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Uros, Amantany, Taquile Islands Tour Briefing

In the Uros, Amantani and Taquile island tour you will  to meet the inhabitants and customs of this area, navigate the soft waters of Lake Titicaca, the highest in the world, on a boat and enjoy an authentic experience of an intact culture. Enjoy a warm welcome from the locals. The visit to these islands will be an enriching experience and you will see that you can live with joy and harmony at more than 4000m, 13120ft.
In this tour we will see how people build their own Totora Island (flexible cane type) their houses and many other things to the delight of the visitors.

🤝🏻 Meeting and briefing

Some days before the tour, our team will contact you via E-mail or whatsapp and will coordinate the meeting time at your hotel to provide you the all tour details and answer all your questions.

🏁 Starts from your accommodation in Puno at 07:30 A.M.

🔚 Ends to the Hotel of Puno at about 2:30 P.M.

Day 1: Puno – Island of the Uros – Island of the Amantani

🚐 Pick up transportation

🛳 Boat transportation

🕗 Duration: 8 hours

📈 Maximum elevation (4050m./13284ft.)

📉 Minimum elevation (3850m./12628ft.)

The tour begins with the pick up from the hotel in the center of Puno at 7:30 am to head for the port of Puno and meet the motorboat that will take us to the Island of Uros, where we will visit two islands and families. We will observe the local customs and the way of how they were constructed these beautiful islands. After the visit to the two islands in the Uros we will return to our boat and continue our tour of Lake Titicaca about 2 hours until arriving at the island of Amantani. Here we will be received by the local people with great joy and dances. Here a family will welcome us and share their culture.

After lunch we will go on a hike to Cerro Pachamama and Pachatata to watch the sunset and then return to our family.

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Day 2: Amantani Island – Taquile – Puerto Puno – Hotel

After breakfast we will bid farewell from our hosts to take our boat in direction to the island of Taquile. We will sail for about 1 hour to arrive at the Island, soon we go until the central Plaza. We will have free time to explore this beautiful island before lunch.

Finally we will go to the port to take our boat to return to Puno.

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What’s included

 ✔  Pick up from the hotel 
 ✔  Motor boat
 ✔  Professional guide 
 ✔  All entrance fee
 ✔  1 break fast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
 ✔  Transfer from Puno port to – Hotel
 ✔  1 night basic accommodation with a local family
 ✔  Transfer Puerto – hotel Puno

Not included

 ❌  First breakfast, last lunch 
 ❌  Water, snacks  

Size group

💡 Important to know

– The price of the tour is in group service of up to 15 people, but if you like a private tour, contact us and request a quote according to the number of people. Contact us.

🚫 Cancellation policy

If you cancel more than 24 hours before the start of the tour you will receive a refund of the total amount of the reservation except the bank transfer fee . After this time, or in case of no-show for the tour, you will not be entitled to a refund.

What we recommended to bring

   ➖  Small Backpack
   ➖  Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
   ➖  Sneakers
   ➖  Water bottle
   ➖  Sunblock
   ➖  Sunglasses
   ➖  Camera

Map

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🙋🏻‍♂️ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Can I visit Amantani Island directly?

Doing the island of Amantani direct is difficult since this island is 6 hours from the port and it is best to do it in 2 days visiting the islands of Uros and Taquile.

Will it be cold at night?

The cold is natural in this area since it is above 4000m./13120ft. and besides it is the breeze from the lake that is very cold, it also depends on the season in the months of June, July, August are the coldest months, so for this 2-day tour it is recommended to wear warm clothes.

What happens if I have altitude sickness?

For altitude sickness we normally recommend being in Puno 1 days before as acclimatization and drink coca tea, the walks on the islands are not demanding and you can walk at your own pace.

Can children do this tour?

This tour of the islands is for the whole family, the main recommendation would be to bring warm clothes for the afternoon and night.

How do I get to Amantani Island?

To get to Amantani Island, it is necessary to take a tour from Puno, which includes boat transportation and a tour guide.

What activities can I do on Amantani Island?

On Amantani Island, you can visit the temple of Pachamama and Pachatata, as well as go hiking in the nearby hills.

Where will I stay on Amantani Island?

Amantani Island is very well organized by its inhabitants, so we work with the local familys which will provide accommodation for us. The entire community is involved in these activities, so if it is a group or more than 6 passengers, they will accommodate in different families.

How long does the tour to Amantani Island last?

The tour to Amantani Island normally lasts 2 days, all this due to the distance to which the Island is located and to make it more dynamic and fun, you visit the islands of Uros and Taquile on the way to Amantani.

Is it safe to visit Amantani Island?

Yes, Amantani Island is a safe place to visit. However, it is important to follow the recommendations of the tour guide and respect local customs.

When is the best time to visit Amantani Island?

The best time to visit Amantani Island is from May to October, when the weather conditions are more favorable and it is the dry season.

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