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Uro Islands

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Altiplano : Uro Islands
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The Uro Islands are floating islands made of reed, situated in Lake Titicaca on the Peruvian Altiplano.

Understand

People actually live here, moving around, always rebuilding their island-homes.

Get In

  • Dozens of agencies in Puno will arrange a visit with a guide, -often in combination with a daytrip to Isla Taquile.
  • To go independent, be at the harbour around seven and ask around for boats going.


Get around

See

Do

  • Send a postcard On the island Qananpacha there is a post office. The owners claim it is the only floating post office in the world. Not all the tours get there, you need to ask before booking if there will be a stop there.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Qananpacha Hospedaje A new option offered is accomodation on one of the islands called Qananpacha. The rooms are equipped with double bed and made all out of reed, also available is a restaurant and a post office. Not all tour agencies stop at this island, so better contact the hospedaje directly to make reservations: 951-835264, 950-951489 [1]. Also a pickup from puno harbor can be arranged.

Contact

Get out


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