Lake Titicaca, Private Visit To Huatajata, Builders Of Reed Boats

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating
icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Explore the pre-Colombian history and culture of Lake Titicaca on this guided excursion from La Paz. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit the town of Huatajata and tour a museum dedicated to the pre-Colombian Totora reed boat. Enjoy a delicious traditional lunch—it’s included in the tour price—before hopping in a reed vessel bound for the island of Pariti. Marvel at incredible artifacts from the pre-Inca Tiwanakota people.
  • Experience the ancient cultures of Lake Titicaca on this guided adventure
  • Explore the history of the Totora reed boat and take a ride in one
  • Discover the incredible ceramic pottery of the ancient Tiwanakota people
  • Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch and private transportation

Professional bilingüal guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private tour
Transport by reed boats.
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Travel Insurrance
Entrance fees

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers from all La Paz Hotels/ hostels


  • El Alto Airport, La Paz Bolivia

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Pass By:  
La Paz Department
Our adventure starts at 8:00 am, with pick up from your hotel / hostel in the city of La Paz in your private mobility and professional bilingual guide, to direct us through a Asphalted road to the town of Huatajata, the trip is approximately 2 hours, the road is all paved with an impressive view of the Cordillera Real. We arrive at the town of Huatajata Visit to the Totora Museum, this exposes the different expeditions of TOTORA rafts that sailed the oceans and rivers of the World. You can also buy crafts made in totora, such as small rafts decorative After our visit to the local museum, we will have lunch (In base to fresh trout typical of the place), later we will take the boat to go to the Island of Pariti, here we will visit the Archaeological Museum that shows a Variety of valuable ceramics belonging to the Tiwanakota culture (classic period 500 to 800 AD), We will return to the population of Huatajata, where our transportation will be waiting to return to the city of La Paz. Our service includes the tour of the Altiplano North of Bolivia, We will observe the Fauna and Flora typical of this Andean region like the different Potato Crops, and Quinoa
Stop At:  
Visit with photo stops
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lake Titicaca
Visit with photo stops
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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