Isla del Sol, Copacabana

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Explore Inca ruins and enjoy phenomenal scenery at Isla del Sol. A highlight of Lake Titicaca, this "Island of the Sun" is dotted with more than 80 ruins across its 70 sq km (27 sq mi) terrain. The rocky island has no roads or cars, so you'll have to hike or catch a boat to get from one side to the other. Whichever method you choose will be worth it, allowing you to discover the fascinating scenery the island has to offer. According to local legend, the sun was born here, and it definitely hasn't gone away yet. Bring water, food, and plenty of sunscreen before you set out on your journey. Also, make sure you carry some cash, as you'll have to pay local people a small toll for passing through their land. Make Isla del Sol part of your personalized Copacabana itinerary using our Copacabana trip planner .
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  • Loved spending a few hours on this charming island, it would be even stayed overnight on-site so you have time to walk around and enjoy more steep alleys.
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  • The boat is sooooo slow with other companies overtaking us. They try ram everyone in so it’s tight squeeze. They charged us and extra 30 Bol. Each for the guided tour you get on the island - we were p...  more »
  • I went to the island with a group of friends and we had a good experience.Some thing you need to know are that the botes start from Copacabana harbor which have specific schedules, they start all days...  more »
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  • If you only have a few days & want peace & quiet, go in the week. The weekends are much more crowded.
  • A beautiful island located in South Americas biggest lake and also the highest lake in the world at around 3 800 m. I spent a day here back in 2003 with my friend Iza so been a while but still remember the visit. Nice to walk around exploring and enjoying the scenery. There's also some old ruins and other things to explore. A nice place to visit if you have the opportunitit.
  • Calm and relaxing place, the sunset is just amazing, perfect to look the stars at night. 2 days is perfect to stay there and get to know the north and South part of the island.
  • Amazing place. The sunset is astonished, but be careful the hotels dont always have warm showers (they will tell you they have but not always...) It is a perfect place to camp 2 or three days.
  • Nice views and great boat tour to Isla del Sol
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