On this tour Uros and Taquile islands, after picking up visitors from their hotels, we will have a comfortable boat to the Uros Floating Islands where we will visit 2 islands, and then continuing the tour we head towards the natural island of Taquile (2 ½ hours of navigation), Therefore we arrive at about noon, We will make a small hike to the top of island (30 minutes),where we can appreciate the immensity of the lake and all its splendor, we will have lunch and know more about their textiles, inhabitants and customs.
Most importantly is that, They were declared by UNESCO as INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY. Spinning and weaving are mainly made by men, who begin to realice this art from the age of eight. Through these fabrics the inhabitants show their civil status depending on the colors, sizes and mode of use. In men, the soleer wears a red and while chullo, while the married ones wear a red chullo. On the other hand single women use a chullo with a pompom larger and colored tan the married.
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.
There are available single and couple kayaks.
Average water temperature in the lake 9th.
Tour Uros and Taquile islands CLASSIC TOUR
Pick up from your hotel in Puno
Departure by boat from the main port
Visit 2 floating islands
Departure of the boat to Taquile island
Arrival in the port of taquile( 30 min walk up hill)
Guide explaining in main square
Typical lunch (quinoa soup, trout with rice or potatoes and coca or muña tea)
Return to Puno city
Arrival in Puno And transfer to Hotels
Motor boat (with toilet and bus seats)
Professional spanish/english speaking guide.
UROS, TAQUILE Entrance fee
Lunch in Taquile island
Wear light clothing and also warm, the weather in the mornings is cold, at noon hot and windy by afternoon.
Wear cap and/orsun cream.
Comfortable shoes for the walk.
Cash if you want to buy souvenirs, they do not accept credit cards.