Copacabana & Sun Island

Copacabana is a picturesque small town on the shores of Lake Titicaca (Lago Titicaca). At an altitude of around 3800 meters the lake is said to be the highest navigable lake in the world and is a popular tourist destination. A boat journey away from the town of Copacabana will bring you to Isla del Sol (sun island) which according to Inca legend is the birthplace of the sun and also the birthplace of the first Incas. Steeped in history this Copacabana and Sun island tour is like taking a trip back in time and a great way to spend a relaxing few days.

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people


La Paz to Copacabana - Copacabana & Sun Island -  2 Day Tour

Planned Itinerary is as follows:

DAY 1:

07:00 – 07:30 pick up from central La Paz Hostel or Hotel

08:00   Departure to Copacabana

12:00   Arrival in Copacabana

12:30   Lunch (also a short visit to the church and the main Plaza)

13:30   Transport by boat to the Sun Island

15:30   Visit to ‘’Escalinatas de Yumani’’ Inca stairs & “fuente del agua de la vida eterna” (fountain of eternal youth). Walk to the Hotel in the Island (Inti Kala).

DAY 2:

07:00   Breakfast at the Hotel

07:30   Visit to the Pilcocaina ruins

09:30   Departure by boat to Copacabana.  Arrival in Copa / free time.

12:30   Lunch.

13:15   Transport  back to La Paz ( possible conection from Copa to Puno instead).

17:00   Approx arrival time in La Paz

Overnight spent on the Island. There are Meals and drinks available to purchase.

You can wath a video showiing some scenes from  Isla del Sol and Copacabana here:


  • Transport  La Paz to Copacabana by shared tourist bus (Pickup from central La Paz hotels)
  • Transport by tourist boat to Isla del Sol
  • Bilingual Guide - English / Spanish
  • Meals - 1 breakfast , 2 lunchs only
  • 1 Night hotel on Sun Islland
  • Fees on Sun Island and Tiquina Straits Ferry Crossing
  • Transportation back to La Paz or transfer to Puno from Copacabana.


  • Evening Meals - available to purchase on the island
  • Breaksfast 1st Day
  • Drinks / Beverages / extra snacks
  • Tips

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