Puno

Uros Floating Island Experience

Duration: 4 hours
Departures: Daily at 9am
Boat: Double deck

Visit the famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a gorgeous village located a few minutes away from the city of Puno, right on the waters of the Lake Titicaca. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Venture on this fantastic journey and meet people considered one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region, predating the Incas for hundreds of years. Here our local guide will show you the most relevant places and will explain about their ancient techniques of fishing and hunting. We include on our program a nice ride on their little handmade- reed boats around the islands. At the zone you will also be able to buy beautiful handicrafts elaborated by the Uros women.

You will be picked up directly from you hotel at 9am and transferred down to the harbour. At the harbour we will embark a motorized boat that will take us to the tribes of the Uros people. The boat ride lasts approximately 30 minutes and offers fine views of Lake Titicaca, as well as surrounding mountains.

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by a group of islanders, who will then show us around. Your guide will explain important aspects of the islander’s lives. Afterwards you will go for a ride in a small reed boat made by the Uros people. The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so you may meet other locals from other islands.

In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handcrafted souvenirs made by the Uros women. Their little souvenir shops are located outdoor and display an array of products mainly made by hand.

We will return to Puno city at 12:00hours where you will be transferred back to your hotel and the tour will end.

This tour includes:

  • Transfers to and from your hotel.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide.

Does not include:

We recommend you bring: Warm clothing, gloves, woolly hats, bottle of water, binoculars.

 

We are registered under the Peruvian law of paying public business tax. We RUC No.20498124934

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