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Puno - Amantani

Chullpas of Sillustani - Puno


4 Days / 3 Nights

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  1. Juliaca Puno
  2. Lake Titicaca
  3. Amantani Island and Taquile Island
  4. Puno Juliaca
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Day 1: Juliaca Puno

Assistance on your arrival in Juliaca. On your way to Puno, visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani, cylinder burial towers built of stone, (12m / 40ft tall) where the Aymaras buried their important leaders. Lake Umayo, located in front of the Chullpas, only adds beauty to the place. Here you will have the opportunity to observe the wild guinea pigs, birds and other wildlife of the area. Arrival to selected hotel where you will have the time free to rest and get acclimated to the altitude.

If you arrive by train the excursion to Sillustani will be on Day 4.

Day 2: Lake Titicaca: Floating Islands of the Uros and overnight at the Amantani Island

After breakfast, take a two-hour motor boat excursion on the Lake Titicacaca waters towards the unique Floating Islands of the Uros, ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the Water Tribe. This Andean natives built their own islands by adding periodically new layers of a unique plant called "totora" (a type of reed), as well as their homes and boats. After experiencing some of the ancient traditions of the local people, continue your motor boat trip to Amantani Island, inhabited by quechua-speaking natives still ruled by their ancient traditions and whose main occupations are the production of ceremics and textiles. The positive energy of this island is so powerful that it is known as the "Love Island".
Box lunch. Overnight at the house of a local islander to enjoy the hospitality of a typical Amantani home.

Day 3: Lake Titicaca: Amantani Island and Taquile Island - Puno

After breakfast, time at leisure to stroll by the quaint streets of this colorful island. Late morning, take motor-boat towards the Taquile Island, inhabited by quechua-speaking natives who have developed an efficient and original social systems and a fine hand weaving technique through generations. After lunch at a local posada of Taquile, take a walk through the several hills and archaeological sites of this 6km long island. Afternoon, return to Puno for overnight at selected hotel.

Day 4: Puno Juliaca

In the morning, transfer to Juliaca airport to take your departure flight. End of services.

Tour Inclusions :

2 nights accomodation in Puno.

1 night accomodation in Amantani Island on Lake Titicaca

Bilingual guided tours.

Meals as indicated in the itinerary.

In / out transfers

Entrance fees.

Applicable Taxes.

Rates and prices may vary according to the category of accommodation, season, and number of people, Please contact us to get more information.

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Island Uros
 
balsa of Totora - Uros - Puno

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IATA

(International Air Transport Association)
Affiliation Code: 91-5-008-0
Telephone Number: (+511) 222-4353

COTAL
(Latin America Confederation of Travel Organizations)
Affiliation Code: AC1812
Telephone Number: (+5411) 4393-5696 (based in Argentina)

APAVIT
(Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
Affiliation Code: AO683
Telephone Number: 011-511-433-1111

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