LA PAZ TO PUNO
2 Days/ 1 Night
DAY 1 LA PAZ-HUATAJATA-LAKE TITICACA
By road from your hotel in La Paz (Bolivia) to Huatajata on the shore of Lake Titicaca. Visit the Andean Roots Eco-Village, the Altiplano Museum, the artisan’s village, mud igloos and the funeral towers of the Urus Chipayas. Finally, a meeting with the Limachi family, builders of the RA II and Tigris, vessels used in expeditions to cross the Atlantic. In the evening there will be a son et lumière called the Mystical World of the Kallawayas, involving well-known Bolivian shamans who believe that the soul must be cured before the body. Our Kallawaya Tata Banjo blesses the travellers and reads the coca leaves. A welcome aperitif and a candle-lit dinner. Visit to Alajpacha Native Observatory to learn about the Andean cosmovision and observe the southern constellations. Stay the night at the Inca Utama Hotel & Cultural Resort.
DAY 2 MOON ISLAND- COPACABANA- PUNO
Hydrofoil cruise to The Moon Island to visit the Temple of the Virgins of the Sun, or Iñak Uyu. The second destination is The Sun Island, where you can take the Great Inca Stairway to the Sacred Spring: its underground waters grant youth and eternal happiness. Lunch is served in Uma Kollu Archaeological Restaurant. Visit the small handicrafts market. Hydrofoil cruise to Copacabana. Arrival in Copacabana and visit the Sanctuary and the Black Virgin. By road to your hotel in Puno (Peru).