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Full Day Tour - Uros Floating and Taquile From Puno


Puno, Puno, Peru, Puno, Puno, Peru, Puno, Perú

49.40 USD

1 - 15

1 day


From $49.40 USD
per person

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Overview
  • Taquile Island is 35km from Puno city and it's the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. The Quechua name of Taquile is “Intinka”. On Taquile Island there are traces of the past, it was part of the Inca Empire, dating from pre-Inca period. The remains of which are seen at the top. Its main attraction is ethnological culture and folklore because they retain their customs and rituals, values and ancestral uses lake landscape and nature can be seen, the typical dress, extraordinary and fine textiles made by islanders activity that involves men and women (with symmetrical symbolic decorations with strong colors and contrast) it reflects their social and ecological conception. Chullos (woolen caps) are famous, Cchumpis or cummerbunds of Taquile decorated with colorful symbols of great complexity. The natives share the experiences in their homes, food in restaurants serving typical dishes prepared by them.

Location
  • Around:
    • Puno, Puno, Peru
    • Puno, Puno, Peru
    • Puno, Perú
  • Pickup: Pick up from downtown hotels in Puno.

Categories
  • Day Trips
  • Full-day Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: 6:45 AM
  • Duration: 1 day

Additional
  • Price per person: $49.40
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide

Inclusion
  • Lunch.
    Driver/guide.
    Professional guide.
    Hotel/port pickup and drop-off.
    Motor boat ride (with toilet).
    Entry/Admission - Uros Floating Islands

Exclusion
  • Gratuities.
    Food and drinks, unless specified

Cancellation
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience

Full Day Tour - Uros Floating and Taquile From Puno

We'll start our day at 6:45am with a hotel pick up. Then at 7am will be our departure from the port of Puno city, heading to the Uros Floating Island.

At 7:25am will be our arrival to the first floating island. Reception by the natives who share their ancestral experiences, their main activity is fishing and hunting. At 8:25am we'll be visiting the second floating island.

9am is our departure to Taquile Island arriving at 11:30am and landing at the port of Salakancha. 12:30pm will be concentration at the main square.

We will be tasting their exquisite dishes at 12:45pm. These are quinoa soup, fried trout with rice and potatoes. After lunch we will enjoy some spare time.

After the very well deserved lunch and to help with the digestion we will go down 535 stone steps at 1:45pm to reach the main port Chilcano. At 2:30pm will be our return to the city of Puno arriving to this one at approximately 5pm.

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

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