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!

One experience you’ll never forget! This is the perfect option for you to make the most of your time in Lake Titicaca and be immersed, first-hand, in the ancient traditions and customs from the local people who live there. Visit the worldwide famous manmade “floating islands” of Uros, the artisanal Taquile Island, and spend the night with a local family on Amantani Island. All this added up to a safe, comfortable and fun bus ride from Cuzco to Puno and back.

AVAILABILITY

all year round

DURATION

4D/3N

START LOCATION

Bolivia Hop Private Terminal

END LOCATION

Cusco Hotel and Hostel drop off

OPERATOR NAME

BOLIVIA HOP

Start time

21:30

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Day 1: Cusco – Puno

9:00pm

Meet in our private bus terminal at Calle Industrial 550.

9:30pm – 6:00am

Overnight bus to Puno.

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

6:00am

Taken to partner hostel in Puno where you have free use of the toilets and bag storage. Breakfast in Puno (optional – 8 soles approx)

7:45am – 8:15am

Pick up for your Titicaca Tour from our partner hostel.

8:15am – 10:30am

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

10:30am – 1:30pm

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

1:30pm – 2:00pm

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

2:00pm – 3:00pm

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

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Intercultural activities with the local family.

4:00pm – 7:00pm

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

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Typical local dinner in family’s house.

8:00pm

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

Day 3: Taquile Island

7:00am – 8:00am

Typical breakfast in family´s house.

8:00am – 9:00am

Boat transfer to Taquile Island.

9:00am – 9:45am

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

9:45am – 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.

1:30pm – 4:00pm

Return boat ride to Puno.

4:00pm

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.

4:30pm – 9:00pm

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

9:00pm – 9:30pm

Pick up from Pacha Suites hostel.

9:30pm – 6:00am

Overnight return bus to Cusco.

Day 4: Cusco

6:00am – 6:30am

Hotel/hostel drop off.

TOUR TICKETS (MAY VARY BY DATE)
Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 99.00 (USD)
TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: 9pm – 6am

Bus from Cusco to Puno


Day 2: 6am – 8:00pm

Uros Floating Islands + Amantani Overnight Stay


Day 3: 7am – 9:30pm

Taquile Island


Day 4: 6:00am – 6:30am

Arrival in Cusco


INCLUDED

- Boat transport
- English-speaking guide
- Entry ticket to Uros Floating Islands
- Entry ticket to Taquile Island
- Entry ticket to Amantani Island
- 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
- Travel Insurance

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 or earlier, there is a 20% administration fee (+ the card fee). Within 7 days of departure, 40% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 3 days of departure, 60% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

You must email bookings@findlocaltrips.com (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.

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