The Full-Day Tour to Uros & Taquile Islands – Titicaca Lake By Speed Boat, will take you on an impressive journey through the sacred Lake Titicaca. Certainly, the advantage of this wonderful tour is that the time spent on traveling is reduced to less than half. Therefore, allowing more time to enjoy the islands.
Likewise, we also take less frequented routes whereby personal encounters with local families and weavers can be enjoyed. So, you will be able to appreciate the elaboration of the famous textiles of TAQUILE. As well as hear from the weavers themselves the interpretation of their culture and their tradition of everyday life. Come with us to discover the wonders of Lake Titicaca!
- Duration: 08 hours
THE FLOATING ISLANDS OF UROS
Our departure to Tour to Uros & Taquile Islands starts at 7:30 am from your hotel. So, we will be directed to a private transport towards the dock or main port. At 7:45 am, we start the trip to the floating islands of the Uros. Currently considered the National Reserve of Lake Titicaca – also known as the highest navigable lake in the world. During, the trip you will be able to observe a beautiful panoramic view, landscape. Likewise, our expert guide will inform you about the existence of the floating Islands of the Uros.
At present, the people of the Uros still maintain their own culture and tradition. For example, as well as artisanal fishing, especially the (CARACHI) and the pejerrey. Consequently, when fishing is abundant, fish are kept dry in the sun. Also, they are dedicated to the hunting of wild birds and the collection of duck eggs. Similarly, there are 75 islands that live today, and every island is well organized. Then, after a long and beautiful visit, you will say goodbye to the Uros. Our next visit will be the natural island of TAQUILE.
THE NATURAL ISLAND OF TAQUILE
Firstly, to get to our next visit in our tour to Uros Taquile islands tour, we will sail by boat for 2 hours and a half, to the natural Taquile Island. During the navigation, you will be able to observe the mountain chain (the royal mountain range). So, the people of Taquile very cooperative and well organized. Therefore, the Taquileños have demonstrated their high degree of advancement in the Textileria, receiving its award by the UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men. Women only make yarns and fabrics.
Certainly, life in Taquile is still largely unchanged by modernity. The visit will be an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour you will have to taste a delicious typical lunch. Likewise, if you would like to support and be a part of this community, you may voluntarily collaborate by buying some of their crafts. So, doing so allows this community some means of sustainability, and in that way, they are able to continue sharing their culture and existence in the times to come. Finally, we will continue to make our way towards the city of Puno, arriving at 17:00 hours.
UROS TAQUILE ISLANDS TOUR INCLUDED:
- Pick-up, hotel – harbor – hotel
- Guide service.
- All admissión tickets.
- Motorboat (speedy boat)
- Pre- Briefing.
- 01 lunch in Taquile Island
- Travel insurance
- Extra expenses
WHAT TO BRING (Uros Taquile Islands Tour):
- Light jacket
- Comfortable clothes for ziplining
- Shoes other than sandals (sandals are not permitted!)
- Uros Taquile Islands Tour Departure Dates:
- Above all, we offer daily departures for the Uros islands lake Titicaca.
- For the pick up of the Uros Taquile islands tour, it is in the morning at 07:00 – 07:30 am.