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Full Day Tour of Sun Island in Copacabana from La Paz

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    Leave La Paz at around 7 am. After aproximately 3 hours you will arrive to Tiquina, the narrowest part of the lake, where you will cross to the other side by boat and meet the bus on the other side to continue with the trip, after another 30-40 minutes you will arrive to the town of Copacabana.  Once there you will have lunch and then head towards the shore to catch a boat to the Sun Island, in the south part of the Island you will see the Inca steps and the Inca fountain, also known as the youth fountain, this fountain represents the 3 pillars of the Aymara Culture, Ama Sua, Ama Llulla and Ama Quella, which mean, you shall not steal, shall not lie and shall not be lazy.  Afterwards you will visit the town of Yumani and then start heading back to the port to catch the boat back to Copacabana.  Once in Copacabana you will visit the Church, main square and crafts market and by 6 pm you will catch the bus back to La Paz, you should arrive back in the city by 10 pm.
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    Reviewed March 7, 2019

    A place full of islands and Incas ruins (badly kept) to visit and I just made a day (a few hours) trip from La Paz to Copacabana. Our private bilingual guide, Alvaro Monrroy was fantastic. Pity. Could have spent a night on the Island of...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
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    Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

    Not sure from which company we booked, but the trip from La Paz to copacabana and sun island is just to long. You Will spend at least 10 hours in the bus/boat for at most one hour on sun island and a very quick lunch...More

    2  Thank Inges27
    Reviewed July 11, 2018

    We had an amazing time with Franklin on this tour. He was a lot of fun and kept us laughing from the minute we got on the tour! Very knowledgeable as well. Overall, the tour was excellent. The lake is beautiful and definitely worth the...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    4  Thank Garrett H
    Reviewed July 11, 2018

    Franklin was a fantastic tour guide. He was very knowledgeable in all aspects of Lake Titicaca and Sun Island as he had visited the island on his own many times. He was kind, polite, and always went with the flow of our group. He made...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    2  Thank Emerson C
    Reviewed December 26, 2017

    The hotel pick up was quite on time. The lunch was great in a nice place. The guide - Marcelo is great, very knowledge and polite. The only missing point regard information about the tour refers to the transportation. It was quite awkward because the...More

    Date of experience: December 2017
    1  Thank ThaisW3
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