If you are planning your trip to Peru, you cannot miss the Lake Titicaca Express Tour in Puno, from where the founding fathers of the Inca empire emerged, according to Andean legend. Tradition and culture are alive in Puno, no more so than on the magnificent Islands of Lake Titicaca and this experience will allow you to discover the fascinating culture and natural beauty of this unique region. During this tour, you will be able to explore the mysteries of the floating islands of the Uros, learn about the daily life of local communities, and discover the rich Andean culture on Taquile Island. In addition, you will be able to enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of Lake Titicaca, with its crystal-clear waters, impressive landscapes and the majestic Andean Mountain range as a backdrop.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to travel to the highest navigable lake on the planet!
Titicaca Lake Express uncovered (Floating islands of Uros and Taquile) - 08 hrs tour
At about 06:45 hrs, we will make the transfer from the Hotel to the Port. At approximately 07:15 hrs we will leave by boat ” Titicaca Express ” south of the island of Taquile , where we will arrive at a white sand beach paradise.
We will walk through spectacular Pre-Inca landscapes and meet local families, their crafts, their culture and their textile activities.
At approximately 11:00 a.m. we will arrive at the community of Santa María , in the Capacheca Llachón peninsula , where we will be introduced to a cultural experience, we will see their dances, traditions and we will be able to participate in an ancestral ceremony. Next, we will participate in the preparation of the ” Pachamanca “, which is a traditional way of cooking meat, fish and potatoes, where we will observe the different way of cooking in this town, with an underground oven.
For adventure lovers, optional to kayak along the coasts of Llachón .
We will depart from Santa María and at approximately 2:30 p.m. we will arrive at the island of Los Uros Titono , located in the Titicaca Lake Reserve, considered one of the last floating islands. The inhabitants of the islands of “Los Uros” are descendants of one of the oldest cultures in South America.
Optional ride on rafts of ” Totora “.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. we will be back to Puno, where we will leave you at your Hotel.