Uros, Amantani and Taquile Tour 2 days 1 night

Puno
FromUSD 69USD 55

About this tour

  • Start: 7.50 in the morning with the pick up from the hotel.
  • Duration: 2 days.
  • Type of transport: Tourist vehicle and tourist motor boat.
  • Tourist attractions to visit: Titicaca Lake, Uros Island, Amantani Island and Taquile Island.
  • Tickets (included): Entrance ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Tour guide: Professional guide in Spanish and English.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Children under 5 years old do not pay an entrance ticket.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Visit the best of Lake Titicaca in Puno on an all-inclusive tour of 2 days and 1 night. The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist from their hotel. On board a motor boat we will cross Lake Titicaca first to visit the Uros Island (famous for its reed rafts), then Amantani Island (where we will have lunch and spend the night) and finally, on the second day, the Taquile Island (famous for the tradition of its inhabitants and for the beautiful views of the lake). The tour includes: pick up from the hotel, transportation by motor boat, professional guide, entrance to all the places to visit, food, lodging in Amantani and return to the hotel in Puno.

This is the experience

  • The tour offers a cultural experience surrounded by beautiful landscapes. The tour begins with the visitor’s pick up at their hotel at 7:50 am for transportation to the port of Puno. There you will board the motor boat that will take you to the Uros island where you will learn how the inhabitants build their floating islands. Then the trip will continue to the island of Amantani where a local family will offer a unique cultural experience (way of life, typical lunch, visit to the temple of Pachatata and Pachamama and rustic accommodation). The next day the island of Taquile is visited where the places will explain their way of weaving, crafts, traditions and history. After having lunch and visiting the stone arches, we return to the city of Puno.

Itinerary

Day 1:

  • The first day the tour begins with the tourist’s pick-up from the door of their hotel (optional pick-up from the bus terminal or from the Plaza de Armas). After that, the transfer to the port of Puno is carried out.
  • In the port of Puno the group will board the motor boat that in a 30-minute trip (7 kilometers) will take us through Lake Titicaca to the floating island of Uros (3,810 masl).
  • On the island of the Uros, the visitor will be received by the local people who will give details about the history, customs, daily lifestyle and more.
  • Optionally (for a cost of 10 PEN) the tourist can travel in one of the boats made of totora (native plant) through some of the more than 90 islands that make up the Uros population.
  • After the visit to the floating island of the Uros we will continue with a motor boat trip of 2 hours 45 minutes until we arrive at the island of Amantani (3,959 masl).
  • In Amantani, the local people will welcome us to lead us to a local house and teach us about their lifestyle, traditions, festivities and, of course, typical food (typical lunch included).
  • In the afternoon we will take a short walk until we arrive at the Pachatata and Pachamama temples, where we will also have a panoramic view of the sunset on Lake Titicaca.
  • At night the tourist will enjoy a traditional dinner at the home of the host family. At night there will be a small party organized by the Amantani community. We will spend the night in the lodging of a local family.

Day 2:

  • The second day of the tour begins with a typical breakfast on the island of Amantani.
  • After that we will say goodbye to the local people to continue the trip by motor boat towards the island of Taquile (3,950 masl).
  • On the island of Taquile we will take a short walk (approximately 40 minutes) until we arrive at the main square of the town. There the places will receive us offering an explanation of their typical dress, their textiles, crafts, traditions and festivities.
  • At noon we will enjoy a typical lunch offered by a local restaurant with incredible views of Lake Titicaca.
  • After lunch we will take a walk through the town of Taquile where we can take pictures in its famous stone arches (with impressive views of Lake Titicaca).
  • After the visit to the island of Taquile we will descend to the town of the island of Taquile to board the boats that will take us to the city of Puno.
  • Once in the town of Puno we will take the tourist transport that will take us back to the hotel in the city of Puno (or to the main square) where at around 3 in the afternoon the 2-day tour ends.

Prices

Uros, Amantani and Taquile Tour – SHARED SERVICE
Price per person
Foreign
Peruvian
Uros, Amantani and Taquile Tour – All included55 USD55 USD

Includes

  • Pick up from the tourist’s hotel in the city of Puno.
  • Transfer to the port of Puno.
  • Transportation by motor boat on Lake Titicaca (round trip).
  • Professional tour guide (in Spanish or English).
  • Entrance ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Food (1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner).
  • 1 night of tourist lodging in Amantani housing.
  • First aid kit.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Option to change the tour date.
  • Ride in a reed boat on the Uros island.
  • Lunch.
  • Snacks and drinks.

What to bring?

  • Passport or identity document.
  • Comfortable clothing (warm at night).
  • Cash for optional extra purchases.
  • Photographic camera.
  • Cap or hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Raincoat in cases of rain.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Sunscreen.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the pick up from the tourist’s hotel in the city of Puno at around 7:50 am.
  • The tour concludes in the city of Puno (return to the tourist’s hotel) on the second day at around 3 in the afternoon.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It is located in the Puno region at an altitude of 3,812 meters above sea level. At a similar altitude it is normal for the tourist to feel some symptoms of altitude sickness or soroche. The most common are: headache, nausea and fatigue.
  • Symptoms subside on their own after a day or two of acclimatization. It is recommended to spend a few days before in a high altitude city (such as Arequipa or Cusco). It is also recommended to avoid fatty foods and drink hot infusions such as coca tea.

Group or private services

  • Do you want to make the tour to the island of Uros – Amantani 2 days in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What tourist attractions does the 2-day Uros, Amantani and Taquile tour in Puno include?

The tour includes a visit to the Uros Island, the Amantani Island and the Taquile Island, all in the waters of Lake Titicaca in Puno. On the islands you will be able to learn about the culture and tradition of its inhabitants, as well as spectacular views of the lake.

What time does the 2-day Uros, Amantani and Taquile tour in Puno start and end?

The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist at the door of his hotel at approximately 7.50 in the morning. The tour ends the next day with the return and transfer to the hotel in the city of Puno at approximately 3 in the afternoon.

Does the tour include food?

Yes, the 2-day Uros, Amantani and Taquile tour in Puno includes 1 breakfast (the second day in Amantani), 1 lunch (the first day in Amantani) and 1 dinner (the first day in Amantani).

Can I cancel the tour Uros, Amantani and Taquile 2 days in Puno?

Yes, the tour can be canceled by sending a request via email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The cancellation of the tour has a penalty of 25% of the total amount paid (75% refund). The last term to send the request is 5 days before.

Can I change the date or the holder of the tour Uros, Amantani and Taquile 2 days in Puno?

Yes, you can make changes to the tour by sending a request to the email info@machupicchuterra.com. The penalty is 10% of the value of the tour. Payment is made through a payment link that you will receive in your email).

How to pay for the Uros, Amantani and Taquile tour 2 days in Puno?

You must first click on ‘Book’. Then you must complete your personal information and make the payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal cards.

What is the price of the ride on the reed boat on the Uros island? Is it included in the tour?

On the first day of the tour, optionally (not included in the tour) the tourist can take a ride in a traditional boat made of reeds with one of the inhabitants of the floating island of the Uros. The cost is 10 PEN.

What to bring to the Uros, Amantani and Taquile tour 2 days in Puno?

It is recommended to bring to the tour: warm clothing (especially for the night), sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, poncho in case of rain, snacks, rehydrating drink, cash and identity document or passport.



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