Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and the home of the handmade floating islands of Uros where the local people live a traditional lifestyle utilizing the flora of the lake for the homes & boats. They live in peace amidst the grand lake. Journey to Lake Titicaca and see the sheer beauty of the lakes waters and the many islands both man-made and natural that bring the lake to life. Visit local communities and get to know their traditions while enjoying boat rides across this amazing.
Our tour begins with pick up from your hotel/bus station at 7:00 am to go to the port of Puno. Then we take a trip by boat for 2 hours at Lake Titicaca to the floating islands of Uros. These inhabitants of the lake are known as the Water Tribe, they have built their own islands by periodically adding new layers of a unique species of sugarcane in the area called "Totora". Their homes and boats are also made from these materials.
After visiting the natives continue our trip to Taquile Island, inhabited by locals who speak Quechua and have developed efficient and unique social systems, as well as good hand weaving techniques. On reaching the village of Taquile we will have a typical lunch. Then we walk through the hills and archaeological sites of this 6km Island. In the afternoon, we return to Puno by boat.
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