This is your chance to visit Lake Titicaca, the World’s highest navigable lake, from the picturesque shore town of Copacabana, at an altitude of 3,800 metres. Cross the lake by boat to reach the mystical and sacred Isla del Sol, which according to Inca legend, is the birthplace of the sun and also the birthplace of the first Incas. Hike to the top along an original Inca staircase and stop along the way to take a sip of fresh water from the natural fountain of youth. Sleep overnight on the top of the island with panoramic views surrounding you, then trek to the Pilkokaina Temple the next day before returning to Copacabana by boat and to La Paz or Puno by bus.
La Paz - Copacabana - Isla del Sol (L)
Pick up at your accommodation in La Paz at approximately 7:00 a.m. for a shared bus transfer to the lakeside town of Copacabana. Arrive around noon just in time for a delicious traditional lunch and a short visit of the church and main plaza, and then take a boat to Isla del Sol (Sun Island) where you will hike to the top of the island on a traditional Inca stairway, the "Escalinatas de Yumandi". Pass by the fountain of eternal youth natural spring and drink fresh water from the mountain. As you reach the top of the island, you will be rewarded with spectacular views from either side with the snow-capped Bolivian Andes in the distance. Have dinner (not included) and get a good night’s rest on this peaceful island in the middle of Lake Titicaca.
Isla del Sol - Copacabana - La Paz (B/L)
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, go on a 2-hour guided walk to reach Pilkokaina Temple. Take a boat ride back to the Copacabana town for lunch, and then take a bus transfer back to La Paz bus terminal, where this amazing adventure will come to an end around 17:30 hrs.
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Trip Name: Small Group: Titicaca and Isla del Sol Adventure
Duration: 2 Days
From Price: 198
Trip Code: 159016
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