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PROGRAM

DAY 1: UROS ISLAND AND LLACHON PENINSULA (OVERNIGHT)
You will be picked up from your accommodation at 8:00 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, after this tour we will continue our trip and we will arrive to Llachon Peninsula. In Llachon, we will appreciate the Inca’s customs that still stay, the behavior and the interrelations of the residents. We will take a motorboat for 40 minutes bordering Llachon peninsula and we will appreciate the natural landscape that the peninsula offer us. We will take lunch prepared by the residents. At night, we will take dinner and have a show prepared by the residents who lodge us. These home stays does not have the same facilities as one house of the city , This program will give the traveler the opportunity to set contact with these inhabitants and learn about their knowledge and experiences, experimenting also the intensity of their love to the earth, their myths and believes. (Shared bathrooms, no hot water). Overnight. (L,D)

DAY 2: LLACHON PENINSULA AND TAQUILE ISLAND
Breakfast. Transfer from Llachon Peninsula to Taquile Island (1 hour). We will arrive to Taquile Island. We will visit the Taquile Island, 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 take a walk of 50 minutes from Chuño port, by a footpath that goes directly to the main square, located in the top of the island. 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. (B,L)

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INCLUDES: Accommodation. 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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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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