Uros Taquile and Amantani 2 Days

Having the experience of making the journey through the waters of the highest navigable lake in the world will transport you to an unforgettable experience, its highest point reaches 4,050 meters above sea level, its blue waters and clear invite you to dive even for a moment. If you want to swim in the lake talk with the guide guy to let you know the right place and how to do adventure. Taquile Island was one of the last Peruvian towns that capitulated against the Spanish in the sixteenth century. It was used as a prison during the Spanish colony in the twentieth century and in 1971 became the property of the people of Taquile. His magic, mysticism and knowledge can be transmitted through their clothes because they retain much reminiscent of pre-Columbian times on their quality, design and multicolored symbols, their tissues are among the finest craftsmanship were honored by being proclaimed "Masterpieces Oral and intangible heritage of Humanity "by UNESCO and we are proud to note that the spinning and weaving is done mainly by men.

Taquile island is based on collective work and the moral code of four rules, modernity in which we live and despite being very close to them largely is not yet part of the island, because they retain their traditions and customs.

Its people, traditions and the existence of pre-Inca ruins of buildings located at strategic points located along the island will provoke even stay one night in family homes to enjoy living and mysticism. During the tour of the island you will find natural viewpoints that allow you to take spectacular pictures of the island and the lake. Also found the flower Cantuta declared as the national flower of Peru. Island blessed with a favorable microclimate for agriculture thanks to the thermoregulatory effect of the lake.

Descripción

Pick-up time: xx hrs approx.
Tour length:
9 hours approx.
Boat:
Fast semi xx km / h
Boat capacity:
20 to 25 people
Route:
45 km round trip (45 km one way)
Altitude:
3,950 meters above sea level
End of tour:
xx hrs approx.

First Day

At 7:30 am we pick you up  from the hotel to take you to the port, the boat has a capacity of 25 comfortable seats. With indoor panoramic view for rain or intense sun and for those who enjoy nature at its a good option go over the boat.  Has a bathroom that is used exclusively as a urinal. Leave the island and reach approximately uros 30 min, in the island we will be received by representatives of the people, which they show their lifestyle, culture and survival. Have enough time to explore the island according to the guide's time and you can also take a ride on the famous reed boats from the island where there is another island, the walk is optional and should coordinate with the guide so that it is not left by boat, paying for this service is direct with the ferryman, after 45 min approximately stay on the island of Uros, continue the adventure to the island of Amantani to which arrived in 2:00 hrs where he will be received by the families, family provide him with accommodation and food, their diet consists of basic foods. Before retiring with his family guiad ara indications for the afternoon and itinerary for the next day. After lunch according to the guide's instructions to visit the most representative ruins of the island and at the top will have a view of the village, lake and witness a breathtaking sunset, back to families at night to participate in a party offered by the people (about 1 hour).

Second Day

The next day they will go to the island of Taquile the journey takes approximately one hour, to reach the island climb 250 steps to reach the village where you can have lunch, tour the island and finally return to .The boat lunch is typical: soup, second hottest infusion. On the way you will enjoy the view and natural viewpoints magic he found on the road, to way back return to the city arriving at approximately 4:00 pm .All the service will be in service shared. According to the season the islands may have many visitors and have the impression that it is very touristy.

* If you want a more personalized service and according to your requirements ask for our services in private.

CAUTION

The ride on reed boats at a cost of s/ 10, increased charge is an abuse must ensure the cost before making the service, often tend to overcharge in order to pay in part to guide because many agencies choose to hire guides without payment for services and they are forced to "negotiate" with the settlers of the island.

Payment for lunch is s / 25 s / 30, however you can find more expensive ask before receiving the service often is overcharged because many agencies do not remunerate their guides which are forced to commission.

Often find children asking tip please do not do it unless you return him some survenir they produce, not him candy or sweets consuming this requires an oral care is not taken on the island (by circumstances) or worse does not have medical posts 24 hrs and the city.

The islands usually have very slippery surfaces, always carefully walk.

It is not recommended for people with cardiovascular disease, it is very important to their safety and welfare.

* If you want a more personalized service and according to your requirements ask for our services in private.

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INCLUDED

  • Bilingual tour guide (Spanish - English)
  • Comfortable boat with bathroom
  • Tickets to the islands
  • Basic 1st day Lunch: soup, second or main course plus a hot infusion}.
  • Basic Dinner 1st day
  • 2nd day Breakfast basic
  • Transfers from hotel to port
  • Transfers from the port to the hotel

EXCLUDED

  • Reed boat ride
  • 2nd day lunch
  • Extras and cold drinks
  • Snacks
  • Transfers to hotels outside the city (Sonesta Posada del Inca, Eco Inn, Libertador, CAPC, Jose Antonio).
  • If you require relocation outside the city additional payment of s / 20.00
  • Tips

  • Raincoat
  • On sunny days short, polo
  • Blocker or sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking boots
  • Water, snacks, fruit (can buy at the port), on the island can find shops
  • And a great sense of humor.

1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-12 In group
Uros – Taquile – Amantani (normal service boat) $80.00
Uros – Taquile – Amantani (fast service boat)

Specified prices are per person and payment can do it in our offices when you. It is in the city.

RESERVATIONS

If you. Traveling alone or in small groups of three to four people can write to reservations @ perutiticacaconnections

In case of groups contact us at sales @ perutiticacaconnections

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