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Uros Floating Islands

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Reviewed today via mobile

After a demonstration of how they build the islands you get a tour of their homes...then have them beg you like a street vendor to buy something. Do your self a favor and admire them from afar.

Thank Ezra S
Reviewed today via mobile

We were so impressed with this trip to the islands, good information was given by our guide,the people themselves were so nice and not pushy. The children were so sweet. I would recommend people to go for the ultimate experience

Thank adamsconz
Reviewed today via mobile

These islands are worth seeing, unlike anything I have ever seen before. The islanders were welcoming. A novelty one off visit.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was interesting and quite amazing to see the islands. A guidebook suggested that there are folks who actually live in the tradition of the Uros Islands because those open to visitors are over the top commercialized. I know they have to make money, but...More

Thank Sjd53558
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting visit to these floating reed islands that a community lives on. Interesting talks and explanations of how they create, maintain and live on the islands. You will get a sell though on their hand produced goods, so come prepared with cash as there...More

Thank Emma5b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's beautiful and people are welcoming. The families sell some things made by themselves, it's beautiful but overpriced - you must bargain.

Thank Priscila S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All tour agencies offer a quick stop at floating Uros islands. It‘s unbelievable that people stick to their tradition and renounce to the privileges that living at the peninsula has. We visited a floating island with 5 houses (5 families) on it. IMAGINE 5 families...More

Thank Rike P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have kids then definitely the place is worth visiting. The boat ride amidst the reeds, the cute little islands, the way the floating islands are made et al can be super fun & fascinating for kids & definitely something to do. I personally...More

Thank anupriya_singhal
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this as a day tour and it was so pretty. Though it gets crowded with tourist, it is wonderfult os ee how people live and connect to the locals. They are very warm and welcoming. Of, course buying things on the island is...More

Thank lalithaa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The main thing is to learn about the history, how the floating islands are formed and the way of life on the islands. It has however become quite commercialized along with activities tailored to tourists.

Thank S K
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Ruha R
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Response from DeepakAhuja7 | Reviewed this property |
Tour boat . They bring your to the boat as per schedule . We also visited Tequille island which we found better than Uros.
Clau P
7 May 2018|
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Response from MagicDawn | Reviewed this property |
I didn't find it 'touristy'. In fact I liked to contribute to the community. I had a 2.5 hour tour, which was enough for me, but it would be nicer to stay on the island than stay in Puno town. I spoke to one couple who... More
4 April 2018|
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Response from Ilina A | Reviewed this property |
The boats are mostly leaving in the morning, I guess spending a night in Puno instead is the option.