Islands Of Uros – Amanti – Taquile
The islanders are dedicated to the textile and grazing, summarizing in the charm of life with nature, stand out the craftsmanship of the natives who persist in their classic dress. In Amantaní as on the island of Taquile there are no hotels or restaurants, food and accommodation is provided by the islanders in their own homes. From afar you can see ancient platforms, built in pre-Columbian times. On the island you can admire sacred sites of the pre-Inca cultures Pukara, Lupaka and Inca culture. Until the mid-twentieth century the island was land of hacendados. At last, after several uprisings, the people of Amantani managed to expel the landowners to take possession of the lands which were worked by them. Today, around 4000 people live on the island. Most are peasants, who speak their native language Quechua and Castilian. Like their ancestors they live in houses of adobe and they are dedicated to the raising of sheep and to the agriculture. In the innumerable platforms they grow potatoes, goose, barley and “the cereal of the Incas” quinoa. This island of Amantaní is peaceful and beautiful as the island of Taquile but of greater extension, on top of its higher hills there are two temples “Pachatata” and “Pachamama”, from here the view of the highest lake of the world imposes its wonder In the eyes of the world. There are still numerous archaeological remains including centers of worship and worship; As well as beautiful fabrics made by the comuneros.
||Please be ready 30 min. Before pick up time
|Transfers In / Out
||Motor boat (bus seats)
||Lodging and meals in Amantani (1D / 1A / 1C)
|Bilingual professional guide
||2nd lunch in Taquile
|DURATION OF THE TOUR 2D / 1N
||8:00 a.m. 3:30 pm. Of the following day.