UROS TAQUILE ISLANDS TOUR

 

Centuries ago the small indigenous Uros tribe conceived of the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas.

 

The Uros people harvested the reeds in the shallows of the lake, bundled them together tightly and built floating island platforms complete with reed houses and canoes, creating in this way their own little world, a traditional Quechua speaking community, full of ancient agricultural terraces.

 

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TOUR DESCRIPTION:

 

Our clients are collected from their hotels at 09:00 am and then transferred down to the harbor. At the harbor we will embark on a motorized boat that will take us to the tribes of the Uros people.

 

The boat ride last roughly 30 minutes and offers fine views of the Lake Titicaca, as well as from the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival our group we will be welcomed by a group of islanders, who afterwards will show us around. Our guide will explain important aspects of the live of these people and afterwards you will go for a ride in a small reed boat made by the Uros people.

 

The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so that you may meet other locals from another island. The distance from one island to another is not long. In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handicraft made by the Uros women. Their little souvenir shops are located outdoor and display an array of products elaborated mainly made by hand.

12:00 hrs. We will return to the city of Puno. Upon your arrival at the harbor you will be picked up by a Mystery Peru representative and then transferred to your hotel. End of our service.

 

 

It Is Included:

  • Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
  • Boat transportation.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.

 

It Is Not Included:

  • Extras & gratuities.
  • Soft drinks, soda or bottled mineral water
  • Snacks.
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

 

We recommend to take:

  • Original passport
  • Extra money in soles
  • Camera-video camera
  • Hats ,sport and warm clothes
  • Sun block cream
  • Small day packs
  • Snacks, candies, bars of chocolates

 

 

 

Before booking the Titicaca Lake Uros Islands Tour, please read the following information carefully:

 

Fill out the booking information. We will contact you as soon as possible (within 24 hours) to confirm your booking, accommodation and assist you in customizing a unique package. .

 

Payment Proceed: We require a deposit 50 % percent of the total amount per person for all Tours. The remaining balance must be paid before the starting date of the tour. You can pay the balance requesting the agent in charge of your account an invoice to be paid online with credit card or direct deposits.

 

Student discounts: If you are claiming a student discount you must email us a scanned copy of your ISIC Student card immediately after proceeding with the booking form. Only a valid ISIC card is acceptable. If you cannot provide us with a scanned copy of your ISIC card we will charge you the standard adult price. You must take the ISIC card with you on the excursion as it will be checked. Unfortunately no other forms of student id are acceptable. Children under 16 years old receive a discount. If you are claiming a child discount you must email us a scanned copy of your child's passport (page containing photo and date of birth) after proceeding with the booking form. If you cannot provide us with a scan of your child's passport we will charge you the standard adult price for your child.

 

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Cusco - Peru

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