Tours to the UROS Floating Islands

Tours to the UROS Floating Islands

Duration
three and a half hours
Price
US$ 13.00
Date

Tours to the UROS Floating Islands

The Capital of Peruvian Folklore A highland city, Puno is a cluster of folklore and colorful costumes in each of its streets. Although it is true that, when walking, one feels the almost 4,000 meters of height in which it is located, Puno welcomes us with special sympathy and affection

Tour Plan

From 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. pick up from your respective hotels (downtown), bus station
Bus or Plaza de Armas for the transfer to the port of Puno where we will board a boat to
motor that will take us to the fascinating floating islands of the Uros. It is said that the Uros have inhabited
these islands on the lake for hundreds of years, the inhabitant of the Uros learned how to harvest the
abundant totora that exists and gather them in large quantities and then join them with the root and thus form
small islands as platforms, these ancient people who despite the weather and the cold today
Today they continue to live on these artificial reed islands, they are known as the children of the mother
cocha (mother lake), they daily maintain their islands, adding new layers of "Totora",
(lake plant). Their houses, boats, viewpoints, etc. they are made from that same plant. During our
visit we can explore the island and its typical houses, souvenir shops and we can even take a walk
in one of their reed boats (raft) with an additional cost. after our visit
We will return to Puno.
UROS AM ITINERARY
Pick up from your hotels from 8.45 am
Departure of the boat from the port 9.15 am
Arrival and visit of the floating islands 9:45 am
Arrival and transfer to your hotels 12:15 pm
It includes :
 Transfer hotel/port/hotel
 Motorboat
 Entrance to the island
 Guide (English, Spanish)
Does not include:
 Raft ride
 Hotel transfers outside the city
 Goodies

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