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TITICACA LAKE 

Duration: 2 Days
Departures: 7:00 am
Level: Easy
Service: In group.
Frequency: All Year
Reserves: 15 Days Before arrive to Puno

Itinerary:

Day 01: Puno – Floating Island "Uros" - "Amantani " Local Family.

Early in the morning (7:30 am) you will be picked up from your hotel or bus station and then transferred to the harbour. Then we will take the boat toward the Uros Island (2 hours). Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros use the cattail, a type of rush, which grows in the lake, to create the conditions that ensure the islands stay afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop support the island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are extremely humid because of the surrounding water.

Continue traveling in our boat, we will reach the next island called Amantaní, just arriving there will be first contact with locals families that will warmly offer you their typical homes, and there you get your accommodation for one night in basic typical room between the agriculture fields. The local family will provide yours all foods (1L - 1D - 1B). After lunch all the group together walk up to highest point of island, called Pachatata temple (4200 m.a.s.l). Is the best place to get pictures from all surround views of this blue sacred lake of the Incas.

After the explanation of the guide, we can back to the houses to have a dinner and then you can go to enjoy typical dances with the local music players. Over night with the local families.

L/D.

Day 02: "Amantani" Island – "Taquile" Island – Puno.

In the morning, after the breakfast meet the group and travel by our boat to the Taquile Island, 2 ˝ hours crossing the lake we will arrive at the last place to visit. Visit and explanation about the live, culture, typical costume and every common activity at the main square, short treks around the island, then have lunch. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles. The island is narrow only about 1 KM wide, but 6 to 7 Km. long, on Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing. After all we will return to Puno. Arriving to Puno at 5:00 pm.

B/L.

The Service Include:

  • Transportation in and out: Hotel/Harbour/Hotel;
  • Tourist Boat: Reclined seat, Panoramic Windows, life jacket and first aid kit.
  • 01 Night in Amantani: Double room
  • Entrance Fee: Amantani Island and Taquile Island
  • Professional Guide: Spanish and English
  • Meals: 01 Breakfast, 02 Lunches, 01 Dinner.

Not Include:

Snacks and tips

Recommended Items To Bring:

Day Pack, Good Trekking Shoes or Boots, Warm Clothing (Temperatures in the afternoon are very cold), Gloves, Wooly hats, Sun Block, Sun Glasses, Hat, Flashlight and Personal Medicine.

Cost per person:

USD $ 80 or S/. 220 New Suns

Note: Minimum 02 People for reserve

Prices per person 2012 - 2013

We offer discount of a group of the passengers, the larger the group the lower the price per person.

Please contact us, specifying:

  • Tour program.
  • Number of people in the tour.
  • Departure date.

Available discounts (these discounts are not cumulative):

Students: US$ 10.00 (students require a valid International Student Identity Card. Please note that Youth Travel Cards are not valid)

Teenagers: US$ 10.00 (up to 15 years of age, passport copy required for all bookings).