The Puno to La Paz cruise takes you through two of South America’s most beautiful cities. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the World, at 3827m and straddles the border of Peru and Bolivia. In addition, the lake is home to Sun Island, the birthplace of the Inca Empire. On this cruise, by luxury Catamaran, you will visit the remote village of Challapampa, the Inca Holy Temple as well as some ancient ruins and the local indigenous people to learn their traditional ways of life.
Today you will be met at your hotel in Puno and transferred to Copacabana, there you will board a Catamaran and sail to Sun Island (the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire) with a buffet lunch on board. Visit a remote indigenous village called Challapampa and enjoy an afternoon with the local community visiting their own museum, chapel, school and a typical house. Here you can sail in one of their vessels to an Inca holy temple and walk along Inca trails. Dinner and overnight on board the Catamaran in an outside cabin with private facilities. (L, D)
Day 2Trip concludes at La Paz
Today visit the Pilkokaina Inca Palace, continuing on to the Inti Wata Cultural complex with a visit to the Ekako Underground Museum and Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces. The Inti Wata Complex at Sun Island includes a unique sailing experience aboard a huge Titicaca traditional vessel. After lunch on board, you will sail to Chua harbor then to La Paz city in the evening. (B, L)