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Taquile island tour on FAST BOAT - cultural tour Taquile & Uros
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1 day Tour to Uros and Taquile by fast and comfortable boat

Unique Adventure on Lake Titicaca with Our Tour to Uros and Taquile

ID: ES009
  • Description

    Immerse yourself in an unparalleled cultural and natural journey with our Tour to Uros and Taquile , an experience that combines adventure, tradition and beauty in the majestic Lake Titicaca . This tour is not just a trip; It is a door to ancient worlds and dream landscapes.

    From Puno to the Uros: A Journey of Discovery

    We start our tour in Puno. Here, we will pick you up from central hotels to begin an unforgettable journey. Our initial destination: the Uros Islands. These floating islands, handcrafted with reeds , are a living testimony of a culture that has known how to harmonize with its environment. By exploring them, you will feel the magic of walking on floating soils and discover the essence of the Uros through their unique customs and crafts.

    Taquile: A Cultural Treasure in the Heart of Titicaca

    After experiencing the magic of Uros, the Uros and Taquile Tour will take you to the charming island of Taquile. Here, you will witness a culture that has woven its history into every thread of its famous textiles, recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity . The men of Taquile will invite you to immerse yourself in their world of colors and traditions. In addition, you will enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the locals , while you delight in breathtaking panoramic views.

    Return to Puno: Reflections and Landscapes

    Ending our Tour to Uros and Taquile , we will say goodbye to Taquile to begin the return trip to Puno. During the journey, the views of Lake Titicaca will offer you a moment of peace and reflection , closing this unique experience with a flourish.

    Your Adventure Awaits Our Tour to Uros and Taquile by speedboat is more than a trip; It is an opportunity to connect with ancient cultures and landscapes that seem straight out of a dream. Don't wait any longer, reserve your place on this adventure and discover the best kept secrets of Lake Titicaca. We are waiting for you to share this authentic and transformative experience together!

    Reserve your spot now and join us on this exciting adventure through the Uros and Taquile on Lake Titicaca.

    Why travel to Uros and Taquile in Speedboat?

    Traveling by speedboat to the fascinating Lake Titicaca’s islands will be really worth if you are a very busy person.

    Traveling by speedboat means less travel time in order to have longer visits in the floating islands of Uros and Taquile.

    In addition, you will have more time for walking to the plaza or local restaurant in Taquile.

    Port of Puno – Uros. 25 min. 10 min.
    Uros – Taquile. 2 hours 30 min. 1 hour 15 min.
    Taquile – Puerto de Puno. 2 hours 40 min. 1 hour 20 min.
  • Itinerary

    Detailed Itinerary: Tour to Uros and Taquile


    Approx. Time


    Pick up from hotels in Puno

    06:50AM - 07:10AM

    Pick up of participants at hotels near the Plaza de Armas of Puno.

    Departure of the Boat/Large from the Port of Puno


    Departure to the Uros Islands in a comfortable and safe boat.

    Visit to 2 Floating Islands of the Uros


    Exploration of the Uros Islands, lasting approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

    Boat departure to the island of Taquile


    Travel to the island of Taquile, known for its rich culture and beautiful landscapes.

    Arrival at the Port of Taquile


    Arrival in Taquile and 25-minute walk to the local restaurant.

    Explanation from the guide at the local restaurant


    Informative session with the guide about the island and its traditions.

    Lunch in Taquile

    12:30 PM

    Enjoy a typical lunch with options such as Grilled Trout or Omelet , accompanied by Quinoa Soup and hot drinks.

    Walk around the island (Optional)


    Opportunity to explore the island on your own.

    Return to the city of Puno


    Start of the return trip to Puno.

    Arrival in Puno and transfer to the Plaza de Armas

    03:50PM – 04:00PM

    Arrival in Puno and transfer back to the Plaza de Armas.


  • Include

    Includes in the Tour to Uros and Taquile:

    • Entrance tickets to the islands of Uros and Taquile.
    • Guide service in Spanish and English.
    • Transfer to and from the hotel to the port from central hotels in Puno (500m around the main square).
    • Transportation by speed boat.
    • Lunch on the island of Taquile.

    Not included in the Tour:

    • Other expenses not specified in the itinerary.

    • Transfer to and from specific hotels such as GHL, Sonesta Posadas del Inca, Casa Andina Premium, Xima Hoteles, José Antonio or hotels away from the city center of Puno

  • Information

    Frequently asked questions about the 1-day Uros and Taquile tour

    What is the physical effort involved when arriving in Taquile?

    The physical effort required when arriving in Taquile is moderate. Upon disembarking in Taquile, visitors often walk along steep paths and stone stairs to explore the island. The island is located at a significant altitude (around 3,950 meters above sea level), which can make the hike more challenging,

    How many steps do you have to go down after visiting the Plaza de Armas?

    The number of steps that must be descended to go from the Plaza de Armas of Taquile to the port varies, but it is commonly mentioned that there are around 480 steps. This number may vary slightly depending on the disembarkation point and the route taken.

    Is the 1-day tour to the Uros and Taquile Islands worth it?

    The answer depends on your interests and the time you have in Puno. It is recommended if you only have one day available

    Are there any special activities during the tour?

    A ride on a traditional reed boat is usually offered, although it is not included in the tour price.

    How long does it take to get from Puno to Taquile?

    The boat trip lasts between 1h30min approx.

    What to see in Taquile?

    The island offers wonderful views, a pleasant town with a textile art market and pre-Inca gates along the path to the port.

    How many days is it recommended to stay on Lake Titicaca?

    It is possible to make a one-day visit, but if you prefer to take things slower, two nights would be ideal, one in Puno and another in Amantani or Taquile​

    What exactly are the Uros floating islands? And who are the Uros?

    The Uros Islands are inhabited artificial floating platforms, built with reeds, a type of reed. The Uros, an Aymara- speaking people , originally lived on the mainland, but moved to these floating islands to avoid conflict with other Inca and pre-Inca peoples.

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  • Recomendations

    Recommendations for the Tour to Uros and Taquile:

    1. Appropriate Clothing: It is important to wear comfortable and warm clothing. Since the weather in the Lake Titicaca region can be unpredictable and sometimes cold, it is best to be prepared for any changes.
    2. Sun Protection: The sun can be very intense at this altitude. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself properly.
    3. Camera Ready: Make sure you have your camera ready at all times. Lake Titicaca and its islands offer spectacular landscapes and unique moments that you will want to capture and remember.
    4. Walking shoes: You walk an average of 1h30min in Taquile, wearing hiking shoes is essential
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Tour to Uros and Taquile on fast boat with private guide (1d)

Shared basis tour with Private guide (1d)

ID: ES137
  • Description

    Beyond the flexibility of the speedboat ; We give you the possibility of adding a private guide to the Taquile Velóz tour , this will allow you to get to know both islands in more depth, since the guide will be by your side throughout the entire tour, making this tour more personalized; Keep in mind that you will only share transportation, but the experience will be yours and your guide's, so you will also have more time and learn a little more than the rest of the group.

    What Benefits Does a Private Guide Offer?

    1. Personalized Attention: Your guide will focus exclusively on you and your interests, ensuring a richer and more personalized experience.
    2. Deep Knowledge: Explore aspects of the islands that might be overlooked on a group tour. Discover secrets and details that will enrich your understanding of local culture and history.
    3. Flexibility: With a private guide, the tour adapts to your pace. You'll have more time to enjoy the places that interest you most and the freedom to explore beyond what the standard tour offers.
    4. Unique Experience: Even if you share transportation with other travelers, the learning and discovery experience will be exclusively yours. A private guide will transform your Tour to Uros and Taquile into a unique and memorable adventure

    ​​​​​​This Tour to Uros and Taquile with a private guide is the ideal option for those looking for a more intimate and personalized experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Lake Titicaca.

    Make your trip an unforgettable experience! By opting for a private guide on your Taquile Veloz Tour , you will not only visit these impressive islands, but you will experience a day of discovery and personal connection with the culture of Lake Titicaca.


  • Include

    Uros and Taquile Tour: Inclusions and Exclusions


    • Transfers: From downtown Puno hotels to the port and back, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free journey.
    • Shared Motor Boat: Shared boat travel from Puno to Uros, then to Taquile, and back to Puno, offering spectacular views of Lake Titicaca.
    • Touristic Lunch on Taquile Island: Includes a lunch valued at $15 USD on Taquile Island, where you can enjoy exquisite local cuisine.
    • Entrance Fees: Access to the Uros and Taquile Islands, allowing you to explore these unique destinations and their cultures.
    • Private Professional Spanish/English Speaking Guide: A bilingual guide to enhance your experience with expert insights and personalized attention.

    Does Not Include:

    • Extra Expenses: Any expenses not mentioned in this document are not included in the tour.
    • Traditional reedboat ride: 20 soles p/p - Optional activity
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Private Tour Uros and Taquile on SpeedBoat 1 Day

Discover the Magic of Uros and Taquile in a Day with a Private Fast Boat Tour

ID: ES138
  • Description

    Private Tours in Puno: Tailor-Made Adventures on Lake Titicaca

    Our private tours in Puno are crafted to offer an unparalleled, personalized experience. These tours are distinguished by several key features:

    • Private Transfers and Transport: Enjoy the luxury and comfort of private transportation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey throughout.

    • Guided in English and Spanish: Our tours are primarily conducted in English and Spanish, with the option of other languages available upon request. This ensures that you have a guide who speaks your language, enhancing your understanding and enjoyment of the tour.

    • Flexible Scheduling: You have complete freedom to choose your pick-up times, and the flexibility to spend as much time as you wish at each touristic spot. This allows you to explore at your own pace, without the constraints of a fixed schedule.

    • Customized Itineraries: Unlike regular shared or group tours, our private tours are not tied to standard itineraries. This means your tour can be fully customized to suit your interests and preferences, making each experience unique.

    • Ideal for Various Groups: Whether you're a couple seeking a romantic getaway, a family on a holiday adventure, a small group of friends exploring new horizons, or anyone in between, our private tours are designed to cater to your specific needs and desires.

    Experience the best of Puno and Lake Titicaca with our private and personalized services, ensuring your trip is not just a journey, but a memorable adventure tailored just for you.

  • Include

    Private Tour to Uros and Taquile: Inclusions and Exclusions


    • Transfers: From downtown hotels to the port and back. Convenient and comfortable transport for a hassle-free experience.
    • Private Motor Boat: A private boat for your journey from Puno to Uros, then to Taquile, and back to Puno. The travel time from Uros to Taquile is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
    • Touristic Lunch on Taquile Island: Enjoy a touristic lunch valued at $10 USD on Taquile Island, included in the price of the tour.
    • Entrance Fees: All entrance fees are covered, granting you access to the beautiful sights and experiences of Uros and Taquile.
    • Professional Spanish/English Speaking Guide: Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a bilingual guide, enhancing your tour experience with insightful commentary and guidance.

    Does Not Include:

    • Extra Expenses: Any additional expenses outside of the mentioned inclusions are not covered in the tour. This includes personal purchases or optional activities you may choose to partake in during the tour.
    • Traditional reedboat on Uros: Available as an OPTIONAL activity for 20 soles per person
  • Information

    Benefits of the Private Tour to Uros and Taquile

    • Personalized Attention: Enjoy private transportation and the company of a guide dedicated exclusively to you. This personalized attention ensures a richer and more focused experience tailored to your interests.
    • Flexible Itinerary: The tour offers the flexibility to adjust the schedule according to your convenience and preferences. You can explore at your own pace and create your own travel plan. It's like traveling solo, but with the added advantage of having a professional and dedicated guide.
    • In-depth Exploration of Visited Places: Opting for a private service allows you to gain a much deeper understanding of the tourist destinations you choose. This means you'll have the opportunity to explore these locations more thoroughly, benefiting from the insider knowledge and expertise of your guide.

    These benefits make the private tour to Uros and Taquile an ideal choice for those seeking a comprehensive and intimate travel experience, allowing for a deeper connection with the destinations and a truly personalized journey.

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Germaine Lokey
Nueva York, Estados Unidos

The experience was absolutely amazing from beginning to end. the boat was very fast

Toya Rock
New Jersey, Estados Unidos

I wanted to thank you for your help in planning a wonderful trip to Incalake. My husband and I really enjoyed every part of our time in Peru and your suggestion of taking the tour and the end of our tour worked well for us. We had a wonderful time in Peru. The itinerary planned, the guides and drivers were all 5 star.

China Marsico
Sidney, Nueva Gales del Sur, Australia

To be able to explore all it has to offer the lake Titicaca naturalists was truly a nice experience.

Rena Mair
Wellington, Región de Wellington, Nueva Zelanda

The service on board was impeccable. The driver were smiling, attentive and made sure we were awarded with only the highest standard of hospitality.

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