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Puno and Lake Titicaca Tour

2D / 1N

With this 2-day tour, you will experience the best of life in the city of Puno and spend a full day visiting the two most important islands on Lake Titicaca, the Uros, and Taquile Islands.

Itinerary

Day 1: Puno Arrival

Welcoming reception, briefing and transfer to your hotel in Puno. Depending on your arrival time, you may have time to visit the pre-Incan burial site of Sillustani. Sillustani originated with the Colla Culture before being conquered y the Inca in the 15th century. The tombs are towers called chullpas that contained the remains of entire family groups.
In the evening you will walk the streets of Puno, visit the main plaza and enjoy one of the many wonderful restaurants offering local dishes.

Overnight: Puno

Day 2: Uros and Taquile Islands

You will have an early transfer from your hotel to the docks on the shores of Lake Titicaca where you will take a boat to the islands of the Uros. The Uros are amazing floating islands built from totora reeds. These islands were created by the Uros culture to escape the conquest of the Incas as they expanded their empire into the region. While the last of the original inhabitants of the islands died off in the 1950’s, the local peoples continue the traditions and cultural expositions.
From the Uros you will re-board your boat and head for Taquile Island. On this hilly island, the inhabitants maintain their ancestral traditions, colorful dress, and artisanal crafts. You will enjoy a box lunch on the island before returning to the city in the afternoon.

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport or bus station with your check-in and departure.

Meals: Lunch
Overnight: Puno
Optional: Speed boat

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