01DAY PARITI & KALAUTA ISLANDS
Tour starting in La Paz & ending in Puno
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, with guided visits La Paz – Pariti & Kalauta Island – Puno, all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours. (P.T = Peruvian Time) (B.T = Bolivian Time)
01DAY PARITI & KALAUTA ISLAND (Bolivia)
|PRICE PER PERSON||INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS|
|US$00.00 (based on 02 persons)||Inclusions: Private land transport La Paz-Bolivia to Huatajata at 08:30Hrs, english-spanish speaking guide, visit kontiki local museum, lunch, private motor boat to Pariti & Kalauta islands, entrance fees, land transport to Copacabana-Bolivia, then Copacabana to Puno-Peru. In the evening at 20:30Hrs arrival to hotel in Puno-Peru.
Exclusions: Dinner, drinks, extras, tips and others not included in the program
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|On request 06 persons up|
|AM: La Paz – Huatajata: 8:30am (Bolivian Time) in private transport
Arrival at Huatajata: 10:30am (B.T). Visit local museum & lunch.
Boat to Pariti & Kalauta Islands: 12:30am (B.T)
|La Paz – Huatajata: 85km
Huatajata – Pariti & Kalauta Island: 18km
Tourist attractions at Pariti Island: Archaeological Museum (the lord of ducks). Kalauta Island: Funeral towers.
|PM: Boat to Huatajata: 16:00pm (Bolivian Time)
Huatajata – Copacabana: 17:00pm (B.T)
Copacabana – Puno: 18:30pm (Bolivian Time)
Arrival in Puno: 20:30pm (Peruvian Time)
|Huatajata – Copacabana: 65km
Copacabana – Puno: 143km
Note: Crossing Tiquina strait by local boat
Note: Including stop at Kasani (frontier)
01DAY PARITI & KALAUTA ISLAND (Bolivia)
Tour comienza en La Paz & termina en Puno
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: LA PAZ – HUATAJATA – PARITI & KALAUTA ISLAND – HUATAJATA – COPACABANA – PUNO: Early morning between 8:30am a guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel in La Paz (Bolivia), to take you to Huatajata community, enjoying an impressive view of Royal mountain range. Upon arrival visit to KONTIKI local museum and it’s owner Paulino Esteban, builder of transoceanic rafts, partner of Thor Heyerdahl, who decided to build a big raft boat (reed boat) to cross the atlantic. Lunch at restaurant. Then a boat ride of 01 hours to Pariti Island, which is located in the minor lake (Wiñaymarka lake). Arrival to Pariti Island, then we visit the local Archaeological Museum, where ceramics discovered in the years (2003 – 2006) are exhibited as vessels with the heads of animals such as pumas and ducks belonging to the Tiwanaku and Chiripa culture (600 B:C – 0) & Tiwakanu culture (600 to 1150 B.C). The vessel-ceramic called the lord of ducks is the most impressive. Then we continue with our trip to Kalauta Island (ex-stone city). Arrival to Kalauta Island, then walking to visit the chullpas of Quehuaya (funeral tombs) that belong to Tiwanaku & Aymara cultures (Umasuyos), with buildings of 2 and 3 floors. Kalauta Island stands out for being a ceremonial center of the Tiwanaku culture, where Andean peoples came to deliver offerings to the gods. There are also artificial floating islands around the place. Finally a return trip of 1:00 hour by motor boat to Huatajata. Private land transportation from Huatajata to Copacabana-Bolivia, a car trip of 1:30 hours. Copacabana, town located 143 km away from Puno (Peru), with a population of 3000 inhabitants. In Copacabana there is a church built between 1601 and 1619. Then private land transportation from connection from Copacabana (Bolivia) to Puno (Peru), a car trip of 3:00 hours, making stop at Kasani (Migrations office of Bolivia & Peru) in order to board our land transportation to your next destination and that will assist you with boarding and luggage. Arrival to hotel in Puno (Peru).
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private land transportation La Paz-Bolivia to Huatajata, insurance premiun, English-Spanish speaking escort guide for 01Day, lunch at restaurant, private motor boat to Pariti & Kalauta islands, entrance tickets, visit Archaeological Museum lord of ducks (Pariti island), funeral towers of Quehuaya (Kaluta island), private land transportation Huatajata to Copacabana, then Copacabana-Bolivia to Puno-Peru, including stop at Kasani (Migrations Office of Bolivia & Peru), transfer to hotel in Puno-Peru. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: In La Paz-Bolivia additional charge for drop-off for hotels located in the south area of La Paz city. In Puno-Peru additional charge for pick-up and drop-off for hotels located out of Puno city. Dinner, drinks, extras, tips.
IMPORTANT: The motor boat has 20 comfortable seats, velocity of 11 knots + night navigation lights + oxygen & first aid kit + life jackets + lifebuoy + toilet + Carpeted floor + reclining seats + panoramic windows. Also we offer to visitors accommodation on Sun Island. Besides La Estancia Ecolodge on Sun Island for your overnight. Our tourist transportation vehicles have nation wide circulation permit and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record) + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + reclining & confortable seats, exclusive for our demanding customers. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.
VISAS / PASSPORTS:
If you travel to Bolivia, visa is necessary for U.S Citizens and most other nationalities. If you hold a passport from another country, we will send all information necessary otherwise check with your local consulate or embassy about requirements for travel to Bolivia. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Please carry proper identification on you and do not leave in your suitcase or hotel room. In most of places like airports, train-bus stations, frontier or at any other check points you must to show passport, because some countries have laws that require you to carry your passport with you at all times and anywhere. If you are in any doubt please contact the nearest Bolivian Embassy.