$45 per person (without lunch)
AVAILABILITY: THE WHOLE YEAR.
DURATION: FULL DAY
This tour is recommended for budget travellers with not much time for in depth cultural exploration. Upon the arrival on the island, the group enjoys a 1-hour hike towards the main village. On the way, the guide will explain about traditions and live on the island. Once in the main village, you will have free time to explore the local handicraft market.
Taquile has approximately 1,200 inhabitants. The people from this island have a Quechua origin and they are mostly small farmers. However, since mid. of 70s they have also become well known for their firm entrepreneurial spirit. Since the beginning of the tourism flow to the island, some “Taquileños” have been participating directly with the tourism activities. Some of them have organized themselves to provide tourism services such as home stays, restaurants and boat transportation.
Price $40 per person (without lunch) and $6 per person (if you want the lunch included).
Navigation time: 3 hours each way.
Tour duration in Uros: 45 min – 1 hour.
Tour duration in Taquile: 2 and 1/2 hours.
We will pick you up at your hostel at 06:30 a.m in the morning and then get transport to the floating islands of Uros on the way to Taquile. Arriving at the northern dock of the island and start 1 hour hike towards the main village of Taquile, Main Square and market in this side, we will have the lunch time (lunch not included in the price). Returning to Puno from the main dock at 02:30 p.m arriving in Puno at 05:00 p.m.
- Pick-up from the hotel
- English-Spanish speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Boat transportation.
- Lunch (optional).