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Uros Island – 1 Day

Uros Island – 1 Day

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The Uru or Uros (Uru: Qhas Qut suñi) are an indigenous people of Peru and Bolivia. They live on an approximate and still growing 120 self-fashioned floating islands in Lake Titicaca near Puno.

They form three main groups: the Uru-ChipayaUru-Murato, and Uru-Iruito. The Uru-Iruito still inhabit the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca and the Desaguadero River.

Highlights

  • Experince a unique way of life in Peru; communities living on islands made of bundles of dried Totora reeds to make reed boats (balsas).

Duration

1 Day: Incorporate a day trip to the Uros Islands as part of a tour of Lake Titicaca

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