Titicaca Lake Tours

2 days 1 night

TITICACA LAKE, COPACABANA AND SUN ISLAND

At 08:00 you will be picked up from your hotel, then we will travel through the Altiplano (high plateau), crossing the strait of Tiquina, before arriving to Copacabana town, we will enjoy a panoramic observation of Major Lake (Huyñay Marca - Perú and Bolivia) and Minor Lake (Chucuito- Bolivia). Arrival to Copacabana at 11:30, from there we will travel by boat to the Sun Island, a 1 hour trip approximately.

At the south part of the Sun Island we will visit Inca’s archaeological site of Pilcocaina where we will get a typical lunch of the Lake population. Later we will have a low difficult walk of one hour, up the hill to the town of Yumani, there we will visit “Escalinata del Inca” (Inca’s stairs) and “Fuente de las 3 aguas” (the Fountain of the 3 Watersheds), where we will have some time to take pictures and enjoy a breath-taking view of the lake and the Royal Range of the Andes, then we continue walking to our hotel. Accommodation in the island.


After breakfast descend to the port to board the boat towards Moon Island or Coati, visit the archaeological site "The Temple of the Chosen" on this Island Inca women learned many trades as weaving Andean textiles and virgins to be retained after the Inca concubines. Lunch in the company of local people and begin our we will go back to Copacabana by boat, there we will visit the village and its church, a religious sanctuary in honour of Candelaria Madonna, an important pilgrimage site, and then we have a little time to visit the town and handicraft stores. Return to La Paz.

Optional Tours

  • Visit to the north part of the island: Challapampa and the archaeological site of Chincana.
  • Visit to the town of Sampaya, characterized by its stone buildings dating from the time of the Aymara tribes
  • Tour of the "Orca del Inca" or Copacabana Calvary
  • Low difficult trekking from the north to the south, by precolumbian routes oir Inca Trail
  • Observation of Titicaca´s Lake giant frog in the community of Sahuiña

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