Copacabana & Sun Island

Duration: 3 Days
Transportation: Local transport
Group size: 2-12 max
Difficulty: Combines well with: Tiwanaku 1-Day, Santiago de Okola Family Homestays 2-day
Departure Place: La Paz City
Destiny: Copacabana – Sun Island
Altitude: 3820m
Availability: Year Round



Our 3-day excursion from La Paz to Copacabana and the Island of the Sun is the perfect way to get a sense of how this fascinating part of Bolivias natural and cultural history works.

Three days is just enough time to relax, visit the sites and even have some free time to explore on your own. The trip to Lake Titicaca sets off from La Paz and arrives in Copacabana at lunch time.

After a fresh lake trout lunch on the beach, well take you on a walk around the quiet town of “Copa”, visiting the Moorish influenced cathedral, the Horca del Inca ruins and then climbing the Calvario, just in time for the sunset views of the lake. After the walk, you’ll have some free time for handicraft shopping and rest.


Our Copacabana-Isla del Sol 3-day trip is offered upon request. Please let us know with 48 hours advance notice that you would like to do the program and we will quickly confirm the final price and guide availability.

Program Price per person in USD
1 2 3 4 5+
Copacabana – Isla del Sol 3-day 455.- 285.- 225.- 210.- 195.-

The price includes transport to and from Copacabana in a tourist-class bus, a bi-lingual, trained guide, two nights lodging in Copacabana, ferry tickets to the Isla del Sol and breakfast days 2 and 3 and lunch days 1 and 2.

Day 1 ■Departure to Copacabana

Excursion from La Paz to Copacabana and the Island of the Sun is the perfect way to get a sense of how this fascinating part of Bolivias natural and cultural history works.

07:30 – Start Time

08:30 – Hotel pick up and departure for Copacabana

11:30 – Arrival in Copacabana & hotel registration

13:00-14:00 – Lunch on Copacabana Beach

14:00 – 15:00 – Copacabana Cathedral & City Tour, optional Calvario Ascent

15:00 onwards – Free time/dinner

Day 2 ■Jiska Qota & Shopping

After breakfast, we will take you on a leisurely hike through the village of Jiska Qota, a traditional farming and fishing community near Copacabana. Well enjoy a picnic lunch and option swim along the way and return to Copacabana mid afternoon.

08:30 – Breakfast in hotel

10:00 Jiska Qota Coastal Nature Walk

16:00 onwards – Handicrafts shopping, free time, dinner

Day 3 ■Sun Island & Return to La Paz City

We take you by boat to the Island of the Sun for a 3-5 hour hike across the island, where you can visit pre-Colombian ruins, have a picnic lunch and take in the spectacular views of the lake, the island itself and the snowy peaks of the Cordillera Real to the east. We return to Copacabana in the evening and then take off for La Paz, arriving about 8pm.

07:30 – Breakfast in hotel

08:30 – Departure in ferry to Isla del Sol

10:00 – Hike across Isla del Sol with picnic lunch

15:00 – Ferry to Copacabana

17:00 – Departure for La Paz City

What type of shoe i need?

you need comfortable walking shoes. Your feet will appreciate.


Is this tour for me?

Of course if you want to travel. The perfect match if you’re planning to visit Bolivia’s most popular destination.

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Lake Titicaca it is the highest lake in the world

Lake Titicaca is one of the largest and highest freshwater lakes in the world, with its 3820m of altitude. One might think that it is hostile, but it is not so, it is very navigable.

Delicious Meal

Trout is a very delicious fish, caught in Lake Titicaca, although the main suppliers of this fish are the hatcheries of the inhabitants of Copacabana. It is said that a traveler ate 12 dishes

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Local transport
Qualified mountain guide, Spanish-speaking
Picnic Lunch
Private Accomodation

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Personal Expenses


Warm clothing
Comfortable walking shoes
Bottle of water

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