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Uros Floating Islands

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Reviewed yesterday

This experience was excellent. You learn all about how the floating communities continually create their islands, living quarters, how they eat, how they communicate with other communities and get to sample some of what they eat. The islands are very spongy and weird to walk...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the harbour and then to uros Islands by a random company, paid 25 sol for two and we thought it would include everything. From the second you walk on to the island they try to scam money from you. The inhabitants dont...More

Thank Karsten T
Reviewed 3 days ago

These man made floating islands are an incredible feet of engineering. The fishermen who live here live on a series of separate islands made of reeds and mud. Their wives entertain tourists by showing how they live and what their customs are. You can take...More

Thank darlomaid
Reviewed 3 days ago

Intriguing visit to the floating islands. We were welcomed into the hut of one of the ladies living there and offered local crafts to purchase. We were also asked for money a few more times during our visit which was a little sad, but interesting...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited as part of day trip to the lake. Our guide gave us a great insight to the customs and culture of the families living there. The souvenirs were a bit different as they featured things relevant to the island, boats, mobiles, embroidered panels and...More

Thank naved
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was amazing to see how the people live and work on these floating islands. This is definitely worth a tour to see.

Thank vgregg
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took one of the 2 hour boat trips in a group of around 30 and we visited one island where the islanders, four families welcomed us, explained the construction and then took us into their houses to answer questions on their lives. As tourism...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The warm and welcoming residents of the floating islands are great. They demonstrated the care and maintenance of the islands. All of the handiwork crafts are a worthwhile purchase. Take a ride on a reed boat.

Thank RI02886
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A brief van ride to the pier where our group of about 12 boarded the boat for the island. One could sit inside under cover or out on the top to enjoy the lake. A slow boat. The guide gave some history of the lake...More

Thank dkrandagm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the time to visit the floating Islands of Urus to gain a greater understanding for the construction and maintenance of the these incredible structures and their long cultural history

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Ruha R
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Gunner121 | Reviewed this property |
Tour boat organized by hotel that goes to Uros then after the tour of floating islands it goes to Taquile island. Careful at the floating islands as it is more of a tourist trap but Taquile is exceptional and worth the trip
Clau P
May 7, 2018|
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Response from MagicDawn | Reviewed this property |
I didn't find it 'touristy'. In fact I liked to contribute to the community. I had a 2.5 hour tour, which was enough for me, but it would be nicer to stay on the island than stay in Puno town. I spoke to one couple who... More
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Ilina A | Reviewed this property |
The boats are mostly leaving in the morning, I guess spending a night in Puno instead is the option.