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Lake Titicaca is located in the city of Puno.  As you can see from the
map on the right, Puno is in the Peruvian border with Bolivia.  Lake
Titicaca is known to be the lake with the highest altitude in the world; it
is located at 3,810 meters (12, 500 feet)  above sea level.  Some
islands found on this lake are the Uros, Taquile, Amantani, and Suasi
islands.

Description of Lake Titicaca Tour:

Length of tour: 2 days, 1 night
Departure      : 8:00 a.m.
Return           : 4:30 p.m.
Dates            : Everyday

DAY 1:

• Transfer from the lodge to the port of Puno.
• Transportation by motorboat from Puno to the Uros floating Islands.
• Continue the trip to the Amantani Island.
• Get accommodation in a native family's house and have lunch.
• After lunch, trek and hike to The Pachatata Andean Temple.
• At night, participate in a local feast with the inhabitants and stay
overnight   in Amantani.

DAY 2:

• Next day, early in the morning continue trip by boat to the Taquile
Island
• Arrive in Taquile, Trek and hike to visit the village center.
• Walk down the opposite side of the Island (530 stairs).
• Return to Puno.
• Transportation back to the lodge.

The trip includes:

• Transfer from the lodge to the Puno Port and back to the lodge.
• Entrance tickets to the Uros, Amantani and Taquile Islands.
• Motorboat (it has toilet.)
• Bilingual guide.
• 01 night in a native family house.
• 01 breakfast, 01 lunch and 01 dinner.

The trip does not Include:

• Lunch in Taquile – Day 2
• Sightseeing in the native reed boats in the Uros Islands.



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Lake Titicaca is located on the border
between Peru and Bolivia.  It is 56 km (35
miles) wide, 280 meters (919 feet) deep
and 3,810 meters (12, 500 feet) above sea
level.

Ask about group discount prices!
About the Islands:

The floating islands of the Uros people are Puno’s major tourist attraction.  These floating islands are the home
of the Uros tribe, one which dates back to pre-Incan civilizations. These islands are made from totora reeds
which grow at the bottom of the lake.  From these reeds, people build their homes and boats for transportation.
The origin of the islands is uncertain, many of the islanders still live using traditional customs, and fishing is the
main activity for them.
Amantaní is located at about 3 and 1/2 hours from Puno.  It is a fascinating community, made up with terraces
and ruins clinging to the island's two peaks, Pachatata (Father Earth) and Pachamama (Mother Earth).  It is
home to farmers, fishers, and weavers.  Its villages are composed of about 800 families. The island presents
some excellent opportunities for hikes up to these spots, with terrific views of the lake and the sparsely
populated island landscape.  The highlight of a visit to Amantaní is an overnight stay with a local family.  The
family will prepare your meals with products from the island. You will also be invited to a friendly dance in the
village meeting place. For the event, most families dress their guests up in local outfits (the women in layered,
multicolored, embroidered skirts and blouses, and the men in wool ponchos).
Taquile is Located on the Titicaca Lake at 35 km (22 miles) from Puno.  It possesses fertile lands on which
inhabit some 300 Quechua families that live keeping their ancestral customs. They are devoted to agriculture,
fishing and weaving. The landscapes include numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and terraces. The special and
beautiful clothes that the Taquile residents wear are product of their textile art. The manifestations of religious
and folkloric customs are very impressive in Taquile.
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