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Taquile and Uros Full day Tour

¿What are you waiting for to make one of the most complete tours to Taquile and Uros in one day?

If you like boat rides, delicious buffet lunches and walks full of culture and nature, then you cannot miss this incredible opportunity to know Taquile Island and the Floating Islands of the Uros in this full day tour.

The beautiful ancestral weavings of the Taquile Island region are considered “Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” according to UNESCO. This characteristic is added to the kindness of its inhabitants, who will welcome you with open arms.

You will also have the opportunity to meet communities such as the Aymara, located in the Chucuito Peninsula, where you will also taste an exquisite Altiplanic buffet lunch, accompanied by typical dances.

One of the most considerable advantages of this tour is that it avoids crowds and you will have plenty of space to enjoy a quiet day. This does not mean that you will be bored: you will be able to discover the most important attractions of the region.

If you would like to know more about our tours to the Puno region, you can also discover more itineraries and tours to Taquile by clicking here.

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Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour Itinerary

06:45 - 7:10 AM - Departure from Hotel and departure of the boat to Taquile island

The day will start early in the morning with a transfer from your hotel to the port, where a boat will be waiting for you to take you to our first destination, the island of Taquile.

09:00 - 1:30 PM - Visit to Taquile Island

Once we have arrived at Taquile Island, we will take a walk that will last approximately two and a half hours. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy the best views of the lake and take a boat ride. Then, we will go to the restaurant where we will taste an exquisite buffet lunch.

1:30- 02:30PM - Transfer and visit to the Floating Islands of the Uros.

After regaining strength with a traditional dish of the region, we will embark to the Floating Islands of the Uros, where we will take a walk and you can learn about the history and architecture of the site.

03:30PM - 04:00PM – Return

Once we have finished our tour, we will return to Puno and then to the hotel to rest.

Additional Information


The price of the Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour includes:

  • Traslado desde hospedaje (dentro de la ciudad)
  • Retorno al hospedaje
  • Ingresos
  • Tour guiado profesional en inglés y/o español
  • Embarcación turística (Lancha Rápida)
  • Almuerzo
Not include

El precio del Tour Taquile y Uros Full Day no incluye:

  • Propina
  • Paseo en bote local (Balsa de Totora) en los Uros (S/.10 aproximadamente)


What to Bring

What to bring to the Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour?

  • It is recommended to choose: comfortable shoes, light clothing, hat, gloves, sunglasses, sun block, water, rain gear (especially in November - April).
  • Passport or ID card.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Audiovisual recording devices (cell phone, camera, video cameras).
  • Cash (local currency).

What considerations you should have when taking Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour:

  • You can include the tickets to the attractions – as an additional – in the process of contracting the Tour, or purchase it on your own directly at the place with payment in cash and in local currency (the prices of entrance tickets may vary without prior notice).
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Due to environmental, climatic or other factors, beyond our control, the itinerary of the trip may vary. If so, it will be notified promptly.
  • Guru Explorers value your time and strive to respect the tour schedule; however, they could vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to provide efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.

Not allowed:

Suitcases or large bags.

Not recommended for:

People in wheelchairs.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policies for the Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour:

  • Within 3 days or less in advance, there will be no refund.
  • Between 4 and 7 days of notification, 70% is refunded.
  • More than 7 days, 90% is refunded.

Date changes:

  • Rates applied for change of date in group tours:
    • There will be no extra charge if you notify more than 5 days in advance.
    • If notified between 3 and 5 days in advance, an additional charge of 20% will apply.
    • If you notify within 2 days or less in advance, it will not be possible to make the change and it will not be subject to a refund.
  • Subject to availability.
  • There will be no refund in case of delayed flights, train delays, bad weather or other external factors.
Why choose us

The experience that makes you live the beauty of this mountain of colors is inexplicable, it is really a personal encounter between you and nature.

If you are still wondering why choose us? We would like you to read 7 outstanding characteristics of our service:


When you go to a teacher, it is because you want to answer all the questions. In a matter of travel, money, time and enjoyment, you have to choose the best options available and that is what “Guru Explorers” is all about, giving you the perfect balance for the adventure you DESERVE.


To become “Guru Explorers”, we are still world travelers, but experts in Cusco, Lima, and the most important destinations in Peru. We lived bad and good experiences, valuing that the main difference lies in the details, so we know what elements are essential for your trip. We are travelers and we strive to enhance your experience!


We are here to provide you with the best and most accurate information and description of our tours. We are not supporters of hidden costs, that is why we provide the necessary information so you can choose the inclusions or upgrades you are looking for.


You entrust us with your time, your money and your expectations and that is why we fine-tune every detail to guarantee the trip you dream of.


Although we have pre-established packages; they can be adapted to your needs and to make plans that are suited to you, so that you can visit any place in Peru, with the expertise of “Guru Explorers”. We adapt trips for special occasions such as your corporate trips, honeymoon, birthday, social, cultural or sports event during your visit to Peru, offering you complete advice to achieve and exceed your expectations.


Before being tour guides, we are travelers, explorers, adventurers; That makes us passionate about creating the best experiences in the time you invest for yourself and those you love.


We promote Responsible and Sustainable Tourism, not affecting the traveler, nor exploiting the communities that receive it or their environment. We create more human and respectful experiences of Heritage.

Do you want a different trip to the Taquile and Uros Full Day Tour? We won’t keep you waiting!


¿Qué se puede hacer en Taquile?

Entre las actividades que puedes hacer en Taquile recomendamos las caminatas y conocer los extraordinarios tejidos realizados por sus mujeres artesanas.

¿Cómo se llama la comunidad que vive en Luquina?

Los habitantes de Luquina son los Aymaras, una comunidad con una extensa y rica tradición. En este tour, tendrás la oportunidad de conocerlos y aprender sus costumbres en primera persona.

¿Qué ropa es recomendable llevar a las Islas Flotantes?

Llevar de día ropa ligera, pero de noche es mejor tener a disposición una casaca o chaqueta ya que desciende la temperatura. También recomendamos llevar calzado deportivo y ropa térmica.

¿En qué temporada es mejor visitar las Islas Flotantes?

Entre abril y mayo es la mejor época para visitar este destino, ya que es cuando se registra una menor cantidad de lluvias y las condiciones meteorológicas son más favorables.

¿Cuáles son las principales actividades de las Islas Flotantes de los Uros?

La pesca y la caza de aves fueron las principales actividades que tuvo tradicionalmente el sitio, desarrollando conocimientos y prácticas relacionados al manejo de la totora que utilizan para las Islas Flotantes. Actualmente, el turismo constituye una de sus fuentes principales de ingresos.

¿Cuánto mide cada isla en las Islas Flotantes de los Uros?

Cada una de las islas mide 38,6 metros de eslora, 30 metros de manga y 3 metros de puntal, provistos con cuatro columnas de 65 metros de altura.

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