1 day - Titicaca Uncovered (Titicaca Express) Luxury Tour

Some times travelers report the Lake Titicaca Islands being a bit touristy. Let Us show you its true face and taking you in an authentic cultural experience. Lake Titicaca is considered as the highest navigable lake in the world, and today it is the second main tourist attraction In the Peruvian tourism. The fact of just getting to Puno - Peru at Lake Titicaca shores is an adventure, then you deserve a memorable experience. The "Titicaca Uncovered" Tour is a creative answer to some feedback of many travelers that report Lake Titicaca islands being touristy. This idea is the product of a narrow perspective. Lake Titicaca Is massive with more than 8,400 km2, 170 kilometers length, has countless of none visited islands , indigenous communities that had stand in the time, idyllic landscapes waiting to be discovered. And The TITICACA UNCOVERED Tour will approach you to This Experiences.

This trip was carefully designed and suits all travelers; don't get discouraged by Altitude or hikes. You will have plenty of time to make it at your own peace and enjoyment.

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Edgar Adventures offer You :Tours to the most Popular destinations in Peru including : Machu Picchu Tours , Nazca Tours, Lake Titicaca Tours. We have the most reliable orgatization for Puno tours in Lake Titicaca Peru. Travel To Lake Titicaca via exclusive Titicaca trips : Classic Titicaca island trips , Titicaca deluxe tours, Tours to Uros and Taquile islands, home stay on Amantani island.

Day 1 - TITICACA UNCOVERED ( TITICACA EXPRESS) By Luxury speed boat

Duration: 9.5 hours Distance: 99 kilometers round trip.

At 7:00 am transfer to the port. At 7:15 a.m. depart on the speedboat "Titicaca Express", fully equipped and with on board service.

At 8:30 am we arrive to a secluded section of Taquile Island, Explore the less touristy and scenic area of Taquile Island (exclusive) , and enjoy a pristine sandy beach there you will have plenty of time to relax and feel the serenity of Titicaca. Then Hike through a pre-Inca trail with spectacular landscapes of the island, visiting families of weavers to learn about their textile art & symbolism that has been declared by UNESCO as world heritage. At 11:30 am we leave the island, after more than 3 hours of an intensive natural and cultural aproach.

11:55 am Arrival to the community of Santa Maria – Llachon, on the tip of the Capachica Peninsula, a very scenic off the beaten track destination. We are welcomed by a small community and quickly introduced to an intensive cross cultural experience, observe their traditions and participate in an ancient ceremony to learn about their magical world. Then experience the preparation of "Pachamanca" a traditional way of cooking meat, fish and potatoes using underground ovens - this is one of the main dishes of Peruvian cuisine. Enjoy these delicacies in a small, but very scenic, restaurant. For the more adventurous there is an optional kayak along the coast of Llachon (see our extensions). At 1:50 pm. we leave Santa Maria.

2:25 pm Arrival to a remote area of the National Reserve of Lake Titicaca, and explore UROS Ccapi, these are considered as the last authentic floating islands, less commercial and little visited. The Uros are descendants of one of the oldest cultures in South America. Optional tours in reed boats. Depart back to Puno at 15:25 pm.

4:30 pm Arrival in Puno and transfer to hotel. End of services.

GROUP TOUR: Departures through 2014 are guaranteed every day from April to November. From January to March upon request.

WHY THIS TRIP IS EXCLUSIVE ?? We warrant that your experience won't be spolied by the crowds... As on the middle of the high season and the most crowded days our travelers enjoy their visits with practically no other tourist around except of them selves. Because we visit places others don't.

ANOTHER IMPORTANT FACTOR TO CHOOSE THIS TRIP FOR SENIOR TRAVELERS. This trip was carefully designed and suits all travelers; don't get discouraged by Altitude or hikes. You will have plenty of time to make it at your own peace and enjoyment.

Included

  • Transfers : hotel /port / hotel,
  • Speed motor boat transport ( 35 k/h )
  • Professional Naturalist Guides (English - Spanish).
  • Pachamanca typical Lunch At Santa Maria
  • Welcome drinks on board: Water & Peru Libre (Pisco & Cocacola)
  • Entrance fees.

Not Included

  • Supplemental charge per person US$ 7.00 per transfers from Outside city Hotels ( Libertador, Posada del Inka etc. )
  • Reed boat ride ( for this you tip directly to the reed boat skipper)
  • Drinks extra
  • Tips , to guides & reed boat skippers optional.

BOOKINGS & HOW TO PAY

Reservations are easy enough to do. We accept bookings via e-mails, and payment would be on arrival . we pre-book any service you require and you simply reimburse us here at our offices in Puno. No deposit is required. (Basically, you send Us a mail here confirming which tour you'd like to take, pay the money when you get here, and it's done!)

Anyway, please find at OUR WEB outlines of the tours and other suggestions for logistics that may help you plan your stay at the lake. Any questions you may have (or if you'd just like to book!), please do not hesitate to contact Us here.

RECOMMENDATIONS
This exclusive lake Titicaca tour reaches places away the tourist circuit , please be a responsible traveller we try not afecting this special cultures.
Please do not give the kids cabdy nor sweets, there is no dental care in isolated areas and it is allready a problem.
Do not give anyone money unless for a purchase, otherwise they will expect money in the future.
Even if you give a banana a pencil at last we encorage begging we do not want to create dependence.
Ask before you photograph, but never try to give money as a fisrt option, you might be asked for a "tip", in order to take the photo , Give small coin no more than S/. 1.00 .
Please bring back to the motor boat all your non Biodegradable garbage: plastic and others.
Have a nice trip. BUEN VIAJE !!!
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WHAT TO TAKE.

For day trips on to the Lake, you generally need very little, but the following items are advisable to carry in a day pack and /or wearing them on.

T-shirt, optionally long sleeved shirt
Long trousers
Warm clothing a jacket or a fleece
Rain coat or a poncho ( only in the rainy season december to March )
Hat and sun glasses
Sun screen (sun block) very important.
Walking shoes or boots
Camera and film
Money in Peruvian currency, take
Small change with you to try and Change a S/.100 note is next to impossible
Water 1 liter (more to buy at the Island).
Extra snacks (optional.) Biscuits, chocolate
the last 2 you can buy it at the Port before depart
Sence of humor
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Edgar Adventures offer You :Tours to the most Popular destinations in Peru including : Machu Picchu Tours , Nazca Tours, Lake Titicaca Tours. We have the most reliable orgatization for Puno tours in Lake Titicaca Peru. Travel To Lake Titicaca via exclusive Titicaca trips : Classic Titicaca island trips , Titicaca deluxe tours, Tours to Uros and Taquile islands, home stay on Amantani island.

Price Information

  • US$ 69.00 (GROUP TOUR)
  • US$ 319.00 (P/P - 2 persons In Private Serv.)
  • US$ 237.00 (P/P - 3/4 persons In Private Serv.)
  • US$ 195.00 (P/P - 5/6 Person In Private Serv.)