DAY 01: MAIN PORT – FLOATING ISLANDS OF THE UROS – AMANTANI ISLAND HOMESTAY (OVERNIGHT)
Our departure starts at 7:45 am, from your hotel. Our adventure begins in the floating islands of the Uros, we will start by getting to know each island along the way. of how they built on the highest lake in the world, our professional guides will explain the importance of the islands, our visit will be as maximum 1 hour and a half.
To get to the island of Amantani will take a maximum of 3 hours sailing, approximately 9.km during the trip, you will be able to observe, a great variety of scenic beauty as well as the mountain chain (the Andes) In the main port of Amantani, the president of the community will welcome us, and we begin to divide into groups so that the villagers are in charge of giving them the best attention, food, company and lodging. During the afternoon you will have the option of going for a walk to one of the sacred mountains known as (Pacha Tata), this hike will begin under the coordination of our guide. Amantani is also well known for the hospitality of its people and for being the natural home of the Cantuta Flower. There are eight communities dedicated to the cultivation of terraces, the raising of sheep and the artisan elaboration of textiles and stone carvings. At night you will have to rest.
DAY: 02 AMANTANI – TAQUILE
After a delicious typical breakfast, we will continue to the next island of Taquile, sailing will take you for 1-hour trip, you will have the last chance to get to know enough. Most of the people of Taquile very helpful and well organized. It is the reason why the people of Taquile have demonstrated their professional work in the field of textiles, receiving an award from UNESCO for their work. The men of Taquile mainly perform spinning and weaving from the age of eight years old.
Women make exclusively yarns and fabrics. The people of Taquile keep their culture and traditions unchanged by modernity. The tour has a duration of 2 hours and 1 hour break to enjoy typical food of the place, if you really want to be part of this You can collaborate by buying some souvenirs of local handicrafts. So that this community has some means of sustainability, that way they can continue to show their existence to future travelers, finally our guide will inform you the time of return arriving at 17:00 pm in the city of Puno.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Transfers hotel – port – hotel.
- Bilingual guide (English & Spanish).
- Entrance fees to the Islands.
- Normal boat transportation.
- Overnight stay with the families (Amantani).
- 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner, 01 Breakfast.
- Second day Lunch at Taquile Additional (S/. 15).
- Others not mentioned in this Program.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO TAKE WITH YOU:
- Personal Backpack.
- Mineral Water.
- Comfortable shoes.
- Personal Medication.
- Raincoat (October to March).
- Sun Hat.
- Photographic Camera.