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Uros titicaca Lodge Activities

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Uros Titicaca Lodge is the starting point for all activities and excursions to Lake Titicaca, if you are looking for venture into the nature and immerse yourself in the depths of a living culture; we have designed activities for travelers with different interests and preferences. Our tours are customized and accompanied by a local guide. Likewise if you only want to relax and enjoy the natural environment, it is possible to take a short walk around Uros Titicaca Lodge Island.

Explore the Uros community

Explore the Uros community is a visit to the Uros are a pre-Inca people that we live more than a hundred floating islands made by ourselves,  in a unique trip, where you can imagine, see and appreciate the wonderful lifestyle of one of the most ancient ethnic groups in the Highlands.

  • Places to visit: Floating Islands
  • Duration: 3 hours approximately
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, flip-flops.

Fishing in lake Titicaca

Enjoy a trip with us in a boat of Totora around Uros Titicaca lodge and will learn techniques used by artisanal fisheries to catch fishes and  live the experience how to cut the Totora reed.

  • Places to visit: Fishing places close to the island
  • Duration: 2 hours approximately
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and flip flops.

Reedboat Kayaking in Uros Titicaca Lodge

kayaking in Uros Titicaca Lodge is the best way to feel the nature in a traditional kayak made of Totora (reed) and explore the diverse ecosystem that surrounds Uros Titicaca Lodge and learn about the history of the floating island and their importance. This is a relaxing tour across the channels of the nearby islands to observe the flora and fauna and Paddling toward the lake you will receive excellent views of the surrounding area.

  • Places to visit: Floating islands and their channels
  • Duration: Between 1 to 2 hours approximately
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and flip flops.

Rowing boat and birdwatching in lake Titicaca

Rowing boat through the National Reserve to see birds in their natural habitat. The tour starts by exploring the surroundings of the island and then continues to the National Reserve. It is possible to find birds as grebes, ducks, and night herons among many others. Do not forget to bring your binoculars.

  • Places to visit: Surrounding and National Reserve
  • Duration: 2 hours approximately
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and binoculars.

Sunset and stargazing

Sunset and stargazing is on the island, the crystal clear night skies of Uros Titicaca Lodge and the surroundings provide the perfect environment to observe the stars and learn about the beliefs of our ancient civilization Uros about the heavens. Shelter and go out in the evening in the floating island to observe Andean constellations and the celestial movements, especially Warawara Hawira, the Milky Way, the Southern Cross or the Chaka hanan and others. The dry season from April to October is the best time of observation of the sky Aymara. The clouds and rain can make the display becomes impossible in other times.

  • Places to visit: Uros Titicaca Lodge floating island
  • Duration: 1 approximately
  • Recommendations: warm clothes.

Hand that create arts in Uros Titicaca Lodge

Hand that create arts in Uros Titicaca Lodge is an activitie If you are interested in learning of the Andean art, the experience to join a family of the Uros and exchange knowledge in the embroidery and elaboration of Reed Boat and if you are interested to buy some souvenir is available on the floating island.

  • Places to visit: Uros Titicaca Lodge family
  • Duration: 2 hours approximately.
  • Recommendations: warm clothes.

Shared Tours

Shared Tour to Taquile island in fast boat

The Shared tour to Taquile in fast boat start from Uros Titicaca Lodge, in Taquile guests grow familiar with the Quechua imaginary in the textile tradition recently included in UNESCO’s Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Part of the uniqueness of the culture of the island comes from its traditional social structure that is reflected in the way they dress, their traditions and greetings, where we will have a hike, we shall see the work of terraces, custom and tradition of its inhabitants, its way of life through its textiles, and taste a delicious lunch on the island.

  • Place to visit: Taquile island
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Frequency: daily.
  • Hours of operation: Morning.
  • Meals: lunch.
  • Attractions: local community, boat, landscape, birds & Photos.
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and shoes.
  • Shared service in fast boat.

Shared Tour to Sillustani

Tour to sillustani is Perhaps the region’s largest and most impressive pre-Hispanic funeral ground, the archaeological complex of Sillustani is an unmissable exploration into the Peruvian past. Chullpas, or ancient funerary tower structures, once built exclusively to home the remains of nobles are found here. With a range of architectural forms resulting from changes in power shifts of peoples like the Pucara and Incas, Sillustani is as much beautiful as it is interesting.

  • Place to visit: sillustani
  • Duration: 4 hours aproximately
  • Frequency: daily
  • Hours of operation: afternoon
  • Attractions: archaeological site, landscape & Pictures.
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and shoes
  • Shared service

Shared Tour to Amantani and Taquile 2 days and 1 night

The shared tour to Amantani and Taquile islands starts from the Uros Titicaca Lodge floating island after an unforgettable experience, you will go by boat to the island of Amantani to stay with the families descendants of preinca and inka culture, in Taquile guests grow familiar with the Quechua imaginary in the textile tradition recently included in UNESCO’s Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

  • Place to visit: Amantani and Taquile island
  • Duration: 2 days/1night
  • Frequency: daily.
  • Hours of operation: Morning.
  • Accomodation and Meals: included
  • Attractions: local community, boat, landscape, birds & Photos.
  • Recommendations: lightweight clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and shoes.
  • Shared service