Tour Uros – Amantani – Taquile (2d / 1n) in Titicaca Lake
You want to know the culture and live it, if so, this tour is designed for you, venture into the highest navigable lake in the world, and enjoy getting to know its people and its customs that are still maintained after so long.
DAY 1 Uros- Amantani
7:30 am we start picking up our clients from their hotel and transfer them to the port of boats in the Titcaca Lake.
From where we start our adventure by boat through Lake Titicaca after 20 minutes we will arrive at Los Uros Islands. We take a walk with our guide, to know the customs and traditions of the Uros, where you can ride a boat made of Totora, then we board our speed boat and continue with our journey to Amantani Island. Upon our arrival, the islanders will give us a warm welcome and provide accommodation and food in their modest homes. We will have free time to explore the Island. Later, with our guide we will go up a beautiful path towards the sacred hill Pachatata, to witness a beautiful fall of the sun. We return home to enjoy a delicious dinner with our island family. The night is of joy, our family will give us typical and colorful clothes made by them to attend a folkloric rock.
DAY 2 Amantaní – Taquile – City of Puno.
After breakfast we will tell you soon our island family and we boarded our boat to Taquile Island, the second most extensive. The textile art of the Quechua inhabitants of Taquile, have been declared by Unesco, as one of the 43 works of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
We’re going to see men and women of all ages making their yarns and fabrics by hand or on pre-Hispanic pedal looms.
The garments made and used by the islanders are: the knitted hat with ears, the calendar, etc.
To reach the center of Taquile, we must go up a beautiful path from the pier. We’re having lunch in a restaurant in the square, then visit a small museum. We board our boat and return to Puno, arriving at 16.00 h approx.
More information: http://www.Danzakperu.com
- Transfer Hotel
- Puerto Hotel
- Motor boat
- Spanish / English guide
- 2 Lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
- Basic accommodation (in Amantani 1st day)
- Lunch in Taquile (2nd day).
It’s not included
- Traditional boat ride (totora boat) – S / .10 per person (payment is made directly on the island to the same people).