Uros, Amantani and Taquile Islands
02 Days 01 Night

Amantani Island

Description of the Program.

Day 01: Uros – Amantani

Early contact in their respective hotels and then they are transferred to the port of Lake Titicaca, where the guide will be waiting for them together with the boat to start our adventure. The first visit will be to the floating islands of the Uros, here we will stop at one of the Islands, visit its inhabitants and we will learn about the customs of these communities who live for years in the Highlands. Later we will continue our trip en route to Amantani Island. The boat trip takes about 3 hours. Our arrival will be received by groups of islanders who we provide hosting in their homes at the same time we will be waiting with the lunch typical of the area. After lunch, you can visit the Hill of Pachatata, which is located on an archaeological site built by the ancient cultures that inhabited the island for a long time. Returning in the afternoon is free to explore on your own or simply to share with the family or know the town, and rest.

Day 02: Amantani – Taquile Island – Puno

Typical breakfast, then we will descend to the spring to continue our visit to the island of Taquile. The trip will last approximately one hour. Taquile is a huge Island characterized by its beautiful fabrics, here visitors can see how the people of the island made ponchos, belts, gloves, and other items typical high Andean, all made by hand. To get to the top of the island, you will have to walk along a beautiful path, somewhat inclined that offers spectacular scenery of the Lake. Lunch in a typical restaurant around the square, after lunch, visitors will have free time to visit the workshops on tissues and take pictures with the Islanders. Later we will descend towards the dock and embark on our journey back to Puno, arriving at the city approximately at 17:00.

Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Uros Floating Islands – Overnight on Amantani Island:
    • Early contact in the hotel for transfer to the port.
    • When you arrive, you will board the boat and begin your adventure on the highest lake in the world.
    • Visit of the floating islands of the Uros for a duration of 02 hours.
    • Explanation of the way they build their floating islands, customs and selling their works.
    • Then you will continue to Amantani Island located at 3800 meters above sea level.
    • On arrival, the local people wait for you with joy and invite you to their house.
    • Typical lunch to share with the members of the Andean family.
    • In the afternoon you will visit the Pachatata and Pachapapa viewpoints, important ceremonial sites of the place.
    • Dinner with the family, then they can visit the streets and share moments of happiness in the main square.
  • Day 02 : Amantani – Taquile Island – Puno:
    • Typical family breakfast.
    • Start of the trip to Taquile Island, duration 01 hours and 30 minutes.
    • Arriving at the island you will have to ascend by a steep way by space of 01 hours, in the course of the way you will observe much male communal weaving their own clothes.
    • Arriving at the highest point of the Plaza, you will observe wonderful views of Lake Titicaca, impressive views, without a doubt an incomparable natural beauty.
    • Typical lunch in the local area.
    • Return to Puno and transfer to your hotel.
  • Includes:
    • Contact at your hotel in Puno and transfer to the Lake Titicaca dock.
    • Fluvial transport.
    • Entrances to Lake Titicaca.
    • Professional bilingual guide in group.
    • Lunch on Taquile Island.
    • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Not include:
    • Hotel in Puno.
    • Extra expenses.
  • 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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