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Taquile island cultural tour with fast boat

Taquile island cultural tour with fast boat
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Taquile island cultural tour with fast boat
US$66.67
Overview

Perfectly combining nature and culture on this enriching full day excursion by fast boat from Puno, to the two most impressive islands on Lake Titicaca. Visit the floating island of UROS, to see and understand how the lives of the communities on the islands are based around the many practicalities of the reeds. Continue with a breathtaking boat ride along Lake Titicaca to the remote side Taquile island, where the local families share their peaceful existence. This itinerary is a brilliant mix of understanding the different traditional lifestyles, while enjoying the breathtaking views.

What to Expect

Duration Full Day

07:00: Pick up from your Hotel in downtown Puno

07:30: Departure from the Port, introduction of Lake Titicaca

07:45: Welcome to the floating islands by the UROS community. The president will give us a demonstration of how the floating islands are constructed and maintained. We will get an insight in the daily lives and homes of the families.

09:00: Optional Boat ride on the traditional reed boats with the ladies of the Uros Family

09.40: Boat ride to Taquile island

11.00: 30-min introductory hike to the history and nature of the peaceful Taquile island

11.30: Welcome by the Taquile community, get an insight in the daily activities, customs and traditions.

12.00: Demonstration how to make organic shampoo from local products, followed by Traditional dancing performances of the families; Pachamama and Pachatata.

12.30: Lunch in a local restaurant. Quinoa soup, fresh fish caught in the lake, vegetables and traditional tea.

13.30: Beautiful Hike with breathtaking views of the island and the lake; learn about plantations and local products.

14.30: Relaxing time at the amazing hidden beach of Taquile and boatride back to Puno

17:00: Arrive back to the port of Puno, transfer to your Hotel

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
Uros and Taquille island tour

I did the tour through All ways travel for Uros and Taquille islands on the fast boat. I think several companies consolidate their bookings into one boat as some other passengers mentioned they booked elsewhere. It is touristy as other reviews have said, but realistically...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile
Titicaca tour and kayak

We highly recommend this agency. Viktor, the owner, was kind and competent. He kept all his promises. The tour it self was great. We reached the floating islands by Kayak, really nice experience. Then we continued the tour with the fast boat until Taquile....really a...More

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 8 December 2017
Fantastic Tours!

Fantastically well-organized tours! They're also quick in responding to my emails. They arranged my private car transfer from Colca Canyon to Puno. Alejandro is an excellent driver! His English is quite limited but he tries to speak it and he's very helpful. He knew where...More

1  Thank amber r
AWT, General Manager at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear traveler, We are very happy to know that you has such a wonderful experience in Lake Titicaca. Most of the time is the positive attitude of the traveler that brings so many delightful adventures! I will tell Señor Alejandro that he did a great...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Great Tour with Excellent Customer Service

I booked the Classic Amantani Island tour (2 days 1 night) with All Ways Travel. Booking the tour was easy (no deposit was required) and Ana promptly responded in English. I had several questions and Ana did a great job of answering my questions (always...More

Thank Matthew E
AWT, General Manager at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Matthew, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us! We are very happy to know that you keep nice memories from your visit to the lake Titicaca! I will let Ana and Victor know that they did a...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Homestay on Amantani

We did a 2 day, 1 night homestay on Amantani Island through this company. Experience: We were picked up directly from our hotel in Puno and taken to the port. From there we took a boat to the Uros floating islands, met with the family...More

Thank William H
AWT, General Manager at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear William, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to write a review about our company. We are very happy knowing that we have helped you keep fond memories of your visit to lake Titicaca islands. we wish you happy travels always! Kind regards Eliana...More

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