Puno Traditional Tour 3 Days
Price from: $150 USD
Puno Traditional Tour
3-Day Traditional Tour to Puno: An Unforgettable Experience
The 3-Day Traditional Tour to Puno is an unforgettable experience that will allow you to discover the culture and heritage of this beautiful city.
During this tour, you will visit some of Puno’s most iconic landmarks, such as Lake Titicaca, the Uros Islands, Taquile Island…
You will have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the region, and to enjoy their rich cuisine.
This tour is an excellent option for those looking for an authentic and enriching experience in Peru.
Puno Traditional Tour 3 Days
Overview of the 3-Day Puno Traditional Tour
Puno and Lake Titicaca offer a unique experience in the Andes, on the border between Bolivia and Peru. This lake, the largest in South America in terms of volume and surface area, is divided into two parts: the Main Lake to the north and the Minor Lake or Huyñaymarca to the south. At an altitude of 3,812 m, the 3-day program includes visits to the amazing Uros and Taquile Island on the lake, as well as the mysterious remains of Sillustani Chullpas on the mainland. For extensions to more interesting sites, such as kayaking on the lake or authentic experiences with locals, contact us!
Here are some of the highlights of Puno 3-Day Traditional Tour:
- Visit Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world and learn about its rich history and culture.
- Explore the Uros Islands, a unique floating community that is home to the Uros people.
- Visit Taquile Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its traditional weaving.
- Learn about the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the region.
- Enjoy the rich cuisine of Puno, which includes dishes such as ceviche, pachamanca, and anticuchos.
Puno Traditional Tour: 3-Day Itinerary
Explore the Sillustani Archaeological Complex, a burial ground showcasing Chullpas shaped like inverted cones. Experience the warm hospitality of the locals as you discover the Uros and Taquile islands. We are confident that you will be truly captivated. Whether you decide to return is entirely up to you!
Day 1: Arrival Transfer - Sillustani
Upon your arrival at the bus station or train terminal, we will transfer you to your hotel.
At 2:00 PM, we will pick you up from your hotel to commence our excursion to Sillustani. This archaeological site is renowned for its chullpas, circular stone towers used as tombs for the authorities of the Collao village. Located on the shores of Lake Umayo, Sillustani features nearly 90 chullpas or ayawasis (houses of the dead), constructed with large blocks carved from volcanic stone extracted from nearby quarries.
After the tour, we will return to your hotel.
(Tour includes accommodation in a Tourist category hotel)
Day 2: Uros & Taquile Islands
Start your day with breakfast, and at 7:00 AM, we'll pick you up for a speed boat adventure from Puno port. Explore the fascinating Uros floating islands for about 10 minutes, witnessing the unique lifestyle of the Uros people. Afterward, sail for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Taquile Island, designated as Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005.
On Taquile Island, a 40-minute uphill walk leads to the village and its central plaza. Discover the strong community ties rooted in the island's isolation until the 1950s. Explore the Plaza, Church, and traditional streets, gaining insights into the island's rich weaving tradition dating back to ancient civilizations.
Participate in a cultural activity and enjoy a traditional lunch at one of the village restaurants. After lunch, return to Puno by boat, and we'll ensure a smooth transfer to your hotel.
(Note: Tour includes accommodation in a Tourist category hotel)
Day 3: Departure Transfer
Enjoy breakfast, and as per your itinerary, we will transfer you to the bus or train terminal for your onward journey.
- 2 nights in a Tourist category hotel.
- 2 buffet breakfasts at the hotel.
- Sillustani remains group tour: Includes pick-up/drop-off, tourist transport, English guide, and site entrance.
- Full-day group tour with fast boat to Uros & Taquile islands: Includes pick-up/drop-off, transfers, fast boat, English guide, and entrance fees.
- 1 lunch at a local restaurant on Taquile Island.
- Private Transfer In & Transfer Out in Puno (from/to Bus terminal or Train Station).
- 24/7 assistance.
- Food not specified.
- Taxes and Taxes.
- Air or land transport to Puno.
Essentials for Miraflores Paragliding Tour:
Appropriate Clothing:Wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing. Keep in mind that nights in Puno can be chilly, so a jacket or sweater is essential.
Comfortable Footwear:Use comfortable and sturdy shoes, especially if there are planned walks.
Sunscreen and Hat:Puno is at high altitude, and the sun can be strong. Bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from UV rays.
Water and Snacks:Stay hydrated during activities. Bring a reusable water bottle and some snacks for additional energy.
Camera and Charger:Capture the beautiful landscapes and moments of the tour. Bring a camera and ensure you have enough battery and storage space.
Lip Balm and Moisturizer:Altitude and weather can dry out the skin. Bring lip balm and moisturizer to keep your skin protected.
Personal Medications:If you take medications regularly, ensure you have an ample supply for the duration of the tour.
Small Backpack or Bag:Bring a small backpack to carry your essential belongings during daily excursions.
Power Adapter:If you're traveling from another country, bring a power adapter for your electronic devices.
Cash:Ensure you have enough cash, as some places may not accept credit cards. Also, be aware that in some remote areas, finding ATMs can be challenging.
PUNO TRADITIONAL TOUR GALLERY
|National Tours, Puno
|Ideal group size:
|1 to 18 explorers
|Recommended age for the tour:
|Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.