Titicaca Experience 2 Day Homestay

Amantani View
Amantani - Bolivia Hop
Uros Tour
Taquile
Lake Titicaca Tour -  Bolivia Hop
Amantani View
Amantani - Bolivia Hop
Uros Tour
Taquile
Lake Titicaca Tour -  Bolivia Hop

Titicaca Experience 2 Day Homestay

  • Experience first-hand the traditional customs passed down through generations

  • Stay overnight with a local family

  • Visit the floating islands of Uros, Taquile and Amantani, with a bilingual guide!

Discover Titicaca with a 2 day boat tour of the lake visiting the famous “floating islands” and the isolated mainland islands communities of Amantani and Taquile. Stay the night on the island (Amantani) and see first-hand the traditional island life and customs passed down through generations.

AVAILABILITY

all year round

DURATION

4 Days / 3 Nights

START LOCATION

Bolivia Hop Private Terminal

END LOCATION

Cusco Hotel and Hostel drop off

OPERATOR NAME

BOLIVIA HOP

Start time

22:00

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Day 1: Cusco – Puno

21:30pm

Meet in our private bus terminal at Alameda Pachacutec 495 (300m after end of Av. del Sol).

Map of terminal location here.

22:00pm – 06:00am

Overnight bus to Puno.

Day 2: Puno – Uros Floating Islands + Amantani Overnight Stay

06:00am – 07:15am

Breakfast in Puno (optional – 8 soles)

07:45am – 10:30am

Boat out to the Uros Islands for a guided tour of the famous “floating reed islands”.

10:30am – 13:30pm

Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world to the remote Island of Taquile.

13:30pm – 14:00pm

Arrival to Amantani, where you will meet your host family as well as check in to family homestay.

14:00pm – 15:00pm

Typical lunch in family’s house made from natural products.

15:00pm – 16:00pm

Intercultural activities with the local family.

16:00pm – 19:00pm

Optional – 1 hour hike up to Pachatata temple to watch the sunset.

19:00pm – 20:00pm

Typical local dinner in family’s house.

20:00pm

Option to take part in local dance and music or relax and rest in family’s house.

Day 3: Taquile Island

07:00am – 08:00am

Typical breakfast in family house.

08:00am – 09:00am

Boat transfer to Taquile Island.

09:00am – 09:45am

Arrival to Taquile. 45 minutes hike up to Plaza de Armas. See how people create a living on this island.

09:45am – 11:45am

Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community. From there, we will enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.

11:45am – 12:30pm

Lunch (quinoa soup, trout, rice, chips, vegetables, tea).

12:30pm – 13:30pm

45-minute walk back to the dock – beautiful views alongside local flora and fauna.

13:30pm – 16:00pm

Return boat ride to Puno.

16:00pm

Arrive into Puno. Drop off at Pacha Suites hostel, a few blocks from the central plaza. Free bag storage and shower use is 10 soles.

16:30pm-21:00pm

Free time to explore Puno around the Plaza de Armas and enjoy dinner in one of the many central restaurants.

21:00pm – 21:30pm

Pick up from Pacha Suites hostel.

21:30pm – 06:00am

Overnight return bus to Cusco.

Day 4: Cusco

06:00am – 06:30am

Hotel/hostel drop off.

TOUR TICKETS (MAY VARY BY DATE)
Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 89.00 (USD)
TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: 21:30pm

Meet in our private bus terminal at Alameda Pachacutec 495 (300m after end of Av. del Sol).


DAY 1: 22:00pm

Overnight bus to Puno.


DAY 2: 06:00am – 07:15am

Breakfast in Puno (optional – 8 soles)


DAY 2: 07:45am – 10:30am

Boat out to the Uros Islands for a guided tour of the famous “floating reed islands”.


DAY 2: 10:30am – 13:30pm

Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world to the remote Island of Taquile.


DAY 2: 13:30pm – 14:00pm

Arrival to Amantani, where you will meet your host family as well as check in to family homestay.


DAY 2: 14:00pm – 15:00pm

Typical lunch in family’s house made from natural products.


DAY 2: 15:00pm – 16:00pm

Intercultural activities with the local family.


DAY 2: 16:00pm – 19:00pm

Optional – 1 hour hike up to Pachatata temple to watch the sunset.


DAY 2: 19:00pm – 20:00pm

Typical local dinner in family’s house.


DAY 2: 20:00pm

Option to take part in local dance and music or relax and rest in family’s house.


DAY 3: 07:00am – 08:00am

Typical breakfast in family house.


DAY 3: 08:00am – 09:00am

Boat transfer to Taquile Island.


DAY 3: 09:00am – 09:45am

Arrival to Taquile. 45 minutes hike up to Plaza de Armas. See how people create a living on this island.


DAY 3: 09:45am – 11:45am

Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community. From there, we will enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.


DAY 3: 11:45am – 12:30pm

Lunch (quinoa soup, trout, rice, chips, vegetables, tea).


DAY 3: 12:30pm – 13:30pm

45-minute walk back to the dock – beautiful views alongside local flora and fauna.


DAY 3: 13:30pm – 16:00pm

Return boat ride to Puno.


DAY 3: 16:00pm

Arrive into Puno. Drop off at Pacha Suites hostel, a few blocks from the central plaza. Free bag storage and shower use is 10 soles.


DAY 3: 16:30pm-21:00pm

Free time to explore Puno around the Plaza de Armas and enjoy dinner in one of the many central restaurants.


DAY 3: 21:00pm – 21:30pm

Pick up from Pacha Suites hostel.


DAY 3: 21:30pm – 06:00am

Overnight return bus to Cusco.


DAY 3: 06:00am – 06:30am

Hotel/hostel drop off.


INCLUDED

- Boat transport
- English-speaking guide
- Entry ticket to Uros Floating Islands
- Entry ticket to Taquile Island
- Entry ticket to Amantani Island
- All meals during Titicaca Homestay Tour:
- Day 1: lunch + dinner
- Day 2: breakfast + lunch

NOT INCLUDED

- Breakfast upon arrival to Puno (optional extra – 8 soles)
- Dinner in Puno returning from islands
- Reed Boat Ride (Kontiki) in Uros Islands: S/.10 soles – this is OPTIONAL but the locals will try to sell this to you

RECOMMENDED

- Bring your own water as prices for even a small water or soda are quite expensive
- Sunblock
- Hat

CANCELLATION POLICY

CHANGES: Changes to the time and date of this tour are free until 6:00pm (La Paz time) 2 days before the tour begins. After this time, there is a 100% change fee.

CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel before 6:00pm (La Paz time) 7 days before the tour begins, there is a 20% administration fee. Within 7 days of departure, 40% of the ticket price. Within 3 days of departure, 60% of the ticket price. Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

Please email info@findlocaltrips.com to cancel this tour or make any changes.

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