Taquile island tour starts at 6:45am pick up from your Puno hotel to go foward the peer, firstly, by motor boat (covered section in situation of rain or cold temperature, 20 individual seats) we go to the Uros floating Islands, on the islands it feels just like a water bed (but it’s quite safe). We will see all the cabins, the floating islands and meet its friendly occupants. Uros people are descendents of among the earliest South American groups. In addition, rides on traditional reed boats could be arranged (20 min). We stop by two of 70 floating islands before continuing upon Taquile island.
Then, afer relaxed navigation of additional 2 1/2 hours we will be impresed by the amazing landscapes provided by Lake Titicaca, we arrive to Taquile island a distinctive community could be observed, a lengthy path progressively climbing will require us towards the village, the views are unique (45 minutes hike approximately) to go to the communal cooperative where you’ll find handy craft textiles of top quality. Next, lunch at local restaurant. The views are magnificent from the table of the restaurant. Then, at 2:30pm approximately. depart to Puno City (almost 3 hours return journey). By 16:00pm Arrival to Puno, we will drop you off at your elected hotel, bus station or main square.
Taquile island tour details
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||At your elected hotel.|
|PICK UP TIME||At 6:45.|
|RETURN TIME||By 16:00|
Professional English speaking guide.
|NOT INCLUDED||Optional reed boat in Uros floating island.
Lunch on Taquile.
Tips, water, snacks, extra expenses.