Puno is a department of Peru and is located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest lake in the world with its three major islands (Uros, Taquile and amantani) and the largest city, Juliaca, 42Km of the latter at an altitude of 3824msnm.
It is estimated that this part of the Altiplano is the center of origin of potatoes. Collao was territory of the ancient Tiawanaku culture in the mid-first millennium. Subsequently developed various manors in the region conquered by the Inca Empire to the fifteenth century. During colonial times, was a major shopping area.
PROGRAM (1 DAY): (Puno - Uros - Taquile)
Pick up from the hotel at 6:40 am and transfer to the port where we will take a motor boat to go to the island of Uros, where you can observe the life of people living on floating reed islands. After the boat ride two hours we reached the island of Taquile, where we will have the opportunity to walk around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, famous for its complex and fascinating fabrics, return to Puno. Evening arrival and transfer to your hotel.
• Pick up from your hotel in Puno.
• Tickets to the Islands.
• Bilingual guide (English / Spanish).
Recommend you bring:
• Warm clothes
• Sunscreen and hat.
• Mineral Water
• Extra money
• It is a traditional custom to bring fresh fruit or some pens, notebooks, etc. for children of families.
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