Tour Route: From the South side Chimu to the North side Uros
Hotel Pick-Up Time: 9:00 am.
Return to the kayak port: 2.00 pm.
Kayak Frequency: Daily
Day Kayaking at Southern Uros Islands
It is a long distance paddling and all-inclusive Uros kayak off the beaten trail tour: round-trip transfers are included and lunch besides of guide, entrance fees, kayak gear and kayak equipment.
where we will start with kayaking?
This morning we will start the kayak tour in Puerto Chinu, where our driver Vacilio will pick you up from your hotel, and take 15 minutes to the port, on this tour you will see crystal clear water and green totoras, also you will see two peninsulas.
Where we will have lunch?
our lunch will be in a lodge island, where Maria local people prepare fried trout (fresh) After your reservation, we will immediately call Maria for the lunch reservation.
what will do in this tour?
This Uros Island kayaking Tour off the beaten path starts at 8:45 am, after an early hotel breakfast, you’re going to be picked up by Ronal Coila, he is local guide, He is from uros island, Then Ronal and you headed to the kayak port (kalapxra) then we headed to the kayak port
Landscape nearby local port departure is impressive and beautiful.
We’re mostly exited to wear personal floatation device, enter in the kayak and start paddling on the blue water of Lake Titicaca, right now!
But not so fast if you’re a beginner your English speaking kayak guide is going to introduce you into elemental kayak paddling lessons, paddling techniques and more.
You then will feel nature is all to us for exploring.
Paddling speed is always at your own rhythm without any pressure.
The place offers incredible views where High plateau sky and lake is one, blue water ways, green carpeted reeds (mostly in rainy seasons) and native birds living around in their natural habitat all this is amazing.
However on the way to Uros Lodge Island we could stop at Uros Chimu Island, where reed walls are made. We could also meet its habitants. Located 30 min away from the departure place.
We’re going to have a panoramic view of the Peninsula of Capachica and Chucuito
Blue water endless acts like a natural border between Quechua speakers at Capachica and Aymara speaker people at Chucuito peninsula.
After almost 2 hours paddling we’re going to step on Uros Lodge Island, the only one of the ancestral Uros reed floating islands at Southern of Uros area.
First impression will be how these islands would have been built?
But, there is no need to imagine! Just let your guide explain you about their origin, history, way of life and more importantly how the islands are built while you’re having the snacks.
As an extra relaxing trip you might ride on top of a traditional reed craft while it’s sailing on the lake (optional and upon previous request).
Finally, we’ll be on the way back to Puno through the main water channel, this water way is used by motor boats going to Taquile and Amantani Islands after they visited the Uros touristy Islands.
We’ll have also extra time for exploring the main Uros Islands located at Wily River.
Almost one hundred floating Islands can counted, which are distributed along the Wily River and the shallow part.
At the time we’ll arrive is almost 1 pm and this hour is not crowded at all.
Lunch is included, chich could be at Suma kile
The Islands are located in the Northern side of Uros touristy, 15 min more paddling.
Lunch is based on grilled Chicken or Trout with vegetables and dessert (banana and mango covered with melted chocolate).
Now finally after exploring the Islands we’ll take Northern water ways to return to Puno and arrive to Isla Esteves.
Here the driver will be ready and then you are taken to your hotel.
Around 2 pm you’ll be again at your hotel.
6o dollars (included lunch)
110 dollars (included lunch)
220 dollars (included lunch)
Important information for the kayak tour 2023!
You do not need experience with kayaks.
We will have a professional instructor in a kayak.
There is at all times a motorized boat and support staff.
We have safe, comfortable and professional kayaks.
Approximate kayaking (1 hour) from the island Estebes to the floating islands of the Uros.