Puno - Lake Titicaca
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Uros Floating Islands Lake TiticacaVisit the famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a gorgeous village located a few minutes away from the city of Puno, right on the waters of the Lake Titicaca. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Venture on this fantastic journey and meet a people considered one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region, predating the Incas for hundreds of years. Here our local guide will show you the most relevant places and will explain about their ancient techniques of fishing and hunting. We include on our program a nice ride on their little handmade- reed boats around the islands. At the zone you will also be able to buy beautiful handicrafts elaborated by the Uros women.
|Package Name:||Uros Half Day|
|Duration:||9:00am - 12:00pm|
|Type of Tour :||Tour in the l¡Lake Titicaca|
|Group Size :||To suit group requirements|
|Difficulty degree of this hike:||Easy|
|Departures Day:||- Daily Departures|
|High Season:||All Year|
Uros Floating Islands Full Itinerary
09:00 hrs. Our clients are collected from their hotels and then transferred down to the harbor. At the harbor we will embark on a motorized boat that will take us to the tribes of the Uros people. The boat ride last roughly 30 minutes and offers fine views of the Lake Titicaca, as well as from the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival our group we will be welcomed by a group of islanders, who afterwards will show us around. Our guide will explain important aspects of the live of these people and afterwards you will go for a ride in a small reed boat made by the Uros people. The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so that you may meet other locals from another island. The distance from one island to another is not long. In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handicraft made by the Uros women. Their little souvenir shops are located outdoor and display an array of products elaborated mainly made by hand. 12:00 hrs. We will return to the city of Puno. Upon your arrival at the harbor you will be picked up by a Mystery Peru representative and then transferred to your hotel. End of our service.
Duration: 03 hours.
Duration: 03 hours.
What is Included:
- A professional guide, Bi-lingual Staff. (English, Spanish).
- Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
- Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.
- Entraces fees to the Uros Islands
- First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
What is not Included:
- Extras & gratuities.
Recomended Things To Take:
- Bottle of mineral water.
- Rain gear and/or plastic poncho (can be purchase in Cusco).
- Warm jacket or fleece, t-shirts, shorts, long pants, sun hat and wool hat.
- Sun block.
- Camera, extra film and extra batteries.
- Snacks, chocolates, energy bars.
- Emergency money.
Payment Details:We require a non-refundable trek deposit of US$150 per person. The deposit can be sent by a WESTERN UNION, PAY PAL, CREDIT CARD or to our PERUVIAN BANKING ACCOUNT money transfer. This is the fastest and most secure form of payment in Peru. The money transfer should be in the name of Cusco Expeditions,. Once you arrive in Cusco you must pay the remaining balance in cash prior to beginning your tour. We accept both US Dollars and Peruvian Soles (local currency).
Making a trek booking:Prior to making a reservation with CUSCO EXPEDITIONS it is important to read through our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ). This will help answer any queries that you may have about our services. In order to make a booking with our lares trek service just click on the Reservations link below.
Important:The night before your trek there will be a pre-trek talk (briefing) in our office or in your hotel at either 6 or 7pm (exact time will be confirmed on arrival to Cusco).
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