What To Expect
According to the Inca Mithology, from Titikaka's lake, the god Viracocha created the sun, the stars and the first people: discover this magical place and prepare to live a memorable full day ! With a millenarian history, the lake and the Sun Island conserve its ancestral traditions from the Inca period. Take a Cruise and live with locals the best of their incredible culture.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Puno, and we will go to the dock of Copacabana to take the cruise. We will visit first Copacabana Sanctuary, an important spiritual place for locals, a very devoted population. Admire its simplicity and its charming beauty, in the calm and lovely town of Copacabana.
Board the Catamaran Cruise Ship and take a snack on board while sailing to Sun Island, the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire. Once there, visit the Inca Garden, steps and fountain before going to the Inti Wata Cultural Complex and the Ekako Underground Museum. Marvel at the incrediblly blue water of the titikaka lake, and walk through the same places that served once to the Inca: the views are amazing whereever you look!
Take a look around the traditional medicine plants, which show the wisdom of the ancestral Inca culture, and the Titikaka Reed Shipbuilders display centers, the Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces, vestiges of the ancient and smart Inca agriculture system, showing theirs incredible ability to take advantage of such a particular environnment, more than 4 thousand meters above the sea level.
See also the Intica lounge and at the Manco Kapac look out where you'll see the largest variety of Andean camelids. Finally, we will enjoy a unique sailing experience aboard a huge Titikaka traditional vessel for a breathtaking panoramic visit to the Pilkokaina Inca Palace. Beauty and calm, like nowhere ealse.
Guided transfer from your hotel in Puno to Copacabana
Visits to Copacabana's Cathedral and Main Square
Catamaran transfers from Copacabana to Sun Island with snack on board
South Sun Island land tour, with visits to Inca Garden, Inca Steps, and Inca Water Spring and an exclusive view of Kallawaya Ancient Ceremony
Ancient sailing demonstration using reed vessel replica
Panoramic visit to Pilkokaina Inca Palace
Catamaran transfer from south Sun Island to Chua, with lunch on board
Sun Island Complex
Hotel pick up and drop off
English-speaking guide from Puno to Copacabana
Catamaran lake crossing
Mentioned land tours
Guided visit to Sun Island and Inti Wata Complex
Ancient sailing demonstration
Not mentioned meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
From 1 to 11 participants, the tour of Sun Island Inti Wata Complex will only be conducted in English. For 12 or more, any required language can be provided only after previous notice. Please inquire.
*Posada del Inca Hotel
*Eco Inn Hotel in Puno
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