breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the lake port of
Puno, where a speedboat or a regular boat (depending on the option chosen) will take you to the floating islands of the
Uros are an ancestral society that populate a series of artificial
islands built on the basis of the totora plant, which grows in the
same lake. The islands are constructed by weaving the totora in the
places where it grows thicker and forming a natural layer. On top of
it they built their houses, also of totora, and cook outdoors to
prevent possible fires.
an hour and a half boat trip, you will continue your journey to the
island of Taquile. This is Quechua, unlike the other Aymara speaking
islands on the lake. It was part of the Inca empire and vestiges of
this culture can still be seen in its constructions.
there you will be given a brief explanation of the island and witness
a cultural activity. After lunch, you will return to the port of
Puno, where our transport will be waiting to take you to your hotel.