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Uros Islands Tour
Activities in Puno

Uros Islands Tour

  • English and Spanish
  • 2 - 3 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Discover the secrets of one of the oldest cultures on the American continent, visiting the amazing Uros Islands, an incredible handmade floating town on Lake Titicaca

Uros Islands Tour

If you go to Puno, it's probably to visit the famous Lake Titicaca; the world's highest navigable lake. This tour is a fantastic way to see the lake and visit one of its most remarkable features, the unique floating islands.

We'll start by picking you up from your hotel in Puno and heading to the port. Next, you'll climb on board a boat and sail on the lake for approximately one hour. Did you know that 60% of the lake is in Peru, but the other 40% is in Bolivia? You'll be able to sit back and admire the incredible views.

Soon we'll reach the floating islands. These are small, man-made islands constructed by the Uru people from layers of cut totora; a thick, buoyant reed that grows abundantly in the shallows of the lake. The Uros harvest these reeds and continually add them to the surface of the islands. You'll have never seen anything like this before!

You'll be able to find out more about how these islands are made and see the traditional way of life of the Uru people. After discovering these unique islands, we'll set sail back to the port of Puno and then we'll return to your hotel.

Hotel Pick Up

This tour includes hotel pick up from the main hotels in the city of Puno, from the José Antonio hotel and the hotels located opposite Lake Titicaca. The price varies depending on where you are staying.

Price

Per person
Pick up from hotels in Puno
US$ 15
Pick up from hotels opposite Lake Titicaca
US$ 20
Pick up from José Antonio hotel
US$ 22

Pick up from hotels in Puno

  • Per person

    US$ 15

Pick up from hotels opposite Lake Titicaca

  • Per person

    US$ 20

Pick up from José Antonio hotel

  • Per person

    US$ 22

More Information

Duration

2 - 3 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off on an air conditioned bus.

Local English and Spanish speaking expert guide.

Return boat ride from the port in Puno to the Uros Islands.

Entrance to the main Uros Islands.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Puno).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

from
US$ 15
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.