Puno: Uros Floating Island Kayak Experience at Lake Titicaca

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Live an incredible adventure with this fantastic kayak tour from Puno to Uros Floating Islands at Lake Titicaca, known as the highest navigable lake in the world.

Highlights

  • Kayak experience to Uros Floating Islands
  • Meet the locals and learn about their culture
  • Get to know the highest navigable lake in the world

Description

We will depart from your hotel located in the city of Puno until we will reach the starting point situated at the Lake Titicaca shore. Before departing, we are going to put on our life jacket and get on the kayaks with safety. We will cross the extensive lake admiring the beautiful flora and fauna around. Many kind of birds live in this area and within the Titicaca National Reserve such as wild ducks, herons and flamingos. Also, there are species of frogs, and fishes as a daily food. The Lake Titicaca has an altitude of 3,812 meters above sea level and it is the second largest lake in South America. The kayak tour on Lake Titicaca continues passing near the rocky island called Isla Foroba and finally we will reach the Uros floating islands. We are going to explore these incredible totora islands, and learn the community customs and lifestyle. The Uros people is an ancient population dedicated to fishing and farming, as well as tourism all the year round. These islands are made with totora reeds. The inhabitants talk Spanish; however, the official language is aimara. At the end of this unique experience, you will be taken to your hotel in the city of Puno.

Includes

Round trip transfers from the hotel Instructor guide in English / Spanish Entrance fee to the islands Support motor boat Guaranteed equipment, with the relevant security measures First aid kit

Important Information

  • No kayak experience needed Lake Titicaca has an average altitude of 3,800 m.a.s.l., so we recommend prior acclimatization for the excursion

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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