Sun Island - Full Day Tour

Duration: 8 hrs

Difficulty: Moderate

This tour Departures from the city of Copacabana right next to the brightLake Titicaca.

Highlights:

  • Go for a hike on Sun Island, walking in the footsteps of the ancient Inca
  • Sunbathe on Copacabana Beach, on the shores of one of highest lakes in the world
  • Unwind after a day of traveling and enjoy the impressive views at the Hotel Rosario Lago Titicaca, located on the shores of the Lake Titicaca

 sun-island-1

Board a motor boat and sail across the Sacred Titicaca Lake towards south of the Island of the Sun. On this legendary island, visit the Pilkocaina Inca Palace, continue by motor boat toward the next harbor and visit the Inca Gardens, the Staircase and the Inca Fountain. Hike up to Yumani community whose people maintained their traditions and culture along the years. Hike for about 4 hours towards the North of the Island going through well maintained Inca trails all the way until “La Chincana” temple, also known as the Labyrinth. Near around, you will find the Holly Rock, that according to Incan myths the Sun was first seen there after a long period of darkness. Enjoy your box lunch, with a fantastic view of the lake and the mountain range. Walk a short way further to Challapampa, a town where you will visit a small museum displaying archeological pieces found in an expedition in the Titicaca Lake by the French scientist Jacques Cousteau. At 16:00 Sail back to Copacabana.

Included:  Private motor boat transportation, Bilingual tour guide (Spanish- English), 1 Box Lunch on the Island of the Sun, entrance fees.