Amantani homestay tour gives you the opportunity to experience the magnificence of Lake Titicaca. By visiting the 3 islands included in this trip(floating islands, Amantani, Taquile) where you will have the best experience. This is with no doubt one of the best experience of community rural tourismin on Lake Titicaca. You will visit first the famous floating islands Uros, an ethnic group that still preserve their traditions, also Amantani island that is a place full of culture and outstanding landscapes, the next day Taquile whit their famous textiles that UNESCO recognized for their importance.
Amantani homestay 2 day itinerary
Day 1 – floating islands, Amantani homestay (Lunch, Dinner)
This excursion starts at 7:45am with a transfer from your hotel to the peer. We then travel by motorboat to visit the Uros floating Islands. The boat has section in case of rain or cold weather. Stepping on the floating islands feels a lot like being on a waterbed but it is quite safe to walk on them. We see inside the houses, visit 2 of the 70 islands and rides on traditional reed boats can also be arranged. We then continue and after a 3-hour motorboat journey we arrive at Amantani island lake titicaca. You will probably see local families running down the hill to welcome you. In the port we breaks into smaller sized groups for home stays.Your designated host family will serve a typical lunch made from natural products. Then there is an optional football match with the locals, and a hike to the high point of the island to watch the sunset. After dinner your host family will dress you up in traditional local costumes and take you to the community hall for a small celebration, it is a lot of fun!.
Overnight at the Home stay ( Basic facilities )
Day 2 – Amantani island /Taquile / Puno (Breakfast)
Have breakfast, and then depart from Amantani homestay to Taquile Island. After one hour boat ride we arrive at this unique place. There, a lengthy progressively climbing path will be required towards the village. It takes approximately 40 minutes to walk up to the village to visit the communal cooperative and there are plenty of photo opportunities on the way. We’ll enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants; the views of the lake Titicaca are simply magnificent. Then return to Puno, a 3-hour return journey, at about 1 pm. Upon arrival at Puno, at approximately 4pm we transfer you to your hotel.
Amantani homestay tour details
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||At your elected hotel.|
|PICK UP TIME||At 7:45.|
|RETURN TIME||By 16:00|
Professional English speaking guide.
2 meals the first day, 1 meal the second day.
Accommodation in Amantani (homestay)
|NOT INCLUDED||Optional reed boat in Uros floating island.|
Second day lunch.
Tips, water, snacks, extra expenses.
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