Lake Titicaca is the highest and most navigable lake in the world, this Natural Heritage of Peru is located in the Puno region and is shared with the neighboring country of Bolivia. The islands that inhabit this majestic place are Taquile, Amantaní and Uros, the same ones that maintain their pre-Columbian traditions and customs.
2 Days & 1 Night
Our tour starts at 7:30 a.m., from your hotel. The first stop we will make will be at the Floating Islands of the Uros, our visit will begin with the recognition of each island, how these islands were built on the highest navigable lake in the world, likewise our guide will explain the importance of these islands, our visit will be a maximum of 1 hour. Then we will go to the island of Amantaní. To get to the island of Amantaní it will take a maximum of 2 hours and 30 minutes of navigation, approximately 9 km during the trip, you will be able to observe a great variety of landscape beauty, as well as the chain of mountains (the Andes mountain range). In the main port of Amantaní, the residents of the community will welcome us, and will begin to divide into groups so that the families are responsible for giving them all the attention, lodging, food and company. During the afternoon you will have the option to go for a walk to one of the sacred mountains known as (Pachatata), this walk will start with the coordination of our guide. Amantaní Also Known for the friendliness of its people and for being the natural home of the Flor de la Cantuta, there are eight communities that are dedicated to farming on terraces, raising sheep and handcrafting textiles and stone carvings. You will spend the night on this beautiful island.
After our typical breakfast we will continue to the next island of Taquile, the navigation will take 1 hour of travel, most of the people of Taquile very cooperative and well organized. It is the reason that the Taquileños have demonstrated their high degree of progress in Textiles, receiving their award from UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, beginning at the age of eight. The women make exclusively of yarns and fabrics. Life in Taquile is still largely unchanged by modernity. The visit will take an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour you will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can voluntarily collaborate by buying some of their handicrafts. So that this community has some means of sustainability, that way they can continue showing their existence to future travelers. Finally, our guide will inform you of the return time, arriving at approximately 3:30 p.m. to the city of Puno.