US$ 295 solo adventurer (private)
US$ 170 per person (min 2 people)
Llachon Biking + Amantani Kayak are a perfect combination of outdoor adventure and cultural tour in Lake Titicaca.
On Lake Titicaca Biking and Kayaking Tour you’ll be cycling from Desvio Huata to Llachon for about 3 hours through a well paved road (choose between a vintage retro road and a Mountain bike), to save energy let your guide pedal in front of you.
On arrival at Llachon, meet our local host and have lunch, then after hike up to lookout for a gorgeous view of the vastness of the highest navigable Lake Titicaca and overnight.
Next day, you’ll kayak from Llachon to Amantani Island for about 2 hours, meet up with Henry and Mariluz at their local house for lunch, and learn their tradition and textiles.
Finally, we’ll navigate from Amantani Island to Uros reed floating Islands by a motor boat. Upon arrival at Uros you’ll see the way of life and learn the process of building.
At the end of the day you’ll be kayaking to Puno.
Schedule of Departures and Arrivals of “Llachon Biking + Amantani Kayak”
Day 1: Puno to Llachon
8:30 am Pick-up from your hotel in Puno city or from any Uros floating lodge (from Kalapajra pier). The driver and your bike guide come to your hotel bringing the cycling equipment and gear.
9:10 am Arrival to Huata, the beginning of the paved road to Llachon, situated on the main road from Puno to Juliaca airport. On arrival quick instructions and lesson about how to ride behind your guide (he’ll act as your domestique).
9:30 am After a brief introduction of what you’ll do during this special day, you start pedaling. First 3 kilometers will be to warm up and find your rhythm. Let your guide pedal in front of you then you will save more energy to get until the finish line (Llachon).
On the way you’ll take in sight some local farm houses, animals, crop fields and after pedaling almost 2 hours we are going to reach the shore of Lake Titicaca.
First break will be at Coata community and the second break is at Capachica town.
After the last break you’ll keep cycling at your own pace following your guide. A long the way to Llachon road condition is really good and you’ll face up and down hills.
If you consider cycling + 20 km is too much then your biking experience can start from Capachica to Llachon. It is situated 1 hour and 20 minutes by bike and is the best part of the ride.
12.30 pm At this time you and your guide will be approaching the finish line. You must be the first one in crossing the line, do your last effort. Then after we head to Valentin’s or Calixto’s house for a well-deserved rehydrating drink, recovering rest and typical lunch based on Lake Titicaca trout.
There will be plenty of time to explore the place and meet the local people. You’ll learn about their textiles and herb uses. You’ll even have time to visit the highest point (lookout). From here you’ll see fur away the Bolivian snowy peaks and Islands.
6:30 pm dinner time and overnight at local family lodging house
Do you think cycling and kayaking is too much? Then join Amantani Homestay Kayak Tour which basically is about kayaking to Uros then go by boat to Llachon, paddle again to Amantani Island and overnight. The next day you’ll visit Taquile Island and return to Puno.
US$ 247 per person
Day 2: Llachon to Amantani and Puno
9:00 am after breakfast, we’ll walk down to port and get ready for paddling towards Amantani Island.
9:30 am departure time from Llachon to Amantani by kayak, on the way observe pre-Incan terracing and lake shoreline. Kayaking in the vastness of the Lake is simply amazing.
11:30 am arrival to Amantani and welcome by Henry, a local Islander, he’ll take us to his house for lunch. We’ll know more about their tradition and art textile.
1:30 pm boat departure from Amantani to Uros reed floating Islands,.
4:30 pm you can opt to go paddling through unique reed marshes landscape or arrive to Puno main port by motor boat.
– Private vehicle from Puno to Llachon (support).
– Retro road or Mountain bikes, helmets and gloves.
– Lunch, dinner, breakfast and homestay at Llachon.
– English speaking bike and kayak guide.
– Private boat from Llachon to Amantani to Uros and Puno port.
– Single or double kayaks.
– Paddles, spray skirt, jacket life.
– Lunch in Amantani Island.
– Entrance fees.
– Private transfer from Puno port to your hotel.
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Hopefully we then head out on the Lake’s shore cycling and kayaking together through its beauty landscape.