Isla del Sol Hike

Isla del Sol Hike

US$115 per person (2 up to 3 people)

US$195 for one person

On Isla del Sol Hike  a private boat takes you from Copacabana to Sun Island then trek with your guide from North to South through ancient ruins and have Lake View lunch in Yumani.

At Andean Ways, we have designed exclusively the best Lake Titicaca itinerary from Copacabana to Isla del Sol North for Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia.

Take advantage of our local guide's knowledge and experience. Pablo was born in the Aymara speaking community of Isla del Sol in the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.

Your Isla del Sol North to South Trek is guaranteed as one of the most memorable experiences on a boat day tour from Copacabana.

Let's get to known how Isla del Sol Hike itinerary is:

What you'll do on Isla del Sol Hike (Overview)

Your hiking Day Trip on Isla del Sol starts early in the morning when meeting your guide at your hotel.

A private motor boat will be waiting for navigating across the Lake and reach the North side of Sun Island from Copacabana. Enjoy the hugeness of the blue horizon.

Your boat to Challapampa will drop you off at the pier and you'll start your trekking to explore and cover the main attractions on the way to Yumani community.

Isla del Sol Hike Itinerary

8:30 pm Pablo will meet you at your hotel in Copacabana town then after walk down to the lakeshore to embark on your private motor boat.

8:45 am the motorized boat will head from Copaca.bana to the Northern of the Isla del Sol, along the way you'll see and enjoy beautiful Lake Views while your guide takes his time to explain you about the great pre-Incan civilizations that ruled the Lake basin.

You'll travere the blue horizon and hit the very North tip of Sun Island.

10:15 am upon arrival to Isla del Sol, you'll start with the hike. Sun Island is the first largest Island on Lake Titicaca. It's a great way to explore on foot its outstanding landscape and local traditions. After a short time walking through a dusty trail, you’ll reach the old remains of the first Inca rulers.

According to legend, in the old times the Island was known as Titicaca and was the birthplace of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, children of the Sun God or Wiracocha. 

You’ll visit ancient vestige along the way to the Southern side of the Island. 

Did you know that is also possible to visit the Island of the Moon as well? Instead of hiking on Isla del Sol you would spend a day visiting these two Islands. Firstly, you’d traverse to Isla de la Luna from Copacabana, then after head to Isla del Sol. Finally after a well-deserved lunch you’d go back to Copacabana. Learn more by clicking down here.

12:45 pm you'll arrive to Yumani community, where at the local restaurant a well-deserved is offered. You'll have time to relax and rest. Here, Vicky will wait for your arrival with a tasty lunch prepared with local products and ingredients. You'll enjoy of the very typical Apthapi. 

1:45 pm your guide will lead you again through the top rated attractions and places. You'll hike from Yumani community towards the very Southern of the Island.

You'll appreciate the stone stairs and learn from your guide about the legendary myth of the Inca fountain of the eternal youth, the spring water. 

Following that you’ll walk through the trail, on the way enjoy view of Copacabana peninsula and some part of the Peruvian side. You’ll be informed about the local tradition and festivities by your personal guide. Then after, arrive at the Pilcocaina Temple, the first Inca palace dedicated to honor their Sun God. You’ll get deep explanation and clue facts about its importance during the Inca ruling.

4:00 pm embark again on your private boat and head back to Copacabana.

5:30 pm arrival time to Copacabana port and that’s how your Isla del Sol Day Hike ends.  

Included

  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Private boat ride from Copacabana to Northern Sun Island
  • Entry tickets to Isla del Sol (North and South)
  • Lunch in Sun Island
  • Visit of Incan buildings
  • Return to Copacabana

Excluded

  • Alcoholic drinks at the lunch time 
  • Extra expenses (washroom)
  • Gratuities and tips (but really optional)
  • Car transfer from your hotel to the tport (most hotels are located a few minutes walking down)

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If you have questions and doubts about Isla deL Sol Hike, take your time in telling us your inquirires and we'll show you a lot more options.

For example: you would extend your experience by staying the night on Isla del Sol at a local lodge and gain deep understanding of the way of the life of the Aymara speaking community.

Just email us at:

andeannwayss@gmail.com

or text us via WhatsApp:

+51965154772 (Fredy, the guy responsible of answering your emails and inquiries at headquarter)

How to book

  1. Pay a First Deposit of 10 to 15% through PayPal.
  2. The Total Balance will be paid in USD or BOB curency cash on pick-up.

Now please, start by filling the Booking Form below.  

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