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

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

Activity provider: Hanaqpacha Travel
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From US$ 100 per person

Sail on Lake Titicaca, visit the towns of Copacabana and Yumani, and discover the mystical Inca Steps and the Inca Fountain on a guided trip from La Paz.

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Duration 15 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup service is available from La Paz's city center.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience an unforgettable guided day-trip from La Paz
  • Sail by boat across the iconic Lake Titicaca
  • Learn about the Aymara culture and its history
  • Visit the historical towns of Copacabana and Yumani
  • Discover the Inca Steps and the Inca Fountain on Isla del Sol
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Admission to Isla del Sol
  • Drinks

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please have in mind this tour involves long travel distances and is designed for those who are on a tight schedule
  • Vegetarian options are available for lunch
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Excelente Tour! Recomendado al 100% en especial con el Guía Rodrigo, que nos hizo pasar un día muy especial y agradable con toda la información que nos daba de la historia del lugar su atención y su agradable actitud junto a la magia de ese lugar hizo que fuera un día para recordar siempre! Muchísimas gracias Rodrigo de verdad haces muy bien tu trabajo

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March 26, 2022

If you are very tight on time and you really want to visit Titicaca lake and Isla del Sol - this tour is ok. Just keep in mind the transport included is the public bus so you lose a lot of time (basically you spend most of the day in the bus). It would have been a lot better with a private van but it is anyway quite far. The lunch was good and our guide (Pablo) is great. Probably you would pay a lot less if you would organise it by yourself, but doesn't look easy and also you wouldn't have a guide.

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March 21, 2022

The organization of the transfer from the hotel to Copacabana is incomprehensible to me. For this money and several times cheaper, I could get there on my own also on the same regular buses and on my own crossing. I liked the guide, he showed and told everything in detail, the guys who met at the hotel and escorted to the hotel also liked it, they warned about safety. Transfer only claims.

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February 19, 2022

Product ID: 388638