Moon Island Day Trip from Copacabana

Moon Island Day Trip from Copacabana

US$125 per person (2 up to 3)

US$225 for one person

On Moon Island Day Trip from Copacabana you'll traverse to Isla de la Luna on a guided boat ride then after head to Isla del Sol. You'll have lunch, explore Pilcocaina and return.

At Andean Ways, we have designed the best Lake Titicaca Itineraries for Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia.

What you'll do on Moon Island Day Trip from Copacabana (Overview) 

Your Moon Island DayTour departs from Copacabana, Bolivia. You'll discover a sacred Inca landscape on a boat tour to Moon Island that includes a guided tour on the Sun Island and lunch overlooking the Lake.

Moon and Sun Islands are of key importance to Andean ancient and contemporary cultures. They are breathtakingly beautiful and also relaxing to visit. Combining these two remote islands is a great way to experience contrasting landscapes and communities. 

You'll ride across Lake Titicaca on a private motorized boat to explore Isla de la Luna and Isla del Sol accompanied with your English speaking tour guide (courteous, patient and open to discussing any and all questions you could have about Bolivia and its cultures).

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Moon Island Day Trip from Copacabana Itinerary

Here your itinerary will look like to visit Moon and Sun Islands in one day from Copacabana.

8:30 am our tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Copacabanatown then after walk down to the lakeshore for a few minutes to onboard the motor boat.

8:45 am your private motorized boat will navigate from Copacabana dock to Moon Island (Isla de la Luna), along the way you'll see and enjoy the view of Lake Titicaca landscape meanwhile your English speaking tour guide delivers clue information and facts about the highest navigable lake of the world.

You'll traverse the blue horizon and go around the tip of peninsula of Copacabana and Yampupata, widely used by locals as a short alternative route to Isla del Sol

10:15 am upon arrival to Isla de la Luna, you'll hike up the short steep path leading you to the Temple of the Sun's virgins. You'll see ancient (first Inca buildings) dedicated to train young girls to serve the Inca Emperor.

Following that, you'll enjoy majestic views of the Bolivian snow peaks. 

11:30 am your local expert boatman takes you to the next Island. The Island of the Sun, considered as the birthplace of the Inca Empire, arises in the blue horizon.

12:30 pm you'll arrive to Tacana restaurant, located on the lower part of the Island with great views. 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:$5 pm your guide will lead you through the top rated attractions and places. You'll start with the Isla del Sol Hike.

You'll hike from Yumani community towards the very Southern side of the Island. You'll firstly hike up the almost 100 stone stairs and learn from your guide about the legendary myth of the Inca fountain of the eternal youth spring water.

Following that, you'll walk through the trail, on the way enjoy view of the peninsula and some part of the Peruvian side. You'll be informed about the local tradition and festivities by your perrsonal guide.

Then after, arrive at the Pilcocain Temple, the first Inca palace dedicated to their Sun God. You'll get deep explanation and clue history facts about its importance during the Inca ruling.

3:30 pm embark again on your private boat and head back to Copacabana. 

5:00 pm arrival time at the Copacabana port and that's how your Moon Island Day Tour ends.   


  • Local English speaking tour guide 
  • Private boat ride from Copacabana to Moon and Sun Islands
  • Entry tickets to Isla de la Luna and Isla del Sol.
  • Lunch in Sun Island (or Moon Island)
  • Visit of Inca buildings
  • Return to Copacabana


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

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If you have questions and doubts about Moon Island Day Triip from Copacabana, take your time in telling us your inquiries and we’ll show you a lot more options.

For example: you would extend your experience by staying the night on Isla de la Luna at local lodge and gain deep understanding of the way of life of the Aymara speaking community. Moon Island Homestay Trip is a  2 day boat ride tour from Copacabana to the most beautiful spots on Lake Titicaca and get unique insight into local tradition and history.

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How to book

  1. Pay the First Deposit of 15% through PayPal
  2. The Total Blance will be paid in USD or BOB cash curerncy upon pick-up.

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