The Uros And Taquile Island Full Day

This tour is recommended for the budget travelers with no much time for in depth cultural exploration.

Taquile has approximately 1,200 inhabitants. The people from this island have a Quechua origin and they are mostly small farmers.

However, since mid 70s they have also become well known for their firm entrepreneurial spirit. Since the beginning of the tourism flow to the island, some “Taquilenos” have been participating directly with the tourism activities. Some of them have organized themselves to provide tourism services such as home stays, restaurants and boat transportation.

ITINERARY:

Pick up from hotel at 6:00 hrs. head to the port and take our boat to take us to our first destination “The Uros floating islands” where we will be about 45 minutes, then continue our journey to reach the North Island of Taquile where we will begin our hike of about an hour to arrive the main village of Taquile, during the tour the guide will explain about the traditions and life on the island. Once in town to visit its main square and local handicraft market. At approximately 13:00 hrs enjoy our delicious lunch typical of the region, finally return to Puno around 17:00 hrs.

INCLUDED:

  • Pick-up from Hotels
  • Guide English – Spanish
  • All transportation
  • All entrance fees

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch
  • Additional foods

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Hiking boots, sneakers and shoes.
  • Long pants or slacks.
  • Long-sleeved shirts.
  • T-shirts.
  • Sweaters and a jacket.
  • Rain wear for rainy season.
  • Camera.
  • Insect Repellent.
  • Personal toilet items and first aid kit.
  • Medicine to arrest or prevent the so called “Soroche” or altitude sickness.

Please consult your physician what medicine is best suited for your organism.