DAY 1 LA PAZ – SUN ISLAND
(Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner)
Your day tour begins with an early pick up from your hotel. After approximately 2 hours you´ll reach Tiquina, where you will board a ferry to the opposite shore of Lake Titicaca and continue your journey to Copacabana. Once in Copacabana, you will enjoy your lunch on the waterfront. Then you will board a local boat which will take you on the Titicaca lake to the Sun Island. After disembarking you will visit the best preserved Inca ruins on Sun Island, the Picocaina Temple. Later, you will be able to visit the community of Yumani, the ‘Fountain of the Inca’ and the legendary Inca Steps. After taking a few photos of the lake and enjoying the breathtaking view of Cordillera Real, you will start a 45-minute hike to reach your accommodation where you will enjoy a well-deserved dinner.
DAY 2 ISLA DEL SOL – LA PAZ (B)
Your second day of your Titicaca adventure starts with a breakfast on the island. Afterwards you return to Copacabana by boat. Then you will visit the sacred Basilica of the ‘Dark Virgin’ before being taken to the bus station where you will board a bus back to your hotel in La Paz.
Elevations on Sun Island range between 3,800 and 4,000 m (12,467 and 13,123 ft) and there are only footpaths. Therefore, a reasonable degree of fitness is required for hiking on the island. This excursion is not recommended for the less mobile (there are no motorized vehicles). Pack light and bring essentials such as: sunblock, a hat and sunglasses.