- Type: Trekking
- Duration: 4D/3N
- Distance: 46 km
- Season: February to December
- Departure: Daily
- Group Size: 2 people
The city of Puno is located in the south east corner of Peru, on the shores of the magnificent Lake Titicaca at 3,800 m.a.s.l (12,467 ft). Puno Tours is melting pot of American cultures including the Aymara from the south and the Quechua from the north.
Lake Titicaca islands are one of the most fascinating lakes in the world. It is located at high altitude (3800 m.a.s.l)(12,467 ft) between Peru and Bolivia exactly in Puno city; it is definitely a perfect choice to get an unforgettable experience at the Andean life.
Titicaca holds large populations of water birds, Totora aquatic plant used to make floating islands inhabited by a notable population whose are living on there still keeping great part of costumes and habits of our ancestors.
Day 01: Puno Tours - Uros Islands - Amantani Island
Once on board we sail at the Uros Islands over the great Lake Tticaca where you can see how the families use the totora for built their houses and to make boats for transporting and fishing on the lake all of this in a short walking.
Afterward we will continue to Amantani Island where the local families provide lodging at houses in a beautiful and peaceful place with excellent night view. The residents make beautiful textiles and handcraft for selling at visitors
Day 02: Amantani Island - Taquile island - Puno
After breakfast we ride boat to Taquile Island where we walk around pre-Inca and Inca’s remaining. The colorful and narrow island is around 1 km wide and seven km long where the inhabitants keep its customs, religious and folkloric traditions and the beauty fine quality handcraft.
- Additional excursion to Amantani Island
- Return transport by overnight tourist bus Cusco - Puno – Cusco IF desired (otherwise tours start/end in Puno)
- 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
- 1 night accommodation with a family on Amantani Island
- Transfers in Cusco; hotel – bus station – hotel.
- Tips for guide
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