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Uros Floating Islands

jr lima 108 | Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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jr lima 108 | Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The floating islands of Uros is a not to be missed tourist attraction. A short boat ride takes you to the islands where the Uros live. On the islands you can meet the people and see inside their homes and their way of life. They...More

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very surprised as to the amount of people that lived on The acres of islands near Puno. Our tour took us to meet the families and they where informative and interesting. We enjoyed the boat trip and the beautiful scenery!!!

Thank Leonieandneil
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a delightful experience to share the culture of these people who build their home on man made Islands. They use reeds from Lake Titicaca to build the land, and then their home, and their furniture. You can even get your passport stamped here. This...More

Thank okanagansun
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was quite a long boat ride to the Uros islands but well worth it. We were amazed at the ingenuity of these people who had made a home from the reeds growing in the area. We were shown a demonstration of how the islands...More

Thank EnglishroseEngland
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

These islands and people are amazing. There way of life is simple but effective keeping the best values of humanity close to heart and home. How they have lived for generations this way is amazing as well. Absolutley loved our visit.

Thank Bobby K
Reviewed 5 days ago

As you enter the uros islands, it is evident that it has become very touristy and the people of the islands rely on tourists for an income. If they can capitalise on tourists to better their quality of life that good on them. The inhabitants...More

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The family island "BraveHeart" was thrilling They were terrific educators so we understood their life style and how the islands are built and maintained. We rode in a reed boat paddled by our hosts and got Passport stamps of our visit We were even dressed...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a interesting place to see and it is nice to learn about uros and how people live. Of course the lodals will offer handcrafts and souvenirs for purchase to get extra cash for the family. Our guide asked us to bring some fruit...More

Thank JenJenniferMS
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the floating islands and were treated to an explanation as to how they occurred and how they are created and maintained. We enjoyed a ride on the reed boat

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really something different. To meet with these people leaving on a floating island made with roseau was a great experience. Their kindness despite tough conditions of leaving was a true reward to come that far. Mandatory visit !

Thank Philippe G
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29 September 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Deb k is right. The best is to go in the evening, because there are less tourists. If you not go, it's kind of okay. ;)
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17 March 2017|
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Response from blustig77 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea sorry
17 March 2017|
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Response from Nicky W | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of buses that run between Puno and La Paz so should be easy to sort once you are in Puno. Maybe just check with your hostel/hotel for recommendations. You have to get off the bus at the border, sort your... More