TOURS UROS – AMANATANI – TAQUILE

TOURS UROS – AMANATANI – TAQUILE

Duration
two days one night
Price
US$ 50.00
Date

TOURS UROS – AMANATANI – TAQUILE

Sail with this 2-day Uros, Amantaní and Taquile Islands tour, in which you will learn more about the culture of the peoples that inhabit Lake Titicaca.

Tour Plan

Day 01: PUNO – UROS – AMANTANI
The excursion begins with the pick up from the hotel starting at 7:45 am to go to the port where
We will board a boat that will take us first to the floating island of the Uros with a visit of 1
hour approx. To be able to appreciate their way of life and the demonstration of the construction of their Islands and
have free time to explore, take photos and take a short ride on the typical raft. Subsequently
We continue our trip on the boat to Amantani Island arriving at approx. 1:15 pm, where
They will spend the night in the houses of the families sharing their experiences of their daily life, arriving
to the Island the guide organizes them in small groups for lodging and food in the typical houses of
families, after accommodation and lunch a member of the family will take them to the meeting of the
group and with the guide, to then take a walk to its Pre-Inka PACHATATA ceremonial center AND
PACHAMAMA. Temples that are used for the ritual of payment to the "PACHA MAMA" "mother earth". Is
Island has a population approx. 4000 inhabitants divided into 10 COMMUNITIES of Quechua and
Spanish and still preserve their ancient traditions, main activity is textiles and agriculture,
island has a magnificent panoramic view of the sunset and is a place of positive energy and meditation and
at night we will have a folkloric rock in gratitude for the visit.
Day 02: AMANTANI- TAQUILE – PUNO
After breakfast we meet again at the port of Amantani to take our boat and
Later we continue our trip to the Island of Taquile, where the inhabitants still maintain
its living culture, this island has a population of approx. of 2000 and is divided into 6 HIS
"communities" inhabitants of Quechua and Spanish, families still practice the "AYNI" that
means the reciprocity "TODAY FOR MY TOMORROW FOR YOU" developed a work in community, the
help is mutual between families, their main activity is farming; potato, quinoa, goose, etc. Y
They are also experts in the art of weaving. Thanks to the fabric that they make, UNESCO has
declared as cultural and intangible heritage of humanity, one of its emblematic fabrics is
the “Chumpi” CALENDAR GIRDLE where they represent their main activities and local festivals.
The inhabitants have participated directly in improving tourist activities within the island without
lose the ancestral customs, near the square we will have lunch in a local restaurant
base of fresh fish (trout) or vegetable omelette, then we will descend to the port to take
our boat that will take us back to Puno and transfer to their respective hotels.
It includes :
 Transfer hotel/port/hotel
 Boat
 Tickets
 guide (English, Spanish)
 2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast
 Basic lodging in Amantani
Does not include:
 Raft ride
 transfer from hotels outside the city
 extras

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