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Explore the Floating Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca

You will arrive at the floating islands of Uros to enter one of these islands. Here you will observe the ways the locals use totora and how they lead their lives today.

From Puno
Online Experience
1 Hour
South America
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time experience streamed live from the world famous Uros Floating Islands
  • Take a virtual boat ride in the lake amongst age old channel routes
  • Observe the daily life of the Uros natives and learn about how they build their islands by hand!
Description

This live streamed Online Experience starts at an elevation of more than 12,500 feet in the waters of the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. We will navigate our boat between channels used by the locals, while talking about the importance of the lake in the development of pre-Inca cultures and groups. The Incas are, after all, a big part of the history of the inhabitants of Uros. 

We will arrive at the floating islands of Uros and enter one of these islands. Here you will observe the multiple ways the natives use totora, the indigenous reed that grows all over the lake area. You will learn about their local attire and take a deeper look at their daily activities on the island, maintaining their traditional lifestyle to the best extent possible.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes before the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, and the internet connection may sometimes be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour for 50 USD for a group of 3 screens or a private session for 100 USD for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
tourHQ Experiences

Alexander Almonte is a certified professional tour guide in Peru and has been working for several years doing cultural, adventure, and folkloric tours, and birdwatching. He was born in Puno and has lived here all his life. Alexander loves exploring the highlands because people can come across many historic sites from the pre-Inca periods. He loves history and is a fan of photography and nature. He wants to share the story, legends, and folklore of the Peruvian highlands with you!


Ronald Gallegos has been a tour guide in Peru for more than 20 years. He is a specialist in the highest navigable lake in the world, which is the famous Titicaca lake.

From USD 50 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.