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Taquile Island Fast Boat Cultural Tour

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    Duration Full Day

    07:00: Pick up from your Hotel in downtown Puno

    07:30: Departure from the Port, introduction of Lake Titicaca

    07:45: Welcome to the floating islands by the UROS community. The president will give us a demonstration of how the floating islands are constructed and maintained. We will get an insight in the daily lives and homes of the families.

    09:00: Optional Boat ride on the traditional reed boats with the ladies of the Uros Family

    09.40: Boat ride to Taquile island

    11.00: 30-min introductory hike to the history and nature of the peaceful Taquile island

    11.30: Welcome by the Taquile community, get an insight in the daily activities, customs and traditions.

    12.00: Demonstration how to make organic shampoo from local products, followed by Traditional dancing performances of the families; Pachamama and Pachatata.

    12.30: Lunch in a local restaurant. Quinoa soup, fresh fish caught in the lake, vegetables and traditional tea.

    13.30: Beautiful Hike with breathtaking views of the island and the lake; learn about plantations and local products.

    14.30: Relaxing time at the amazing hidden beach of Taquile and boatride back to Puno

    17:00: Arrive back to the port of Puno, transfer to your Hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up from hotels located in the city of Puno
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Drop off by your selected hotel in the city of Puno
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up/drop off from your hotel (only hotels located in downtown Puno)
    • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
    • Lunch
    • Roundtrip transportation in a fast boat
    • Fuel surcharge
    Exclusions
    • Cold drinks
    • Optional Totora boat ride
    • Tips
    • Supplemental charge for Pickups from hotels outside the city of Puno (Libertador, Eco Inn, Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inca, Jose Antonio and hotels in the village of Chucuito)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please, check with us if you need a price quote for a private tour or a tour guide in another foreign language
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

    The agency provide us all the assistance that we need, email and phone. There was a delay because of some other travellers in the morning they should pick us upand so they send a private taxi to bring us to the pier. The tour is...More

    Thank monebabb
    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    The service from All ways travel was spot on. I corresponded online with their agent and she was very courteous and helpful. I had to make payment in advance. I got door to door service for all activities and everything was right on time -...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank soumitad155
    Reviewed 1 July 2019

    Marcia provided us with fantastic activities- and guides ( Ronal, Heber and Juan) who were so friendly, knowledgeable and delightful. The hotel and transfers were great. We recommend that you stay with a host family… The experience it was wonderful.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank MorrisNutrition
    Reviewed 19 May 2019 via mobile

    Not only was this my favorite day of my week-long trip in Peru, but these people helped me get my iPad back after I left on their bus! They took us around Puno and then we did a beautiful boat tour on Lake Titicaca, stopping...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Nathan L
    AWT, Director General at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

    Dear Nathan, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review! We are very proud of our team indeed. Thank you!! You were lucky your ipad could travel all the way back to the USA ang get back in your hands! We...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2019

    I chose this travel because of it's claim of socially responsible and sustainable agency, although I know the price is more than double the price of other agencies. However, one day before the departure, I was just told that I would go with other agencies,...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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