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Uros Floating Islands

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Address: | Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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US$46.50*
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Half-Day Boating Tour to Uros from Puno
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The Highlight of Lake Titicaca: Uros Floating Islands Half-Day Tour
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Uros Floating Islands Half Day Tour from Puno

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Essential part of the visit to Puno and no end to the number of trips on offer! Picked up from hotel, delivered to jetty, enthusiastic and helpful guide. Interesting time go the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to believe in the 21st century. People actually living on self built islands. You need to see this. Primitive as it is, they are moving forward. Solar panels and tiny TV's :)

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a lovely little stay. We booked through air b&b to stay with a family on one of the Uros Islands. We got to experience their life and they were ever so welcoming. They took us on a tour in their private boat, we are reeds fresh from the water and visited their family. It was an amazing trip... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's interesting to see the islands made of reeds and the huts but there's a lot of selling from the moment you arrive along with some begging from children.

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Newcastle, ON Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting to see and visit these floating islands. Be prepared to expect that the inhabitants will try and sell you souvenir items. They are not pushy or impolite; this how they earn extra income. Quality of work was very high and prices reasonable. We bought a small blanket which we have had framed for hanging. Very pretty and unique.

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Royal Oak, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is simply beautiful. And the Uros floating islands cannot be missed. Go with a tour guide and be prepared to be introduced to a remarkable and brilliant pre-Colombian culture who have made a unique adaptation to living literally on the water, and achieved this centuries ago. Also visit Taquile (sp?) Isle. It's a gem about 2 hours by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned tons about their way of life and how these reed islands are constructed and how long they last. We took a 20min ride on one of their reed boat , steered by one of the island ladies and "dined" on some reed roots. Tasty. Lol!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a half day trip ie 3 hours . To save money, we paid ten sols each for the trip by boat. Our vessel was rackety, but the company of Peruvians and a French couple made for a lively group. Arriving at the first Uros island, we were treated to a 'demonstation' by an island woman. Tourist stalls magically... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked a tour from Puno to visit the Uros islands as well as Taquille - well worth it. Theres really no better way to describe these than, its a floating island and its such a unique and interesting way to live so very different from our own. They are used to tourists coming to visit and the locals enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit the islands on lake Titicaca where everything is made of the straws grown on the lake. Tour takes you to the people who live there, and you get to see how they do things, take a tour on their boats (made of straws) and overall enjoy a great few hours. Very memorable!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Essential part of the visit to Puno and no end to the number of trips on offer! Picked up from hotel, delivered to jetty, enthusiastic and helpful guide. Interesting time go the islands, something very unusual and a great insight into their way of life.Very touristy nonetheless.

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