BOLIVIA HOP

FULL DAY TOUR: COPACABANA + ISLA DEL SOL

This is a full day tour from La Paz to visit the scenic lakeside village of Copacabana. You will have time to visit Copacabana itself, and also take an afternoon boat trip onto Lake Titicaca, to visit the ¨Island of the Sun¨, a place of Inca legends.

Duration: 1 day Start Location: La Paz hotel and hostel pick up End Location: La Paz hotel and hostel drop off
Detailed Description

LA PAZ TO COPACABANA:

DEPARTURES: Daily
DEPART TIME: 07:00
ARRIVAL TIME: 11:30

FREE STOPS ON THIS JOURNEY:

Tiquina Mirador, your first breath-taking photo stop of Lake Titicaca. This viewpoint gives one of the best views of the lake, from where the snow-capped Cordillera Real creates the ultimate backdrop!

RECOMMENDED NIGHTS IN COPACABANA: 2 Nights

“MUST DO” EXTRA ACTIVITY: Isla Del Sol (Island of the Sun) – INCLUDED. According to Inca legend, this small island in the middle of Titicaca was home to their most revered god, Inti, and was the mythical birthplace of the first Inca ancestors. A 4hr round trip in our private boat takes you out to see the ancestral terracing and ruins of the southern part of the island, as well as the existing island communities (includes a 1hr walk from the original sun temple to the small island town of Yumani). Includes round boat trip and island entry.

OTHER THINGS TO DO:

- Climb ‘El Calvario’ hill for amazing panoramic views of Lake Titicaca (sunset)
- Visit the sacred church and pilgrimage centre of the Basilica de Nuestra - Senora de Copacabana
- Hire a kayak or duck-shaped pedalo, and head out onto the lake
- Relax lakeside with a cold beer, and dine on the local speciality of freshly caught lake trout

COPACABANA TO LA PAZ:

DEPARTURES: Daily
DEPARTURE FROM: THE WHITE ANCHOR IN COPACABANA PORT
DEPART TIME: 18:00
ARRIVAL TIME: 21:30

RECOMMENDED NIGHTS IN LA PAZ: 2-3 NIGHTS

“MUST DO” EXTRA ACTIVITY: Bike the North Yungas Road…THE DEATH ROAD!

OTHER THINGS TO DO:

- Take the newly constructed city Teleferico (cable car) for the most stunning views of the city
- Visit the infamous witch market
- Learn the history of the coca leaf, and its continued use in indigenous culture in the Coca Museum
- Feel on top of the world scaling the infamous peak of Huayna Potosi – 6000+m (3 days)

WHAT HAPPENS ON ARRIVAL TO LA PAZ: We drop you at your hostel in La Paz, and you get lots of tips and advice on what do to and see.

REMEMBER – TAKE AS LONG AS YOU WANT AT EACH PLACE, HOP OFF AND GET ON THE NEXT BUS!

More detailed info at www.boliviahop.com

Tour Tickets (May Vary By Date)
Ticket Price
TOUR PRICE (ALL AGES) 39.00 (USD)
Itinerary
07:00 Departure from La Paz
09:45 Tiquina mirador viewpoint
10:00 Strait of Tiquina ferry crossing
11:30 Arrival in Copacabana
13:00 Boat leaves Copacabana for Isla del Sol tour (optional)
17:00 Boat arrives back to Copacabana (optional)
18:00 Departure from Copacabana
19:00 Strait of Tiquina ferry crossing
22:30 Arrival in La Paz
Included

- Guided bus transport
- Hostel drop-offs and pick-ups
- Take a boat across Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, to visit the mythical ISLA DEL SOL, according to Inca legend the birthplace of the Sun God, Inti, and the very first Incas – COPACABANA

IMPORTANT: This is a private boat trip and NOT a guided tour; you will be given an island map and have time to explore the island independently (Island entry included; 4-hour round trip)

Not Included

- Food or accommodation


Recommended

- A small bag for the Isla del Sol Hike, comfortable walking shoes, sun cream, water, a jacket (we can’t access your big bags in Copacabana due to time constraints)

More detailed info at www.boliviahop.com

Cancellation Policy

CHANGES: Changes to the time and date of this tour are free until 6:00pm (La Paz time) 2 days before the tour begins. After this time, there is a 100% change fee.

CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel before 6:00pm (La Paz time) 7 days before the tour begins, there is a 20% administration fee (+ the credit card fee). Within 7 days of departure, 40% of the ticket price (+ the credit card fee). Within 3 days of departure, 60% of the ticket price (+ the credit card fee). Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

Please email info@findlocaltrips.com to cancel this tour or make any changes.

Contact Information

Address

  • BOLIVIA HOP
  • BOLIVIA

Phone & Email

  • OFFICE PHONE: +51 987 935 236 Office Hours: 9:30AM - 7:00PM Lima Time
  • EMERGENCY PHONE: +51 1 2422140
  • EMAIL ADDRESS: info@boliviahop.com
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