Essential Puno

Essential Puno

Duration: 3 days

This tour provides visits to Puno; main tourist attractions, navigating Lake Titicaca to encounter 2 ancient cultures, the inhabitants of Uros Islands and Taquile, as well as explore the Sillustani Archeological site.


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Rates & Booking

Package Type Accommodation Type Max. Guest Per Room Rate per Person N° Travelers

Option 1

Hotel:  Posada Don Giorgio

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis

Option 2

 Hotel: Qelqatani Hotel

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis

Option 3

Hotel: Intiqa

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis

Option 4

 Hotel: Casa Andina Classic Puno Tikarani

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis

Option 5

 Hotel: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Puno

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis
  • Essential Puno in private - Hotel Sonesta

Option 6

Hotel: Casa Andina Private Collection Puno

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis

Option 7

Hotel: Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca

  • In Single Room Basis
  • In Double Room Basis
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Day 1: .... / PUNO

  • Transfer from airport, bus or train station to hotel in the city of Puno.
  • Accommodation in selected hotel.
  • Free day.


  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel (approximately at 6:40 a.m) – port to visit one of the Uros floating islands, unique in the world, made with a base of totora (reed), and inhabited by Uros families – Aymaras who build and cover their homes with totora mats. The Uros are known as the “People of the Lake” and their origins date back to before the time of the Incas. The community continues ancient practices such as traditional fishing and wild bird hunting. The Uros men are skilled at navigating Totora rafts and the women are experts at knitting and weaving. From there, we continue in boat to explore ruins on the Island of Taquile which date back to Pre-Incan times and are located at the highest point of the island. Taquile is known for its friendly inhabitants, who conserve their customs, traditions and dress. The locals are also known for their fine detailed textiles with symbolic, symmetrical designs in bright colors, which reflect their lifestyle, customs and Andean beliefs.
  • Traditional lunch on the Island of Taquile.
  • Return to Puno, transfer port - Hotel arriving at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Day 3: PUNO / SILLUSTANI / ..... (B)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer to airport, following a visit to the Chullpas of Sillustani Archeological Site, located on the shores of Umayo Lagoon. The site is famous for its Chullpas, which are large, circular stone towers built to house the remains of the most important leaders of the ancient pre-Inca.
  • In the situation that the departure transfer from Puno will be at the train or bus station, the visit to Sillustani will take place before, as departures from Puno must occur after 7 p.m. in order to have enough time to visit Sillustani beforehand. For private tours, the visit to Chullpas of Sillustani can take place in the morning, allowing for departures from Puno anytime after 10 a.m.

Minimum 01 Passenger



  • All rates are per person, in US$ Dollars


  • 02 Nights lodging with breakfast.
  • Guide in requested language for private tours (English, French, German, Italian or Spanish).
  • Guide in English and Spanish for collective or shared tours.
  • For collective or shared tours, visits to Sillustani will only be available in the afternoon.
  • Traditional lunch on Taquile.
  • Transfers and entrance fees for all excursions.
  • Arrival and departure transfers to and from Puno.

Not Included

  • Airline, train or bus tickets.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Other meals and beverages which are not specified.
  • Extra services such as laundry.
  • Tips and other costs not specified in the description.






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