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LAKE TITICACA: COPACABANA AND THE SUN ISLAND

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 / It is called the "Sacred Lake" due to its great importance for ancient cultures such as Inca and Tiwanaku, the Isla del Sol  (Sun Island) house important archaeological ruins and ethnic communities.

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DAY 1        LA PAZ – COPACABANA – ISLA DELSOL -  LA PAZ
We will pick you up from your hotel between 07:00 and 07:30 hrs (only hotels from the center of the city) and we begin our trip to the Titicaca Lake, we will travel through the Altiplano (High Plateau). After a 2 hour trip we arrive to the narrower section of the lake: the Strait of Tiquina, we will cross it in a the rudimentary local ferry along with local people,
Arrival to the town Copacabana at 12:00 and we will have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch we will get on board of a public boat to travel through the Titicaca Lake, along with other tourists and town people, to the Sun Island. In Sun Island we will visit Yumani, there we will visit “Escalinata Del Inca” (Inca’s stairs) which leads us to the “Fuente de las 3 aguas” (the Fountain of the 3 Watersheds), the tradition dictates that if you drink from its water you can have eternal life.
You will have some time to take pictures of the lake and the astonishing Royal Range of the Andes and we will go back to the boat to return to Copacabana, there we will make a quick visit to the town, enriched by the combination of the Andean and the Christian points of view, the religious sanctuary in honor of Candelaria Madonna, an important pilgrimage site for Bolivians, is located in this town. 
Bus to La Paz city at 18:30, arrival to La Paz bus station at 22:00 approximately, where our transportation will be waiting to take you to your hotel. 
Includes: Bus La Paz-Copacabana-La Paz, Public shared boat, Bilingual guide service (English-Spanish), Entrance tickets to archaeological site, Transportation  bus station- hotel in La Paz
Meals: Lunch

  • Copacabana
  • Sun Island

Important information:

  • You must carry your personal document to cross the Strait of Tiquina
  • Departures everyday
  • Not included: Accommodation in La Paz, Beverages in restaurants and hotels, Extra expenses, Insurance, Tips 

Route

  1. La Paz
  2. Copacabana
  3. Isla del Sol