Copacabana, Bolivia
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La Paz: Full Day Trip to Copacabana and Isla del Sol

La Paz: Full Day Trip to Copacabana and Isla del Sol

Join a full-day tour of La Paz to Titicaca Lake, visiting Copacabana and Yumani as well as Isla del Sol. Enjoy the cobalt blue color of the water and the picturesque perimeter of snow-sprinkled mountains. Following pickup, stop at a Tiquinaviewpoint to get some of the best panoramic views of Lake Titicaca. Then hop on a ferry to explore the highest navigable lake in the world. Visit Copacabana, the main Bolivian town on the shore of the lake. Continue the day in Isla del Sol, considered by the Incas as the birthplace of their sun god. Later, head to the coast of Yumani on the south side of the island. Once there, marvel at the Sol Pilkokaina Temple and the details of Inca architecture. At the end of the tour, travel back to Copacabana by boat before taking the bus back to La Paz.

From La Paz: Titicaca, Copacabana, and Isla del Sol Day-Trip

From La Paz: Titicaca, Copacabana, and Isla del Sol Day-Trip

Depart from La Paz on a fully guided day-trip that sails on Titicaca Lake and visits Copacabana and Yumani as well as Isla del Sol. Enjoy a tasty lunch and discover the famous Inca Steps and the Inca Fountain. Leave La Paz at around 7 am and after approximately 3 hours you will arrive at Tiquina, the narrowest part of the Lake Titicaca. Cross to the other side by boat and continue the trip on a 30-minute bus ride to the town of Copacabana. Once there, have lunch and then head towards the shore to catch a boat to the Isla del Sol, where you will see the Inca steps and the Inca fountain, also known as the youth fountain.  This Inca fountain represents the 3 pillars of the Aymara Culture, Ama Sua, Ama Llulla, and Ama Quella, which mean, you shall not steal, shall not lie, and shall not be lazy. Afterward, visit the town of Yumani and then start heading back to the port to catch the boat back to Copacabana. Once in Copacabana, explore the church, main square, and the crafts market. By 6 PM you will catch the bus back to La Paz, where you should arrive back in the city by 10 PM.

From La Paz: 2-Day Tour to Isla del Sol & Lake Titicaca

From La Paz: 2-Day Tour to Isla del Sol & Lake Titicaca

Depart from La Paz on a guided two-day trip that includes a boat journey on Lake Titicaca and visits to Copacabana, Yumani and Isla del Sol, where you will be spending the night. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the cobalt blue lake and snow-sprinkled mountains as you explore the land of the Inca. The tour will depart La Paz early in the morning for Lake Titicaca. Your first stop will be at the Tiquina viewpoint, where you will get some stunning panoramic views of Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at an elevation of 3,812 meters. Next, take a ferry across to Copacabana, the main Bolivian town on the shore of the lake that sits right beside the border with Peru. From here you’ll travel by speedboat to the Isla del Sol, considered by the Incas as the birthplace of their Sun God. In the afternoon, you’ll have time to explore Yumani, on the south coast of the island, and marvel at the Sol Pilko Kaina temple and the details of Inca architecture.  After spending the night on the island, you’ll have the next day free until 15.30, giving you plenty of time to visit the northern side of the island, home to the Golden Museum and the Inca Fountain of Youth. In the afternoon, you’ll take the boat back to Copacabana, where you’ll have time for dinner before catching the bus back to La Paz where you will arrive around 23.00.

Bolivia: Full day to Copacabana & Isla del Sol

Bolivia: Full day to Copacabana & Isla del Sol

This tour will allow you to visit the Basilica of the Virgin Candelaria of Copacabana and the Island of the Sun, located in Copacabana (Bolivia) at a distance of 142 km from the city of Puno. This place was the center of origin of the Inca Empire, visiting this place will allow you to discover archaeological centers dedicated to the cult of the Sun god or Inti. Itinerary: - We begin with the pick-up from the hotel at 6:00 a.m. near the main square of Puno and later to the terminal station, from where we will go to Copacabana by excursion bus. - Later we will arrive at the Peru-Bolivia border (Cassani) where we will carry out the procedures to enter Bolivia. - After completing all the procedures, we will travel to Copacabana, approximate arrival time: 12:00 Bolivian time. Here we will have lunch and visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Copacabana. Then we will go to the dock to take the boat that will take us to the Isla del Sol. We will cross Lake Titicaca until we reach the south side of the Isla del Sol, where we will visit the archaeological site of Pilkoken (Temple of the Sun). During the way to the Isla del Sol, we will go down the Umani stairs from the Inca era and, among other things, we will visit the Eternal Fountain of the Incas, where you can taste the holy water. - Finally, we will take the boat back to Copacabana, arriving at approximately 5:00 pm. Once back in Copacabana, we will have free time before taking the bus back to Puno, arriving at approximately 9:00 p.m. at the Puno terminal.

From Puno: Sun Island and Copacabana 1-Day Tour

From Puno: Sun Island and Copacabana 1-Day Tour

Your tour begins with an early morning pickup from your hotel where you will then head to Copacabana. When arriving at the border of Peru and Bolivia your passport and migration card will be checked by authorities from both countries. Once arriving in Copacabana you will visit the Sanctuary of Copacabana and then have lunch in town. In the afternoon at 1:30 PM the tour will head to Sun Island. Enjoy a 1.5 hour ride on a motor boat. Once you get to the island, stretch your legs on a 40 minute walk. See the archaeological complexes of Pilko Kaina on the shore of the island, the Chincana ruins, the Temple of the Sung, the Sacred Rock and the Table of Ceremonies. Spend time in the archaeological museum to learn more about the history of the impressive complexes. Your day tour will end with a drop-off at your hotel in Puno at 8:30 PM.

From La Paz: Day Tour Copacabana Titicaca Lake & Sun Island

From La Paz: Day Tour Copacabana Titicaca Lake & Sun Island

6:30 am Picked up from your hotel, travel by group bus along a paved road for 3 hours, in the middle of the Andes mountain range and enjoy Andean landscapes. Arrive at Copacabana Town and take a short break and enjoy a local lunch in one of the cozy restaurants. Cruise the highest navigable lake in the world by boat to Isla del Sol. Guided tour on Isla del Sol, visit Pilkokaina Sun temple, Inka starway, refresh in the "fountain of Youth" dated back to the incas. Boat back to Copacabana, early dinner or free time, Bus back to La Paz. Arrival in La Paz 10:00 pm

From La Paz: Lake Titicaca and Copacabana Private Tour

From La Paz: Lake Titicaca and Copacabana Private Tour

Following pick-up from your hotel in La Paz, journey to the village of Copacabana with a professional guide and enjoy a small local snack on arrival. Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, dedicated to the Virgen Morena. Meet regional artisans and learn about their local crafts. Then, make your way to Isla del Sol by private boat, where you will walk through the Inca Grand Staircase to see the Sacred Fountain, said to give eternal happiness. Break for lunch at an archaeological restaurant, and then visit the small handicraft market and ancestral places to discover more about the customs of the locals.

From La Paz: Lake Titicaca & Copacabana Day Trip with Lunch

From La Paz: Lake Titicaca & Copacabana Day Trip with Lunch

Hotel pick up at 8:00 a.m. Arrival in Copacabana around hrs. 12:00 p.m. approx. Visit The Temple of Copacabana before having lunch. After, a relaxing and panoramic trip of 1½ hours by boat to get to “Isla del Sol”, walk through the Steps of the Inca, drink from the Inca’s Fountain and then continue with a walk to the Ruins of Pilcocaina (Temple of the Sun), this walk is a little tiring but with a spectacular view of the Sacred Titikaka Lake and its main Island. Return to Copacabana by boat and later to the city of La Paz, arriving at your hotel at 10:00 p.m.

From Puno: Visit the Floating Islands of the Uros

From Puno: Visit the Floating Islands of the Uros

On this tour you will have the option to decide whether to do it in the morning or in the afternoon. Depending on the time you choose, we will pick you up from your hotel around 8:50 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. to leave the port of Puno. After 30 minutes by boat we will arrive at the Uros Islands, an ancient town made up of small islands made of reeds with small houses also made of reeds, where we will visit 2 of these specimens each for about 30 minutes. Here we will be able to appreciate the crafts and traditional customs of these communities based on hunting, weaving and aquatic life with a joint explanation between our guide and the local family. In this adventure you will even have the option of taking a ride in the typical reed boats used in this area. After the 3-hour tour we will return to the city of Puno.

Full day to Copacabana and Isla del Sol

Full day to Copacabana and Isla del Sol

The tour from Puno to Copacabana Isla del Sol will allow you to visit the Basilica of the Virgin Candelaria of Copacabana and the Isla del Sol on this day trip, located in Copacabana (Bolivia) at a distance of 142 km from the city of Puno. This place was the center of origin of the Inca Empire, visiting this place will allow you to discover archaeological centers dedicated to the cult of the Sun god or Inti. Itinerary: - First, we will pick you up from the hotel at 7:00 a.m. city of Puno and later to the terminal station, from where we will go to Copacabana by excursion bus. - After a few hours of travel we will arrive at the Peru-Bolivia border (Cassani) where we will carry out the procedures to enter Bolivia. - After completing all the procedures, we will continue our trip until we reach Copacabana, approximate arrival time: 12:00 Bolivian time. Here we will have lunch and take a guided tour of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Copacabana. Next we go to the dock to take the boat to Isla del Sol. To do this we will cross Lake Titicaca until we reach the south side of Isla del Sol, where we will visit the archaeological site of Pilkoken (Temple of the Sun). On the way to the south of Isla del Sol, we will go down the Umani stairs from the Inca era and, among other things, we will visit the Eternal Fountain of the Incas, where you will have the opportunity to taste the holy water. - Finally, we will board the boat back to Copacabana with an estimated arrival time of 5:00 p.m. Once back in Copacabana, we will have some free time before taking the bus back to Puno, arriving approx. 21:00. Next, head to the hotel in Puno.

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