4 days 3 nights
Discover the ways of life of ancient cultures by visiting the inhabitants of the Uros Islands, the Island of Taquile, and spend a night on the Island of Amantani, where you will share and discover the magic of this Andean Culture.
DAY 1: ........ / PUNO
Reception and transfer from airport, train or bus station to hotel in the city of Puno.
Accommodation in selected hotel.
Day 2: VISIT TO UROS – AMANTANÍ WITH OVERNIGHT STAY
Breakfast at hotel.
Pick up from the hotel (approximately at 7:40 a.m) – port to visit one of the Uros floating islands, unique in the world, made with a base of totora (reed), and inhabited by Uros families – Aymaras who build and cover their homes with Totora mats. The Uros are known as the “People of the Lake” and their origins date back to before the time of the Incas. The community continues ancient practices such as traditional fishing and wild bird hunting. The Uros men are skilled at navigating Totora rafts and the women are experts at knitting and weaving.
From there we continue in boat to the Island of Amantani , where visitors will spend a night with the locals in specially prepared tourist accommodations in local homes with full room and board. They are also known for handicrafts such as textiles and stone carving. Among the island’s many natural attractions, stand out the two lookout points at the island’s highest point, from where the lake in all its grandeur, as
well as some Pre-Hispanic ruins and ceremonial centers can be seen.
Day 3: RETURN TO PUNO WITH VISIT TO TAQUILE
We continue our journey in boat to explore ruins on the Island of Taquile which date back to Pre-Incan times and are located at the highest point of the island. Taquile is known for its friendly inhabitants,
who conserve their customs, traditions and dress. The locals are also known for their fine detailed textiles with symbolic, symmetrical designs in bright colors, which reflect their lifestyle, customs and Andean beliefs.
Traditional lunch on the Island of Taquile.
Return to Puno, transfer from the port – hotel, arriving at approximately 4:45 p.m.
Day 4: PUNO /......
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to airport, train or bus station from hotel in Puno.
All rates are per person in US $ Dollar
Prices according to selected hotel
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