The floating islands of Uros and Taquile are a must-see attraction while on Lake Titicaca. Learn about traditional life on the floating islands with this tour from Puno, which takes you directly to the islands for free time to explore. Then, jet off to the pre-Incan ruins at Sillustani for a guided tour before returning to Puno.
Embark on a day tour of Lake Titicaca, a large mountain lake that serves as a natural border between Peru and Bolivia. Depart your Puno hotel (Puno is a 4-hour drive from Peru's second most populous city, Arequipa) for port, then set out via motorboat toward the floating Uros Islands. Visit two of these dozens of man-made islands—each constructed from native reeds found in the lake's shallow waters—and learn about their distinct inhabitants and culture as you go. Next, continue to Taquile island, home to some of Peru's best weavers.
This amazing tour known as La Ruta del sol Peru, connects two important touristic cities. Cusco, home of the world wonder Machu Picchu, and Puno where the fantastic Lake Titicaca is located.
The journey by tourist bus includes three main stops to visit such as the Sistine Chapel of America, Raqchi the temple of Wiracocha and the Museum of Pucara.
Discover this incredible tour from Cusco to Puno, or vice versa, and explore the south of Peru with us.
Seize the opportunity to explore the largest navigable lake in the world, lake Titicaca. On this guided tour, you’ll visit the famous man-made Uros Islands which date back to pre-colonial days and later immerse yourself with the locals on Amantani island. Get away from the hustle and bustle of Puro and discover life on the water.
Discover the island of Taquile, located in Lake Titicaca, where you’ll learn about the local culture and traditions including vibrant artisanal weaving on this overnight excursion. This tour includes accommodations in a B&B with an external bathroom. Taquileans are known for having created a sustainable tourism model, offering homestays such as this.
Discover the rural tranquility of the Uros and Taquile Islands on an enriching full-day excursion from Puno. Cruise the shimmering waters of Lake Titicaca, the worlds highest lake, and spend some leisurely free time exploring the beautiful islands. Marvel at the majestic floating islands, made entirely of reeds, as you wander and watch locals go about their daily business. Learn about the rich culture and history of the region from your expert guide and feast upon a complimentary lunch when hunger strikes.
Visit one of the largest and highest lakes in the world as you embark on an excursion to Lake Titicaca. The lake is split between the Peruvian and Bolivian borders and features several inhabited islands. On this tour, learn about the indigenous Uros people who have inhabited the region since pre-Columbian days.
Let yourself be captivated by Lake Titicaca, get to know the floating islands of the Uros and the island of Taquile in the best way (by speedboat) and with a Local Tour Operator with more than 10 years of experience.
In Uros, we will have an explanation from the guide and a resident of Uros about aspects of its architecture, history, culture, economy and more; We can also ride in a typical boat (optional). as well as being able to explore the island on your own.
In Taquile, we will enjoy the majestic view of the lake and a show of dances and live music by the residents. We will taste a delicious local lunch overlooking the lake. We will also have free time so you can explore the island of Taquile.
Throughout the tour we will discover more about the history, culture, ecology and traditions of the populations of Lake Titicaca.
The floating islands of Uros are a must-see attraction at Lake Titicaca. Learn about traditional life on the floating islands with this tour from Puno, which takes you directly to the islands for free time to explore. Take photos, visit with local families, and walk around the incredible islands before returning to your Puno hotel.
In Peru, there exists a civilization that lives and works on islands made entirely out of woven reeds. The Uros people, who still live on floating islands on Lake Titicaca, only speak Aymara, so unless you’re fluent in the dialect, you won’t be able to unlock the secrets of their mysterious society without a guide. On this half-day tour, you'll tour to islands by boat and gain insight in Puno's preserved culture. Hotel pickup and drop-off, island admission ticket, boat, and bilingual guide provided.
If you’re looking for a change of pace from the busy Puro city, the beautiful Uros islands are what you need. Relax on a guided tour as you learn about the history of the man made islands and discover the remote communities living sustainably in the region. Positioned on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, the Uros islands shouldn’t be missed.
Avoid the hassle of connecting multiple local buses and enjoy the perfect introduction to, or end of, your trip to Puno. Discover four unique stops between Puno and Cusco where you’ll see wildlife, snowy mountain ranges and archaeological remains. Your driver doubles as a tour guide so you’ll learn about the rich culture at each stop through southern Peru.
Explore the idyllic floating islands of Lake Titicaca on an exciting full-day tour from Puno. Visit Uros and Taquile to gain insight into the indigenous inhabitants of the unique islands; ride the gentle waters of the world’s highest lake on a boat; and enjoy an authentic experience of a culture untouched by mainland modernity. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off is included in this tour.
Home to close-knit communities who have lived the island life for centuries, Lake Titicaca ranks among Peru’s must-see natural attractions. On this tour, discover sites of interest including the pre-Inca Temple of Pachatata, explore Titicaca islands like Amantani, Taquile and Uros, and learn of the traditions and folklore of local people. Enjoy local hospitality on an overnight home stay, with meals plus round-trip travel from your Puno hotel included.
It is important to know that the Uros Floating Islands have become a very touristy place, but it is still a magical and wonderful place, it is also important to know that thanks to tourism these families already have daily support offering their products and services. , the question is to enjoy it.
You will be able to know the animals and plants that we have in the Uros.
Then you will have the opportunity to enjoy a great ride on a totora raft that will take you to another floating island!
Take the worry out of your arrival to Puno and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 14 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis on arrival, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.
Combine visits to three different Peruvian islands with an overnight homestay on this 2-day trip. Get views of the Cordillera Real mountain range and Lake Titicaca, as well as insight into the indigenous cultures that call that area home. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Puno, all entrance fees, basic accommodations, and meals per itinerary provided.
Visit the Sun Island on the southern portion of Lake Titicaca on this full-day tour from Puno. Explore the archaeological site of Pilkokayna where the Incas built many structures to worship the God of the Sun, Inti. Then, head to Yumani, the site of the fountain of youth in Inca mythology, as well as the pre-Columbian terraces and gardens before heading back to Puno.
In this wonderful tour of the islands of Lake Titicaca you can enjoy the most exquisite life experiences in the middle of the highest navigable Lake in the world, you can not imagine how incredible you can spend if you decide to do this tour, and what More important is to contribute to the development of families in Amantani.
Enrich your knowledge of ancient Andean cultures on a private half-day trip to Portal de Aramu Muru from Puno. Ideal for history buffs, this tour covers the colonial town of Chucuito, the fertility temple of Inca Uyo, and the sacred portal of Aramu Muru, surrounded by picturesque rock formations. Choose from morning or afternoon departure, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Puno.
With this tour you can take advantage of your time if you are already in Puno and want to get to know Bolivia. Isla del Sol is one of the most important attractions along with the church of the Virgin of Copacabana in Bolivia, you can also take advantage and continue your trip to La Paz or return to Puno.
The tour is from 7am until 7pm when they are arriving in Puno approx.
Being so close to Bolivia, why not get to know it?
One of the world’s highest expanses of water, Lake Titicaca lies on the border between Peru and Bolivia—with a history of habitation by the indigenous Uros people dating back to pre-Columbian days. On this 2-day tour, reach the islands of Lake Titicaca in comfort from your Cusco hotel and spend the night in a local family's homestay. Travel by boat between Amantani and Taquile islands, and enjoy an immersive experience of life on the water.
Route of the Sun; when the sun god "Wiracocha" descends from the heavens to earth, traveling through different places to meet the Inkas, places that were marked by the Inkas with temples and sacred places in honor of the Sun god. In this trip we will be able to appreciate and feel closely these temples and sacred places that were built in a magical way and of great importance in the life of the Inka culture. We will travel knowing all the details and the mysteries that the culture of the ancient Inkas and those who still keep their secrets like the Quechuas and Aymaras; living an authentic inka experience.
If you are in Puno and you want to visit the Colca Canyon, it is no longer necessary to go to the city of Arequipa; before you would have impossible because now no longer! With us it is no longer necessary to go to Arequipa since you can continue your trip directly from Puno to Chivay Colca Canyon.
In this way, with this tour you will save time and money since we leave from Puno and on the second day the tour will end in Arequipa.
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"Fousto was a fantastic tour guide! This was the best way to see a lot of the lake in one day - the more colorful boats would take way too long, so we definitely appreciated this tour with how huge this lake is! Definitely consider this as an epic option!"..."
"Fousto was a fantastic tour guide! This was the best way to see a lot of the lake in one day - the more colorful boats would take way too long, so we definitely appreciated this tour with how huge this lake is! Definitely consider this as an epic option!"
"Our tour guide Fausto was so knowledgeable about the culture of Uros and Taquile, as well as the surrounding land and lake, it really made for a well rounded experience along with meeting the people of each tribe. I would highly recommend this trip!"..."
"Our tour guide Fausto was so knowledgeable about the culture of Uros and Taquile, as well as the surrounding land and lake, it really made for a well rounded experience along with meeting the people of each tribe. I would highly recommend this trip!"
Uros and Taquile Islands on New and Comfortable SpeedBoat
"Our guide Samuel was excellent guide and very informative.Climbing up hill during trekking in Taquile Island was quite hard,because we had spent just few days in higher altitudes,otherwise the trip was very nice."..."
"Our guide Samuel was excellent guide and very informative.Climbing up hill during trekking in Taquile Island was quite hard,because we had spent just few days in higher altitudes,otherwise the trip was very nice."
"This was a fantastic tour! Great way to get out and experience the lives and get an insight into the history of the families living on the floating islands. Absolutely beautiful experience all the way around!"..."
"This was a fantastic tour! Great way to get out and experience the lives and get an insight into the history of the families living on the floating islands. Absolutely beautiful experience all the way around!"
Overnight Luquina Island Homestay Experience from Puno
"Great tour including intimate experiences and close interactions with the local families and their cultures. However you can book this tour with your hostel when you get to puno for much cheaper as I found out afterwards."..."
"Great tour including intimate experiences and close interactions with the local families and their cultures. However you can book this tour with your hostel when you get to puno for much cheaper as I found out afterwards."
Private Portal de Aramu Muru, Chucuito, and Inca Uyo from Puno
"Our guide, Samuel, was very knowledgeable of the sites and did a great job of tailoring the experience to our interests. Having a private guide was a great idea and well worth the money. He and a driver picked us up and dropped us off back at the hotel. I highly recommend this tour."..."
"Our guide, Samuel, was very knowledgeable of the sites and did a great job of tailoring the experience to our interests. Having a private guide was a great idea and well worth the money. He and a driver picked us up and dropped us off back at the hotel. I highly recommend this tour."
Private Full Day Tour of Ruta del Sol from Puno to Cusco
"We did a custom tour when we found out that our 8 hour tour was not bringing us back to Puno. Wilber was great at giving us some other options. He took us to Sillistani, Tinajani canyons, Lampa and Pucara."..."
"We did a custom tour when we found out that our 8 hour tour was not bringing us back to Puno. Wilber was great at giving us some other options. He took us to Sillistani, Tinajani canyons, Lampa and Pucara."