Lake Titicaca, Uros Islands, Amantani and Taquile (2 Days)

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Tour Details

Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America, located on the border of Peru and Bolivia. It is the highest navigable lake in the world, located at an elevation of 12,507 feet (3,812 meters). The lake covers an area of 8,372 square miles (21,600 square kilometers) and is home to numerous species of fish, birds, and other wildlife.

The lake has long been an important cultural and spiritual center for the people who live in the region. The Incas believed that the lake was the birthplace of the sun god, Inti. As a result, many of the most important ceremonies of the Incas were held on Lake Titicaca. The lake is also home to many different indigenous communities that have lived in the area for centuries.

The lake is also an important source of food and water for the people who live in the region. The lake is home to a wide variety of fish species, which are an important source of protein for the local population. The lake’s waters also provide irrigation to the surrounding agricultural land, allowing for the cultivation of crops such as potatoes, quinoa, and corn.

Lake Titicaca is a beautiful and unique place, with a rich cultural and spiritual history. It is an important source of food and water for the people who live in the region and is home to a wide variety of wildlife. It is a place of great beauty and importance, and is well worth a visit.

Why visit Lake Titicaca with Peru Vive Travel?

Peru Vive Travel is an experienced tour operator specializing in customizing unique and memorable trips to Peru. We offer a wide range of services, from planning personalized itineraries and providing expert guides to arranging transport and accommodation. Our experienced team of travel experts is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and creating unforgettable trips.

Departure & Return Location

Puno hotel transfer.

Departure Time

8:00 am

Included

  • Puno hotel transfer.
  • Professional tour guide.
  • 1 night accommodation on the island of Amantani. Accommodation is in the home of a local family.
  • Day 1: 1 lunch, 1 dinner.
  • Day 2: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch on the island of Taquile.
  • Boat transportation.
  • Entrance ticket to the Uros, Amantani and Taquile islands.

Not included

  • Ride in a reed boat in the Uros Islands (optional).
  • Hotel in Puno.
  • Any private expenses.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips.

Recommended to carry

  • Original passport.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Peruvian soles in cash.
  • Water bottle and snacks.
  • Camera.
Itinerary

Day 1Puno City - Uros Islands - Amantani Island

Around 08:00 a.m. we will pick you up at your hotel in the city of Puno. Then, we will drive our personal vehicle to the port of Puno to take a boat to the famous Uros islands. Wear warm clothes because the temperature of Lake Titicaca is cold and dry.

You will get a guided tour of the magical place after we arrive at the Uros islands. You will learn about the ancient methods used by the Uros to build and preserve their artificial islands. In addition, you will have the opportunity to buy various regional souvenirs, including traditional clothing. You can also take a ride on a reed raft as an extra activity.

After that, we will leave for the impressive island of Amantaní. It takes about three hours by boat to reach this island. You will be given a guided tour of this picturesque island after we arrive at Amantani. You will gain knowledge about the peculiar traditions and practices of the Amantani people.

You will eat a typical lunch with your host family after your initial tour of Amantani. The Pachatata Ceremonial Center, which is situated at the highest point of the island of Amantaní, is within walking distance in the afternoon.

After a traditional dinner, you will spend the rest of the evening with your host family.

Day 2Amantani Island - Taquile Island - Puno City

At 6:30 we will get up and have breakfast. Then we will leave for the charming island of Taquile. A short walk will be required to go around this island. You will have the opportunity to see amazing views of the island and the surrounding Lake Titicaca once we reach the main square. We will have lunch in a classic restaurant after that.

We will board our boat to leave Amantani and return to the city of Puno. We plan to arrive in the city of Puno around 3:30. From there we will take you back to your hotel.

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