RedTurc is a community-based operative that offers programs that promote children's education, family self-sufficiency, health, and environmental preservation by offering travelers the chance to experience cultural exchange with the community.
Tour revenue will be invested in local programs promoting children's education, family self-sufficiency, health, and environment.
Any day by appointment
2 days/1 night
Children, Families, Youth, Professionals
English, Spanish, French
Tour takes place rain or shine (tour itinerary might be modified in case of inclement weather)
1 to 25
Medium (2-5 miles/ 3-8 km walking distance, some physical effort)
Clothing & Equipment
Binoculars, Comfortable shoes for walking, Hat, Sunscreen lotion, Sunglasses, Water
Visit the interpreters of Uros Floating Islands and experience a demonstration of artisanal fishing and the cutting of totora, an aquatic plant that grows on the surface of Lake Titicaca. Discover the traditional dress of the Uros, the indigenous people of Peru and Bolivia. Lastly, using a model-sized figure, learn how to make the Uros floating island, an artificial habitable surface built of totora. Spend the night in the home of a local family.
Puno, Puno, Peru
You will be picked up from your hotel or bus stop.
To offer travelers quality product and services with the help of the community to promote sustainable tourism development as well as environmental and heritage preservation.
Institutional strengthening of RedTurc Titicaca
Strengthening and diversifying products of the rural tourism community of Destino Lago Titicaca
Promoting and commercializing the products of the rural tourism community of Destino Lago Titicaca