhabited by the Uros people who live on man made islands made of reeds. Their houses are often made of the same type of reed. Our 1 day tour will allow you to see Lake Titicaca, and learn more about the traditions of the local people who live on islands on the lake. You will be able to visit Uros Island, which is a man made island, and Taquile Island, which is a natural island.
Lake Titicaca 1 Day
6:30-6:45 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel in Puno and board the bus.
7:00-7:30 We will travel by boat to the Island of the Uros.
8:45-10:40 We will travel by motorized boat to the Island of Taquile.
11:40-12:40 We will have a guided tour of the Island of Taquile.
12:45-2:15 We will have lunch at the home of a local family.
2:30-5:00 We will return to Puno by motorized boat.
5:00-5:10 Transfer to your hotel in Puno.
Full Day Tour of Uros and Lake Titicaca – Uros and Taquile
We will pick you up from your hotel at about 7 a.m. and board the boat to begin the tour. We will go out to the Islands of Uros, which are made out of reeds. Many of the other things that the local people use are made out of the same kind of reeds, including their houses. Our guide will tell you about the lifestyle of the local people.
Our next stop is on the Island of Taquile, where we will walk on a trail with great views of the Lake. We will visit some places to see local artwork, and then have lunch with a local family. We will end the tour at about 5 p.m. and head back to Puno, where we will take you to your hotel.
What you need to take for this tour:
- Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the rainy season
- Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
- Extra money, Cameras
The 1-day Titicaca Package Includes:
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide
- Boat transportation with basic facilities on board
- All Transfers from and to your hotel
- Entrance tickets to all places mentioned
- Lunch at family restaurant with a small presentation in Taquile
The 1-day Titicaca package Does Not Include:
- Meals not mentioned in the package
- Tips or extra expenses