DAY 1: PUNO - UROS FLOATING ISLAND -AMANTANI LOCAL FAMILY
Early in the morning (7:30 am) you will be picked up from your hotel. then take the boat toward the Uros Island (2 hours). Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros use the cattail, a type of rush, which grows in the lake, to create the conditions that ensure the islands stay afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop support the island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are extremely humid because of the surrounding water.
Continue traveling in our boat, we will reach the next island called Amantaní, just arriving there will be first contact with locals families, that will warmly offer you their typical homes, there you get your accommodation for one night in basic typical room between the agriculture fields. The local family will provide yours all foods (1L - 1D - 1B). After lunch all the group together walk up to highest point of island, called Pachatata temple (4200 masl). Is the best place to get pictures from all surround views of this blue sacred lake of the Incas.
After the explanation of the guide, after that back to the houses to have dinner and then you can go to enjoy typical dances with the local music players. Over night with the families.
DAY 2: AMANTANI ISLAND -TAQUILE ISLAND - PUNO
In the morning, after the breakfast meet the group and travel by our boat to the Taquile island, 2 ½ hours crossing the lake we will arrive at the last place to visit. Visit and explanation about the live, culture, typical costume and every common activity at the main square, short treks around the island, then have lunch. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles. The island is narrow only about 1 KM wide, but 6 to 7 Km. long, on Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing. after all we will return to Puno .arriving to Puno at 5:00 pm.
Pick up from the hotel.
Professional tour guide.
Stay with a local family.
All meals (1L - 1D - 1B).
Entrance fee to the Islands.
You need to bring:
On this tour you must bring warm clothing, as temperatures in the afternoon are very cold sometimes. We strongly suggest to bring along, gloves, wooly hats, chocolates, and a botle of water
Sun block is extremely important as at this altitude the sun rays are sometimes unmerciful.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR YOUR FREE PICK UP
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We need all this information in order to provide you a free pick up service and with guarantee, the transfer will be waiting holding your names at the Airport with big sign of LIZ`S EXPLORER.
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Calle Belen 465-B.
+51 84 238190
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Calle Belén Nº 465 - Int B
+51 84 238190
+51 984 612 571
+51 984 612 571