Amantani island 02 Days
We will visit Amantani, its archaeological remains, such as the temple of Pachatata and Pachamama, were intended as payment of the land to the Gods from the pre-Inca times.
- Things to bring
Amantani island 02 Days
DAY 1: Uros - Amantani (Overnight)
Pick up from your hotel at 07:45 a.m.and transfer to the port
We will take our motor-boat ride on Lake Titicaca to visit the uros floating islands. For hundreds of years the livelihood of this tribe is based on the benefits of a unique plant: the totora reed (scyrpus totora). They use it to build their homes, boats and even the floating islands they live on, periodically adding new layers of reeds. They also use it in their highly developed weaving.
You will have time to share with the people the Uros, and then we will continue on to the Amantani Island - Lake Titicaca.
On Amantani island, we will visit the sacred Temple of the Pachatata or Pachamama and enjoy the folkloric show to the rhythm of the music characteristic of Amantani Peru prepared by the native families who are willing to share its homes for a pleasant night and taste its typical dishes made of food of the island.
Overnight Amantani Island Homestay
DAY 2: Taquile
Visit to the Taquile island to enjoy the nature, customs and textile art of the Taquileños.
On Taquile island the people maintain their old customs, dressing in traditional clothing and doing things the old way. You will witness the millenary techniques of hand- weaving beautiful textiles. There is also a craft fair on the main square that sells exceptional wool goods which are of very fine quality and somewhat expensive; also you will enjoy a typical lunch in Taquile (natural products), after that you must to descend a stairway of more than 500 steps - streaks of stone that wind their way among greenery platforms, we will reach the port and come back to Puno by motor boat.
You will arrive to Puno at 3:45 pm aprox.
All departure and arrival times are approximate.
- Pick-up from your hotel
- Round-trip transportation.
- A local experienced English - Spanish tour guide.
- Lunch in Taquile
- Home Stay in Amantani island + 01 Dinner + 01 lunch + 01 breakfast
- Entrance fees to tourist sites.
- Drop-off at your hotel
What is not included
- Personal expenses
Prices in U.S. dollars are based on per person, departures are guaranteed.
- EARLY BIRD SAVING: 90 days prior to the trip: 10% off.
NOTE: INCA PLANET TRAVEL GUIDE reserves the right to make the final decision regarding amount of discount. Also we offer special discounts for groups.
Things to bring
- Hat or cap to protect from the sun.
- Sun cream (factor 35 recommended), lip salve, sun glasses.
- Money belt + emergency money
- Water bottle (mineral water can be bought throughout Peru)
- Camera + Batteries (Batteries can easily be bought in Peru and is of excellent quality).
- Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
- Original passport.
- A small day-bag
- Comfortable walking boots with good ankle support.