Meet the indigenous Uros people of the floating islands and Taquile Island on Lake Titicaca.
Experience Local Living and culture on Chicuito peninsula (Luquina Comunity); Majestic Lake Titicaca Experience is the best program to experience the real local living in Titicaca.
Majestic Lake Titicaca Experience it is not just a simple trip; it is living culture.
Day 1 – Puno – Uros Islands – Taquile Island – Luquina Community
Pick up from your hotel at around 07:00 am, we depart early by motorboat. About 45 minutes later, we will arrive at the reed banks of the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. There, we will visit two different floating islands; man-made platforms built with totora reeds. We have the opportunity to step on them, observe the houses from inside and out, and even take a ride on a reed boat with one of the local fisherman. It is amazing to see an entire floating village with its thatched reed roofs.From there, we will continue 1.5 hours to Taquile Island. Along the way, we will have some Aymara language lessons & more. We will arrive at this unique place in the most secluded section of the island. Apart from it being the least visited sector of Taquile Island, there is also a pristine sandy beach to enjoy. We will have at least 3 hours to explore this paradise including a 1-hour soft and gradual hike along a pre-Inca pathway with breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (not included) while members of the community show us their dances, textiles and other unique cultural expressions. Later, about 1:45 pm, we hike to the main port and descend some 500 steps down to the dock. At 2:.030pm we depart to continue our journey to the Luquina community on the Chucuito Peninsula. There,we are welcomed by the friendly inhabitants and accommodated in a local family home stay. Take some time to learn about the local culture and in the late afternoon there is an optional hike to
the top of a nearby hill for an unforgettable Titicaca sunset. After dinner enjoy a small celebration with traditional music and dances. Overnight at the Home stay; It has basic but comfortable facilities, good mattress, blankets & sheets, sheets, private toilet.
Day 2 – Luquina Community – Puno
Have breakfast at your home stay and spend the morning learning about daily life at Lake Titicaca. You may help take the sheep or cattle out to graze or garden if the season is right. You can take walks, hikes or just a rest by the shores of Lake Titicaca. After a delicious lunch, you will return to the port to catch your boat back to Puno.
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