INCA'S PARADISE TRAVEL AGENCY E.I.R.L:
|Pasaje Grau 460 Puno - PUNO|
|+51 051 364011 - +51 953 556 680|
Taquile, peaceful island, located at the middle of the TITICACA LAKE, 45 km from Puno city, about 2,200 people live at the island, their inhabitants known as Taquileños who speak Quechua and wear their colorful traditional costumes that are made by themselves.
Currently considered like as "The fourth island most beautiful in the world in lakes" for its beautiful scenery and culture to become "a destination that every tourist must visit and know once in life".
WHAT I DO IN TOUR TAQUILE ISLAND + UROS FLOATING ISLANDS TOUR ¾ DAY. ?
At 6:45 a.m. we pick passengers up from downtown hotels to take you at the port of the Lake Titicaca and board to our speedboat.
At 7:30 a.m. our boat head to Uros Floating Islands, where we will visit two of them; additionally, our local guide gives you explanations about their main activities, custom, histories and will let us know how they build their island, after (a small optional trip on reed boats, not included fee 10 PEN)
Continuing with our trip, we will head to Taquile island, (1 hour 15 min trip time) once at the port of the island, walk uphill (45 minutes) to arrive at the top of the natural island or main square of Taquile, there we have free time to explore the area and enjoy the beautiful view of the Titicaca Lake and a little market, where you will find beautiful tissues of the inhabitants of Taquile.
Lunch at local restaurant, we get back to our boat to go back to Puno port, arriving about 3:30 p.m. approximately.
- For this tour, we have two options; trip by speedboat and normal boat, the difference is in travel time, you can see in the following summary table:
|Puno’s port – Uros island|
|Uros Island – Taquile Island|
2 hours and 45 minutes
1 hour 15 minutes
|Taquile Island - Puno’s port|
1 hour 30 minutes
- Advantages traveling by speedboat; less travel time, less tiring, in addition enjoyable visit the islands without hurry.
Price on fast boat $35.00USD per person
Price on normal boat $23.00USD per person
It is advisable to bring :
WHICH IS INCLUDED INUROS - TAQUILE ?:
- Advice one day before the tour.
- Lunch: Grilled trout (or Omelet) + Quinoa soup + coca or muña tea, (cost is 25 PEN).
- Entrance to the island of Taquile.
- Official guide Spanish / English.
- Speed boat (with toilet facilities on board, comfortable seats, life jackets and first aid kit).
- Transfers hotel downtown Puno- port of the Lake Titicaca.
- Guided visit to the Taquile island (fine tissues, customs and traditions of the island)
WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED INUROS - TAQUILE ?:
- Others not mentioned in the program.
- Optional ride on a reed boat (It has an additional cost of 10 PEN).
- Pick up from the outside hotels of Puno city.
TOUR TAQUILE ISLAND + UROS FLOATING ISLANDS TOUR ¾ DAY.
|Prices in ($ USD) DOLLARS||amount of people|
|$ 35.00 USD||per 1 person|
- Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inka, Hotel Eco Inn y Libertadores:
- ( Auto ): $ 4.00 USD. per person.
- Mirador del Titikaka y Hotel José Antonio:
- ( Auto ): $ 6.00 USD. per person.