Duration: 9 hours and 30 minutes.
Distance: 75 kilometers round trip (takes 2 hours, 15 min. OW to Taquile, By Classic Motor Boat = 10 km/hour)
This excursion begins at 7:00am with transfer from your Puno hotel to the port.
Then by motor boat, we visit the Uros floating Islands.
Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed (but it is quite safe).
We see the houses, the islands and meet its friendly inhabitants.
Uros people are descendents of one of the oldest South American groups call chipayas or puquinas. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. In the mornings these islands can be crowded. We visit two of the 85 islands before continuing on to Taquile Island.
After a relaxed navigation of extra 2 hours adn 15 minuts aprox. when we get the chance to enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to Taquile island. There a unique community can be observed. A long path gradually ascending will take us to the village, the views are unique and worth’s. (45 min. hike approx) to visit the communal cooperative where you will find handy craft textiles of high quality. Lunch at one of the many local restaurants. The views are magnificent. Then we descent down to the main port of the island. at 2:00 pm approx. depart back to Puno City (2 hour return journey). At 5.00pm Arrival to Puno . on arrival at Puno we transfer you to your Puno hotel.