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Taquile Island

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Address: Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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+51 84 200274
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Located approximately 25 kilometers from the shore of Lake Titicaca, this...

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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Private Tour: Taquile and Uros Islands by Kayak and Motorboat from Puno
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Full-Day Uros and Taquile Island Tour from Puno
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Uros and Taquile Islands by Fast Boat

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Taquile Island : all males knitting, women spin wool!

It was a clear warm day when we arrived in this island. We had a nice view of the distant mountains with snow caps. There is no car in this island. And it has nothing to do with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
GeorgeBij
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Sencur, Slovenia
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Sencur, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a clear warm day when we arrived in this island. We had a nice view of the distant mountains with snow caps. There is no car in this island. And it has nothing to do with the famous Taquila drink, I was aware of. Knitting is performed solely by men in this island. It was interesting to know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch with a family there View beautiful and nice to sit on the terrace and get over the steep climb up the hill! Nice folks Interesting to sre

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Oxford, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at Taquile island on the way back to Puno from Amantani island. There isn't much to see on the island. A couple of our group hiked to the top. At lunch the showed us how they made detergent and that was interesting. If we did the tour again I might skip Taquile

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Thank Mark W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This island is definitely worth a visit. I had a delicious lunch of trout (and I don't like fish) and stunning views out over Lake Titicaca. There is a bit of walking up and down but nothing too strenous. It is fairly commercialised with many people selling trinkets but nothing too in your face which is a nice change. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the 3-4hr boat journey it takes to get there. We stayed overnight (Titicaca lodging) and loved it. Stunning walks, beautiful, authentic community, very remote. A real oasis in the lake. I recommend traveling there on your own steam as opposed to booking a tour so you have more autonomy to roam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the island after a 1 hour 45 minute boat trip. The lake was flat calm and the scenery is awesome. From the docking area there is a steep path up to the island, the island is really peaceful and beautiful, there are small cultivated fields, flowers and trees and small holdings dotted around. Following the paths and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit to Taquile island was like stepping into a time machine. We went with the Jumbo Velocidad tour boat which stops by the floating islands on the way out and then goes out to the island. This was an all day trip from 8am departure and back at the dock by 4pm. The boat trip itself is really only... More 

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LIma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obligatory tour for those who enjoy nature, history and culture, best fabrics of the world according to UNESCO, actually declared as inmaterial patrimony by it, amazing sightseeings of the Puno bay and Amantani islands from there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all loved seeing how these people still live. They dress formally and live in a community with no crime and no dogs. The lunch was really good too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the beautiful views from the top of the island, the weaving cooperative, the photography exhibit and the striking clothing worn by both the men and the women. Enjoyed learning about the customs of the islands. And the lunch at a family home at the end of the tour was delicious and very pleasant.

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