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Full Day Tour Uros and Taquile Islands

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    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.
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    Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

    We took this tour and did not know what to expect. We boarded the motorboat a group of about 22, very comfortable and the driver was very knowledgeable of the routes and the water. The translator was very informative and knowledgeable, willing to answer any...More

    Thank shihtzulover1
    Reviewed 7 January 2019

    Interesting and unique experience - very memorable to learn about and visit the Uros people and see the constructed floating islands. Our tour guide Moses was enthusiastic and jolly. A highlight was to take a short boat trip (extra add on) in one of the...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Beiha-Malen Y
    Reviewed 10 September 2018

    Patcha hostel and agency are definately the best options to consider! The staff is super educated and really nice. We stayed in the hostel and that was the first place in South America where we were finally able to upload your files to dropbox! I...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank BorysU1
    Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

    Good guide and organization. If you also book the hotel from the same company group you can get a discount :)

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    • Pacha Expedition
    • Duration: 9h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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