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La Paz to Copacabana to Puno

Departure Days
MON/TUE/WED/THU/FRI/SAT/SUN

Time of Departure
07:00am

Pick up Location
Any hotel/hostel in central La Paz.Any hotel/hostel in central La Paz.


Note: If staying outside of this area (eg Sopocacchi), at an Airbnb, or at a residential address then please consult by email at info@boliviahop.com

Minimum Time Needed
1 Day

Price
$30

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LA PAZ – COPACABANA – PUNO

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1. Plan your Itinerary – Choose a date and see our recommended schedule.
2. Trip Highlights – A summary of the main attractions covered under this pass.
3. Bus Timetable – All bus times for each stage of this pass.
4. Route by Route Information – Detailed descriptions of each stage of the pass.
5. Important Notes – Up to date information regarding holiday periods or anything else which may affect our service.

Plan your Itinerary

Simply choose your preferred departure date and get your personal timetable within a second. Follow that recommended schedule to see and do it all at the perfect pace or hop off and stay anywhere longer! Feel free to download, print and share it with your friends!

NOTE: The itinerary planner does not factor in any break periods we have (e.g. around Christmas and the fact that we do not operate buses in February). Please check the important notes section under each pass for more information about this.

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La Paz to Copacabana to Puno

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Trip Highlights

DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Take a boat to Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, to visit the mythical Isla del Sol, according to Inca legend the birthplace of the Sun God, Inti. – Copacabana
  • Boat out to meet the families living in the floating islands, as well as the communities in the islands of Amantani and Taquile. – Puno
  • Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs at every stop. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.
  • Get Copacabana done in just 5 hours or stay as long as you want… Why not even stay a night on Isla del Sol.
  • See our bus float across the incredible Tiquina stretch.
  • Discounts on food, accommodation, tours and more.
  • Amazing loyalty discounts on Peru Hop buses from Puno/Cusco to Lima.

FREE EXTRA STOPS AND TOURS WITH THIS TICKET:

  •  Lake Titicaca Photo Stops.

Bus Timetable

HOW TO READ:
1. Read DOWN ↓ for recommended bus plan based on our expertise.
Example: Leave La Paz on a Monday and arrive to Puno the same night.
2. Read ACROSS → for next bus if you want to stay longer (hop off).
 HOP STAGE 1
LA PAZ TO COPACABANA
MONTUEWEDTHUFRISATSUN
LA PAZ (DEPART)07:0007:0007:0007:0007:0007:0007:00
TIQUINA VIEWPOINT09:4509:4509:4509:4509:4509:4509:45
TIQUINA FERRY CROSSING10:0010:0010:0010:0010:0010:0010:00
COPACABANA (ARRIVE)11:3011:3011:3011:3011:3011:3011:30
*MAIN ACTIVITY IN COPACABANA: Isla del Sol boat trip (4hr round trip). Departs 13:00pm from the White Anchor. Returns in time for our bus the same day. Or stay on the island and return the next day.
HOP STAGE 2
COPACABANA TO PUNO
MONTUEWEDTHUFRISATSUN
COPACABANA (DEPART)17:0017:0017:0017:0017:0017:0017:00
BOLIVIA/PERU BORDER17:3017:3017:3017:3017:3017:3017:30
PUNO (ARRIVE)20:0020:0020:0020:0020:0020:0020:00
DEPARTURE POINT FROM COPACABANA: WHITE ANCHOR – Please don’t be late or you will miss the bus! 
MAIN ACTIVITY IN PUNO: 2-Hour Floating Island Tours, Full Day and 2 Day/1Night Homestay in Titicaca.
HOW TO READ:
1. Read DOWN ↓ for recommended bus plan based on our expertise.
Example: Leave La Paz on a Monday and arrive to Puno the same night.
2. Read ACROSS → for next bus if you want to stay longer (hop off).
 HOP STAGE 1
LA PAZ TO COPACABANA
MONTUEWEDTHUFRISATSUN
LA PAZ (DEPART)07:0007:0007:0007:0007:0007:0007:00
TIQUINA VIEWPOINT09:4509:4509:4509:4509:4509:4509:45
TIQUINA FERRY CROSSING10:0010:0010:0010:0010:0010:0010:00
COPACABANA (ARRIVE)11:3011:3011:3011:3011:3011:3011:30
*MAIN ACTIVITY IN COPACABANA: Isla del Sol boat trip (4hr round trip). Departs 13:00pm from the White Anchor. Returns in time for our bus the same day. Or stay on the island and return the next day.
HOP STAGE 2
COPACABANA TO PUNO
MONTUEWEDTHUFRISATSUN
COPACABANA (DEPART)17:0017:0017:0017:0017:0017:0017:00
BOLIVIA/PERU BORDER17:3017:3017:3017:3017:3017:3017:30
PUNO (ARRIVE)20:0020:0020:0020:0020:0020:0020:00
DEPARTURE POINT FROM COPACABANA: WHITE ANCHOR – Please don’t be late or you will miss the bus! 
MAIN ACTIVITY IN PUNO: 2-Hour Floating Island Tours, Full Day and 2 Day/1Night Homestay in Titicaca.

Route by Route Information

HOPSTAGE 1: LA PAZ TO COPACABANA

 
DEPARTURES: MON/TUE/WED/THU/FRI/SAT/SUN
DEPARTURES FROM: Any hotel/hostel in central La Paz.
DEPARTURE TIME: 07:00am
ARRIVAL TIME: 11:30am
 
FREE STOPS ON THIS JOURNEY:

  • Tiquina Mirador – Your first breathtaking view of Lake Titicaca. This viewpoint gives one of the best photo ops of the lake with the snow-capped Cordillera Real creating the ultimate backdrop!

 
RECOMMENDED NIGHTS:
We recommend staying 1 night in Copacabana. We can help you book your accommodation.
 
MUST-DO EXTRA ACTIVITY:

  • Isla Del Sol (Island of the Sun) – According to Inca legend this small island in the middle of Lake Titicaca was home to their most revered god, Inti, and was the mythical birthplace of the first Inca ancestors. A 4 hour round trip in our private boat takes you out to see the ancestral terracing and ruins of the southern part of the island as well as the existing island communities (includes a 1 hour walk from the original sun temple to the small island town of Yumani). Includes island entrance fee.

 
OTHER THINGS TO DO:

  • Climb ‘El Calvario’ hill for amazing panoramic views of Lake Titicaca (sunset).
  • Visit the sacred church and pilgrimage centre of the Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Copacabana.
  • Hire a kayak or duck-shaped pedalow and head out onto the lake.
  • Relax lakeside with a cold beer and dine on the local speciality of freshly caught lake trout.

HOPSTAGE 2: COPACABANA TO PUNO

 
DEPARTURES: MON/TUE/WED/THU/FRI/SAT/SUN
DEPARTURES FROM: White Anchor in Copacabana port.
DEPARTURE TIME: 17:00pm
ARRIVAL TIME: 20:00PM
 
FREE STOPS ON THIS JOURNEY:

  • Bolivia/Peru border – Our guides will assist you with the necessary paperwork and immigration processes to cross the border. Please have your passport and immigration slips in order.

 
RECOMMENDED NIGHTS:
We recommend staying 1 night in Puno. We can help you book your accommodation.
 
MUST-DO EXTRA ACTIVITY:

  • Floating Islands Tour – See how locals build and live on the floating islands of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.

 
OTHER THINGS TO DO:

  • For those who might want to experience more, take a full day tour and even stay 1 night on Isla Amantani at a local homestay. We can help organize these extra activities!
  • Visit the Sillustani burial towers.
  • Kayak on the highest navigable lake in the world.

EXTRA TIP:
Puno is a small place with not much to do apart from visiting the Uros floating islands, Isla Taquile, and Isla Amantani on Lake Titicaca. Overnight stays on Isla Amantani are possible for those who want to explore more of the islands.

Important Notes

10 JUNE 2017 - NO BUS (COPA TO LA PAZ)

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO BUSES FROM LA PAZ - COPACABANA AND COPACABANA - LA PAZ ON SATURDAY 10TH OF JUNE. THESE BUSES HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SYSTEM SO WILL NOT COME UP AS AN OPTION TO SELECT. THE 10TH OF JUNE IS THE FESTIVAL OF EL GRAN PODER IN LA PAZ. IT IS THE BIGGEST RELIGIOUS CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR IN LA PAZ. THERE WILL BE A PARADE WITH THOUSANDS OF COSTUMED DANCERS PASSING THROUGH THE CENTRE OF LA PAZ ACCOMPANIED BY BRASS BANDS. ALL OTHER BUSES WILL RUN AS PER THE SCHEDULE FOR THIS DATE

28 – 30 JULY 2017 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Biggest public holidays of the year.  Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. MUST book accommodation in advance!