Travel Agency Peru Machu Picchu Tour Vacation Packages

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UROS FLOATING ISLANDS OF LAKE TITICACA

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  • From US$
    03 DAYS / 02 NIGHTS
  • From US$
    LIMA I JULIACA I PUNO I LAKE TITICACA I UROS & TAQUILE ISLANDS

ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVE TO PUNO - LAKE TITICACA
Upon arrival to Juliaca, reception and transfer to the hotel in Puno.
On the way, you will visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani (*): stone cylinder burial chambers used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders.
Lake Umayo, located in front of the Chullpas, adds further beauty to the place. Here you also have the opportunity to observe several local typical birds.
Finally,  arrival to Puno and the hotel. Overnight.
(*Only if you arrive with first flight)

Meals: None.

DAY 2: PUNO – LAKE TITICACA: UROS & TAQUILE ISLAND
Breakfast.
In the morning at 07:00hrs approx. , you will have an unforgettable motorboat excursion on the waters of Lake Titikaka to the unique "Floating Islands" of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the Lake, known as the water tribe, have built their own "Islands" by periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the area called "Totora" (Scirpus totora), vegetable fibre of the Papyrus family. Their homes and boats are also made from this material. The tour continues by motorboat to Taquile Island, inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed efficient and unique social systems, as well as fine hand weaving techniques, passed down through the generations. Upon arrival at the Town of Taquile, lunch included on the island.  Then you will walk hills and around 500 stairs, and archaeological sites of this 6 km long Island. Finally, return to Puno. overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch.

DAY 3: PUNO – LIMA OR CUSCO
Breakfast. Check out hotel 10:00hours. At coordinated time, transfer to Juliaca airport or bus or train station.

Meals: Breakfast.

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  • Daily departure
  • Minimum 2 passengers