BOLIVIA HOP

TITICACA EXPERIENCE – 2 DAY HOMESTAY

Discover Titicaca with a 2 day boat tour of the lake visiting the famous “floating islands” and the isolated mainland islands communities of Amantani and Taquile. Stay the night on the island (Amantani) and see first-hand the traditional island life and customs passed down through generations.

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights Start Location: Bolivia Hop Private Terminal End Location: Cusco Hotel and Hostel drop off
Detailed Description

Day 1: Cusco – Puno

21:00pm

Meet in our private bus terminal at Calle Industrial 550.

21:30pm – 06:00am

Overnight bus to Puno.

Day 2: Puno – Uros Floating Islands + Amantani Overnight Stay

06:00am – 07:15am

Breakfast in Puno (optional – 8 soles)

07:45am – 10:30am

Boat out to the Uros Islands for a guided tour of the famous “floating reed islands”.

10:30am – 13:30pm

Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world to the remote Island of Taquile.

13:30pm – 14:00pm

Arrival to Amantani, where you will meet your host family as well as check in to family homestay.

14:00pm – 15:00pm

Typical lunch in family’s house made from natural products.

15:00pm – 16:00pm

Intercultural activities with the local family.

16:00pm – 19:00pm

Optional – 1 hour hike up to Pachatata temple to watch the sunset.

19:00pm – 20:00pm

Typical local dinner in family’s house.

20:00pm

Option to take part in local dance and music or relax and rest in family’s house.

Day 3: Taquile Island

07:00am – 08:00am

Typical breakfast in family house.

08:00am – 09:00am

Boat transfer to Taquile Island.

09:00am – 09:45am

Arrival to Taquile. 45 minutes hike up to Plaza de Armas. See how people create a living on this island.

09:45am – 11:45am

Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community. From there, we will enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.

11:45am – 12:30pm

Lunch (quinoa soup, trout, rice, chips, vegetables, tea).

12:30pm – 13:30pm

45-minute walk back to the dock – beautiful views alongside local flora and fauna.

13:30pm – 16:00pm

Return boat ride to Puno.

16:00pm

Arrive into Puno. Drop off at Pacha Suites hostel, a few blocks from the central plaza. Free bag storage and shower use is 10 soles.

16:30pm-21:00pm

Free time to explore Puno around the Plaza de Armas and enjoy dinner in one of the many central restaurants.

21:00pm – 21:30pm

Pick up from Pacha Suites hostel.

21:30pm – 06:00am

Overnight return bus to Cusco.

Day 4: Cusco

06:00am – 06:30am

Hotel/hostel drop off.

Tour Tickets (May Vary By Date)
Ticket Price
TOUR PRICE (ALL AGES) 89.00 (USD)
Itinerary
DAY 1: 21:00pm Meet in our private bus terminal at Calle Industrial 550
DAY 1: 21:00pm Overnight bus to Puno.
DAY 2: 06:00am – 07:15am Breakfast in Puno (optional – 8 soles)
DAY 2: 07:45am – 10:30am Boat out to the Uros Islands for a guided tour of the famous “floating reed islands”.
DAY 2: 10:30am – 13:30pm Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world to the remote Island of Taquile.
DAY 2: 13:30pm – 14:00pm Arrival to Amantani, where you will meet your host family as well as check in to family homestay.
DAY 2: 14:00pm – 15:00pm Typical lunch in family’s house made from natural products.
DAY 2: 15:00pm – 16:00pm Intercultural activities with the local family.
DAY 2: 16:00pm – 19:00pm Optional – 1 hour hike up to Pachatata temple to watch the sunset.
DAY 2: 19:00pm – 20:00pm Typical local dinner in family’s house.
DAY 2: 20:00pm Option to take part in local dance and music or relax and rest in family’s house.
DAY 3: 07:00am – 08:00am Typical breakfast in family house.
DAY 3: 08:00am – 09:00am Boat transfer to Taquile Island.
DAY 3: 09:00am – 09:45am Arrival to Taquile. 45 minutes hike up to Plaza de Armas. See how people create a living on this island.
DAY 3: 09:45am – 11:45am Learn the traditional history, lifestyle and cultures of the island community. From there, we will enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.
DAY 3: 11:45am – 12:30pm Lunch (quinoa soup, trout, rice, chips, vegetables, tea).
DAY 3: 12:30pm – 13:30pm 45-minute walk back to the dock – beautiful views alongside local flora and fauna.
DAY 3: 13:30pm – 16:00pm Return boat ride to Puno.
DAY 3: 16:00pm Arrive into Puno. Drop off at Pacha Suites hostel, a few blocks from the central plaza. Free bag storage and shower use is 10 soles.
DAY 3: 16:30pm-21:00pm Free time to explore Puno around the Plaza de Armas and enjoy dinner in one of the many central restaurants.
DAY 3: 21:00pm – 21:30pm Pick up from Pacha Suites hostel.
DAY 3: 21:30pm – 06:00am Overnight return bus to Cusco.
DAY 3: 06:00am – 06:30am Hotel/hostel drop off.
Included

- Boat transport
- English-speaking guide
- Entry ticket to Uros Floating Islands
- Entry ticket to Taquile Island
- Entry ticket to Amantani Island
- All meals during Titicaca Homestay Tour:
- Day 1: lunch + dinner
- Day 2: breakfast + lunch

Not Included

- Breakfast upon arrival to Puno (optional extra – 8 soles)
- Dinner in Puno returning from islands
- Reed Boat Ride (Kontiki) in Uros Islands: S/.10 soles – this is OPTIONAL but the locals will try to sell this to you

Recommended

- Bring your own water as prices for even a small water or soda are quite expensive
- Sunblock
- Hat

Cancellation Policy

CHANGES: Changes to the time and date of this tour are free until 6:00pm (La Paz time) 2 days before the tour begins. After this time, there is a 100% change fee.

CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel before 6:00pm (Lima time) 7 days before the tour begins or earlier, there is a 20% administration fee (+ the card fee). Within 7 days of the departure, 40% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 3 days of the departure, 60% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

You must email bookings@findlocaltrips.com (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.

Contact Information

Address

  • BOLIVIA HOP
  • BOLIVIA

Phone & Email

  • OFFICE PHONE: +51 987 935 236 Office Hours: 9:30AM - 7:00PM Lima Time
  • EMERGENCY PHONE: +51 1 2422140
  • EMAIL ADDRESS: info@boliviahop.com
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