Half Day Tour: The Uros Floating Islands

Tour/Activity in Lake Titicaca - Puno, Peru

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Explore Lake Titicaca

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Discover the unique floating islands

Experience Lake Titicaca, the second largest lake in South America and one of the highest navigable lakes in the world. Your motorboat will take you to the floating reed islands of the Uros. These are artificial islands created of braided totora, floating on the water thanks to the lightweight yet sturdy material, these islands are home to the Uros culture. The Uros constructed the islands during a time when they were increasingly besieged by the people of Aymara, and they continue to live there until today. This excursion gives you an insight into the way of life of this unique tribe.

This activity is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

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