PUNO TOURS

 

Puno is located in the South East of Peru at 294 Km from Arequipa city, close to the border with Bolivia and at the shores of Lake Titicaca. This lake is the highest navigable lake of the world, at an altitude of more than 3.800 metres above sea level.

Floating Islands of Uros, from US$ 25 per person

Duration: 3½ hours
Departures: in the morning or afternoon
We pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the localport . By motorboat we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main activities in these Islands made in totora are fishing, hunting, and handwork.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide ( Spanish/English)
  • Funeral Tombs of Sillustani, from US$ 25 per person

Duration: 3 hours
Departures: in the afternoon
We pick you up from your hotel and we visit the archaeological center of Sillustani. We will observe impressive funeral tombs belonging to the Kolla culture (1200 – 1450 AD). Their noble class (Caciques, priests) were buried in funeral towers called chullpas. Their corpses were previously mummified and placed in fetus position together with some of their belongings, such as gold and silver objects, jewelry, ceramics, and food.
Included

  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide ( Spanish/English)

Two Islands: Uros Floating Islands + Taquile Island, from US$ 40,= per person

We pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the local pier. Then we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main acitivities in these Islands -made of totora- are fishing, hunting, and handwork. After a 40 minutes visit we will continue by boat to Taquile Island. Taquile is an Island of beautiful landscapes and friendly people, we will observe some archaeological remains belonging to the Tiahuanaco and Inca Culture. After lunch, we visit to the local market, and return to Puno
Included

  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide ( Spanish/English)
  • Lunch

Three Islands: Uros Floating Islands + Amantani + Taquile Island, from US$ 60 per person

Duration: 2 Days
Departures: every day

DAY 1: UROS & AMANTANI ISLANDS (L,D)

Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the local port. Then we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main acitivities in these Islands -made of totora- are fishing, hunting, and handwork. We will then continue towards Amantani island where a family is waiting for us to brings us home, where we will stay this overnight in local family place, they provide their typical food (accommodation and food are very basic). After lunch all the group together walk up to highest point of the island to Pachamama and Pachatata ceremonial centers(4.200 m). Here is the best place to get pictures from all the surround lake.

DAY 2: TAQUILE ISLAND (B,L)

At 07.30 am after family breakfast we continue by boat for about 2½ hours to the next island Taquile, here we have a short trek around the island. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles, around these islands there are ruins and Inca terracing. Afterwards we return to Puno.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide ( Spanish/English)
  • Lunch

Puno, Funeral Tombs of Sillustani and Three Islands in the Titicaca Lake, from US$ 119 per person

Duration: 4 Days
Departures: every day

Day 1: PUNO/SILLUSTANI FUNERAL TOMBS

At your arrival transfer to the hotel, in the afternoon we visit the archaeological center of Sillustani. We will observe impressive funeral tombs belonging to the Kolla culture (1200-1450 AD). Their noble class (Caciques, priests) were buried in funeral towers called chullpas. Their corpses were previously mummified and placed in fetus position together with some of their belongings, such as gold and silver objects, jewelry, ceramics, and food. Overnight in Puno.

Day 2: FLOATING ISLANDS OF UROS/ AMANTANI ISLAND (B,L,D)

Early breakfast and transfer to the local pier. Then we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main acitivities in these Islands -made of totora- are fishing, hunting, and handwork. We will then continue towards Amantani island where we will stay overnight in local families houses. After lunch we will visit Pachamama and Pachatata ceremonial centers, where we will enjoy the beautiful view of the Lake Titicaca Reserve. At night typical dinner and folk show offered by the villagers. Overnight.

Included

  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide ( Spanish/English)
  • Lunch

Day 3: TITICACA LAKE/TAKILE ISLAND/PUNO (B,L)

Today we continue to visit the other island Takile which is very famous for its textiles, later back to Puno and overnight.

Day 4: TRANSFER OUT (B)

Transfer to the airport or bus terminal.
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Included

  • All accommodations based upon double occupancy
  • Transportation
  • Excursions with English and Spanish speaking guide
  • All entrance fees, Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner).

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