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UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND FULL DAY EXCURSION TOUR

Daily Departures
Per Person Prices :US$55 in Group Service

NOTE: If the pickup is from one of the following hotels in Puno: Isla Estevez, Posada del Inca, Casa Andina Private, Jose Antonio, Titilaka or Eco Inn there will be an extra charge of $9 per person

    1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 4 PAX 5 PAX    
    US$ 360 US$ 192 US$ 138 US$ 115 US$ 105    
 
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Duration Full Day
Departures Daily departures From Puno Peru
Activities Motorboat excursion to the Uros floating Island and to the beautiful Taquile Island, lunch included
Airfares Not included, available upon request
Puno Hotel Not included, available upon request

PROGRAM

You will be picked up from your accommodation at 6:30 a.m., to go to the port of Puno to take a tourist motor boat and to direct towards the wonders floating islands of the Uros. After a 1 hour motorboat ride, you will arrive at the Uros island in the Titikaka lake. Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros are known as the “water tribe”, because they must construct its own Islands periodically, adding new layers of totora reeds, 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.
They used it as home and trade centers for the natives, who use hand-made boats of the same material as their means of transportation. At present, they speak Quechua and Aymara. Following this exciting tour, you will be led to the Island of Taquile, place where the form of typical and rustic experience was appraised, the place is colorful and landscaping, where they even maintain its customs, ritual, religious and folkloric traditions, in the town of Taquile we will taste a typical lunch with fresh fish (trout). There is also a craft fair on the plaza that sells exceptional wool goods which are of very fine quality and somewhat expensive. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles. The island is narrow at about 1 Km. wide and 6 to 7 Km. long. The visit could be exhausting because of the altitude (13,000 ft above sea level). On Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins as well as Inca terracing. We will return in Puno in the afternoon (L)

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INCLUDES: All scheduled land and lake transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.

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Accommodation. International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.

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