LAKE TITIKAKA - The world's highest navigable surface

Tour Number

Activity Level

279354


Categories

Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Yes, but people needs to be able to get on and off the vehicle.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), English (fluent)

Lake Titikaka-Copacabana-Isla del Sol 2D/1N


Lake Titikaka is the world's highest navigable Surface. Covering an area of 180 Km by 70 Km, at 3, 810 m. a. s. l, framed by a landscape snow-capped Andean peaks and fed by melting fresh water
Copacabana is a bay of Lake Titikaka, during the pre-hispanic period was already a pilgrimage and ritual place nowadays continues, but also catholic, devotees of the " Virgen Morena" the virgin of Copacabana arrive, The faithful flock to this place to receive the blessing of the Virgin, but also of the native priest who performs the traditional "Chàlla"
The Island of the Sun, the Island of the Moon and the other Islands dotted with archeological remains are testimony to the domination exercised by Aymara civilization and also by Kechua civilization represented by the Incas. On the Island of the Sun is still possible to observe the farming terraces, pre-Hispanic technic still in use and really productive
We invite you to enjoy the nature and culture of the Andean civilization.

Itinerary

First Day
08, 00 Pick you up from your hotel and departure toward Copacabana located at 155 km from La Paz and takes almost 4 hour to get there, on the way we will stop on different places to see the landscape and take pictures. Approximately at 12, 00 we will arrive to Copacabana, checking in your hotel and have lunch in a restaurant in Town.
01, 30 PM departure to the Island of Sun (southern part ) in a private motor boat and visit the Inca Temple (Pilcocaina) and the Sacred Fountain, from one to the second place we can take a walk to enjoy the landscape and take pictures for more than one hour .
At approximately 05, 00 PM we will be again in Copacabana, drop you off at your hotel
Second Day
09, 30 AM pick you up from your hotel and start a walking city tour, visiting places like, the local market, fishers market, the main square in Town where is located the most important public building, the cathedral
12, 00 have lunch and at 01, 30 departure to La Paz, around 05, 30 PM drop you of at your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick you up from your hotel.
Upon request I can pick you up from the airport (extra charge may apply)

End location: Drop you off at your hotel
Upon request I can drop you off in the airport (extra charge may apply)

Duration: 2 days

Transportation

Comfortable A/C van APV

What’s Included

Private and comfortable transportation service.
Private and confortable motor boat transportation service
Personalized guiding services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

350 Bolivianos - Entrances fees, meals, and others.

What’s Extra

Hotels
Entrance fee (10 Bolivianos p/person)

Restrictions

Because of traffic restrictions in La Paz, there might be restricted access to the downtown area on certain days.

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