Lake Titicaca, straddling the border between Peru and Bolivia in the Andes Mountains, is one of South America’s largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water. Said to be the birthplace of the Incas, it’s home to numerous ruins.
Its waters are famously still and brightly reflective. Around it is Titicaca National Reserve, sheltering rare aquatic wildlife such as giant frogs.
Upon arrival, visit the Eco-Pueblo “Raíces Andinas”; The Altiplano Museum; The Artesanal village, the clay igloos and the mortuary towers of the Urus Chipayas.
Get to know the Limachi family, builders of the RA II and Tigris, and other epic expeditions across the Atlantic.
Enjoy our elegant vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and the mythical Suri. Continue to the Bay of Cocotoni, where your Hydrofoil Cruise begins, heading first to the Island of the Moon, where you visit the Temple of the Virgins of the Sun Iñak Uyu. Continue to Isla del Sol. Walk along the “Gran Escalinata del Inca” and see the Sacred Fountain, whose subterranean waters would grant youth and eternal happiness; Lunch at the panoramic, archaeological Uma Kollu Restaurant.
Then the Hydrofoil takes you to Copacabana and where visit the sanctuary and the Virgen Morena. Trip by private bus back to Huatajata including the Tiquina Strait crossing.
Audiovisual and nocturnal experience of the “Mystical World of the Kallawayas”, ancestral healers of Bolivia, who believe that first the soul must be healed, before the body can get better. Our Kallawaya Tata Benjo will bless the visitors, predicting the future with his sacred coca leaves.
Welcome aperitif and candlelight dinner at Sumaj Untavi Restaurant
Night visit to the Alajpacha Native Observatory, to learn about the Andean Cosmovision and observe the southern constellations.
In the morning Hydrofoil cruise to the Floating Islands of the Urus Iruitos and the Quewaya Sustainable Project.
Enjoy navigating on Lake Titicaca, rocking between the reed channels, to reach the floating islands and the sustainable project, a cultural rescue of more than 5,000 years, a social project created to ensure their survival. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Andes Mountains.
Lunch at the Choza Nautica Restaurant located on the Lake
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