Come with us for Tour Puno Lake Titicaca located at Peru with daily tours Puno Uros Floating Islands and guided by experienced local tour guide for this Floating Island Of Uros, and moreover this lake Titicaca is located 158 kilometers from the city of La Paz at 3841 masl (12601 ft) and also called the “Sacred Lake” by great importance ancient cultures of Tiwanaku and Incas.
Therefore this lake is the second-largest in South America and the highest navigable lake in the world and its more than 8000 square kilometers and shared with Bolivia and Peru countries.
So this lake has many islands, like in Peru’ side we have the traditional islands named Amantany and Taquile then the famous floating island of Uros, inhabited by local people with some Inca sites, named Pachatata and Pachamama.
Fauna And Flora Inside The Lake And Outside
Due to the purity of its waters the life of varied fauna composed of Andean ducks and alpacas then llamas and multiple species of fishes is encouraged and as a flora contains 12 varieties of aquatic plant and the most important and representative is totora and in English named (Andean reeds) a herb that can measure between one and two meters high.
Also at the lakeside town of lake Titicaca has used these reeds to build rafts and mats then crafts and also making floating Irelands, also during the tour riding the motorboat at the Lake Titicaca we can see many floating Irelands which are made by local people and living on them and keep their ancestor skills.
How is about the Yaravi Ship
This ship is the oldest ship on Lake Titicaca and berthed in the port and nowadays is open as a museum and bar and it is moored next to the jetty from which the launches to the Uros leave and also this ship was built in England in 1862 and was shipped in kit form to Arica and then by rail to Tacna village and then by mule to Lake Titicaca so the journey took six years.
About Puno City
Today, the city of Puno 3,812 masl, which lies on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, is the folklore capital of Perú and the site of the feast of the Virgen de la Candelaria. In the outside city of Puno you can visit the most impressive burial towers made by the Collas small empire in the Incas time en SouthAmerica and also you can visit the Colonial churches, Lampa with its vice royal church made between 1675. and another beautiful place is known as Pucapucara, where the artisans made nice souvenirs from clay.
Itinerary: Daily Tours Puno Uros Floating Islands
In The Morning And Afternoon
The Uros Floating Island In The Morning Half Day Tour
We pick you up at 7:40 am for the port and then we ride our comfortable motorboat with the second floor to enjoy much better the panoramic views to the lake and the floating islands and our guides are in (Spanish / English) so they will take us to the floating islands of Uros where you will see around 20 floating islands with population of 5 thousand people .
So here we have some explanations and the introduction with locals and then time to go back to Puno, arriving by 12:pm.
- Food is not included
The Uros Floating Island In The Afternoon Half Day Tour
We pick you up at your Hotel at 1:20 pm and then take you down to the port for riding the comfortable motorboat with the second floor for the panoramic views of the lake and the floating islands and watching along the way some type of reeds and birds and also some type of ducks.
So we arrive at Uros floating island in 30 minutes and then have a great time with the islanders like knowing their culture and their skills conserved from their ancestors like making potatoes dehydrated and then time to get back to Puno by 5: pm
• Meals are not included
Included For Daily Tours Puno Uros Floating Islands
- Round trip transfers from your Hotel to the port
- Motorboat transport ( Classic Motorboat 11 km/h )
- Bilingual Spanish & English experienced speaking guide.
- Entrance fees
Not Included For Daily Tours Puno Uros Floating Islands
- Supplemental charge per person US$ 7.00 per transfers from Outside city Hotels ( Libertador, Posada del Inka etc. )
- Food or drinks
- For Hotel Outside the city: Libertador, Posada del Inca or sim. Extra $ 4.0
Bring For Daily Tours Puno Uros Floating Islands
- T-shirt, optionally long-sleeved shirt
- Long trousers, optionally shorts (extra)
- Warm clothing and a jacket or a fleece
- Raincoat or rain poncho
- Hat and sunglasses
- Sunscreen (sunblock) very important
- Camera and film
- Bring some money in Peruvian currency for some handy crafts
Price For Daily Tours Puno Uros Floating Islands
- Group Tour US$ 20.00
- Private Tour Per Person US$ 49.00
Note: We do some discount for groups