Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour: 2024 Updated information about Full Day Tours including times, itineraries, prices, and FAQ´s!

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour – Brief Overview

  • Tours begin at 7am and finish around 5pm.
  • Most tour companies pick you up and drop you off to your hotel in Puno.
  • Full Day Tours visit the main Uros Floating Island and Llachon Island.
  • Most tour companies include lunch, although it is recommended to bring some snacks.
  • Ideal Lake Titicaca Tour for those who want to see more but don´t want to stay overnight on the islands.

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour Guide Contents:

  1. Full Day Tour Information – Check start time, prices, and more.
  2. How to get to Lake Titicaca – Compare transportation options.
  3. What to bring? – Be prepared for your tour.
  4. FAQs – We answer your frequently asked questions.
  5. Did you know? – Lake Titicaca fun facts.
  6. Photo Gallery – A few of the best photos of Lake Titicaca.

Special deal for Peru Hop Passengers – Tours booked via allow date changes up until the evening before your tour begins at no extra cost.

Full Day Tour Information

Peru Hop does not operate any tours on Lake Titicaca. To see Peru Hop’s recommended operators for this tour read below.

Full Day Lake Titicaca Tour

Price: $29 USD

Duration: Approx. 10 hours

Departure Time: 07:15am (be ready for pick up at 06:45am)

Return Time: 17:00pm

Special deal for Peru Hop Passengers – Tours booked via allow date changes up until the evening before your tour begins at no extra cost.

Please note this tour will be booked via a search and comparison website we strongly recommend for tours across all of South America.

Detailed Itinerary Full Tour:

07:15am – 09:00am – Boat out to the Floating Islands of the Uros for a guided tour of the floating islands. Find out how the Uros people make their home islands entirely from one of the lake reeds, totora, and how they forge a subsistent lifestyle floating in the middle of Lake Titicaca!

09:00am – 12:00am – Boat ride out to the Island of Llachon. Sunbathe on the top deck, or watch the world go by as you cruise the world’s highest navigable lake!

12:00pm – 14:30pm – Guided Tour of Llachon Island. Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community until recently closed off to the rest of the world. Includes walk along the island to some of the best viewpoints. Lunch on the island.

14:30pm – Return boat ride to Puno

17:00pm – Arrive into Puno.


  • Boat transport
  • English speaking guide
  • Entry ticket to Uros Floating Islands
  • Entry ticket to Llachon Island
  • Lunch in Llachon

Not Included:

  • Reed Boat Ride (Kontiki) in Uros Islands: S/.15 soles – this is OPTIONAL but the locals will try to sell this to you.

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How to get to Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca lies on the border between Peru and Bolivia. On the Peruvian shore sits the city of Puno, while on the Bolivian side lies Copacabana.

If you are looking for information on the best buses to take to Puno or Copacabana, visit our passes page. Select your departure city, the countries you want to visit, and amount of time you have to travel. Then browse our passes to see which include your desired stop in Puno or Copacabana.

What to bring?

  • Light backpack
  • Water
  • Sunscreen (very important)
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sweater or jacket (very important)
  • Basics like toilet paper, personal medications, etc
  • Money for tips.


Do the tour prices include the island entry fees? Do I need to take extra money?

Yes, all of the tour prices include the associated island entry fees. If heading to the islands of Llachon and Amantani we advise to take some money for souvenirs as they are renowned for some of the finest woven goods in Peru.

Does the tour include a ride on one of the traditional reed boats?

No, this experience is optional and can be paid directly to the locals on the island.

Did you know?

  • Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest navigable lake at over 3800m above sea level!
  • The locals speak their own local language on the islands (not Spanish or Quechua).
  • The islands of Llachon and Amantani are so remote that they were used as high security prison islands during the Spanish Rule in Peru.
  • Over 25 rivers flow into Lake Titicaca.
  • 56% of the area of the Lake belongs to Peru and 44% belongs to Bolivia.
  • According to Inca legend the principal God, Inti (the Sun God), lived on one of the islands on the Bolivia side of the lake, Isla Del Sol (Island of the Sun). Here, he created his son and daughter, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, the very first Incas who later travelled North to found Cusco at the heart of what would become the Inca Empire!


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