Copacabana: At 158 kilometers by highway from the city of La Paz, at an altitude of 3841 meters, rises the beautiful town of Copacabana. In the town is found the famous Sanctuary of the Black Virgin, an image carved in 1592 from maguey wood by Francisco Tito Yupanqui, a native artist descended from the Incas.
The energy and mystery of Lake Titicaca draw to this sacred place thousands of Andean pilgrims and tourists.
The Calvary: This is a rock path which leads up a little mountain, which is climbed by pilgrims in honor of the Virgin and as a penance for their sins. Arriving at the end of the path, it is possible to appreciate a beautiful view of the Lake.
This tour begins with the picking up of the tourists of its hotels to go through a highway asphalted to the town of Copacabana, located to 151 Km. of the city of the La Paz, an approximate trip of 3 and a half hours, the road skirts the Titikaka Lake and an impressive view of the Real Mountain range, arrival to the peninsula of Copacabana and later on we will ascend to the Calvary, place where we will appreciate to those “Yatiris – Amautas Aymaras and Quechua” Who they bless and they invoke protection to each family
After the lunch. Begin our tour to the Island of the Sun (shared Craft), Crossing the lake for approximately an hour and a half until arriving to the South part of the Island of the Sun, place where we visit the Archaeological remains of “Pilkokaina – I Temper of the Inca, a religious center, later on a small walk for the perrons of built Yumani for our ancestors until arriving to the Youth’s source, there you will be able to become purified taking some sacred water, is believed that this source is the eternal youth’s source, and we will also enjoy the beauty of that beautiful Incan garden, accommodation in the hotel in the ISLAND, included dinner in the Hotel **
Day 2 ■VISIT COPACABANA – BUS COPACABANA LA PAZ / PUNO
After the breakfast we take a boat us to Copacabana for approximately of 2 hours, we will visit to the Brown Virgin’s Sanctuary, the local fair of Copacabana
At hours 12:00 p.m. Have our lunch, stops then take the private car to Puno, we arrive approximate at 16:00 pm in Puno.
Hotel in Puno***
Day 3 ■PUNO: FLOATING ISLAND DESAGUADERO – TIWANACU
The UROS Islands: famous floating islands of the Lake Titicaca, a village located right on the waters of the Lake. Here you will learn about the life of the Uros people, their history and traditions. Enjoy on this fantastic journey and meet the people considered one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region. Here our local guide will show you the most relevant facts and explain about their techniques of fishing and hunting.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 07:00 am and then transferred down to the harbor to take a motorized boat that will take us to the Islands of the Uros natives. The boat ride last about 45 minutes and offers stunning views of Lake Titicaca with the reed islands.
Upon our arrival, we will be welcomed by Uros natives. Then we walk on this reed villages and interact with the natives.
Return to Puno. Upon arrival at the harbor you will be transferred back to your hotel and you take a private car to Desaguadero border with Peru and Bolivia , transfer to Tiawanacu aprox. 4 hours and lunch in Tiawanacu.
Private transport La Paz – Copacabana
Private transport Copacabana – Puno
Breakfast (Day 2)
Lunch (Day 1 & day 2)
Hotel in Puno
Tour to the Island of the Sun
Entrance and hotel in the Island of the Sun
Dinner in Puno (Day 2)
What to bring
Muy agradecido de haberme encontrado con William. Me dio una mano cuando la necesitaba.
Cálida y dedicada atención.
Un amigo en La Paz.
Saludos desde Argentina.
Si gustan de hacer Huayna Potosí, Uyuni o Copabana háganlo con South Treks!
Gerardo Nicolás D
I did Illimani with my guide Felix and it was a big adventure cause we were the only people on the mountain :)
Thank you William for organizing this great trip
michael kSolo travel
Super guide et organisation!!! Le camino de la muerte en toute sécurité. Equipement fourni, explication, histoire, photos et vidéos inclus :)
Juste l’almerzo à 17h30 😕
Laura FLa Seyne-sur-Mer, Francia
Mi experiencia al ir al Glaciar Italia fue ¡espectacular!!! E inolvidable. Yo recomiendo a las personas que quieran conocer este lugar que se animen a ir por que es un lugar mágico y sorprendente. Cargado de sorpresas y emociones.
Yolanda PMexico DF.
Fueron pacientes al esperarnos y podrían mejorar al enviarnos las fotos lo mas pronto posible, demoraron casi una semana
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