Islands of Uros, Amantani, Taquile and Sillustani

Islands of Uros, Amantani, Taquile and Sillustani

Description of the Program.

Puno, magic city of the highlands, historical capital of Peruvian folklore, called the pearl of Titicaca, offers the world the living culture of its communities, the tradition of its festivals, the magic of its islands and all the kindness of its people. As part of our tourist circuit options we offer this integrated tour, visiting the Uros Floating Islands, Taquile and Amantani Islands, Chullpas de Sillustani, and the opportunity to share family homes and learn about the life of its inhabitants within the same lake.

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Reception at Juliaca Airport, Trip To Puno:
    • Contact at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Puno.
    • Free afternoon.
    • It is important to rest, eat light food and adapt to the height of the place.
    • We recommend visitors acclimatize for an afternoon, to start the tour the next day.
  • Day 02: Visit To The Uros Floating Islands – Overnight on Amantani Island:
    • 07:30 contact at the hotel for transfer to the port.
    • Upon arrival, you will board the boat and begin your adventure on the highest lake in the world.
    • Visit of the floating islands of the Uros, duration: 2 hours.
    • Then continue to Amantani Island located at 3800 meters above sea level.
    • Upon arrival, the locals will be waiting for you with excitement and invite you to their home.
    • Typical lunch to share with the members of the Andean family.
    • In the afternoon you will visit the viewpoints of Pachatata and Pachapapa.
    • Dinner with the family.
  • Day 03: Amantani – Taquile Island – Puno:
    • Typical family breakfast.
    • Start of the trip to Taquile Island, duration 01hrs30.
    • Upon arrival, the start of walk along an inclined path towards the main square of the island.
    • From the highest point you will have wonderful views of Lake Titicaca.
    • Typical lunch in a local restaurant.
    • Return in the boat to the city of Puno.
    • Transfer from the port to your hotel.
  • Day 04: Excursion To Chullpas de Sillustani and transfer to the Airport:
    • Early contact with our representative to start the trip to the famous Chullpas of Sillustani.
    • The Chullpas of Sillustani, also known as the Cemetery of Sillustani.
    • This beautiful place is located 34 kilometers from Puno, at an altitude of 4000 meters.
    • The archaeological complex of Sillustani is formed by 90 Chullpas, each one would represent a noble family at that time.
    • At the appointed time, transfer to the airport in Juliaca, to take the return flight.
    • Return flight from Cusco to Lima.
  • Includes:
    • Tourist transport in general.
    • Shared fluvial transport.
    • Tickets to Lake Titicaca.
    • Professional bilingual guide.
    • Lunch on Amantani Islands (1 lunch, 1 dinner).
    • 01 night in the family homestay in Amantani.
    • 01 breakfasts, 01 lunches, 01 dinners.
    • The hotel is included in the entire tour.
  • If you have any questions:
    • We are here to help you via WhatsApp at +51 984 562266
    • You can also send us an email at the following link contacts or e-mail info@aventurasecotrekperu.com.
    • It is important to mention that the prices of the tour are in shared service.
    • Of course, if you are a group or more than four-person, we have a special price, according to your needs.
    • If you want a private service, please send a message telling us the number of passengers in your group.

Frequently Asked Questions

Protection measures COVID 19

As a responsible company in the current situation, we have become aware of the protocols and standards that the health sector and the government requirements for the operation of our services. That is why we are working on training our professional team and collaborators in the procedures necessary to safeguard the health and protection of each of our visitors.

How do I prepare myself?

Travelers visiting the city of Cusco should take into consideration the issue of altitude. It is important to take time to acclimatize, the first day of arrival to the city, should eat light foods, and especially rest so that the “soroche or altitude sickness” will not disturb the plans of the visit. It is advisable, if health allows it, to drink a hot cup of a good infusion, we recommend a good mate de coca, to restore the discomfort in the body.

Authorised Tour Operators

Cusco is a small city and the most important tours are at very close distances, it is always advisable to choose guaranteed options, there are many tour operators that are not authorized, before contracting a tour it is necessary that the visitor checks the most relevant information of the company in the government agencies that give the permission to provide tourist services in the city.

Should I use cash money or credit cards for my trips?

For security reasons it is recommended that you use a certain amount of cash for minor purchases or to acquire any souvenirs or details that the visitor may be interested in. In the city of Cusco the great majority of businesses, use payments with credit or debit cards the case, likewise, there are many agents, banks, and exchange houses, which you can access to remove money without any inconvenience.

How much luggage can I take?

Cusco is a city with a very varied climate, in the months of November to February, are known as the rainy season, the months of May until the end of July are the cold season, and the remaining months are warmer and with better weather. For this reason, it is recommended that visitors wear warm clothing on the tours they take, and always carry sunscreen, light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking, and what is necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest.

Health recommendations

It is recommended that you take out travel insurance in your home country for any health eventuality or mishap during your time in our country. If you are going to take a tour, either traditional or walking, we recommend that you inform the staff of the company of the different medical treatments that the visitor has been prescribed.
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