Uros and Taquile Island Classic Tour 1 Day
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Uros and Taquile Island Classic Tour
Classic Uros and Taquile Islands Tour: An Unforgettable Experience
The Classic Uros and Taquile Islands Tour is an unforgettable experience that will allow you to discover the culture and heritage of the Puno region.
During this tour, you will visit two of the region’s most iconic destinations: the Uros Islands, a unique floating community in the world, and Taquile Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You will have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the region, and to enjoy their traditions and customs.
This tour is an excellent option for those looking for an authentic and enriching experience in Peru.
Uros and Taquile Island Classic Tour 1 Day
Overview of the Uros and Taquile Island Classic Tour - 1 Day
On the way to Taquile Island, the Floating Islands of the Uros are visited. Taquile is a naturally privileged island, located 35 km from the city of Puno.
The inhabitants of this island are particularly known for their fine textile craftsmanship, which is among the finest in Peruvian artistry. On the island, travelers are greeted by a spectacular view of the lake and a simple stone entrance that welcomes our visitors.
In addition, Taquile Island boasts beautiful landscapes and archaeological sites, but the most important wealth of the place is its Quechua-origin inhabitants, who are characterized by their hospitality and charisma with visitors.
Here are some of the highlights of Uros and Taquile Island Classic Tour
- Visit the Uros Islands, a unique floating community made entirely of totora reeds.
- Learn about the history and culture of the Uros people, who have lived on these islands for centuries.
- See firsthand the traditional weaving of the Taquile people, which is known for its intricate designs.
- Enjoy the stunning scenery of Lake Titicaca, including the snow-capped peaks of the Andes mountains.
- Take a hike to the top of Taquile Island, where you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the lake.
Puno Traditional Tour: 3-Day Itinerary
- 07:15 am: Hotel pick-ups.
- 07:30 am: Departures to the Floating Islands.
- 08:00 am: Visit to the Floating Islands of the Uros.
- 09:30 am: Departure from Uros to Taquile.
- 11:00 am: Arrival at Taquile Island and tour.
- 12:00 pm: Traditional lunch.
- 02:15 pm: Return to Puno.
- 03:45 pm: Arrival at the Puno port.
- Transfer from your hotel (Puno city center) to the port (Vice versa).
- Entrance tickets to the Floating Islands of the Uros and Taquile Island.
- Speedboat with comfortable seats, life jackets, and first aid equipment.
- Official guide in Spanish/English.
- Lunch at a typical restaurant on Taquile Island.
- Any items or expenses not mentioned in the tour.
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.
UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND CLASSIC 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.