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Lake Titicaca and the Island of the Sun

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 99 people
Destination(s): Bolivia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Ecotourism  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 99 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 146 US Dollar (USD)

Lake Titicaca is still home to the Aymaras who have maintained their language and culture for centuries with a spirituality that will touch all those who enter their world. Learn about the grandeur of this culture and be sure that your life will be enriched. Suriki. Arrive in Huatajata, a small town on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Continue by motor boat to Kalahuta and the Island of Suriki, home of fishermen and skilled makers of Totora reed rafts, such as those used by Thor Heyerdahl on the famous "Kon Tiki" and "Ra I and II" voyages.

Tour Itinerary (Ruta Manco Kapac):

Day 1: Bus trip over the Altiplano with vistas of snow-capped peaks, to Copacabana. Lunch and overnight accommodation in Hotel Rosario del Lago. Tour to the Island of the Sun, cradle of the Andean civilization. Visit Pilkokaina, the Sacred Staircase and Yumani, a place with magnificent landscapes and people who have kept their culture alive.

Day 2: Visit Copacabana, its beautiful Moorish style cathedral, the Stations of the Cross at the Calvary and Horca del Inca. In the afternoon return to La Paz, or continue to Puno. Copacabana - Island of the Sun (3 days): Similar to the previous program, except that the second day is spent exploring the Island of the Sun from the North end to the South. Two nights in the Hotel Rosario del Lago. The mysterious Island of the Sun. Bus trip La Paz - Copacabana. Tour to the Island of the Sun by motor boat, visit to Pilkokaina, Sacred Staircase and Yumani. Continue trip to Puno or return to La Paz.

Tour Itinerary (Tiwanaku and the Island of the Sun):

Day 1: Tour to Tiwanaku. In the afternoon, travel to Copacabana with private transportation. Accommodation in Hotel Rosario del Lago.

Day 2: Visit to the south part of the Island of the Sun. In the afternoon, return to La Paz or continue to Puno. La Paz-Puno or vc. Daily tourist bus departures, arriving in Copacabana at noon. In the afternoon, continue to Puno or return to La Paz. Puno-Cusco or vc. Daily tourist bus' departures with bilingual guide. Visit Andahuaylillas, the Inca temple of Raqchi and Pukara. Lunch in Sicuani.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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