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Uros Floating Islands

| Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Cultural Tour to Uros Floating Island
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Day Trip Uros Floating Islands and Taquile from Puno
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“reed boat” (206 reviews)
“floating island” (214 reviews)
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| Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

Seeing how people live on the floating reed islands first hand, hearing how the islands are being build and the kids go to school, it is such a different life. Happy to have had this experience.

Thank Dossodessie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here en route to Suasi island. Worth a look but totally geared up for tourist trade. The explanation of the set up was interesting. They offer you a trip to the other side about 10mins in a traditional boat for 10soles per person then...More

Thank jjkiwi
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was intriguing to have the construction of the islands demonstrated and to meet the islanders who live such an unusual lifestyle. Their handicrafts were impressive.

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Urcos islands is nice to see if you are interested. By boat it is 45 minutes. You have to notice that the real Urcos people do not exist anymore. the people who are "living" on the islands are not really the original Urcos. But however...More

Thank berrie a
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing culture and people. Their craftsmanship is amazing, these are floating islands and how they built them is incredible. Super friendly and welcoming people!

Thank LoveToTravelNJ63
Reviewed 4 days ago

I get the feeling that the experience is definitely set-up for tourists rather than tourists getting an insight into normal daily living. That is fair enough though as tourism is the major industry in the area. The ride on the reed boat was good fun...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth. this is such an interesting place and rich in culture. The native people receive you very well.

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 5 days ago

The boat ride is sort of fun, although quite long and boring after a while. It's interesting to see how the people live on the islands if you roam further than the tourist traps close to the boat dock. But you have to make an...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt that we were treated as someone who must buy their crafts and people who live their were actors. Later I asked one local Puno guide if the Uros people really live on those island and he said yes. It was a nice and...More

Thank Anastassia164
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a trip to sone of the floating islands as part of a Travel Marvel tour of Peru. It was so interesting hearing how the islands are built from reeds and hard to comprehend how the people living on them live there happily -...More

Thank Susan C
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FAI1820
How do you get from Puno,Peru to La Paz, Bolivia?
17 March 2017|
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Response from blustig77 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea sorry
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FAI1820
How do you get from Puno,Peru to La Paz, Bolivia?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Nicky W | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of buses that run between Puno and La Paz so should be easy to sort once you are in Puno. Maybe just check with your hostel/hotel for recommendations. You have to get off the bus at the border, sort your... More
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Cheryl F
I'd love a recommendation for a private boat tour to the floating islands. Someone who can take us to the less crowded places and we can go at our own pace.
21 April 2016|
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Response from Stephanie W | Reviewed this property |
We took Edgar Adventures. It was a bigger tour but they do private tours as well. They did a good job and were rated highly on Trip Advisor.
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