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Puno Tour 4 days 3 nights trip to Lake Titicaca, Uros, Taquile, Amantani.

Lake Titicaca Puma of Stone: It is the highest navigable lake of the world to 3810 m.a.s.l. and the biggest lake in fresh water of Latin America. It covers more than 8710 km. Of those that 5.260 km corresponds to Peru and 3.450 km to Bolivia and it extends northwest toward southeast with 190 km. of long and in its wider point it has 80 km. With a narrow channel that separates the lake in two bodies, called smaller Lake or "Huiñay Marks" and bigger Lake "Chucuito"
Well-known as Sacred Lake of the Inca, the Titicaca Lake is a wonderful attractiveness for the lovers of the nature, to enjoy an unforgettable view of the Real Mountain range of the Andes and the existent islands in the Lake, this way you are able to be connected with nature.
Titicaca, cradle of the Andean civilization, populated by indigenous Aymaras and Quechua that even maintain their own customs, their ancestors' inherited traditions.
This lake offers a compound varied fauna: mainly of ducks, fishes such as the suche, capache, pejerrey and trout, among others.
Its flora is represented by 12 varieties of aquatic plants standing out the totora, the yana llacho and the lentil of water. The lake has 36 islands; among the most important of those are Taquile and Amantani, in Peruvian territory, and the islands of the Sun and of the Moon in Bolivian waters. The temperature of its waters fluctuates among 10C to 12C

Titicaca Lake 4 days / 3 nights

Program Itinerary.

DAY 1: CUSCO TO PUNO Crossing the Altiplano.
Approx 7am Transfer from your hotel in Cusco to the bus Station to travel by the Inka Express VIP / First Class service Tourist Bus to Puno. Accompanied by an English speaking guide for tours of 3 sites along the way; Andahaylillas, Rhaqchi and Puka Pukara with spectacular views. (entrance to 3 sites not included = total $7) Buffet Lunch near Sicuani town. Arrival around 5pm Transfer to Hotel in Puno. Accommodation on double basis, private bathroom and breakfast. Hotel Maria Angola Inn. Short evening briefing for any last minute queries.

Uros Island and overnight on Amantani Island
Between 7.35- 8.00am Transfer from the hotel to the port and by motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 metres in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 mtrs) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family. BLD
Meals: B L D
Accommodation:Rustic accomodation on Island

DAY 3: TAQUILE ISLAND Retun to Puno overnight.
After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, After lunch we take the return trip to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to hotel approx 5-6 pm.

DAY 4: PUNO TO CUSCO in a comfortable bus.
Bus from Puno to Cusco. Between 7:15 am 7:30 am transfer from your hotel to the bus for direct transport to Cusco. Arrival approx 2pm and transfer to your hotel.

What is Included:
- Transfer at 07:00 am from your Hotel in Cusco to Bus Terminal.
- Guided tour enroute to Raqchi, Andahuaylillas, Pucara.
- Buffet Lunch in Sicuani,
- Reception and transfer to Hotel Qalasaya in Puno.
- 02 night at Hotel Maria Angola Inn (Double or Triple Private accommodation, Buffet Breakfast)
- 01 night with a family lodging on Amantani Island (Rustic accommodation blankets supplied)
- Touristic shared boat transport.
- Entries to the Islands.
- Tour Guide in English, guided tours at the islands.
- Meals
- Direct comfortable bus to Cusco
-Transfer from bus terminal to your hotel in Cusco.

What is not Included:
-Entrance to 3 tour sites on Inka Express journey to Puno US$8
(Tours are optional to visit)
- Meals
3 Breakfast, 3 lunch , 1 Dinner
-Extra snacks, drinks
-Water not included with meals
-Tips are optional.

We recommend that you bring:
-Warm clothing layers
-Torch, sunglasses
-Sun screen/hat
-Bottled water for the boat, money for snacks, souvenirs.

TOURS IN PUNO : Puno Tour 4 days 3 nights trip to Lake Titicaca,Uros,Taquile, Amantani.
Posted by tours in machu picchu on 2012/11/19 10:20:00 (3835 reads)

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