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Taquile Island

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Address: Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Located approximately 25 kilometers from the shore of Lake Titicaca, this...

Located approximately 25 kilometers from the shore of Lake Titicaca, this scenic island is known for its friendly inhabitants, clear blue lake waters and distant snow-capped mountains.

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US$213.00*
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Private Tour: Taquile and Uros Islands by Kayak and Motorboat from Puno
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Full-Day Uros and Taquile Island Tour from Puno
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Uros and Taquile Islands by Fast Boat

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We especially enjoyed the authenticity of visiting the people who live there, plus the non aggressive way they sell the beautiful weavings they create.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We especially enjoyed the authenticity of visiting the people who live there, plus the non aggressive way they sell the beautiful weavings they create.

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very calm and relaxing, less the altitude problems! Seek one of the family/ off square areas for lunch! View was lovely. Make sure and see the skills of the local artists.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This island it's very unique to their way of life. I was impressed by their culture, their textiles, their customs. I visited the inland in a one day trip. Had lunch at one of the locals houses, the food was delicious. If you ever visit Peru, Taquiles island is a location that should be on your list.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is very interesting to walk on this island and see how they are cultivating the land. We also had a very nice lunch with a family. They made some of the best trout we have ever had! Jose Luis was a great guide.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this island on day 2 of a 2-day trip organised with All Ways Travel. We were greeted by one of the island leaders and walked uphill to the Plaza de Armas, where we saw the knitted products which the islanders produce. After some free time we had lunch in the community-run restaurant before walking across and then downhill... More 

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Sencur, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a clear warm day when we arrived in this island. We had a nice view of the distant mountains with snow caps. There is no car in this island. And it has nothing to do with the famous Taquila drink, I was aware of. Knitting is performed solely by men in this island. It was interesting to know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with a family there View beautiful and nice to sit on the terrace and get over the steep climb up the hill! Nice folks Interesting to sre

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Taquile island on the way back to Puno from Amantani island. There isn't much to see on the island. A couple of our group hiked to the top. At lunch the showed us how they made detergent and that was interesting. If we did the tour again I might skip Taquile

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island is definitely worth a visit. I had a delicious lunch of trout (and I don't like fish) and stunning views out over Lake Titicaca. There is a bit of walking up and down but nothing too strenous. It is fairly commercialised with many people selling trinkets but nothing too in your face which is a nice change. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the 3-4hr boat journey it takes to get there. We stayed overnight (Titicaca lodging) and loved it. Stunning walks, beautiful, authentic community, very remote. A real oasis in the lake. I recommend traveling there on your own steam as opposed to booking a tour so you have more autonomy to roam.

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