Titicaca Experience – 2 Day Homestay

Departure Days
DAILY

Time of Departure
22:00pm (meet at our terminal 21:30pm)

Pick up Location
Peru Hop Private Terminal just 10/15 minutes from hotels/hostels. Click HERE to view map (address will be on booking confirmation).

Duration
2 Days / 3 Nights (2 day homestay tour and 2 overnight buses)

Price
$89 - ALL INCLUDED (Transport, tours and accommodation included. Food not included.).

Day Trips from Cusco - 2 Day Trip

CUSCO – PUNO – CUSCO

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IMPORTANT:

2018 tickets selling out fast due to huge demand...book in advance where possible

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1. Trip Highlights – A summary of the main attractions covered under this pass.
2. Trip Itinerary – Detailed descriptions of the pass.
3. Accommodation Info – Details of our Accommodation parterns
4. Important Notes – Up to date information regarding holiday periods or anything else which may affect our service.

Trip Highlights

Discover Lake Titicaca with a 2 day boat tour of the lake visiting the famous “floating islands” and the isolated mainland island communities of Amantani and Taquile. Stay the night on the island (Amantani) and see first-hand the traditional island life and customs passed down through generations. TOUR HIGHLIGHTS (INCLUDED):
  • 2 DAY LAKE TITICACA TOUR:
    • Uros Floating Islands – Visit the unique floating islands of the Uros, incredible man-made islands in the middle of Titicaca lake made entirely of Totora reed on which the Uros people have managed to forge a subsistent lifestyle for centuries.
    • Amantani Island – Stay with a local indigenous family on Amantani Island and learn about their rich and unique culture.
    • Taquile Island – considered by many to have the finest woven textiles in the whole of Peru, visit the remote island of Taquile. Walk the island for the best panoramic views of Lake Titicaca and feast on a traditional lake-side lunch.

Trip itinerary

DAY 1

Cusco – Puno

DAY 2

Puno – Uros Floating Islands + Amantani Overnight Stay

DAY 3

Taquile Island 

DAY 4

Cusco

21:30pm
Meet in our private bus terminal at Alameda Pachacutec 495 (300m after end of Av. del Sol).

Map of terminal location here.

22:00pm – 06:00am
Overnight bus to Puno.

06:00am
Taken to partner hostel in Puno where you have have free use of the toilets and bag storage. Breakfast can also be ordered here (optional – extra)

07:45 – 08:15am
Pick up for your Titicaca Tour from our partner hostel.

08:15am – 10:30am
Boat out to the Uros Islands for a guided tour of the famous “floating reed islands”.

10:30am – 13:30pm
Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world to the remote Island of Amantani.

13:30pm – 14:00pm
Arrival to Amantani, where you will meet your host family as well as check in to family homestay.

14:00pm – 15:00pm
Typical lunch in family’s house made from natural products.

15:00pm – 16:00pm
Intercultural activities with the local family.

16:00pm – 19:00pm
Optional – 1 hour hike up to Pachatata temple to watch the sunset.

19:00pm – 20:00pm
Typical local dinner in family’s house.

20:00pm
Option to take part in local dance and music or relax and rest in family’s house.

07:00am – 08:00am
Typical breakfast in family house.

08:00am – 09:00am
Boat transfer to Taquile Island.

09:00am – 09:45am
Arrival to Taquile. 45 minutes hike up to Plaza de Armas. See how people create a living on this island.

09:45am – 11:45am
Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community. From there, we will enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.

11:45am – 12:30pm
Lunch (quinoa soup, trout, rice, chips, vegetables, tea).

12:30pm – 13:30pm
45-minute walk back to the dock – beautiful views alongside local flora and fauna.

13:30pm – 16:00pm
Return boat ride to Puno.

16:00pm
Arrive into Puno. Drop off at our partner hostel, a few blocks from the central plaza.  Free bag storage and low cost shower use.

16:30pm-21:00pm
Free time to explore Puno around the Plaza de Armas and enjoy dinner in one of the many central restaurants.

21:00pm – 21:30pm
Pick up from our partner hostel.

21:30pm – 06:00am
Overnight return bus to Cusco.

06:00am – 06:30am
Hotel/hostel drop off.

Included:

  • Boat transport
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry ticket to Uros Floating Islands
  • Entry ticket to Taquile Island
  • Entry ticket to Amantani Island
  • All meals during Titicaca Homestay Tour:
    Day 1: lunch + dinner
    Day 2: breakfast + lunch

Not Included:

  • Breakfast upon arrival to Puno (optional – extra)
  • Dinner in Puno returning from islands
  • Reed Boat Ride (Kontiki) in Uros Islands: S/.10 soles – this is OPTIONAL but the locals will try to sell this to you

Important Notes

27, 28 & 29 JULY 2018 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Biggest public holidays of the year.  Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. MUST book accommodation in advance!

NIGHT IN PARACAS

INCLUDED:

  • One night in a shared 6 bed dorm room in Frayles Residencial Hotel, located on the main street in Paracas
  • Continental breakfast
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Facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Secure rooms ALL with private bathroom

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FACILITIES:

  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Secure rooms ALL with private bathroom


NOT INCLUDED:

  • Towels are NOT included in SHARED rooms. Optional hire: S/. 5

UPGRADES:

Private room upgrades are available upon request and subject to availability.

For double occupancy, there is an extra cost of 30 soles or 60 soles for a private single.

Please email info@peruhop.com for more details.

BOOKING OWN ACCOMMODATION:

If you would prefer to book your own accommodation, you can untick the accommodation option during the booking process online and the price will be discounted automatically. All options can be found on Booking.com or similar type websites.