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|Short Tour||Full Day Tour||2 Day Tour|
|Price||$10.00 USD||$20.00 USD||$37.00 USD|
|Availability||Every Day||Every Day||Every Day|
|Entrance fee tax||Included||Included||Included|
|Start time||AM tour: 06:30am PM tour: 16:00pm||07:15am||08:15am|
|Pick up time||AM: 06:00am – 06:30am PM: 15:30pm – 16:00pm||06:45am – 07:15am||07:45am – 08:15am|
|Return to Puno||08:30am or 18:00pm||17:30pm||16:00pm next day|
|Food||N/A||Included: 1 local lunch||Included: 2 local lunch 1 local dinner 1 local breakfast|
|Accommodation||N/A||N/A||Night accommodation with local family|
|English speaking guide||Included||Included||Included|
|Transportation||Private transportation included from hotel/hostel in Puno to lake and back. Boat ride also included.||Private transportation included from hotel/hostel in Puno to lake and back. Boat ride also included||Private transportation included from hotel/hostel in Puno to lake and back. Boat ride also included.|
|Islands||– Uros Islands||– Uros Islands – Taquile Island||– Uros Islands – Taquile Island – Amantani Island|
1. How to get to Lake Titicaca – Compare transportation options.
2. Did you know? – Lake Titicaca fun facts.
3. What to bring out on Lake Titicaca? – Be prepared for your tour.
4. Titicaca FAQs – We answer your frequently asked questions.
5. Photo Gallery – A few of the best photos of Lake Titicaca.
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.
I have heard that the Floating Islands are very touristy and fake. Do the Uros people actually live on the islands and are they worth the visit?
The Floating Islands in Puno are the original authentic floating Islands. Due to their unique nature, they have become a very popular tourist attraction in Peru and have become almost a victim of their own success. A visit is still definitely worthwhile to learn about the incredible construction of these islands (houses, boats are all made of reed), and how the Uros people manage to forge a life out in the middle of Lake Titicaca on these tiny buoyant islands. Tourism is now the number one income and whilst families do live out on the islands a lot of the families and younger members do work and study in Puno.
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. Please review the tour table above to see which meals are included if applicable. If heading to the islands of Taquile and Amantani, we advise to take some money for souvenirs as they are renowned for some of the finest woven goods in Peru.
I will not be staying the night in Puno. Do I need to take my bags with me on the tour? What should I select as my pick up location?
In Puno, we work with the hostel, Pacha Suites – Jr Cajamarca 243. They offer our passengers a free bag storage service and a cheap price for shower use. You can leave your bags in Pacha Suites whilst you do your tour and select this as your pick up location from Puno for the evening departure. It is a couple of blocks from the main plaza – Plaza de Armas.
Can I leave to do the Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour or 2-Day Homestay the same day as I arrive into Puno at 13:00pm?
Unfortunately, this is not possible. The 2-day Homestay and the Full Day tours start everyday early in the morning as the islands themselves are more than 3 hours in boat across the Lake from the city of Puno. You can spend the afternoon visiting the city of Puno, spend the night there and leave for the islands early the next day. Similarly it is not possible to come back from the Islands very early the next morning, there are no boats, the schedule of boats if fixed for these tours.