Visit the locals and learn how they live on the floating reed islands of Uros
VISIT THE LOCALS AND LEARN HOW THEY LIVE ON THE FLOATING REED ISLANDS OF UROS
Lake Titicaca, Peru
Entire islands weaved from reeds.
These fascinating floating island communities are home to some of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region. As you glide to the Isle of Uros you'll discover 120 self-fashioned floating islands, constructed from dried totora reeds. As you uncover the traditional lifestyles of these resourceful fishermen, you'll have a chance to check out the local handicraft market. After a lunch of fresh seafood, it's time to head to Taquile, where you'll meet the local population of farmers, fisherman and world-renowned weavers.