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TOUR: TRADITIONAL PUNO
Puno city, Titicaca Lake and Taquile and Uros Islands

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Tour Summary
Puno Tours - Traditional Puno, Peru Tours Puno is located at an altitude of roughly 4000 metres above sea level, and on the shores of the Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world. According to legend this lake was the cradle of Inca Civilisation for Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, Children of the Sun God, emerged from the cold waters of the Lake to found the City of Cusco and to start their civilisation. In here you will have the chance of experiencing the traditions and festivities that have been preserved by the population for centuries now.
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Tour Details
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Price: From US$ 146
Starting point: Puno
Ending point: Puno
Tour Type: Archaeological and cultural

Tour Description

All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

DAY 01: Juliaca - Puno
Puno Tours - Millenary Puno, Peru ToursAssistance on your arrival in Juliaca. On your way to Puno, visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani, 12 m/40ft high stone cylinder burial chambers, used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders. Lake Umayo, located in front of the Chullpas, adds further beauty to the place. Here you also have the opportunity to observe wild guinea pigs, birds and other local wildlife. Arrival to selected hotel where you have free time to rest and get acclimatized to the altitude.

Meals Included: None

If you arrive by train the excursion to Sillustani will be on Day 3.

DAY 02: Titicaca Lake, Floating Islands of Uros and Taquile
Puno Tours - Traditional Puno, Peru Tours Early in the morning, we take a two-hour motor boat excursion on the waters of Lake Titicaca to the unique Floating "Islands" of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the Water Tribe, have built their own "islands" by periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the area called "Totora". Their homes and boats are also made from this material. We continue our motorboat trip to Taquile Island, inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed efficient and unique social systems, as well Puno Tours - Millenary Puno, Peru Tours as fine hand weaving techniques, down through the generations. Upon arrival at the Town of Taquile we will have a lunch. Then we will walk through the various hills and archaeological sites of this 6km long island. In the afternoon, return to Puno for overnight at selected hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 03: Puno - Juliaca
In the morning, after breakfast, transfer to Juliaca airport to take your departure flight.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Tour Inclusions

INCLUDED:
  • 2 nights accomodation in Puno
  • Bilingual guided tours (english / spanish)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • In / out transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Applicable Taxes

NOT INCLUDED:
  • International and Domestic flights (Lima / Juliaca / Lima: US$ 294 aprox.)
  • Airport taxes ($30.25 for international flights and $6.05 for domestic flights)
  • Baggage excess
  • Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • International or National personal telephone calls
  • Additional nights for bad weather o flight cancellation
  • Snacks


Useful Information

WE RECOMMEND YOU TO
- Use boots or sneakers during long walks.
- Drink lots of liquid during long excursions.

WHAT TO BRING
- Hiking boots, sneakers and shoes.
- Long pants or slacks.
- Long-sleeved shirts.
- T-shirts.
- Sweaters and a jacket.
- Rain wear for rainy season.
- Camera.
- Insect Repellent.
- Personal toilet items and firstaid kit.
- Medicine to arrest or prevent the so called ”Soroche” or altitude sickness.
  Please consult your physician what medicine is best suited for your organism.

WEATHER
Dry and very cold, with bright sunshine during the day and very low temperatures at night (-10ºC). Year long temperatures fluctuating from 5 to 8ºC.

The rainy season is from December to March.

ALTITUDE
Puno: 3,860 m.a.s.l.

Restaurants during your trip
In Puno: Local food restaurants, in Taquile Island there are only very basic facilities.
... more about Puno restaurants.