Cataraman Cruise Puno - Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz 2 Days
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Cataraman Cruise Puno - Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz
Explore the Wonders of Lake Titicaca on a 2-Day Cataraman Cruise from Puno to La Paz
Discover the natural beauty and cultural richness of Lake Titicaca on a 2-day catamaran cruise from Puno to La Paz.
Begin your journey in Puno, Peru, where you will board your catamaran and set sail for Sun Island. This unique floating island is home to the Uros people, who have lived on Lake Titicaca for centuries. Learn about their culture and traditions and explore their traditional reed-made dwellings.
Next, visit Copacabana, Bolivia, a beautiful town located on the shores of Lake Titicaca. See the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the nearby Isla del Sol, which is said to be the birthplace of the Inca Empire.
Finally, end your cruise in La Paz, Bolivia, the capital city of the country. Enjoy a guided tour of the city, which is known for its stunning views, vibrant culture, and delicious food.
This tour is a great way to experience the best of what Lake Titicaca has to offer. It is a unique and unforgettable experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Cataraman Cruise Puno – Sun Island – Copacabana – La Paz
Overview of the Cataraman Cruise Puno - Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz Tour - 2 Days
The 2-day, 1-night catamaran cruise between Puno and La Paz (Bolivia) includes guided visits to the Island of the Sun, the Inti Wata Cultural Complex and the Copacabana Sanctuary.
Here are some of the highlights of the Cataraman Cruise Puno - Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz tour
- Take a boat ride around the islands and marvel at the intricate reed constructions.
- Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major pilgrimage destination for Catholics from all over the world.
- See the nearby Isla del Sol, which is said to be the birthplace of the Inca Empire.
- End your cruise in La Paz, Bolivia, the capital city of the country. Enjoy a guided tour of the city, which is known for its stunning views, vibrant culture, and delicious food.
Cataraman Cruise Puno - Sun Island - Copacabana - La Paz: 2-Day Itinerary
Day 1: Puno – Copacabana – Sun Island – Chua.
At 6:30 a.m., transfer by road from Puno to the Sanctuary of Copacabana, crossing the border between Peru and Bolivia. Guided tour of the sanctuary and pilgrimage center of Bolivia, including the Basilica where the Dark Virgin of Copacabana is located. Subsequently, board the Catamaran Cruise to sail to the Sun Island, the cradle of the Inca Empire. On this legendary island, visit the Garden, the Stairs, and the Inca's Fountain. The guided itinerary continues with a visit to the Inti Wata Cultural Complex, Bolivia's main private tourist attraction, accessible only to tourists visiting the Sun Island aboard catamarans. This attraction includes the Underground Museum of Ekako, Traditional Medicine and Totora Reed Raft Construction Centers, a craft center, the Intica refuge, an Inca agriculture botanical garden, and a variety of Andean camelids. Later, return to the catamaran to enjoy a buffet lunch on board while sailing back to Copacabana. Continue by road to the port of Chua. Accommodation in the Catamaran Cruise cabins, dinner, and overnight on board.
Day 2: Pariti Island – Chua – Tiwanaku – La Paz
At dawn, sail from the Catamaran to the southern region of Lake Titicaca, breakfast on board during navigation. Next, there will be an opportunity to interact with indigenous people from Pariti Island during their daily activities. After this unforgettable experience, return to the Catamaran Cruise to sail to the port of Chua while having lunch on board. In the afternoon, transfer by land to Tiwanaku, the oldest civilization in the Americas. Their pre-Inca culture had extensive knowledge of the universe and its relationship with human life. Visit the Archaeological Site of Tiwanaku, including the Kalasasaya Temple, the Semisubterranean Temple, the Akapana Pyramid, the Gateway of the Sun, and other structures with astrological meanings linked to the Earth. The visit includes the Archaeological Museum. Finally, transfer to the city of La Paz.
- 01 night on board the Catamaran Cruise.
- 02 buffet lunches on board.
- 01 dinner.
- 01 breakfast.
- Shared transportation from the hotel in Puno to Copacabana and then to a hotel in La Paz (Tourist Transportation).
- Shared Catamaran Cruise from Copacabana to Sun Island to Pariti Island to Chua Port.
- Cathedral - Sanctuary of the Virgin of Copacabana.
- Sun Island South Side: Garden, Stairs, Inca's Sacred Fountain, Inca Palace of Pilkokaina.
- Inti Wata Complex on Sun Island.
- Pariti Island.
- Boarding fee (10 USD).
- Other items not specified in the program.
Essentials for Miraflores Paragliding Tour:
Appropriate Clothing: Wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing. Keep in mind that nights in Puno can be chilly, so a jacket or sweater is essential.
Comfortable Footwear: Use comfortable and sturdy shoes, especially if there are planned walks.
Sunscreen and Hat: Puno is at high altitude, and the sun can be strong. Bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from UV rays.
Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated during activities. Bring a reusable water bottle and some snacks for additional energy.
Camera and Charger: Capture the beautiful landscapes and moments of the tour. Bring a camera and ensure you have enough battery and storage space.
Lip Balm and Moisturizer:Altitude and weather can dry out the skin. Bring lip balm and moisturizer to keep your skin protected.
Personal Medications: If you take medications regularly, ensure you have an ample supply for the duration of the tour.
Small Backpack or Bag: Bring a small backpack to carry your essential belongings during daily excursions.
Power Adapter: If you're traveling from another country, bring a power adapter for your electronic devices.
Cash: Ensure you have enough cash, as some places may not accept credit cards. Also, be aware that in some remote areas, finding ATMs can be challenging.
CATARAMAN CRUISE PUNO - SUN ISLAND - COPACABANA - LA PAZ TOUR GALLERY
|National Tours, Puno
|Ideal group size:
|1 to 18 explorers
|Recommended age for the tour:
|Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.
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