1 day Taquile Cultural
In Our CUTURAL TOURS,  TITIKAKA ADVENTURES offer differents options in the Lake Titicaca. 2days/1night tour of the Uros, Amantani and Taquile, the 1day tour of Uros and Taquile and Half Day Uros Floating Island. We have also added to the Sillustani ruins. Although not a lake trip, it may be of interest to you.
Reservations are easy enough to do. We accept bookings via e-mails, and payment would be when you arrive to Puno in our office. No deposit is required. Basically, you send us a mail here confirming which tour you'd like to take, pay the money when you get here. Please do not hesitate to contact us here.
|Puno - Peru||1 Day||All year|
|day 1||Uros / Taquile island|
|day 2|| |
TRIP CODE: SIC.TAQFD
Live An authentic cultural experience that we bring you to the non-touristy side of Taquile Island, Using a comfortable Semi - Fast motor boat will give you the chance to enjoy of a relaxing and unforgettable journey. Enjoy of a spectacular soft hike by a panoramic pre-Inca path way with magnificent views. ..Here the community members will show their; textiles, dances and expressions of a unique traditional society. If you have only one day to know Lake Titicaca, this is your option. This trip takes you to an encounter with the lake culture & landscapes.
The Uros Floating Islands: where you will observe artificial reed platforms inhabited by this ancient ethnic group. It is surely one of the most original ways of life on earth. Some people think them artificial and acting for tourists. But in fact they are authentic, their culture is authentic, and the history of why they live amongst the reeds is fascinating.
Amantani Island: place full of living culture. There you see and experience up close the real rural life of Peru and spend time with an authentic local family. You wont just be an observer. This unique island holds temples at its tops with a hidden ancient message kept by the local Shamans.
Taquile Island: a place where the time has stopped. There you will see an indigenous community that conserves original Inca social traditions and organizations. The isolation has kept them almost untouched by the modern world
DAY 1: Uros + Amantani:
Vive the best experience Titicaca Lake, authentic culture & traditions. This excursion begins at 6:40 am with transfer from your hotel to the port. Then by Semi Fast motor boat, that will make of this a enjoyable journey (35 feet long with a covered section in case of rain or cold weather, comfortable bus type seats and fully equipped, WC) we visit the Uros floating Islands. The families present: Different main activities of the Island. Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed (but it is quite safe). We see the houses, the islands and meet its friendly inhabitants .Uros people are descendents of one of the oldest South American groups. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. We visit two of the 50 islands.
Enjoy a relaxed navigation of 1 hour & 50 minutes, while we get lectures about the origins of the inca culture, Quechua language lessons & more. At arrival we have the chance to enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to this unique place. After We start a 40 minute hike (difficulty level: easy to moderate) towards the exhibition point. Then we have free to explore this paradise and enjoy encounters with local families, examination of textile designs of Taquile, interpretation of the traditional clothing and the way of life of people from Taquile. After the exhibition, we have Lunch at local restaurant. Later at 1.45 pm approximately. we hike to the main port, the views are magnificent. Then we descend 500 steps down to the port. At 1 pm approx. return to Puno (a 2 1/2 hours return trip). On arrival at Puno we transfer you to your hotel, approximately at 05:00pm. (End of the adventure)
Note 1: This program can be combined with Adventure Tour: Sea Kayaking: Puno / Uros for the National Reserva of the Titicaca . See More
Note 2: No previous experience required. Departure: Every Day. Minimum: 2 passengers.
Includes and Prices
OUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Bilingual guide (Spanish-English).
- Transfers: Hotel /Port / Hotel.
- Motor boat transport
- Cultural activities
- Entrance fees.
OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Lunch Taquile
- Small trip in reed boat ride in the Floating Uros Island
- Additional charge of $ 4.00 US p/p. for transfers OUT SIDE City hotels, like : Hotel Libertador, Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inca, Josι Antonio, Eco INN and others.
- Daily Service in Shared Group: US$ 34.00 per person.
- You join a group of approx. 20 persons.
ASK FOR PRIVATE SERVICE: UROS FLOATING ISLAND (Price on application)
Private motor boat, professional English speaking guide, in this option there is the chance to go off the beaten path, by doing the entire trip in reverse (and so avoiding the crowds of the high Season), and taking a spectacular walk on Taquile on an original pre-Inca path with one of the Most impressive views of the South lake area.
ASK FOR DESCOUNTS FOR: GROUPS AND TRAVEL AGENTS
We'll see you soon!