Puno as a process of historical development, had a progressive consolidation of village to city, this process has been slow and demanded activities and important events that placed the city into what it is today, a dynamic center of business, administrative, utility and private, financial, tourism. We analyze its growth from the old, colonial, republican and contemporary era.
DAY 01: PUERTO PRINCIPAL
FIRST VIEW: FLOATING ISLANDS OF THE UROS
Our departure starts at 7:45 am, from your hotel. The first stop we will make will be in the Uros Floating Islands, our visit will begin with the recognition of each island, how they built these islands on the highest navigable lake in the world, and our guide will explain the importance of these islands. islands, our visit will be at most 1 hour and a half.
SECOND VIEW: AMANTANI ISLAND (OVERNIGHT)
To reach the island of Amantani it will take a maximum of 3 hours of navigation, approximately 9.km during the trip, you will be able to observe, a great variety of scenic beauty as well as the mountain chain (the Andes mountain range) In the main port from Amantani, the president of the community will welcome us, and begin to divide by groups so that families are responsible for giving them all the attention, accommodation, food and company. During the afternoon you will have the option of going for a walk to one of the sacred mountains known as (Pacha Tata), this walk will begin with the coordination of our guide. Amatani also Known for the kindness of its people and for being the natural home of the Flor de la Cantuta, there are eight communities that are dedicated to the cultivation of terraces, the raising of sheep and the handcrafted manufacture of textiles and stone carvings. At night you should go to rest.
DAY: 02 AMANTANI – TAQUILE
After a delicious typical breakfast we will continue to the next island of Taquile, the navigation will take you for 1 hour of trip, you will have the last chance to know enough. Most people of Taquile very cooperative and well organized. It is the reason that the Taquileños have demonstrated their high degree of advancement in Textile, receiving their award by UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, beginning at the age of eight. Women do exclusively yarns and fabrics. Life in Taquile is still largely unchanged by modernity. The visit will be an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can voluntarily help by buying some of their crafts. So that this community has some means of sustainability, that way they can continue to show their existence to future travelers. Finally our guide will inform you of the time of return arriving at 17 pm in the afternoon to the city of Puno.