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Taquile Island Fast Boat Cultural Tour

Highlights
  • Round-trip, fast boat transfers make the most of your day
  • Experience a Lake Titicaca tradition with an optional reed boat ride
  • Try fish caught from Lake Titicaca at an included local lunch
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Taquile Island Fast Boat Cultural Tour
From US$66.67
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Taquile Island Fast Boat Cultural Tour
From US$66.67
Overview
Cruise to Taquile Island (Isla Taquile) on a full-day tour by fast boat that includes the Uros floating islands, hiking, cultural activities, and a lunch of island cuisine. The 28 mile (45 km.) cruise from Puno to Taquile Island can mean a long time in transit on slow-moving tourist boats, but traveling by fast boat means you’ll have even more of the day to explore Taquile Island’s unique culture and scenery.
What to Expect
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
Reviews (52)
1 - 5 of 52 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2018
Uros and Taqulle a nice day on the water

As some have mentioned, the visit to the Uros Islands is a bit touristy but interesting. And how else are you going to get a Uros stamp in your passport - fun! Having lunch on Taquile island was fabulous with great views. The boat ride...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BearTravels33
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
Uros and Taquille island tour

I did the tour through All ways travel for Uros and Taquille islands on the fast boat. I think several companies consolidate their bookings into one boat as some other passengers mentioned they booked elsewhere. It is touristy as other reviews have said, but realistically...More

Thank 964philipm
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile
Titicaca tour and kayak

We highly recommend this agency. Viktor, the owner, was kind and competent. He kept all his promises. The tour it self was great. We reached the floating islands by Kayak, really nice experience. Then we continued the tour with the fast boat until Taquile....really a...More

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 8 December 2017
Fantastic Tours!

Fantastically well-organized tours! They're also quick in responding to my emails. They arranged my private car transfer from Colca Canyon to Puno. Alejandro is an excellent driver! His English is quite limited but he tries to speak it and he's very helpful. He knew where...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank BonkersExplorer
AWT, General Manager at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear traveler, We are very happy to know that you has such a wonderful experience in Lake Titicaca. Most of the time is the positive attitude of the traveler that brings so many delightful adventures! I will tell Señor Alejandro that he did a great...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Great Tour with Excellent Customer Service

I booked the Classic Amantani Island tour (2 days 1 night) with All Ways Travel. Booking the tour was easy (no deposit was required) and Ana promptly responded in English. I had several questions and Ana did a great job of answering my questions (always...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Matthew E
AWT, General Manager at All Ways Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Matthew, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us! We are very happy to know that you keep nice memories from your visit to the lake Titicaca! I will let Ana and Victor know that they did a...More

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