Puno - Lake Titicaca
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Uros, Taquile Islands Lake TiticacaIn this trip we will be able to visit unique very singular islands in Peru and in the World, we will observe the artificial islands of the Uros done of totora, as well as the Island of Taquile where we will learn about its weaves, customs, and if it is desired we can participate in it. In these islands still the ancestral traditions are conserved.
|Package Name:||Uros Taquile 1D|
|Duration:||7:00am - 5:00pm|
|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 -Taquile Islands Full Itinerary
This excursion begins to 7:00 a.m with I gather of the hotel towards the port. After 30 minutes we arrived at the Uros. These islands have been very famous, so that the villagers in spite of the time, today remain living in artificial islands done of totora, for more than 40 years, they must renew their Islands periodically, adding new layers of Totora. Their homes and their boats are done of that same material. Later, we will experience some of the old traditions of the islanders (optional stroll in totora rafts), will be continued traveling by boat to motor towards the Island of Taquile. Taquile is located to 35 km of the port of Puno. In this island textiles of great quality make manufactured by the own ewe wool inhabitants, we will taste of an exquisite lunch of the zone. By the later part of the island we descend the 530 launching slips from Taquile, to 3:00 p.m
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 and Taquile Island
- First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
What is not Included:
- Lunch in Taquile
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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