- Tour details
- What to bring
Discover the traditions and lifestyle on the shores of Lake Titicaca
This two-day tour will give you the opportunity to get to know Luquina. A small community whose families, with the aim of making their culture and lifestyle known, began a community rural tourism project that is now one of the best options for rural accommodation in the region. You will get to stay with them and have the opportunity to learn about their quiet lifestyle and the importance of textiles in their culture and traditions. The Luquina Peru Tour is a visit to the authentic reality of the community.
- Transfer from hotel to port
- Bilingual professional guide
- Tickets to the Uros and Taquile islands
- Lunch in Taquile
- Sailboat ride in Luquina
- Payment to the local family ($35 USD)*
The inhabitants of Luquina mainly speak Aymara and just a bit of Spanish, but their warm and gracious personalities make this not a problem.
Payments to local families are made directly to them so that they can keep maintaining their community and developing their culture.
DAY 1 Puno - Uros - Taquile - Luquina
Pickup and Uros and Taquile Islands
At 8:00 AM we will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the dock in Puno. We will take a boat to Taquile Island, but before arriving, we will be stopping at Uros floating Islands where they will explain their way of life.
We will spend the morning on the island of Taquile where we will have lunch and get to know the island. Back to the port of Taquile, we set sail towards Luquina.
Luquina Island Tour
Once the group has arrived at Luquina Chico in Lake Titicaca, we will settle in our accommodation, and begin sharing their lifestyle with them. You will get to participate in different activities of their daily life from agriculture, fishing or playing a game of volleyball with them.
After the activities, dinner will be served in the house where you will stay. We will share with them a “peña”, a small musical demonstration that includes dancing and traditional Andean music.
DAY 2 Luquina - Puno
We will have breakfast at 8:00 AM. Then, we will have free time to get to know the surroundings of the community, formed by rural landscapes and farms. You can take a short walk or a one-hour soft hike to a viewpoint and enjoy the stunning views of Lake Titicaca.
Return to Puno
Before we leave, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a sailboat tour around the lake. We will have lunch in Luquina around 1:00 PM. After lunch, we will come back to Puno to arrive around 3:30 PM, where we will then be transferred to our hotel and our Luquina Peru Tour will come to an end
What to bring to Luquina Peru
- Warm and comfortable clothes
- Cash USD
- Hiking Boots