Bolivia - Lake Titicaca (Chapter)
This is the Lake Titicaca chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bolivia guidebook.
Everything that sits beside the 8400-sq-km Lake Titicaca, from the traditional Aymará villages to the glacier-capped peaks of the Cordillera Real, seems almost humdrum in contrast with the shimmering opal jewel set into the spare altiplano earth. This lake is literally the stuff of legend.
- visit tiny Isla Pariti, with its lovely museum featuring exquisite Tiwanaku finds from a recent excavation
- discover vestiges of the Inca culture in and around Copacabana and watch the sunset from the top of Cerro Calvario
- travel through lakeside villages between Copacabana and Yampupata, and take a spin in a reed boat to eat fresh grilled trout on a floating island
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Copacabana & around, Yampupata, Isla del Sol, Isla de la Luna (Koati), Huatajata, Islas de Wiñaymarka, Isla Kalahuta, Isla Pariti and Huarina.
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