Uros and Taquile Tour – Full Day

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Uros & Taquile
  • Uros & TaquileFull Day - 8HRSAvailable: 10 seats
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    Full Day 8 HRS
    Puno
    Lake Titicaca
    Max People : 20

    Tour Details For Uros and Taquile Tour

    With the Uros and Taquile Tour you get a Full Days Tour of the Best of Lake Titicaca. Go island hopping by boat across the world’s highest navigable lake.

    Departure & Return Location

    Puno, Peru

    Departure Time

    6:30 AM

    Uros and Taquile Tour Price Includes

    • Pick-up from/to hotels in downtown Puno
    • English-Spanish speaking guide
    • Entrance fees to the islands
    • Boat transportation round trip
    • Lunch

    Price Excludes

    • Tips
    • There is a supplemental charge for pick ups from hotels outside the city of Puno: Libertador, Eco Inn, Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inka, Jose Antonio and hotels in the village of Chucuito
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    Before You Book:
    • Pricing is based on single occupancy
    • Please ask us about special group discounts if travelling with 3 or more people
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking
    • This tour begins in Puno, Hostel/Hotel Pickup is included for Accommodation located in city center
    • Tour does not have fixed departures, you can choose your own start date
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • If you are a senior or traveling with small children please ask us about our private tours.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel between 45 and 30 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 30 days or less of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
     
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    Uros and Taquile Tour Itinerary

    Full Day

    Todays Uros and Taquile Tour departs early in the morning from the city of Puno. Our guides will pick you up at your accommodations to begin the tour.
    • 06:30: Pick-up from your hotel in downtown Puno.
    • 07:00: Time to embark on the boat to go to Taquile.

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    • 08:00: We stop by the Uros islands. It is believed that the Uros were one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region. Only in the early 60, the Uros started to build artificial islands with reeds for their homes. We then travel onward by boat to Taquile.

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    • 11:00: Upon the arrival on the island of Taquile, the group will follow a path for about 1 hour and arrive to the main village. On the way the tour guide will explain about traditions and live on the island. Once in the main village we will be given free time to explore the local handicraft market.

      The Island of Taquile is located 36 Km (22 miles) away from the city of Puno. It takes a 2 and half hour boat ride to arrive in the island’s main dock. The island highest elevation is 4100 m (13451 feet); it has a length of 5 Km (3.10 miles) and a width of 1.5 Km (0.93 miles).
       
      Taquile is home of a Quechua population of 2,000 people who are mainly farmers, fishermen and above all renowned weavers.
    • 13:00: Lunch in local restaurant. Quinoa soup, fresh fish caught in the lake and vegetables are a typical lunchtime meal in Taquile (not included in classic Taquile tour).
    • 14:00: After lunch the group starts the walk back to the main dock in Taquile.
    • 14:30: The boat departs in direction Puno.
    • 17:00: The group arrives in Puno dock and you will be transferred to your hotel in the city.​

     

     
    WHAT ESSENTIALS SHOULD I BRING?
    It is recommended to bring your sunglasses, sunscreen with high SPF, moisturizing cream, bathing suit (just in case water is cold in the lake!), a hat, warm and comfortable clothes for night and dawn hours, cotton T-shirts during daytime, hand sanitizer and camera.
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