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Uros Floating Islands

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Reviewed yesterday

We did this as a day tour and it was so pretty. Though it gets crowded with tourist, it is wonderfult os ee how people live and connect to the locals. They are very warm and welcoming. Of, course buying things on the island is...More

Thank lalithaa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The main thing is to learn about the history, how the floating islands are formed and the way of life on the islands. It has however become quite commercialized along with activities tailored to tourists.

Thank S K
Reviewed 2 days ago

The experience is commercialized as to be expected of any established touristic attraction. The experience is still worth the visit as the numbers of visitors are substantially less compared to attractions in other countries.

Thank FL T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at Libertador hotel (see seperate review) right on Lake Titicaca and they have their own wharf for ferry trips to the Uros Floating Islands. The Islands are an experience not to be missed. We had read about them, but to actually visit them...More

Thank Rod E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a privilege to step onto one of these islands and understand a culture that is unchanged for centuries.

Thank SkierLondon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Without a doubt, this is a lovely place and a must see, if you’re in Puno. However, expect everyone, from travel company to indigenous people, trying to rip you off. First, prices vary from S/5 to S/50 and you’ll end up on the same boat,...More

Thank Alois S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having seen the floating islands on TV hundreds of times, to actually visit was incredible. We got a lesson in how the islands are made and maintained, and a ride on a reed boat. Please visit

Thank Bradj64804
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a ferry to two Uros islands from the main dock in Puno, 18 soles for ferry and ticket to get on the island. The islands were a tourist trap, packaged culture and awkward constant nagging to purchase “traditional boat rides” and typical Peruvian...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is very much a worthwhile trip and the islands are fascinating to see but be prepared to walk into a major tourist trap. You can book a trip very easily down at the port in Puno and there are many boats making the journey....More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting talk by a resident. Interesting to see how satisfied and happy they were with their lifestyle. I was surprised that there was movement underfoot!

Thank Ken N
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Ruha R
September 6, 2018|
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Response from DeepakAhuja7 | Reviewed this property |
Tour boat . They bring your to the boat as per schedule . We also visited Tequille island which we found better than Uros.
Clau P
May 7, 2018|
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Response from MagicDawn | Reviewed this property |
I didn't find it 'touristy'. In fact I liked to contribute to the community. I had a 2.5 hour tour, which was enough for me, but it would be nicer to stay on the island than stay in Puno town. I spoke to one couple who... More
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Ilina A | Reviewed this property |
The boats are mostly leaving in the morning, I guess spending a night in Puno instead is the option.