This is an alternative way to visit the popular floating Islands of the Uros in an adventure that you will not forget. You will enjoy the experience of sailing on the highest lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, in a journey that we’ll see different types of birds, plants and beautiful landscape surrounding the lake.
Visit the Floating Islands of Uros, platforms constructed with totora reeds which some Uros families call home. You’ll see how the lake and its totora reed permeate all aspects of their lives, providing the material for homes, boats, and sustenance.
Spend a full day on Lake Titicaca, visiting islands located on the Peruvian side of the lake which serve as picturesque windows into the lake’s unique history and culture. During this excursion you’ll explore Taquile Island to see how locals preserve their traditional dress and way of life, and stop by the Floating Islands of Uros to learn how these islands are made and maintained.
This exciting tour will take you through different islands of Lake Titicaca, including the floating islands of the Uros made of totora, where you will have the option of sailing on a raft of totora and Taquile Island which is the second largest island of the lake, famous in the world for producing one of the finest textile handicrafts. You will experience a stay in Llachón, a traditional community located at the edge of the lake where you will see an exhibition of typical costumes. We’ll be able to share with the inhabitants of each place visited, learning from their customs, their beliefs and their traditions.
We invite you to visit the pre-Inca funerary towers of the archaeological site of Sillustani, which is located on a hill with extensive views of the beautiful Umayo, a lagoon that according to local legend is haunted. During this excursion in Puno, you will learn about the various ancient cultures who used the funeral towers of the site to house the mummies of noble families.
This excursion will take you to the most important islands on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca by motorboat you will learn about the construction of the Floating Islands and the way of life of their inhabitants during this two-day tour. Spend a night in a family home on Amantani Island, where you will appreciate its temple and even make a hike to the highest point of this island, from where you can admire the impressive sunset. Also we’ll hike through the impressive landscape of Taquile, where you will learn why the textiles of this island are so fine and famous in the world.