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Day 1: Uros and Amantani islands.
Stop At: Uros Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca, Puno Peru
The Uros are an indigenous people of Peru and Bolivia. They live on an approximate and still growing 120 self-fashioned floating islands in Lake Titicaca near Puno.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Amantani Island, Lake Titicaca, Isla Amantani 21127 Peru
On this tour to the Lake Titicaca islands: Amantani, Uros and Taquile, from Puno in Peru. The passengers will be picked up from hotels in downtown to the port, where we take our comfortable motor boat.
Our bilingual guide (Spanish / English) will take us to the Uros floating islands (30 min travel time), before reaching Amantani (approx. 2 ½ hours) by averaging mid-day, where families of Amantani will wait for us.
We’ll walk (30 min uphill) to local houses in Amantani Island, we’ll take our lunch based on Andean provided by the islanders, we’ll have time for resting and settle in the rooms; then we’ll walk to the top of the island and see the ceremonial Inca temples Pachamama and Pachatata, also we’ll have the wonderful chance to see ¡one of the best sunsets in the world!, then return to the local houses for dinner, and at night we’ll go to dance with the families (the party is optional)
Duration: 20 hours
Accommodation included: Local houses
Day 2: Going to the island of Taquile
Stop At: Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca, Puno 21510 Peru
After our breakfast, we descend to the port of Amantani (8 am) to take our boat towards to Taquile island, have lunch in this island and then return to the Port of Amantani (01:00 pm.) to return to Puno averaging arrive at 04:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Take Mineral Water with you, cause long walks (In Amantani 1 hour uphill). You can buy it on the main dock; as well on the islands (but the price increase on the islands). After drink them, please keep the plastic bottles on the boat that will bring again to Puno, don’t leave them on the islands..
Take flashlights, in Amantani there are not streetlights..
Families will give you 3 blankets for sleeping, however, you can request more to the families.
Toilets are basic and there are not showers on Amantani.
We recommend carry:.
A light 2days pack to carry your necessary things (cleaning supplies, camera, external batteries chargers, etc).
Money for snacks and souvenirs in Soles. (preferable 20–soles bills, avoid to bring 100-soles bills).
In general: trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, trekking poles (optional), binoculars, pen/notebook, medical personal medicines, electronic entertaining devices (cellphone, kindle).
Extra energy bars, because you will need extra calories for trekking parts.
Optional: if you desire, you can take some fruits to the families for sharing (you can buy them in the same port of Puno).
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers