In a mystical balance with the environment, Lake Titicaca shows its wide natural wealth. Its cold blue waters surround the city of Puno and show fantastic places that keep their history and tradition intact. This source of life and development seeks, with tourism, to preserve its culture and incredible landscapes. In addition, legend has it that Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo, founders of the Inca Empire, were born from this famous lake.
The tour begins with the pick up from your hotel from 6:30 to 7:00 a.m., then we will go to the port or pier to board our boat, then we will depart towards the Uros Islands in this place we will have an explanation of the island and We will share experiences with the inhabitants of these islands. Lugo travelers on the boat for approximately 2 hours until we reach our second stop, which will be the Island of Taquile, in this place you will have a guide and a typical lunch of the area, you can tour the island, buy handicrafts or textiles made by the inhabitants of the island, then we will return to the port of Puno arriving at 6:00 p.m. approximately.
Located 30 minutes by boat from the shores of Lake Titicaca, the Uros are a floating island known for being built from reeds, a reed that grows under these waters. Inhabited by Aymaras, this place is considered one of the oldest Andean civilizations, having emerged long before the Incas. This area grows economically due to fishing, bartering and even their own crafts, they also have extra income thanks to tourism.
The inhabitants of the Uros live in a citadel made from reeds and has 40 islands, the same ones that are accompanied by houses, churches and schools.
Taquile is known worldwide for its textile work. It is the perfect place for trekking, as it has a staircase of 567 steps to climb to the upper part of the town. The island is inhabited by Quechua speakers who still carry out bartering, an action that consists of exchanging one product for another. However, agriculture, textile work and crafts are its main economic source.
In Taquile you will not find any hotel, the residents are the ones who provide accommodation and food, learning with them more about rural or community tourism.