Amantani island 2-days tour from Puno

Tour Number

Activity Level

305100


Categories

Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: No. For children around 8 years old and older, for small children could be taugh and parents should carry them.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

Visit the biggest island in peruvian side of lake Titicaca!


This island is two hoursfand fourty minutes far from Puno, is full of nice and kind people happy to have you in their houses because is the only way to overnight, on Amantani island there is not any hotel. This is the second biggest island in lake Titikaka, the first one is Sun island in Bolivia.

People of Pukara culture settled here more than two thousend years ago, they had a village here with two religious places on top of the two sacred mountains of the island. Later was ocupied by spanish since 16th century but the native people speaks quechua language and they are decendants of ancient cultures.

Visit this place is travelling to another world. They look like diferent they speak another language, they have the andean religion and dress diferent.

Itinerary

Day 1: I will pick you up from your hotel with a private car to go to Puno's harbor. Twenty five minutes later we will be on Uros islands, the native people speaks aymara, an acient language and they will show us the way they live and show us how they built their islands. Two hours and a half later we'll arrive to Amantani island, time to rest strech legs and to have lunch. As soon as we arrive to the island the family that will host us will be waiting for us, every family can receive tourists in their houses and cook meals for you.
After lunch we will walk to one of the sacred mountains of the island (about an hour). It has excellent view of the lake and a construction on top that used to be a religious place more than 2000 years ago.
Dinner.

Day 2:Breakfast. Time to know about native people's life, they are friendly and kind. Depending of the season you could go fishing, make agriculture, dehidrate potatoes or sheep farming. Lunch and go back to Puno at 13:00 hours. Around 16:00 hrs arrival to Puno.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If you booked for this tour I can pick you up from your hotel that would be the best option.

End location: I will leave you in your hotel or the place where you ask me to.

Duration: 2 days

What’s Included

A traditional boat for two days to visit the floating islands first and Amantani island all in private. My services as a tour guide. A private car could be a van or a sprinter to pick you up from your hotel and to come back.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

86 Soles - Entrance fees for Uros and Amantani islands. Accomodation for one night, two lunches, one dinner and one breakfast per person.

What’s Extra

Two lunches, one dinner, one breakfast and accomodation for one night. Entrance fees for Uros islands and Amantani island that is 16 soles entrance tickets, and 70 for the overnight and meals per person. Handycrafts.

Private tour guide Sandra D.

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