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Uros Floating Islands

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Address: | Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Half-Day Boating Tour to Uros from Puno
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The Highlight of Lake Titicaca: Uros Floating Islands Half-Day Tour
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Uros Floating Islands Half Day Tour from Puno

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Great experience - not to be missed

As part of my trip around Southern Peru I visited the Uros Islands, it is definitely worth seeing. I got the boat from Puno docks and took around 20 minutes to reach the floating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This full-day tour also included Taquile Island. The Uro people have very cleverly figured out how to build a place to live from the reeds that grow naturally in lake Titicaca. The building process was explained and then they gave us another short ride on one of their gondolas also made from reeds. Being so far from town, they appreciate... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As part of my trip around Southern Peru I visited the Uros Islands, it is definitely worth seeing. I got the boat from Puno docks and took around 20 minutes to reach the floating islands, you get off on one of the many reed islands (I believe there are around 80 as of April 2017) and have time with the... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a surprise - the floating islands were such a wonderful way to spend the morning. It was so interesting hearing about how the islands were made and why they were created. My children loved playing with the local children and seeing what the homes looked like.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place! You enjoy an ancient community with lot of history. The most interesting thing is to know how the Uros make their own land to build their houses over the Titicaca river.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The floating islands really are incredible, but one thing I will warn travelers of are the spiders. There are spiders crawling all over the reed floor of the islands- dime-size brown ones and half-dollar-size black ones. This was a nightmare for me since I am extremely afraid of spiders. One crawled on my boot and I had to return to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visiting the floating islands was a very informative and unique experience. The residents were very welcoming and shared how the islands are built and their lifestyle on the islands. Their resourcefulness was impressive and efforts to preserve the islands' lifestyle is commendable.

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Sussex
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out to one of the islands with guide who told us all about how they are created. Obviously very touristy and the people are trying to sell you something but this is not a rich place and the goods look very attractive so why not. Definitely worth the trip.

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Elliot Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This floating island was a wonderful experience. To see how these people can build islands and homes from what nature gives us is outstanding. The people were so friendly and it was an amazing few hours on this trip with our guide. Do not miss it if you are in the are...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fascinating to learn about Uros and thir way of life. Lots of information on how the floating islands were constructed. We were made to feel very welcome. We enjoyed the ride n the traditional boat. The hard sell to buy goods was a little uncomfortable, but I understand that this is their living

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worthwhile but we found Taquile Island more genuine. We did our tour through Ticticaca for your (Yoshi).

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