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“isla del sol”(84 reviews)
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This icy high-altitude lake is the legendary birthplace of the Inca civilization, and is also believed to hold precious Inca treasure. When Jacques Cousteau explored the lake for treasure, he discovered instead a large, colorful deep-water frog.
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Copacabana, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked all the way along the lake edge out to the far headland. A beautiful, peaceful, deserted walk in stunning scenery and beautiful sunshine. On the way back there is a camping hostel on the front where the owner was so friendly - getting...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

In May we had the great fortune to spend some time in Bolivia as part of our trip to South America. Once we crossed the border from Peru into Bolivia we were met by our guide from Transturin, Grace Arnez, and so began a wonderful...More

Thank PuruandJackie
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Surrounded by Peru and Bolivia the views are very divers. Seeing the sunset on the Royal Andes from Isla del Sol is really beautiful to see.

Thank Tamaragw
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I loved this lake! It is beautiful, especially from the Bolivian side were you can see mountains this snow just behind the lake. The town next to it are great!

Thank NaomiCat12345
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We absolutely loved our time in Copacabana on Lake Titicaca. The lake is beautiful, clear, and relatively clean. In Copacabana, we enjoyed many water activities, including swan pedal boats, these big cylinder floating things that you can roll on the water in, and of course,...More

Thank 5explorers
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is one of those "Dulce Vida" experiences that all visitors should have. Copacabana is probably one of the most charming places to go to enjoy Lake Titicaca, don't miss!

Thank sderada
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The scenery surrounding this massive lake is so beautiful. There are many islands and several are inhabited. We spent several days on the lake going from island to island, hiking and doing a home stay on Amantani on the Puno, Peruvian side of the lake....More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

The contrast between the blue of the water against the backdrop of the Andes mountain range provides a unique lanscape

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We came to Lake Titicaca on a day trip from La Paz with Bolivia Hop. We rode a ferry on the lake to Isla del Sol. The lake is calm and the color is really pretty. Also, the locals seem to take care of the...More

1  Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Without being a lecturer, my guide was tremendously informative and affable, teaching not only the significance of this lake and the city at its edge, but on local customs, foods (Dont miss a snack of ispi con papas y aji at the ferry!) and people....More

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23 October 2017|
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Response from ARodriguezP | Reviewed this property |
Well first I would suggest staying in Puno for a night or two so you can visit some interesting sites in the area. Sillustani is a small pre Inca archeological site that is spectacularly located above a small lake on the... More
26 March 2017|
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Response from d0ndequiera | Reviewed this property |
A quick note about Peru/Bolivia Hop...these are super convenient and fun, but they are buses for tourists (and pretty much only tourists). It's a great place to meet people who are also travelling, it's comfortable, and it's... More
19 February 2017|
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Response from NatashaKinch | Reviewed this property |
Copacabana is a fun little town, rough and ready. We stayed three nights, which is plenty of time to get to see the islands. There are lots of tours and it is very easy to book. Another thing I would recommend is climbing... More