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Day Tour of the Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island

Puno, Peru
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8 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more


Discover the gorgeous scenery and fascinating daily rhythms of life on Lake Titicaca during this flexible-length day trip to the Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island. Explore the highest navigable lake in the world by boat, learning about its unique Floating Islands constructed entirely from native totora reeds. You’ll also stop by Taquile Island, where you’ll enjoy a tasty lunch of local lake trout. This Lake Titicaca trip also covers a guide, all entrance fees, lunch, and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Explore the beautiful Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island during a day tour from Puno
  • Learn about the construction of the Floating Islands, made entirely from native tortora reeds
  • Take a ride in an authentic totara reed canoe
  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world
  • Eat a tasty lunch of local lake trout on Taquile Island


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Barna F
, Nov 2016

Taquile was great, Uros is fake....they do not live on that floating thingy as you it...big lie, maybe most people eat it up, we did not!!!!

, Jan 2016

We took the Viator tourlocal operator Cultural immersion of Lake Titikaka. We were picked up by 7.30 from our hotel and after a 10 minute ride reached the boat station. The speed boat was with very comfortable seating like a luxury bus and was equipped with a toilet. It took a little more than an hour to reach the first island Taquile. In the island the guide took us on a walking tour for about an hour walking uphill was strenuous at times explaining the lives of the people living in the island. Finally we met the local family who were showing us their knitting and weaving skills. After a brief stopover at the beach we left the island to a place in peninsula for lunch. The lunch included soup and boiled vegetables for vegetarians. The food was prepared by the local community and there was a short demo how the food is prepared combined with rituals.

After lunch the boat took us to one of the floating islands Uros and there we spent about an hour. We were also offered an optional tour of a 15 minute ride in a reed boat around the island. The boat took us back to Puno by 4 pm and we were transferred to our hotel.

Overall it was an enjoyable tour in a comfortable boat.

Product code: 8721P20

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