2 days Mother Lake
This trip will give you the chance to experience the magnificent Lake Titicaca. For many people this home-stay experience and the encounter with the host family is a revelation of the reality of Andean people at such altitude. This cultural exchange experience in Llachon Community is very touching and fascinating. Also, in this tour, every traveler is welcome to share with the locals their time, some artistic gift, educational activities or just conversations. By participating in this tour you will contribute to improve family of the life.
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||2 Days||All year|
|day 1||Uros / Amantani + the highest temple in the world|
|day 2||Amantani / Taquile / Puno.|
|day 3|| |
THE HIGHEST TEMPLE IN THE WORLD
Dear Brothers we are conscious that the mystical world is mysterious and infinite. But in the same time so real and touchable. Let us to lead you through the sacred sites and original rituals of the Andean world. We believe in Ayni Ancestral spiritual law of cause and effect (the universal reciprocity, give and receive) the local Shamans are open to share with you the ancient Andes knowledge, the Mother earth energies and the Secrets of this magic lands.
DAY 1: Uros / Amantani + the highest temple in the world
Enjoy the Sacred Lake and the highest Temple in the World, authentic culture & traditions. This excursion begins at 7:40am with transfer from your hotel to the port. Then by Semi Fast motor boat ( 7:50 am. depart ) , 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 rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. We visit two of the 50 islands before continuing on to Amantani Island. After a 3 hour journey we get to Amantani. You will probably see local families running down the hill to welcome you. There you meet to your designated family, (designated by the local administration according to a rotational system, that we are committed to respect). By small path ways they lead you to the home stay. Feel free to participate in the cooking with them. After lunch they will take you in a deep cultural encounter with the daily life issues
Then a hike to the high point of the island to the top temples of mother or father earth, the views over Lake Titicaca are just magnificent, on this ancient pre Incan temple learn about the meaning of duality and unity of the feminine and masculine aspects. Discover the sacred geometry hidden in its proportions and the ancient message to achieve the illumination. We perform an ancestral ceremony to thank mother earth and participate of a renewal fire ritual (with a local shaman). Later we make our way back home for Lunch and Overnight at the Family house.
DAY 2: Amantani / Taquile / Puno.
Breakfast with our designated family, later at 7:30am. The group leaves Amantani Island to Taquile Island. After an hour's navigation we get to this unique place. There, a long path gradually ascending will take us to the village (45 min. hike approx) we have free time to explore this paradise, there enjoy of a pristine sandy beach. And hike for 1 hour by a pre-inca path way (soft and gradual hike) with impressive landscapes, while we learn about the flora and fauna of the island. Lunch at local restaurant. The members of the community will show us their dances, textiles and unique cultural expressions. Taquile Island is the home for an authentic community that conserves Incan laws and social system. But due to an inadequate tourism management is being affected and this trip helps to encourage the community life. Later at 12.20 am 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 03:00pm. (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: The tour arrives back In Puno at 3:00pm. Then there is the chance to take other excursions like the one departing to Sillustani or Chucuito and see impressive pre Incan buildings amongst superb landscapes, for the night can you continue by Bus to Cusco or Arequipa.
Includes and Prices
OUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Bilingual guide (Spanish-English).
- Transfers: Hotel /Port / Hotel.
- Motor boat transport
- Home stay accommodation + 3 meals at home stay
- Cultural activities at the family house
- Shaman asistance + ceremony.
- Entrance fees.
OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Lunch last day in Taquile Island
- Small trip in reed boat ride in the Floating Uros Island
- Drinks extra
- 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:
- $ 184.00 - 2 person
- $ 139.00 - 3 person
- $ 119.00 - 4 person
- $ 105.00 - 5/6 person
- $ 92.00 - 7/10 person UP
ASK FOR PRIVATE SERVICE: UROS FLOATING ISLAND (Price on application)
We'll see you soon!