1. Peru
  2. Puno Region
  3. Puno
  4. Lake Titicaca

From Puno: Full-Day Kayak To Uros and Taquile Island Tour

Product ID: 141729
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Enjoy a full-day kayak tour in Lake Titicaca from Puno city to the floating reed island of Uros. Experience nature and meet with the local people of Uros. Then ride a motor boat to Taquile island to hike and meet the local Taquileños people.
About this activity
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 6:50 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

The lobby of your hotel in Puno city or the starting point (see on map).

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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey by kayak to the Uros floating islands
  • Experience the rural life of Peru in and around Lake Titicaca
  • Visit Taquile island and discover the Taquileños and their textiles
Full description
After pick-up from your hotel in Puno at 06:45 AM you will be taken to the local pier to start the trip by kayak to the floating islands. Before embarking you will be informed about all the security instructions for the activity by the local instructor. 

Then set off to explore Lake Titicaca in a different way, viewing the local flora and fauna (flamingos, ducks, greeve, coots) up close. All the information will be provided by the local guide. Upon your arrival at the floating islands the guide will tell stories about their origins and the way floating islands are created from reeds by this amazing tribe. You will have leisure time to explore the island on your own and take pictures.

Now continue by covered motor-boat to Taquile island to enjoy fantastic views of the lake and the Bolivian Andes. Take a hiking tour of the island and meet with local people known as "Taquileños" and discover their textile art. Learn about this tribe from the local tour guide before you enjoy a delicious lunch on the island prepared with local products. Return to Puno city for 16:30 PM where you will be transfered to your hotel.
Includes
  • English/Spanish speaking guide instructor
  • Support Staff
  • All entrances fees (Uros, Taquile)
  • All transfers hotel/port/hotel
  • Kayak, oars and life vest
  • First aid equipment
  • Support boat
  • Lunch on Taquile island
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Cold drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• No experience needed
• Kayaks are closed with no risk of getting wet (no necessary waterproof clothes)
• The lakes waters are guaranteed to be calm
• The name of your hotel in Puno city is required to contact you the night before
• The following hotels require extra cost or prior coordination: Jose Antonio Hoteles, Mirador del Titicaca. Some hotels located 2.5 kilometers from downtown could not be listed, if so the pick-up could not be included. Please contact the tour operator to find out
• If you are going to the starting location (on map), let the tour operator know, otherwise it can cause misunderstandings

From US$ 97.50 per person