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LAKE  TITICACA  DISCOVERY  CRUISE - PLTT02
Visit: Puno - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca - Sun Island

2 days / 1 night -
Departs any day of the week


PROGRAM  ITINERARY

 Tour Description:  Take in the beauty of Lake Titicaca, be amazed by the incredible views of the surrounding Andes mountains while you discover the remains of the Inca culture and observe the current way of living on and around the highest navigable lake in the world.
 

Cruise Lake Titicaca and spend the night on board a luxury catamaran vessel, designed exclusively for the area. This tour allows travelers to get the most out of their highland experience and for many this will be one of the highlight of their South America experience. During excursions, visits and the hike you will be accompanied by knowledgeable bi-lingual guides who will explain and teach you about the area, its people and the history of the Incas. 

 DAY BY DAY ITINERARY  *

 Day 1 - Departs any day of the week  - Puno - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca - Sun Island / Sightseeing
AM - 
Early morning pick up from your hotel in Puno for a sightseeing transfer by bus to the Sanctuary of Copacabana. Here you will board the Catamaran cruise vessel for the lake sailing to Sun island.

Contact us for services in Puno (Lake Titicaca area) or La Paz (Bolivia) and airfares to / from Puno (Juliaca) and La Paz

PM - A buffet lunch will be served while the vessel sails to Sun Island, the legendary birth place of the Inca Empire. On the South side we will disembark for a visit to the Inca Garden, steps and fountain followed by a visit to then the Inti Wata Cultural Complex including the Ekako Underground Museum where we can observe traditional medicine and the Titicaca Reed Shipbuilders display centers. We will also see the Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces, a handicraft center, the Intica lounge and at the Manco Kapac look out the largest variety of Andean cameloids. The Inti Wata Complex at Sun Island includes a unique sailing experience aboard a huge Titicaca Traditional vessel visiting the Pilkokaina Inca Palace.



Later we sail by Catamaran to the North of Sun Island where we find the isolated Challampampa Village. Here we have the opportunity to interact with one of the most unspoiled indigenous Titicaca villages through an innovative program organized with the local community sharing rituals, ceremonies, folkloric demonstrations, visiting their own museums, houses, chapel, school, sailing in their vessels to an Inca holy temple, walking through Inca trails and receiving authentic welcome gifts.
There will be a soft hike on the Inca trail followed by the return to the Catamaran.
 
EVE
- Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner onboard followed by a folkloric demonstration. Overnight in lake view cabins with private facilities.
(L, D.)
 

 Day 2  - Sun Island - Copacabana - Puno / Sightseeing
Buffet breakfast on board while the vessel sails from Sun Island to Copacabana. Upon arrival there will be a tour guided of the area, including a visit to the Museum of the Virgin.
 

PM - A typical lunch will be served in Copacabana followed by then return ride to Puno where you will arrive late in the afternoon.
(B, L.)
 

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* IMPORTANT NOTE: The itinerary, as shown, is subject to change without prior notice. Certain circumstances, such as: changing weather conditions, safety concerns and in general any reason or situation beyond our control may force local tour operators and / or their guides to alter any part of this itinerary for the wellbeing and in the best interest of travelers. Changes will only be made if they are absolutely necessary. Our goal is to provide clients with a safe environment and programs that exceed their expectations.


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