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Puno to Taquile Island

US$ 170 solo traveler

 US$ 135 per person (2 up to 3)

Puno to Taquile Island is one of our best sellers Lake Titicaca 2 Day Tour.

We’re kayaking from Southern Puno to Uros Islands, and then have lunch on Qhantany Island lodge or another similar Island, where we’ll also do local activities in the late afternoon when sun is setting over Puno city and spend the night at Uros people’s cozy reed floating home.

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Next day, adventure and cultural experience continues on with Taquile Speed Boat Tour, on arrival learn more about the Lake Titicaca’s men knitting Island and its art textile preserved through generations.

Finally, you’ll have lunch at local tourist restaurant with magnificent views over the highest Lake in the world then after we’ll depart toward Puno by motor boat.

Puno to Taquile Island Tour Features

Activity level: Moderate

Paddling Distance: 6 km +

Tour Route: South Puno to Uros Lodge, Uros to Taquile, Taquile to Puno.

Kayak Frequency: Daily

Tour Overview

Day 1: Kayak from Southern Puno to Uros Islands and Overnight

Hotel pickup time: 9.00 am

Paddling Time from South Puno to Uros: 2 hours

Paddling distance to Uros: 12 km

Lunch place:  at local family house, Uros Island (12:30 pm)

Overnight: at local family floating reed house, at Uros Lodge.

9:00 am pick-up from hotel

9:20 am kayak departure to Uros

12.20 pm arrival to Uros lodge

12:35 pm lunch time.

4.00 pm local activities with local Islanders.

6:30 pm dinner

Day 2: Speed boat ride from Uros to Taquile and final paddle

Boat departure: 9:15 am from Uros to Taquile

Boat Arrival Time to Puno: 4:00 pm

7:30 am breakfast.

9:00 am transfer by small engine boat.

9:10 am onboard the fast boat

9:15 am departure toward Taquile

12:00 pm lunch in Taquile

2:00 pm leave Taquile by boat to Puno

3:30 pm you’ll kayak from Uros to Puno.

4:00 pm arrival to Puno by motor boat

What you’ll do on Puno to Taquile Island Tour

Day 1: Kayak from Southern Puno to Uros Islands and Overnight

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Puno then drive you to Chimu community launch point. So, do not worry about how to get to kayak departure point.

At Uros Kayak Company, we’ve designed a wide range of Lake Titicaca kayak tours and one of them is Uros Islands Day Kayak Tour. You’ll get a really personal tour avoiding the crowds (non-touristy tour) and you’ll feel like you have the whole lake to yourself.


Uros Islands Day Kayak Tour

US$ 69 per person

Here, after 15+ min drive and a safety briefing from your kayak guide, you’ll receive the appropriate safety equipment and embark on our more than 2 hours kayaking adventure through beautiful landscapes towards Uros reed floating Islands.

We’re paddling through beautiful place, out of the tourist trail. Your guide provides clue information about Uros islands and Lake Titicaca facts.

We’ll arrive to the location of the Uros Titicaca floating village taking in sight how people live on those amazing reed homes.

After the exploration we’re heading to Qhantany lodge for lunch, local activities and the homestay (when available or we’ll book another similar as Khantani Lodge, Luz del Titicaca Lodge, Uros Summa Paqarina Lodge, Aruntawi lodge, etc)

Lunch is based on grilled trout or chicken accompanied with vegetables and hot drinks. In the late afternoon an Uros man is taking you to teach us how they cut the reeds for the building of their islands and maintenance. Just after the sun sets over the Lake, you’ll have dinner. Overnight.

Day 2: Speed boat ride to Taquile + Puno paddle

In the morning, the family will provide the breakfast. Our host family is then after taking you to where the fast boat is waiting for you.

There will be another group guide who delivers the explanation about what to do during the day and some clue facts about Taquile Island.

Amantani Island is very well-known for their friendly and warm population besides the best place for a homestay experience as well. Would you like to stay the night there instead? Tour itinerary is as it follows: you kayak to Uros then go by boat to Llachon, paddle again to Amantani Island. Immerse in the local culture and way of life. Next day you reach Taquile by kayak.


Amantani Homestay Kayak Tour

US$ 247 per person

The speed boat reaches to Taquile from Uros in 1h 20 min. On Taquile you’ll learn about textile tradition and have an overlooking lunch.

After a well-deserved lunch in Taquile Island you’ll return by Fast boat to Puno port.

Or instead of arriving by the fast boat to Puno port, you can get to Puno shore by kayak (optional at no additional charge).

We’ll arrive to Puno main port, upon arrival get a small van and get transferred to your hotel.

What to bring

– Sun protection

– Sunglasses

– Hat/Cap

– Long sleeve T-shirt

– Warm Jacket

– Extra snacks

– Water

What’s included (what we provide)

– Private transfer from your Puno hotel to kayak dock.

– Kayak equipment/gear.

– Entrance fees to Uros, and Taquile islands.

– English-Spanish speaking kayak guide.

– Accommodations at family Uros lodge.

– All meals included at Uros family homestay while we’re on the tour.

– Speed engine boat to Taquile

– Entrance fees to Taquile.

– Lunch on Taquile Island.

– Final paddle from Uros to Puno city.

– Private transfer and drop off by hotel on return.

What else you should know

Remember that it is a physical activity so be prepared to paddle 12 km through the most beautiful spots of the Open Lake Titicaca and National Reserve (Puno sector), as well as wearing comfortable clothes that you can wet.

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Hopefully we then head out on the Lake kayaking together through its beauty landscape.