LAKE TITICACA: 3-DAY ITINERARY

3 Days
TRIP DURATION

~2 miles
WALKING DISTANCE

DIFFICULTY

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  • Experience the culture of Puno in south Peru
  • Visit the highest lake in South America
  • Spend time with local families and learn local customs
  • Our guides are local to the Cusco Region, fluent in English and have several years of experience leading tours
  • Ride a boat to several islands
  • Pick up directly from your hotel in Cusco

Prices are per person and in U.S. Dollars ($)

PRICE: $240

The PRICE does not include the price for additional tours, which are optional to do on your way from Cusco to Puno. Entrance fees total $10 USD for 3 extra tours.



NOTES:
  • Daily departures available. We accept bookings for this tour up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Consider adding this tour as part of a larger pacakage before or after you do a multi-day trek.
  • A 5% Transaction Fee will be added to the total cost if you pay via credit/debit card. We are charged to convert and transfer money. We do our best to keep this rate as low as possible.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Water
  • Professional Guides
  • Accomodations

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Entrance Tickets for addiontal tours: $10

Lake Titicaca: 3-day Itinerary

Day 1: Travel from Cusco to Puno on the Sun Route

Pick up from your hotel in Cusco. Travel on the Inka Express (VIP Tourist Bus) to Puno. Option to visit three tour sites along the way.

Day 2: Visit the Uros and Taquile Islands

Travel by boat to 2 large islands in the middle of Lake Titicaca. Enjoy a day on the lake with tours of the islands and local cusines.

Day 3: Farewell friends!

Enjoy breakfast with a local family. Then we will transfer you to the bus station to head back to Cusco or the airport, where you can catch a flight to Lima.


SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAIL:

Day 1: Travel from Cusco to Puno on the Sun Route

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Walking Time: 2-3 hours
  • Accomodations: Casa Andina Hotel

Morning

Our private bus will pick you up directly from your hotel at 6:30AM and transfer you to the bus station. Enjoy a luxurious ride on the Inka Express VIP Tourist Bus from Cusco to Puno (6 hour ride).

You will be accompanied by an English Speaking guide for the ride to Puno. There will be three stops at different sites that you can choose to explore with your guide. These sites are called: Andahaylillas, Raqchi and Puka Pukara, they're a mouthful, but they each have incredible views! Again, entrance to these sites is not included in the price, but for $10 extra dollars, they should not be missed.

Afternoon

We will enjoy an amazing buffet lunch in the town of Sicuani, which halfway to our destination. After lunch we will jump back on the bus and continue our journey to Puno.

Evening

We will arrive to the bus station in Puno around 5PM. Our private transfer will be there to meet you and take you to your hotel.


Day 2: Visit the Uros and Taquile Islands

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Walking Time: 2-3 hours
  • Accomodations: Casa Andina

Morning

At 6:45AM, our private van will pick you up and take you to the port at Lake Titicaca. You will board a private boat and travel to the Uros Islands, which is a series of floating islands made of vines and reeds. Here we will observe how the local inhabitants live amoung the reeds and thrive on these floating islands.

After spending time with the locals we will re-board our boat and cruise for 2 more hours to the next visit another beautiful island - The Taquile Island.

Here you will tour several sets of ruins and visit local villages. In the villages we will have the opportunity to observe and learn about the world famous, intricate weavings created by the islands inhabitants.

After spending time learning about the weavings, we will share an incredible lunch with the locals. After lunch we'll get back on the boat and travel back to Puno, where we'll pick you up from the port and return to the hotel. You'll have a free evening in Puno.


Day 3: Farewell Friends!

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Walking Time: NA
  • Accomodations: NA

Morning

We will enjoy one last breakfast together before we transfer you to either the bus station to return to Cusco, or to the Juliaca Airport for flights to Lima.

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