Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 hours
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-25544
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Puno, Peru
  • Ends Lake Titicaca, Peru
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore Uros floating islands' unique culture.
  • Trek Taquile Island for stunning lake views.
  • Learn about Taquile's famed weaving traditions.
  • Visit handicraft shops at Taquile's town square.
The Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour tour starts in Puno and ends in Lake Titicaca. The Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour is an adventure tour that takes 10 hours taking you from Puno to Lake Titicaca and through other destinations in Peru.

Embark from Puno at 6:45 am to discover Lake Titicaca's marvels. Visit two Uros floating islands, then head to Taquile Island for a hike and insights into its renowned weaving culture. The tour ends around 5 pm, providing a fascinating glimpse of Lake Titicaca's cultural and natural wonders.
ITINERARY

This tour start at 6:45 am approximately with the transfer from your hotel to the port of Puno, where you will take the motor boat to visit first the Uros floating islands on lake Titicaca there are more than 50 floating islands but you will visit just two of them, on the first floating island the tour guide will explain about the Uros people, after that you will have some free time to walk around, to take some pictures, and probably to visit their houses; so you will stay there for about 1 hour visiting two floating islands.
After your visit to the floating islands you will continue with the boat ride to Taquile island, people who are considered “ the best weavers in Peru ”, on the island you will have a nice hike to enjoy the view of the lake, the first part of this hike will be uphill 30 minutes and the second part will be flat and downhill 1 hour approximately, during this hike you will stop to visit a family home from the island where you will learn a little bit about the famous textiles from Taquile and it’s people, also you will stop at the town square of Taquile to visit the handicraft shops to see the weaving, the square will be the highest point of the hike 3950 12960 feet. This visit normally last two and a half hours and then you will return to Puno, to finish the tour at 5pm approximately.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 1 Lunch
Transport
  • Transportation “motor boat
Guide
  • Bilingual guide [ English - Spanish ]
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Snacks
  • All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
  • Optional gratuities
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 September 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Uros Kayaking & Taquile Island Day Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

THE INCA TRAIL PERMITS

Permits to the Inca Trail are subject to availability. Kindly note that in case such permits are not available for your preferred date, you may need to choose a different date for your trip.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Implemented COVID-19 Protocols
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