1. Peru
  2. Puno Region
  3. Puno
  4. Lake Titicaca

2 Day Amantani Island Rural Tourism Tour

Product ID: 84747
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Stay a night with a local family in Amantani Island (Rural area), Lake Titicaca. Try the local food and experience life in the countryside. The tour includes a visit to Uros Floating islands and Taquile Island on the second day.
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Duration: 2 days
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian

Pickup included

Pickup at your hotel. Please provide the local partner with your hotel name and address to arrange pickup.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stay a night with a local family and experience life in the countryside
  • Taste the local food of the islanders
  • Enjoy amazing views of the sunset from Amantani island
Full description
The excursion starts with a morning pick-up from the hotel to the main port in the city.

Departing from Puno city, the boat stops in The Uros floating Islands, where the guide will explain the history, purpose, and the way to make floating islands. After the explanation you will have free time to walk along the island or just interact with the locals.

Continuing with the trip the boat will head to Amantani Island where the local family will be waiting to take you to the house, Lunch will be prepared by the family using local products. In the afternoon the guide will take you to the top of the island to see one of the most amazing sunsets in Peru (optional), if not, just walk around the island enjoying the great views of Lake Titicaca. At night a welcome party organized by the locals will be held in the comunal room. Dinner and breakfast will be provided by the family.

The second day after breakfast the leader of the family will take you to the island's pier to take a boat to ride to Taquile island, where you guide will explain the traditions of the islanders in Taquile which are very special compared with other places in the lake. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Taquile island.

Return to Puno city on the second day.
Includes
  • Pick-up /drop off from your hotel (only hotels located in downtown)
  • Boat (there and back)
  • Entrance fees to the Uros floating islands, Amantani island and Taquile island
  • Basic accommodation in Amantani island (sanitary facilities, no shower)
  • Lunch, dinner and breakfast in Amantani island and Lunch (2nd day) in Taquile island
  • Bilingual English and Spanish speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up/drop off from the following hotels requires prior coordination: Sonesta Posada del Inca, Casa Andina Premium, Xima Hotels, Hotel Libertador Isla Esteves, Hotel Jose Antonio, Mirador del Titicaca
  • Gratuities
  • Cold drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Toiletries
Know before you go
There will be Vegetarian options.

Please bring:

Walking shoes
Extra warm clothes
Waterproof clothes (January, February and March only)
Sun screen
Sun hat

Hiking is necessary on this tour (medium - high level)

From US$ 67 per person

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Product ID: 84747