Puno in 4 Days / 3 Nights "Lake of the Gods"
Sillustani Tour, Uros Floating Islands and Taquile. Only Expedition Services. Does not include Hotel
Puno the City of Legends, Capital of the peruvian folkore,was the center of one of the most important civilizations of the pre-Inca culture Tiawanaco, the supreme expression of the ancient Aymara people, whose vestiges admiration.
According to legend, the first Inca, Manco Capac and his wife Mama Ocllo, emerged from Lake Titicaca. His father, the Sun God, had ordered the founding of the Inca Empire, or Tawantisuyo, which was divided into four regions, Puno occupied the region of Collasuyo that included all the Collao.
Be part of the Legend and enjoy this pretty city and the beautiful Titicaca lake.
|Day 1||Arrive to Puno, transfer to Hotel Tour to Sillustani , Pre –Inca Cementery|
|Day 2||Full DAY LAKE OF GODS “ Titicaca” “Floating Island of Uros and Island of Amantani” Overnight in Amantani Island|
|Day 3||Taquile island Return to Puno|
|Day 4||Transfer from the Hotel to the Airport or Bus Station|
Itinerary PUNO "The Lake of Gods" 4D/3N
DAY 1.- ARRIVE TO PUNO, TOUR TO SILLUSTANI.
Arrival, meeting and transfer to the hotel selected.
Guided visit the Sillustani preinca ruins overlooking the Umayo Lake. The site harbors the "Chullpas", archaeological monuments constructed in stone in form of conical towers.
DAY 2.- THE LAKE OF GODS
" Floating island of Uros and Island of Amantani".
Breakfast in the hotel
We leave the port of Puno early in the morning (7: 00 pm), and we will start our cruise on the Lake Titicaca, in the direction of the Archipelago of Islands Uros. Our small boat passes fields of totora, Reed with which are made all the Uros floating islands. After half an hour of navigation, we arrive in the Islands, 40 in total, with their houses, their boats, their watchtowers of totora. People, especially the women with their beautiful very colorful dresses, welcome us on their island, where we will discover their traditional way of life. Our guide explains the technique of construction of the floating island and the multiple properties of the totora. We take the boat for a crossing of 2 hours through the immensely Blue Lake surrounded by mountains. We disembark on Amantani Island, where we will start a short walk in the middle of the agricultural terraces; we will be enjoying a magnificent view on the island and the Lake below.
We continue our walk (1 hour) to the sacred Summit of Pachatata (father Earth), where we enjoy a panoramic view on the Lake, the island and the nearby Summit of Pachamama (mother earth). We will be on one of the two sacred Amantani Island. Our guide explains the mode of community organization, and the beliefs and ceremonies conducted in this place in honor of mother earth. We descend through the other side, the village of El Pueblo, where we are going to be installed in our family home, in a rustic but comfortable house. We enjoy the tranquility of the place, then time of dinner; we will have prepared our food, based on products grown on the island.
We will spend a wonderful night, without noise or electricity.
DAY 3.- THE LAKE OF GODS
"Island of Taquile, return to Puno.
After a good breakfast we have to take our boat. We live up to the island of Taquile, just opposite of Amantani. We will climb long stairs that leads to the main village of the island. Taquile residents still live in accordance with their ancestral traditions and dress of magnificent colorful and traditional costumes. They are also well known for their handicrafts, particularly of beautiful weavings.
You will have free time to explore the island or to admire the crafts of the inhabitants. Then we have to take our boat back to Puno with 2 hours of crossing approximately.
DÍA 4.- SALIDA DE HOTEL Y TRANSLADO OUT.
Desayuno. A Hora indicada traslado al Aeropuerto y asistencia para el embarque por nuestro personal.
- Transfers In / Out (airport - hotel - airport)
- Entrance fees to tourist centers
- Touristic transport to the attraction.
- Motorboat for our tour in Titicaca Lake.
- Hotel for 2 nights in Hotel in Puno.
- 01 Night in family home in Amantani Island
- 01 breakfast, 01 lunch , 01 dinner in Amantani Island
- Lunch in Taquile Island
- Professional bilingual guide (English - Spanish) for all excursions.
- Entrance to recreational sites, such as "Clubs" "Waters Springs, Amusement Parks "
- Unscheduled Meals.
- Others not specified in the Program
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