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Taquile Island

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
+51 84 200274
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Located approximately 25 kilometers from the shore of Lake Titicaca, this scenic island is known for its friendly inhabitants, clear blue lake waters and distant snow-capped mountains.
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Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
+51 84 200274
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Much more interesting than the Uros floting island. Imagine a Sicilian or Greed island at 4000 meters. Blue sea ( lake) crispy views, and good food ( trout). Friendly locals still living a relatively simple life.

Thank Vigorish93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a hike for about 1 hour to go up to the main plaza of the Island. Once you go there the locals have a dance celebrating a lical festivity. Mens with "zampoñas" (kind of a flute) and ladys with colorful dresses. Great views...More

Thank JUF571
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I arrived to Taquile with the worst headache and dizziness but the locals are so kind and helpful they did everything to help me feel better. We stayed with a family (Cecilio and family) it really was a beautiful experience to live among them and...More

Thank Cinthya C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having visited Uros which felt a real tourist trap, Taquile seemed to offer a much more genuine experience. Yes, 100s of tourists pour off the boats each day, but there seemed a more healthy cultural exchange than at Uros. The island is apparently voted 4th...More

Thank wildatheart78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Taquile island with Munay Taquile agency (OK service), which gives the benefits to the community and I believe it is true. However the island is just a tourist trap. OK beautiful but locals there try to sell you souvenirs and restaurants charge 20...More

Thank escola28
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Taquille Island as part of a tour visiting multiple islands and it was so much fun! The island roads mainly go up to their Plaza de Armas, which is at the very top of the island (a slow trip with the altitude...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taquile Island is on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca 45 km offshore from the city of Puno. About 2,200 people live on the island. A boat ride from Puno takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes one way. I was on a tour and this...More

Thank thetravelteam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a morning/afternoon here and I'm so grateful that we did. We went on a boat run by native Taquilenos, and got to stop and see the Uros first. We spent 1 hour at the Uros. The explanation of the construction and use of...More

Thank Jean V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Refer to Lake Titicaca review. Much larger community than Uros and offered an interesting perspective on the life and separate governance on the island. Limited by both time and the set tour we got to appreciate a little about island life, their cuisine and traditions...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Taquile Island. The day was picture perfect weather and such a beautiful blue sky. You could see mountain peaks in Bolivia from the island. The climb is hard at just under 13k feet high. Please beware if you had trouble breathing in Cusco!

Thank Lareine R
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13 May 2017|
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Response from Carito C | Reviewed this property |
yes it is possible, I heard people talking that they just go to taquile and that you can find tours in Puno.
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12 March 2017|
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Response from blandimportscom | Reviewed this property |
When you get to Puno....discuss it with your Hotel staff. They know heaps of tour operators that will take you to the Island. Or just go down to the port...there are heaps of boats and people asking you if you want a boat... More
8 January 2017|
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Response from hukasdivers | Reviewed this property |
We pre-booked our hotel and pre-booked our tour with them. There are also tours offered at the dock, though I believe you'll get a better deal pre-booking. Our hotel was right in town, about a 7-minute taxi ride to the... More