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Uros Floating Islands

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Address: | Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Half-Day Boating Tour to Uros from Puno
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Half-Day Tour to Uros Floating Islands from Puno
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Uros and Taquile Islands by Fast Boat

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This is worth visiting because it is unique in many respects; indeed, unlike anything else I have seen in over 60 countries. That said, you ride on a boat across the lake, go to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is worth visiting because it is unique in many respects; indeed, unlike anything else I have seen in over 60 countries. That said, you ride on a boat across the lake, go to an island to "see the sights" and view. The sights for this trip was an island with a few hundred people, great view after a long... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great trip and to see these islands and learn how the people make them and live on them is very educational. what a different life. worth the visit

Thank dave w
Strengelbach, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this daytrip to the floating islands and Isla Taquile on Lake Titicaca though our friend Lutgardes from PeruVivo. Pickup by a van at the hotel, drive to the pier and then onward by boat. The visit to the floating island was a lifetime experience because it showed the life these 'islanders' live since generations. It should be noted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Uros is a very interesting island made completely of Totora reefs. The locals are quite friendly and even invite you to enter their houses and try on their clothes. The views are stunning!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here on our tour two day tour of Lake Titicaca. Coming into the bay and seeing the number of islands and structures on them was quite amazing. We had a chance to stop and view a demonstration on how these islands were built from reeds with our tour group. We learned so much about this community and got... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By far, one of the most beautiful and interesting places I have ever been. We were invited into the home of one of the residents where we had the opportunity to get personally acquainted. The residents of this island are so friendly and seemed genuinely engaged during our conversation. After getting to know one of the families, we could not... More 

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North Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved to see how the floating islands were built and how they are maintained. Tourism has to be a big part of the income these days.... So prices are not very negotiable and you are something of a captive audience... Appreciate the history and culture but be aware of the hard sale after the lecture.

Thank oreolorio
Halle, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is interesting to see how they make all these islands and how they live on them but i had the feeling that it was too touristy. Very overcrowded.

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Ukiah, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very much looking forward to visiting these islands, and it did not disappoint. There is a “B&B” on one of the island that would be fun to stay at. It’s amazing how they make these islands and then live on them! Very cool to see in person.

Thank Denise H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must!! It's true it has become a tourist attraction and they try and sell you their crafts, but it is really worth a visit! We took a boat tour in a package deal with the ruins and it was less than 10€ per head BOTH excursions. Plus, you can get your passport stamped for next to nothing! :)

Thank Cristina G

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