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Half-Day Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno

Discover the rich cultural heritage and abundant flora and fauna of Lake Titicaca on this half-day tour. Encounter native wildlife that live and grow and around the lake including Andean ducks, alpaca, fish species, and the Andean totora reed. Then, explore the famous Uros Floating Islands, constructed of totora reeds and maintained over thousands of years by the Uros native people.

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Discover the Ancient Uros Floating Islands and Abundant Native Wildlife on this Half-Day Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno

Discover the rich cultural heritage and abundant flora and fauna on this half-day Lake Titicaca tour from Puno. Encounter native wildlife that live and grow and around the lake including Andean ducks, alpaca, fish species, and the Andean totora reed. Then, explore the famous Uros Floating Islands, constructed entirely by hand of native totora reeds. Over 5,000 native Uros residents live on the 20+ islands, and have maintained the floating villages for thousands of years.

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake on earth, and considered sacred by indigenous Inca and ancient Tiwanaku cultures. Stretching over 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometers), it is the second largest lake in South America and borders both Peru and Bolivia. Discover the spectacular Lake’s stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage on this half-day Lake Titicaca tour from Puno.

Highlights

  • Discover the highest navigable lake on Earth, Lake Titicaca
  • Explore the ancient floating reed islands constructed and maintained by the Uros indigenous people since before the Inca empire
  • Take a ride in a hand-constructed Uros reed boat (optional)
  • Encounter abundant Andean flora and fauna

Tour Information

Duration: Half-day (morning and afternoon tours available)

Start Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Puno

What’s Included 

  • All entrance fees (directly support local communities)
  • Lake transportation (comfortable motorboat + life vests)
  • Professional Spanish/English speaking guide
  • Land transportation (tourist bus)

What’s Not Included

  • For travelers staying in hotels outside of Puno: supplemental transportation charge ($7.00 USD/person)
  • Gratuities
  • Food or drinks (available for purchace)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable T-shirt or long sleeved shirt
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • Jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat/poncho (December – March)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • Athletic shoes or hiking boots
  • Extra local currency (no ATMs on the islands)
  • 1 liter water bottle (additional water available for purchase on the islands)

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