02DAYS PARITI + SUN & MOON ISLAND
Tour starting in Puno & ending in La Paz
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, with guided visits Puno – Pariti & Kalauta island + Sun & Moon Island – La Paz, 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)
02DAYS PARITI & KALUTA + SUN & MOON ISLAND
|PRICE PER PERSON||INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS|
|US$00.00 (based on 02 persons)||Inclusions: Private land transport Puno-Peru to Huatajata-Bolivia at 06:00Hrs, english-spanish speaking guide, entrance fees, lunch, motor boat to Pariti & Kalauta island, transport to Copacabana, hotel 2** in Copacabana, motor boat to Sun & Moon island, land transport Copacabana-Bolivia to La Paz. In the evening at 19:00Hrs arrival to hotel in La Paz-Bolivia.
Exclusions: Dinner, drinks, extras, tips and others not included in the program
|US$00.00 (based on 03 persons)|
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|On request 06 persons up|
|DAY 01: Puno – Copacabana: 6:00am (Peruvian Time) in private transport
Copacabana – Huatajata: 10:00am. (Bolivian Time). Visit local museum & lunch
Boat to Pariti & Kalauta Islands: 12:30am (B.T)
Huatajata – Copacabana: 17:00pm
|Puno – Copacabana: 143km
Copacabana – Huatajata: 65km
Huatajata – Pariti & Kalauta Island: 18km
Note: Including stop at Kasani (frontier)
Note: Crossing Tiquina strait by local boat
Hotel in Copacabana-Bolivia
|DAY 02: Boat to Sun & Moon Island: 8:00pm (B.T)
Boat to Copacabana: 15:00pm (Bolivian Time)
Copacabana – La Paz: 16:00pm (Bolivian Time) in private transport
Arrival in La Paz: 19:00pm (Bolivian Time)
|Tourist attractions at Pariti Island: Archaeological Museum (the lord of ducks). Kalauta Island: Funeral towers.
Copacabana – La Paz: 152km
Note: Crossing Tiquina strait by local boat
02DAYS PARITI & KALAUTA ISLAND + SUN & MOON ISLAND
Tour starting in Puno & ending in La Paz
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: PUNO – COPACABANA – PARITI & KALAUTA ISLAND – COPACABANA: Early morning between 6:00 – 6:30am a guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel in Puno (Peru), to take you to Bolivia, making stop on the way 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. Copacabana is located 143 km away from Puno (Peru), 03:00 hour’s drive, with a population of 3000 inhabitants. In Copacabana there is a church built between 1601 and 1619. Then land transportation 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 by boat to Huatajata. Land transport from Huatajata to Copacabana. Overnight in Copacabana.
DAY 02: COPACABANA – SUN ISLAND + MOON ISLAND – COPACABANA – LA PAZ: Early morning at 8:00am depart by private motor boat to Moon Island, also called Koati, located near the island of the sun. It is a small, rugged island, has an area of 105.1 hectares. Its topography is steep besides to be as a plateau. On the island there is a temple called Iñakuyu or Palace of the Virgins of the sun, inhabited by Virgins women, the site was an acllawasi (house of the women chosen) the women learned various trades, particularly the weaving. It is also said that they could be used for sacrifice, and only to the Inca emperor was allowed the entrance to the Island. Currently the Island is populated by few families of indigenous of origin Quechua and Aimara, who are cattlemen and farmers. Then visit Sun Island, also called Titicaca Island is located in Lake Titicaca Bolivian side, which has a length of 9.6 km by 4.6 km wide and covers an area of 14.3 km ². Its first name was Titicaca Island which means Andean cat stone or puma stone. It has a rugged terrain with many terraces that ancient people have used for cultivation. The island was the Inca sanctuary with a temple of virgins dedicated to God Inti (the Sun), inhabited by indigenous Quechuas and Aimaras, who are cattlemen and farmers. The Sun Island is surrounded by archaeological sites from Tiwanaku era such as the temple of the sun, steps, agriculture terraces and paths. It also shows the Chinkana or underground labyrinth, in addition Pilkokaina Palace and archaeological museum of Challapampa. Yumani is another archaeological site where there are stone steps that lead to the top of the island, where exists water source. Lunch or box-lunch during trip. Finally a return trip by motor boat from Sun Island to Copacabana. Land transfer Copacabana – La Paz, a car trip of 3:00 hours. Arrival in La Paz (Bolivia), then transfer to hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
DAY 01: Private and transportation Puno-Copacabana, including stop at Kasani (Migrations Office of Peru & Bolivia), insurance premiun, English-Spanish speaking escort guide for 01Day, visit the church in Copacabana village, connection Copacabana-Huatajata, 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), land transportation Huatajata to Copacabana, hotel 2** in Copacabana
DAY 02: Private motor boat to Sun & Moon island, English-Spanish speaking escort guide for 01Day, entrance tickets, lunch, private land transportation Copacabana-La Paz, including crossing Tiquina strait by local boat. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: In Puno-Peru additional charge for pick-up from hotels located out of Puno city, In La Paz-Bolivia additional charge for drop-off for hotels located in the south area of La Paz 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.