We leave the city of La Paz at hrs. 8:00 am, and driving out across the altiplano we njoy the beautiful scenery of the Cordillera Real and the lower part of Lake Titicaca. Then reach the Strait of Tiquina (crossing by boat for 20 minutes) and continue, arriving atCopacabana at around 12:00 midday. Accommodation is in a hotel at a height of 3,845m. After lunch, we make as afternoon city tour, visiting the beautiful Cathedral of the Virgin of Copacabana, the Indian craft market and followed by a short walk to Calvary, altitude 4,020mto enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Lake Titicaca and Bolivia-Peru frontier. Then we return to the hotel and rest.
After breakfast we leave the hotel for the beach, from where we take the tourist boat heading towards the northern part of the Isla del Sol, crossing Lake Titicaca for two hours, before reaching the small town of Challapampa. From there we start trekking to the archaeological site of Chincana, thirty minutes to the north. After seeing the site, we continue towards the south of the Isla del Sol for three hours, at altitude 4,000m, and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the lake. We reach to the southern part at Yumani, altitude 4,000m, where we take dinner and rest at the Hostel.
After breakfast, we descend to the archaeological site of the Sacred Fountain of the Inca, a beautiful place with lots of flora, because of the irrigation system of platforms and terraces built by the Inca culture to grow agricultural crops. Then we move on down to the beach, returning to Copacabana by the tourist boat around 12:00 midday. Then there is some free time before we return to La Paz at 1:30 p.m. hours.
Private transportation RT
Breakfast at Isla del Sol.
Food: 2 lunches, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts.
Boat to the Island of the Sun