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EcoAdventures' Lake Titicaca & Bolivia ExtensionsOption #1 - Departures daily except Sundays
(arrive Lima daily except Monday)
Day 1: Cuzco to Puno by Coach On this full-day trip you will visit remote cultural centers, transit the altiplano, or the high plains of the Andes Mountains and end in Puno on the shores of Ancient reed boat and modern hydofoil share the past and present on Lake Titicaca, BoliviaLake Titicaca. The well-equipped motorcoach has multi-lingual hostesses, a restroom and video. You'll make stops en route at the village of Anadahuaylillas, noted for its colonial chapel with beautiful creole frescoes, and Raqchi, where a 10 km. Inca wall surrounds the temple of the god Wiracocha. After a buffet luncheon served at La Raya, you'll make a stop at Pucara to explore the terraces, temples and sunken patios from the Pucara culture, which flourished around 200 B. C. (B, L)
Day 2: Puno to the Sun Island Today commences a fascinating two-day crossing of Lake Titicaca to Bolivia. Begin with a motorcoach drive along the western shores of Lake Titicaca to Copacabana, where you'll stop to visit the Shrine of the Indian Virgin. Sun Island, legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire.Then continue your trip with a cruise on the lake to Sun Island, legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire. You'll visit the Pilcocaina Sun Temple before a 25-minute trek, ascending to the Posada del Inca. Llamas will porter your luggage for you! Lunch, dinner and overnight on Sun Island with magnificent views of the lake and the snow-capped Royal Range (Cordillera Real). (B, L, D)
Indian worshipper on Sun Island, Lake Titicaca, BoliviaDay 3: Sun Island to La Paz After breakfast, you'll descend to the harbor for a hydrofoil cruise to Moon Island to visit the Temple of the Sun Virgins. Then continue your cruise to Huatajata on the eastern shore of Lake Titicaca. Visit the Altiplano Museum and the Andean Roots Cultural Complex where you will see a full size reproduction of Thor Heyerdahl's Ra II and the mortuary towers (chullpas) from several different periods. Late afternoon motorcoach to La Paz. (B, L)
See the eerie, lunar-like landscapes in the Valley of the MoonDay 4: La Paz City Tour & Tiahuanacu Ruins Tour Enjoy a morning tour of La Paz, including the Indian Market and the fascinating Witches' Market. Then leave the city center for the suburb of Miraflores to see the outdoor Tiahuanacu Museum referred to as Museo Subterraneo. Afterwards, visit the Valley of the Moon, where wind and water erosion have created an eerie, lunar-like landscape. In the afternoon, you will take a tour to the ruins of Tiahuanacu, an ancient, vast and highly advanced civilization that flourished around Lake Titicaca and the altiplano centuries before the Inca Empire. (B)
Day 5: Homeward Bound

Option #2 - Departures Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays
(arrive Lima Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday)
Day 1: Cuzco to Puno Board the Peru Orient-Express train for Puno to journey eight hours through terraced valleys and onto the stark altiplano, or high plain, surrounding Lake Titicaca. This deluxe day train has VistaDome coaches, a deluxe dining car and an antique bar coach. Floating reed island on Lake Titicaca, BoliviaEvening arrival in Puno. (B, L)
Day 2: Puno to the Sun Island Today commences a fascinating two-day crossing of Lake Titicaca to Bolivia. Begin with a motorcoach drive along the western shores of Lake Titicaca to Copacabana, where you'll stop to visit the Shrine of the Indian Virgin. Then continue your trip with a cruise on the lake to Sun Island, legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire. You'll visit the Pilcocaina Sun Temple before a 25-minute trek, ascending to the Posada del Inca. Llamas will porter your luggage for you! Lunch, dinner and overnight on Sun Island with magnificent views of the lake and the snow-capped Royal Range (Cordillera Real). (B, L, D)
Statue at TiahuanacuDay 3: Sun Island to Huatajata After breakfast, you'll visit the Sacred Fountain and Inca Steps. Mysterious monoliths at TiahuanacuLunch is provided before the cruise to Moon Island to the Temple of the Sun Virgin. Continue on to Huatajata on the eastern shores of Lake Titicaca, and overnight at the deluxe Inca Utama Hotel with scenic lake-view rooms. This evening, you will enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner and an audiovisual presentation of the Mystic World of the Kallawayas before finally retiring for the night. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Lake Titicaca to La Paz Depart after breakfast onto the altiplano to visit the ruins of Tiahuanacu, an ancient, vast and highly advanced civilization that flourished around Lake Titicaca and the altiplano centuries before the Inca Empire. A boxed lunch will be provided before your transfer to La Paz and your hotel. (B, L)
Day 5: La Paz City Tour & Tiahuanacu Ruins Tour Enjoy a morning tour of La Paz, including the Indian Market and the fascinating Witches' Market. Then leave the city center for the suburb of Miraflores to see the outdoor Tiahuanacu Museum referred to as Museo Subterraneo. Finally visit the Valley of the Moon, where wind and water erosion have created an eerie, lunar-like landscape. Then enjoy the afternoon at leisure. (B)
Day 6: Homeward Bound (B)


Tour Rates

The following rates are applicable only as add-ons to any other Peru tour listed on this website or in EcoAdventures' brochure. They reflect a credit for the unused flight's airfare from Cuzco to Lima and the Lima hotel and transfers.

Hotel Category
Tour Rates Per Person
Option #1
Option #2
 
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Tourist Class
$1090
225
$1339
275
First Class
$1129
265
$1365
315
Deluxe Class
$1285
415
$1555
425
Deluxe Plus Class
$1895
1025
$2165
1035
Rates subject to change  

Hotels in Category
City
Tourist Class
First Class
Deluxe Class
Deluxe Plus Class
Puno
(Lake Titicaca)
La Paz