From Puno to the exuberant beaches of Ccotos and its crystal clear waters, you will travel up to Tikonata Island and Amantaní Island, to finish to Uros floating islands. This unforgettable experience is unique and thousand-year old.
DAY 1: Puno – Ccotos – Tikonata Island – Ccotos
7h30: Departure from Puno to the wonderful Ccotos community. There, you will have the opportunity to climb to Anka Sayana watch tower in order to appreciate the panoramic views. Then, take the direction of Tikonata Island with a veil boat to experiment traditional fishing. You will also be able to visit the Archeology and cultural interpretation of mommies’ museum. After, you will eat typical dishes for lunch and take advantage of a small rest on Ccotos beautiful beach. Dinner and night in guest-houses managed by the community’s families.
DAY 2: Ccotos – Amantaní Island
8h: Breakfast of typical Andin dishes with views on the lake. Let’s board up to Amantaní Island. Visit the beautiful Principal Square of Amantaní and savor a delicious typical meal with host-families. Let’s walk up to the ceremonial center Pachatata and Pachamama, to attend to a stone cut work group and visit the beautiful Principal Square of Amantaní. Finally, you will have the opportunity to share a time with the host-families during the dinner.
DAY 3: Amantaní Island – Taquile Island – Uros floating islands – Puno
8h: Breakfast with your host-family and take the direction of Taquile Island (around 1h20). Admire and take part in local craft: hand-weaving. Typical lunch. Let’s boat to reach Uros floating islands. Exhibition and participation to different activities: farm products, seaweed, fishes, reed’s family plants and cultural exchange with the Uros. At the end of the day, back to Puno.
ADVANTAGES OF THE ITINERARY:
- Discover the islands and Capachica peninsula
- Night in the communities
- Cook and taste typical dishes
- Farm products exchange, seaweed, fishes, reed’s family plants and ecological cook
- Craft exhibition and participation of visitors
WHAT IS INCLUDES:
- Transport by bus (Puno)
- Entrance ticket to the islands and to Tikonata’s Island museum
- Accommodation in host families
- Food : Breakfasts, lunches and dinners
- Activities and local guides
- Oxygen and first aid kits
Keep in mind: The program can change according what you want to do, or be modified in case of unexpected events (strikes, storms…).
Group: 8 people maximum
Don’t forget: Warm clothes, cap / hat, sunglasses, suntan cream and camera.
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