Uros reed Islands of the Lake Titicaca :: Peru

the reed floating islands of the uros people on the lake titicaca.

Visit the famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a gorgeous village located a few minutes away from the city of Puno, right on the waters of the Lake Titicaca. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Venture on this fantastic journey and meet a people considered one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region, predating the Incas for hundreds of years. Here our local guide will show you the most relevant places and will explain about their ancient techniques of fishing and hunting. We include on our program a nice ride on their little handmade- reed boats around the islands. At the zone you will also be able to buy beautiful handicrafts elaborated by the Uros women.

Photo Gallery of The Uros Floating Islands.

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CLASSIC BOAT TOUR TO THE UROS REED ISLANDS

Description:

09:00 hrs. Our clients are collected from their hotels and then transferred down to the harbor. At the harbor we will embark on a motorized boat that will take us to the tribes of the Uros people. The boat ride last roughly 30 minutes and offers fine views of the Lake Titicaca, as well as from the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival our group we will be welcomed by a group of islanders, who afterwards will show us around. Our guide will explain important aspects of the live of these people and afterwards you will go for a ride in a small reed boat made by the Uros people. The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so that you may meet other locals from another island. The distance from one island to another is not long. In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handicraft made by the Uros women. Their little souvenir shops are located outdoor and display an array of products elaborated mainly made by hand.
12:00 hrs. We will return to the city of Puno. Upon your arrival at the harbor you will be picked up by a Mystery Peru representative and then transferred to your hotel. End of our service.

Duration:

03 hours.

What is included on this day?

  • Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.

What is not included?

  • Extras.

Daily Departures:

09:00 hrs.

Finishing Time:

12:30 hrs. approx.

You need to bring:

  • On this tour you must bring warm clothing,as temperatures might drop fast sometimes. We strongly suggest to bring along, gloves, wooly hats, chocolates, botle of water and sun block to avoid sun burning.

35.00

Important: We need a minimum of 2 participants for this program.

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home stay on the LAKE TITICACA

FULL DAY BOAT EXCURSION THE UROS FLOATING ISLANDS.

Explore the World of the Uros Community on the waters of the Lake Titicaca

Visit the famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a gorgeous village located a few minutes away from the city of Puno, right on the waters of the Lake Titicaca. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Mystery Peru offers you this fantastic journey where you will be able to see various attractions. On our program we take you to visit the community of Chulluni where you will see genuine reed boats made by local fisherman. We include on our program a nice ride on their little handmade- reed boats around the islands. In Chulluni you...Click on the image to learn more.

HOMESTAY PROGRAM ON THE UROS FLOATING ISLANDS. 2 dAYS - 1 NIGHT.

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Enjoy a unique experience speding a night on a floating islands on the Lake Titicca

Mystery Peru invites you to Visit the famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a gorgeous village located a few minutes away from the city of Puno. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Mystery Peru offers you this especial homestay program where you will be able share a night with the natives in a tipycal floating house. On our program we take you to visit the community of Chulluni where you will see genuine reed boats made by local fisherman. We include on our program a nice ride on their little handmade- reed boats ...Click on the image to learn more.