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Price Information

US$ 85.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

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DAILY DEPARTURES !!!

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Transport

motor boat

Recommended Hotels

If you are heading to Cusco we highly recommend Boutique Hotel Marqueses in Cusco, it is a beautiful and charming Colonial house built at the end of XVI century that has recently been restored and refurbished, located just one block from Cusco`s mayor Plaza. This great location is part of its popularity, close to all of the most important tourist attractions in the famous capital of Inca`s Empire. Well known for its incomparable hospitality and professional service. We can reserve the hotel and transfers you from the airport on your arrival and back on your return, you will enjoy a safe visit, wonderful attention and be pleasantly surprised by the warmth of the Andean Hospitality.

Due to the safe and strategic location you are within easy walking distance of the many historical places, museums, restaurants, cultural, artistic and traditional places of the Imperial Inca City.

SAS Travel Tour Operator & Agency offices are located alongside Hotel Marqueses so we at SAS Travel can assist you at any time.

http://www.hotelmarqueses.com/

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2 Days / 1Night. Titikaca Lake (Uros, Taquile & Amantani Islands.) Start from Puno.

Last Minute Information

  • DAILY DEPARTURES !!! You must book and pay a deposit well in advance. For high season (May to October, 5-4 months in advance.) Low season (November to April, 3-1 months in advance.)
  • FAST COUPLES or GROUPS BOOKING: Choose on the Calendar the date of your preference, fill out with your personal details, then below fill out details of your group in Traveling with: once you have finalized you will receive an email with a Reservation Code (Purchase number) to pay a booking deposit with. (If you would like to pay your booking deposit individually, then you must book each of you separatelly.)
  • HOW TO BOOK AND CONFIRM.- Choose your preferred date on the Calendar (Leaving Dates) fill out with all the requested details, you can book for 2 or more person just complete details on traveling with: soon you will receive a reservation code (Purchase Number) and you can pay in full US$ 85.00 per person through Western Union to Mr: Irwin POMA FLORES (Peru) or Pay a booking deposit ONLINE on Step 3: TO PAY with Master Card or Visa card US$ 89.00 per person. OR pay with Paypal USD$ 90.00 per person.
  • Please send us an email with the reference of your payment and your hotel name and address in Puno for you pick-up.

Titicaca Lake-Puno 2 Days / 1Night
Uros, Taquile & Amantani Islands,

Program Itinerary

Day 1: Uros Islands and Amantani

Between 7.40am and 8am Transfer from the hotel to the port and by motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 metres in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 mtrs) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family.

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rustic accomdation with family

4150 mtrs

Day 2: Taquile Island - Puno

After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, After lunch we take the return trip to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel approx 5-6 pm. End of service.

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What is Included:

  • Transfers
  • Group boat transport
  • entries to the Islands
  • guide in English
  • 1night with a family on Amantani Island (Rustic accommodation /bedding and blankets supplied)
  • (04) meals

What is not Included:

  • extra drinks and snacks for the boat
  • tips for guide or boatdriver

We recommend that you bring

  • Warm clothing layers
  • Torch
  • Sun screen/hat
  • Bottled water for the boat, money for snacks, souvenirs
  • Great to take some fresh fruit or some pens, notebooks etc for the children of the families
  • Please avoid lollies /sweets.They really appreciate oranges and other fruit as it is impossible to grow on the islands in these altitudes.and it will save their teeth and their environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Answers to the most (FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions related to the Uros, Taquile & Amantani 2 Day tour
  • A. BEFORE YOU GO.-
  • What is included in the price of the tour?
  • Transfer from and to your Hotel in Puno
  • Private Transport in tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Rustic Accommodation with a family on Amantani Island
  • (04) meals
  • Entry Tickets to the islands
  • What time is the pick up for the tour?
  • Due to the various Hotel pickup points transfers are between 7.40am and 8.00am
  • you would need to be ready from 7.40am but call the contact on your voucher if noone has collected you by 8.10am.
  • What should I pack?
  • Warm clothes for the night and early morning.
  • Sturdy shoes
  • A small day pack
  • Camera and recharger
  • Water to drink
  • Sun block
  • Rain jacket in case
  • Sun glasses, sun hat
  • Money for souveneirs and drinks
  • Travel towel, sandals
  • Flash light, batteries
  • Will I need any extra money?
  • YES, so that you can buy some beatuiful souvenirs to support the local people if you like, snacks and bottled water, drinks are available on the island or before boarding the boat
  • tips optional for guide / driver,
  • You should take at least 200 soles as emergency money that hopefully you will not need.
  • Do the guides speak English? Yes they are Peruvian but Bilingual Spanish and English and often other languages as well to some extent.
  • How many people will be in my group?
  • Generally between 15 and 24.
  • B. ON THE TOUR.-
  • Is altitude sickness common?
  • It's impossible to predict who will be affected by altitude. Your ability to adapt to high altitude is determined by your genetic makeup and has little to do with fitness or health. Most people will have no problems as long as they take the time to acclimatize properly but as the first day you stop at 4200 meters on the walk on Amantani Island in you will most likely feel the altitude at that time if not before on the walk to your family lodging !!
  • What kind of weather can I expect on the tour?
  • Temperatures? At night in Amantani are usually not as cold as Puno around 1-2 degrees Celsius in cold season,
  • What time will I be back in Puno?
  • generally around 4-4.30pm.
  • Some of our travellers request a way to get to Chivay from Puno without going through Arequipa as they do not have enough time.
  • this can be organised as there is a Tourist Bus from Puno to Chivay with 4M EXPRESS, leaves at 6.30am and arrives in Chivay aprox ?pm. Cost $38 per person.
  • I am wanting to travel on from Puno to Bolivia to do the trip to Salar de Uyuni. Can you recommend anyone ?
  • Alex Teran from TurismoBolivia is a good friend of and he can organize a great trip to Salar de Uyuni and other parts of Bolivia. http://www.turismoboliviaperu.com
  • Just contact him and mention you are client from SAS in Peru.

Booking Information

  • Thank you for booking with SAS Travel. We assume you have read all the pertinent information and conditions.
  • Step 1.- CLICK:http://sastravel.online-booking.co/registration.php
  • Step 2.- Select 2 Days / 1Night Titikaca Lake (Uros, Taquile & Amantani Islands.) and please fill it out with your own personal details, fill out details of your group in Traveling with: First Name and Surname, Passport Number, Age and Nationality contact email/skype address or phone. (Make sure your passports are valid for at least 6 months before you enter Peru). .
  • If you are wanting to do the options starting in Arequipa and ending in Puno or Starting in Puno and ending in Arequipa you must indicate this In the comments section. We also must know the full contact details of your hotel. Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a reservation code (eg: 120611001). Then you must pay your booking deposit as until we receive a payment your reservation is not confirmed. It is only so we can find the full reservation details at the exact time of payment. The last spaces in the group will be guaranteed in order of payments received so it is best to pay for all people in your group together with 1 reservation code, so that we can guarantee your tour together in the same group.
  • Step 3 .-HOW TO MAKE A BOOKING DEPOSIT TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION.
  • Please note if your are needing to pay urgently you can skype sas.travel with your credit card details for immediate payment and CONFIRMATION. Otherwise choose the option below that suits you best.
  • deposit option 1.- PAY A DEPOSIT with WESTERN UNION: Transfer US$ the full amount per person. either $85 per erson or $135 depending on the basic or alternative option.
  • Western Union is the cheapest way to send money (up to USD$ 999.00 per transaction) if you are from the US. I understand you can do this via Western Union online service for only about $6 fee when it is indicated as a non immediate pickup and using a checking account. You make the payment to: Irwin POMA FLORES.
  • RECEIVER'S FIRST NAME: Irwin
  • RECEIVER'S PATERNAL NAME: POMA
  • RECEIVER'S MATERNAL NAME: FLORES
  • COUNTRY: (Peru)
  • (This is the only person authorized to receive Western Union Payments for SAS Travel -Peru so only use these details.)
  • However if you are going to send larger amounts it has to be done via a Western Union office or separated into 2 payments each less than $1000. Upon transferring the money email us the email confirmation receipt from Western Union with your reservation code and amount paid to: robyn@sastravelperu.com, reservas@sastravelperu.com and caja@sastravelperu.com -to confirm your booking deposit.
  • deposit option 2.-http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php ONLINE with MASTER CARD,VISA .- USD$ 89.25 per person (USD$ 85.00 + 5% card charge) Payments by credit card will carry a surcharge of 5%. (Visa card holder MUST BE affiliated to Verified by Visa)
  • deposit option 3.- ONLINE http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php with PAY PAL .- USD$ 91 per person (USD$ 85.00 + % PAY PAL FEE) Payments by PAY PAL must include the additional 6% surcharge and the confirmation from Pay Pal needs to be emailed to robyn@sastravelperu.com and reservas@sastravelperu.com or feel free to Skype us: sas.travel
  • Please ensure If you are not arriving to Cusco before doing this tour and not doing any other tours with us, you must send us a copy of your passport and the TAM immigration slip you receive when you pass immigration on arrival to Peru.
  • Please indicate clearly In the comments section if you are doing any other tours with us and write the full contact details of your hotel in Puno for your pick up on the morning of the tour.

Terms & Conditions

  • SAS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OF THE LAKE TITICACA 2 DAY TOUR
  • 1. You must pay for your tour in full by 12:00 noon 1 day before departure.
  • We have a representative in Puno and Arequipa where you can pay your balance if not passing through Cusco first.
  • 2. Payment of your balance in the Cusco SAS office is requested in cash. US $ is easier but if you choose to pay in soles the rate charged is generally 3.0 soles = US$1 You can withdraw US$ or soles from the many ATM machines.
  • 3. When paying the balance in Cusco, there will be a * 3% comission if you choose to use travellers cheques and a 5% comission for use of credit card.
  • 4. If a final payment is not made by 12 noon the day before any tour or service, the total balance will be charged to the credit card + the 5% commission.
  • 5. Change of dates up to 5 days before departure is possible with no charge.
  • Please ensure you recieve a confirmation of change within the same day.
  • If this change is requested less than 2 days before the tour an administration charge
  • of $5 per person would need to be paid.
  • 6. Cancelation of tour more than 3 weeks before departure incurs a loss of 10% of total tour cost Cancelation of tour within 3 weeks to 7 days before departure incurs a loss of 30% of total tour cost
  • Cancelation of tour within 7 days - 1day before departure incurs a loss of 50% of total tour cost,
  • Cancelation of tour within 1day of departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost,
  • 7. In the case of Cancelation you are provided with a document to certify illness and present for your travel insurance claim.
  • 8. If you are not going to Cusco before arriving to Puno for this tour please ensure you provide us with a hotel contact for Puno 1 week in advance. If you are unable to pay for the tour to our Rep in Puno or Arequipa in advance let us know as we will need to charge the full cost to your credit card plus the small commission so we can send you your vouchers ahead of time by email.