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From Puno: Sun Island and Copacabana 1-Day Tour

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Activity provider: Pachakutik Tours Peru

From Puno: Sun Island and Copacabana 1-Day Tour

Activity provider: Pachakutik Tours Peru

From US$ 140 per person

Explore the archaeological sites of La Chinkana, The Temple of the Sun, the Sacred Rock and the Table of Ceremonies on this exciting 1-day tour.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel lobby in Puno.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit and have lunch in the Bolivian town of Copacabana
  • Be amazed by impressive archaeological complexes
  • Enjoy a ride on a motor boat to Sun Island
Full description
Your tour begins with an early morning pickup from your hotel where you will then head to Copacabana. When arriving at the border of Peru and Bolivia your passport and migration card will be checked by authorities from both countries. Once arriving in Copacabana you will visit the Sanctuary of Copacabana and then have lunch in town. In the afternoon at 1:30 PM the tour will head to Sun Island. Enjoy a 1.5 hour ride on a motor boat. Once you get to the island, stretch your legs on a 40 minute walk. See the archaeological complexes of Pilko Kaina on the shore of the island, the Chincana ruins, the Temple of the Sung, the Sacred Rock and the Table of Ceremonies. Spend time in the archaeological museum to learn more about the history of the impressive complexes. Your day tour will end with a drop-off at your hotel in Puno at 8:30 PM.
Includes
  • Return transfer from your hotel in Puno to the bus station
  • Touristic Bus Puno to Copacabana from Puno
  • Tour guide
  • Motor boat
  • Entrance fees to the island
  • Lunch in Copacabana
  • Visa fees where applicable
  • Gratuities
  • Extras
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Visa, if required
  • Water
  • Snacks

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You will need to climb for 40 minutes to reach the summit of Sun Island, there is no elevator.
  • Travelers from the USA must pay for the visa to enter.
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The trip to Puno started at 6:30 a.m. and everything went great. Pick up, border crossing to Bolivia, guide pickup. I had my personal guide from around 11am to 6pm which was very exceptional for me. We looked at the church in the city of Copacabana, had dinner and then took the boat to the island of the sun, where we then walked over for about 1 hour. Then we drove back and he accompanied me to the bus. My personal highlight was that I was able to leave my luggage in the morning beforehand at the bus company with which I went directly to Cusco in the evening and actually got it back in the evening :) And the whole thing was organized by the tour. We were back in Puno around 9:00 p.m. The only drawback is that the tour was very overpriced, as I found out afterwards. If you organize the whole thing yourself, you may pay 1/3 of the price.

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September 17, 2022

October 19, 2022

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