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TRADITIONAL PUNO
Taquile Island, Puno


   3 Days / 2 Nights

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  1. Juliaca - Puno
  2. Lake Titicaca: Floating Islands of the Uros and the Taquile Island
  3. Puno – Juliaca

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 / 40 ft 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 3.

Day 2: Lake Titicaca: Floating Islands of the Uros and the Taquile Island

Early in the morning after breakfast, take a full day 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. Next continue your motor boat trip to 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. Early afternoon return to Puno for overnight at selected hotel.

Day 3: Puno – Juliaca

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

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TOUR INCLUSIONS:


  • 2 nights accomodation in Puno
  • 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.
Chulpas of Sillustani   Floating Islands of the Uros

Affiliations:


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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