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Puno: 2-Day Kayak to Uros and Amantani Island Overnight Stay

Product ID: 141711
Enjoy 2 days and one night in Lake Titicaca. Ride by Kayak from Puno city to the floating island Uros then by motor-boat ride to Amantani island and spend a night in the home of a rural family.
About this activity
Duration: 2 days
Starting time 7:40 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Lobby of the hotel or the starting point (see on map).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Journey by kayak to the Uros floating islands
  • Experience the Peruvian rural life in and around Lake Titicaca
  • Spend a night with a rural local family on Amantani island
  • Taste the local Andean food
Full description
After a 7:30 AM pick-up from your hotel you will be taken to the local pier to start the ride by kayak to the floating islands. Before embarking you will be informed about all the safety instructions for the activity by your local instructor and guide. Then set out to explore Lake Titicaca in a different way, viewing the local flora and fauna (flamingos, ducks, greeve, coots) up close. Your guide will provide information on what you see as you progress.

Upon arrival at the floating islands your guide will tell stories about their origins and the methods this amazing tribe uses to create them out of reeds. You will have leisure time to explore the island on your own and take pictures. Then by covered motor-boat ride to Amantani island. On the way enjoy views of the Andes and Lake Titicaca. At Amantani island the guide will introduce you to the local host family and they will take you to the house to enjoy a delicious lunch prepared with local products. In the afternoon you will have the chance to climb to the "Pachatata" mountain and see spectacular views of the sunset from the lake. At night a welcome show will be performed for you at the local meeting room. Dinner will be provided by the local family.

In the morning enjoy breakfast with the host family before the ride to Taquile island to meet with the community who are known as the best weavers in the region (hiking required). Then its time for lunch in a local restaurant. Return to Puno city by 15:30 PM for transfer to your hotel.
  • Guide instructor English / Spanish
  • Support Staff
  • All entrances fees (Uros, Taquile, Amantani)
  • All Transfers Hotel/Port/Hotel
  • Kayak, rows and life vest
  • First aid equipment
  • Support boat
  • Basic Acccomodation in Amantani island (rural)
  • Lunch, dinner and breakfast on Amantani island and lunch on Taquile island on the 2nd day
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Cold drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• No experience needed
• Kayaks are closed with no risk of getting wet (no necessary waterproof clothes)
• The lake is guaranteed to be calm
• The name of your hotel in Puno city is required to contact you the night before
• The following hotels require extra cost or prior coordination: Jose Antonio Hoteles, Mirador del Titicaca. Some hotels located 2.5 kilometers from downtown could not be listed, if so the pick-up could not be included. Please contact the tour operator to let you know if so
• If you are going to the starting location (on map), let the tour operator know, otherwise it can cause misunderstandings
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
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  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
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Great kayak trip with very personable Guinea! Just be careful, you will get wet Uros and Amanatani very informative! Our host family was very friendly and helpful, they lead a very simple life without running water, beds were good, we didn't freeze! The party in the evening in traditional clothes was a lot of fun! For us two successful and wonderful days

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July 1, 2018

October 14, 2019

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Product ID: 141711