UROS-AMANTANI-TAQUILE 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT
In this excursion we will visit 3 islands “UROS, TAQUILE and AMANTANI”; perfect for incorporating one night with a host family on Amantani Island; which is located at 36 km / 22 miles northeast of the Puno harbor (3 hours and 30 minutes by boat), The flora is characterized by the presence of bushes like the muña (good for altitude sickness); We will enjoy a home stay with a host family sharing their ancient customs.
The trip start with a short ride to the Uros floating islands, an old original community which are built from totora reeds by their own inhabitants. Here we have an approximately 2 hour tour. We will then continue the journey in the same boat until we arrive at Amantani Island where we will receive a warm welcome from the families of the community. In the afternoon, after a typical lunch, we will walk to the highest point of the island where there is a ritual center (Pacha Tata and Pacha Mamá) there we will observe the sunset and scenic landscape. At night, after dinner with the host family, you will have a small meeting in a local community where you will dance and share culture with the Islanders. Services are basic, not hot water, not electricity.
After our breakfast, we descend to the port of Amantani to take our boat towards to Taquile Island, the journey taking around 40 minutes, we will have lunch in a local restaurant and then return on the same boat to Puno.
ITINERARY - FIRST DAY (TOUR WITH OVERNIGHT - Shared Service)
ITINERARY - SECOND DAY