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A great option for a traveler interested in a more active trip to Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau. Unique opportunity for a traveler interested in kayaking on the world's highest navigable and South America's largest lake. Travelers enjoy interacting with the local community whose roots date back to ancient cultures that settled in this area. Their hospitality opens a door to share with their families and allows us the homestay opportunity.
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Activity Level: Moderate
Activities that provide a reasonable level of physical challenge and elevate the heart rate. Focused on more active pursuits including multisport tours. Travelers may be active 5-7 hours total each day. Recommended for travelers with active lifestyles.

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Day 1: Puno

A luxury-class bus takes travelers from Cusco to the shores of Lake Titicaca. Along the way, enjoy optional visits to the "Sistine Chapel" of Peru and a pre-Incan site, as well as a huge lunch featuring traditional Peruvian cuisine. 

Arrive at mystical Lake Titicaca in the early afternoon. Legend has it that the first Inca rose out of its azure waters. Transfer to your hotel and explore on your own this afternoon.

Day 2: Explore Uros and Llachon

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
At 8:00 AM, begin your day as the sun rises. You leave the comfort of your cozy hotel and set off for an adventure. Just fifteen minutes later, arrive at the  Puno port, where the day's exploration starts.

At 8:30 AM, start sailing on tranquil waters towards the floating wonderland of Uros. At 8:45 AM, reach the ethereal Uros, where you will immerse yourself in the culture of the people for the next two hours.

At 11:00 AM, your journey continues towards the picturesque village of Llachon. reach your destination at 1:00 PM, where a well-deserved lunch eagerly awaits you. For those in search of extra adventure, a hike to Cerro Carus promises breathtaking vistas of the vast lake and the majestic Bolivian mountains.

As the evening arrives, a delightful dinner awaits you, followed by a restful night's sleep, recharging your spirit for the days ahead.

Day 3: Kayaking on Lake Titicaca | Sail to Amantani Island

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After having breakfast, set out on a kayaking adventure under the expert guidance of the instructor. The journey to Taquile will take two to three hours, giving you the opportunity to paddle through the crystal-clear waters and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of your surroundings. This adventure comes complete with a seasoned guide, high-quality equipment, snacks, and a support boat.

Have lunch at 12:30 PM, then venture out to explore Taquile and take some much-needed relaxation. At 2:00 PM, your voyage will continue, taking you to the island of Amantani. Your lodging will offer a unique cultural experience with a local family. The evening will be filled with tunes of music and dance, and you will spend the night beneath the starry sky.

Day 4: Return to Puno

After breakfast and bidding farewell to your host family, return to Puno by motor boat, with a stop at the floating islands of the Uros People. Peru's floating islands are built using the buoyant totora reeds that grow along Lake Titicaca, and these reeds are interwoven to make homes, boats, and crafts. A ride in a traditional reed boat can be arranged with a local fisherman. Return to Puno, afternoon is free to explore on your own.

Day 5: Return to Lima or continue to Cusco

Catch a flight to Lima today. For travelers choosing this Lake Titicaca extension prior to your visit to Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu PIcchu, transfer by bus to Cusco.


Amantani Homestay

Enjoy the hospitality of the local people during your homestay on your Peru trip
Chris's host family on Amantani Island
Doing laundry, Amantani style

Llachon Homestay

Quaint village of Llachon
Llachon Homestay

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Contact us for internal flight costs and overland transportation to join this extension. This tour can be added on to the front or back of the Machu Picchu by Train or Machu Picchu Pilgrimage tours.
  • 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • 4 Nights Accommodations
  • 2 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Gear Rental: Sea Kayaking Gear
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Internal Flights


When to Go

Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.


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