PUNO

2-Day Uros Island Homestay in Puno

Discover the Lake Titicaca in an authentic way!

Group size
1 - 15
Duration
2 Days
Difficulty
Easy
why Why you'll love this experience
  • Probably one of the most special places in the world to spend the night.
  • Learn first hand from locals about the way of life and interact with them.
info Info about this incredible tour

Imagine a tour in which you are not just told about locals and how they live but a tour that allows you to actually live with them. This lake titicaca tour to the floating islands of Uros in Puno, which is a must visit for everyone in Puno, includes an overnight homestay on the island with a local family.

The islands are artificial islands made of totora reeds, an aquatic plant that grows in the lake. Find out about their traditions, how they live, what they eat and everything you would like to know. You will fish with them, prepare typical food, make handcrafts with the totora reeds from the lake and observe typical birds and plants of the Titicaca National Reserve.

Are you ready to sleep on an island on the Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and really find out how its people live?

Imagine a tour in which you are not just told about locals and how they live but a tour that allows you to actually live with them. This lake titicaca tour to the floating islands of Uros in Puno, which is a must visit for everyone in Puno, includes an overnight homestay on the island with a local family.

The islands are artificial islands made of totora reeds, an aquatic plant that grows in the lake. Find out about their traditions, how they live, what they eat and everything you would like to know. You will fish with them, prepare typical food, make handcrafts with the totora reeds from the lake and observe typical birds and plants of the Titicaca National Reserve.

Are you ready to sleep on an island on the Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and really find out how its people live?

Imagine a tour in which you are not just told about locals and how they live but a tour that allows you to actually live with them…

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2-Day Uros Island Homestay in Puno

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DAY 1: LAKE TITICACA TOUR TO UROS ISLANDS + OVERNIGHT HOMESTAY

You will be picked up at your hotel in Puno at 10:00 am to head towards the lake Titicaca. From here, you will take a fishing boat for aprox. 30 minutes that will take you to the famous Uros floating islands. Having arrived at the islands, the local family awaits you already and explains you about their traditions, their constructions and their way of life on the lake Titicaca.

After lunch, you will go fishing in a typical boat made of totora reef. Afterwards, you will learn how the totora reed is cut and used for building the islands, the boats, handicrafts etc. The inhabitants of the islands will teach you how to make your own handicrafts made of totora reefs. At night, you will have dinner together with the locals and then you will sleep on the floating islands of Uros.

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