Day 1: Puno - Uros - Amantani
Stop At: Isla Amantani, Isla Amantani, Puno Region
We will be picking you up from your hotel in Puno and transfer you to the boat pier. At 07:45 AM you will be boarding the motor boat to the renowned floating islands of Uros. On these reed islands, we will be giving you a complete guided tour which would give you an overview of the daily life of the locals and a bit of a history to know how these man-made islands came into existence.
At 10:30 AM approximately, you will be boarding the motor boat and cruise to Amantani Island, through the highest navigable lake in the world - Lake Titicaca. At 01:30 AM approximately we will be reaching Amantani island. Upon arrival, the locals there will meet you and escort to one of their homes on the island, where you will be spending the night. Once you settle in to your private room, they will offer you an islands typical food for lunch (with options for vegans). In the afternoon, you will be spending some time with the family, interacting with them and taking part in intercultural activities and games. You can also do an hour’s hike (uphill) to the temple of Pachamama and Pachatata from where you would get breathtaking views of the sun setting over the world’s highest navigable lake. Dinner will be served at around 7 PM at the local house. In the evening you can join in group performances with dances and music. Overnight on the island.
Duration: 13 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at a local family home on Amantani island.
Day 2: Amantani - Taquile - Puno
Stop At: Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca, Puno 21510 Peru
After having breakfast with the family, we will continue with our journey. We will be boarding the ferry to Taquile Island. Once here, you will do a 45 minutes up-hill hike. Here, our tour guide will talk to you about the textile art and traditions of this place which is a part of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites. At around midday we will have lunch (not included - PEN 20). After lunch, you will be boarding the boat back to Puno. At around 04:00 PM when you arrive in Puno, we will meet you at the boat pier and transfer you back to your hotel in Puno.
Duration: 8 hours
No accommodation included on this day.