DAY 01: MAIN PORT – FLOATING ISLANDS OF THE UROS – AMANTANI ISLAND HOMESTAY (OVERNIGHT)
Our departure starts at 7:45 am, from your hotel. The first stop that we will make will be in the floating islands of the Uros, our visit will begin with the recognition of each island, of how they constructed these islands on the highest navigable lake of the world, likewise our guide will come to explain the importance that has these 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 begin to divide by groups so that families are responsible for giving them all the attention, accommodation, food and companionship. 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 known for the kindness of its people and for being the natural home of the Flor de la Cantuta. 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 that the Taquileños have demonstrated their high degree of advancement in Textile, receiving their award by UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, starting at the age of eight. Women make exclusively yarns and fabrics. Life in Taquile is still largely unchanged by modernity. The visit will be an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can voluntarily collaborate buying some of their crafts. 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.