Puno to Copacabana to La Paz

Summary of Puno To Copacabana To La Paz pass:

Ticket Starts in Puno. Covers ALL the highlights and hidden gems leading to La Paz.

Perfect For: For those who want to cross into Bolivia from Titicaca.

Only 1 day needed to see and do everything (or hop off and stay anywhere longer).

Ticket Ends in La Paz. Start any Salar de Uyuni tour from here. Email us for any questions regarding Salar de Uyuni and we can help with everything.

Price – $49. Full details of what’s included are below (here)

After booking, you will get a Hop Login code. With this, you can change all your buses, pickup locations and more up to 12 hours before the next bus!

Scroll down to see all the following information:

  1. Trip Highlights & What’s Included :Summary of the main attractions covered under this pass.
  2. Stop By Stop Information :Detailed informational guide to each stage of this pass.
  3. Our Recommended Itinerary :See our perfect plan for this pass and use it as a reference.
  4. Important Info & Notes :Up to date information regarding our service (e.g. around holiday periods)
  5. Bus Timetable :All bus times for each stage of this pass. Buses same time every day!.
  6. Accommodation Options :Exclusive discounts at various hotels and hostels at each destination.

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Trip Highlights & What’s Included

Summary of the main attractions
covered under this pass.

Stop By Stop Information

Detailed informational guide to each
stage of this pass.

Our Recommended Itinerary

See our perfect plan for this pass
and use it as a reference.


Important Info & Notes

Up to date information regarding our service
(e.g. around holiday periods)

Bus Timetable

All bus times for each stage of this pass.
Buses same time every day!

Accommodation Options

Exclusive discounts at various hotels and
hostels at each destination.

Trip Highlights & What's Included

Trip Highlights

  • Find the mythical Isla del Sol, and discover the birthplace of the Inca Sun God Inti – Copacabana
  • Take on the infamous Death Road by bike and experience the world’s most dangerous road for yourself – La Paz

What’s Included

  • 3 stage hop on hop off bus pass valid for 1 year
  • Hotel/Hostel pickup and drop off (save on approx 10 taxi journeys)
  • On board local Peruvian Expert who will give tips, advice, and can help book tours, accommodation and more
  • All local taxes, fees and service charges – no hidden fees or tipping requests like other companies
  • Local customer service team accessible 24 hours via email and phone for any issue
  • EXCLUSIVE discounts on accommodation at each destination – better prices than any website
  • EXCLUSIVE access to Peru Hop APP, with up-to-date destination info, food discounts and tour information

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Stop By Stop Information

Hopstage 1 : Puno to Copacabana

Bus Details

Pick up at your hotel or hostel in central Puno.

Bus starts pickups between 7:30am – 8:00am. Your pick up time will be on your confirmation once you put your hotel/hostel.

Top Things To Do In Copacabana

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

Isla del Sol: According to Inca legend this small island in the middle of Lake Titicaca was home to the sun god Inti, and was the mythical birthplace of the original founders of the Inca Empire. A 4-hour round trip voyagein 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.

Recommended Number Of Nights In Copacabana

We recommend spending at least 1 night in Copacabana so that you can get to know the city. From fascinating cultural offerings to stunning lookout points of Lake Titicaca, Copacabana is a wonderful place to experience the best of Bolivia. Ask our guides for more tips if you’re not sure of what you want to do!

As always, if you love Copacabana, you can hop off and stay as long as you want! You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!

Accommodation

Book your own hotel/hostel or see below for our recommended partners who offer special deals to Peru Hop passengers. Accommodation CAN be reserved with your Peru Hop onboard guide but we recommend this mainly for dorm rooms as a lot of private rooms sell out in advance.

Hopstage 2 : Copacabana to La Paz

Bus Details

Meeting point in Copacabana is White Anchor in Copacabana Port (within walking distance from all major hostels and hotels).

Buses depart at 6pm sharp.

Top Things To Do In La Paz

  • Take the newly constructed Teleferico (cable car) for the most stunning views of the city
  • Visit the famous witches' market and buy souvenirs for your friends and family back home
  • Learn the history of the coca leaf and its continued use in indigenous culture at the Coca Museum
  • Feel like you're on top of the world as you climb to the summit of Huayna Potosi – 6000+m (3 days)

Death Road: One of Bolivia’s top attractions, this activity is not for the faint-hearted. Death Road is perfect for all adrenaline-loving travelers and is among the most challenging activities you can do in South America.

Recommended Number Of Nights In La Paz

We recommend spending at least 2-3 days in La Paz, so that you can really get to know this city at the heart of Bolivia. From its modern cable car system to the otherworldly moon valley just outside of the city, explore everything that the highest capital city in the world has to offer!

As always, if you love La Paz, you can hop off and stay as long as you want! You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!

Accommodation

Unfortunately, we do not offer special discounts for hotels/hostels in La Paz. Just book independently from one of the many options to choose from for all types of travelers. Feel free to ask us for advice on where to stay if you’re unsure!

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We have developed a recommended itinerary based on our expertise, with the amount of time to spend in each destination and what to do. This is just a recommendation, you are free to stay however long you want in each place as we have buses running every day.

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Important Info & Notes

Who Is This Pass Perfect For:

Our Puno to Copacabana to La Paz pass is perfect for travelers who love to explore and want to get a real taste of Bolivia, as well as a little help crossing the notorious border between Peru and Bolivia. From the Floating Islands of Uros to the Isla del Sol, you can have it all. Only with Peru and Bolivia Hop. If you want to begin your journey in Cusco, then check out our Cusco to La Paz pass!

Departure Days
EVERY DAY

Time of Departure
08:30am

Pick-up Location
Any hotel/hostel in central Puno (within 1km of Plaza de Armas).


Note: If staying outside this area or at a residential address, then please select our central meeting point: LUCKY YOUR HOUSE - AV. TITICACA 144 as your pick-up location.

Minimum Time Needed
1 Day

Price
$49


Travelling between any of the dates mentioned below? Click the tab for the corresponding important information.

24 - 26 , 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021 - CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS BREAK

Bolivia Hop will run as normal at the end of 2020 except on:

PUNO - COPACABANA NO BUS ON: 24 - 26 & 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021

COPACABANA - LA PAZ NO BUS ON: 24 - 26 & 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021

NEXT BUS DEPARTING PUNO: 2 JANUARY 2021

14 APRIL – 17 APRIL 2022 EASTER WEEKEND

Easter weekend holidays. Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. We will not be able to assist you in booking any accommodations during this period. Please book in advance.

Due to the heavy traffic, we will depart Lima 1 hour before the departure time mentioned above.

29 MAY 2021 - NO BUS (LA PAZ TO COPA & COPA TO LA PAZ)

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no buses from La Paz - Copacabana and Copacabana - La Paz on Saturday 29th May.

29th of May is the festival of El Gran Poder in La Paz, the biggest religious celebration of the year in La Paz. The entire city centre is completely closed off for 24 hours due to the enormous parade with thousands of costumed dancers accompanied by brass bands.

27, 28, 29 & 30 JULY 2022 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Hotel/hostel prices will increase during this period. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply. We won't be able to assist with room upgrades.

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Bus Timetable

Buses operate EVERYDAY in EVERY direction.
You can choose where our bus will pick you up in our booking system.
Follow our recommended plan here or hop on and hop off as much as you like
HOP STAGE 1
PUNO TO COPACABANA Every day
Puno (depart) 08:00
Peru/Bolivia border 11:00
Copacabana (arrive) 13:30

Main activity in Puno:
Isla del Sol boat trip (4hr round trip). Departs 14:00pm from the White Anchor. Returns in time for the bus to La Paz the same day. Or stay on the island and return the next day.

HOP STAGE 2
COPACABANA TO LA PAZ Every day
Copacabana (depart) 18:00
Tiquina ferry crossing 19:00
La Paz (arrive) 22:30

Departure point from Copacabana:
WHITE ANCHOR – Please don’t be late or you will miss this bus!

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Accomodation Options

Click on any of the destinations to see the accommodation options for that stop

Copacabana

Perla Del Lago Hotel Up to 16% OFF

Excellent for:

  • Couples
  • Families
  • Older travelers

Why guests love it:

  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Great wi-fi

Description: 
3-star hotel with comfortable and clean 3/4 bed and private rooms.

Facilities: 
Wi-Fi, common area, cable TV, Hot water all the day, heating, frigobar and bath in the suite room. Breakfast Included (07:30 until 09:30 am).

Issues: 
No shared rooms. Must pay entire room.

Peru Hop Deal: 
Up to 16% OFF for Peru Hop passengers

Room TypeNormal PricePeru Hop Price
Dorm Bed125 BS PP 80 BS PP
Single P/B 260 BS PR 150 BS PR
Double P/B 470 BS PR 220 BS PR
Triple P/B 560 BS PR 300 BS PR
Quadruple P/B 640 BS PR 340 BS PR
PR: per room P/B: private bathroom

How to Book: 
Email [email protected]mail.com and say you are a Peru Hop passenger.

Conditions: 
Must book directly with the hotel and show Peru Hop wristband upon arrival.

Website: 
http://hotelperladelago.com/

La Cupula Up to 15% OFF

Excellent for:

  • Backpackers
  • Solo travelers
  • Couples

Why guests love it:

  • Outdoor space
  • Great food

Description: 
Beautiful lake-side hotel with amazing architecture, peaceful and quiet atmosphere and stunning views.

Facilities: 
Communal kitchen, living room, radiators in all the rooms, gardens with hammocks and deckchairs with unbeatable views of the lake.

Peru Hop Deal: 
Up to 15% OFF for Peru Hop passengers

Room TypeNormal PricePeru Hop Price
Single145 BS PR 131 BS PR
Double Economic 200 BS PR 179 BS PR
Double Superior 297 BS PR 276 BS PR
Triple372 BS PR 345 BS PR
Quadruple414 BS PR 379 BS PR
PR: per room
Room TypeNormal PricePeru Hop Price
Suite Junior Single 220 BS PR 200 BS PR
Suite Junior Double338 BS PR 310 BS PR
Suite Superior290 BS PR 262 BS PR
Double Superior 407 BS PR 372 BS PR
PR: per room

How to Book: 
Email [email protected] and say you are a Peru Hop passenger.

Conditions:
This special price only applies for direct reservations on La Cupula’s website and showing your Peru Hop wristband upon arrival.

Website: 
www.hotelcupula.com

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You are able to change your departure dates at no extra cost if you were to change your plans.

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