It is one of the most important archaeological sites of the entire American continent, located one hour from the city of La Paz, near Lake Titicaca.
The population of Tihuanacu bases its economy on agriculture and livestock. Its rich architecture is characterized by the decoration with reliefs, drawings and subsoils placed in paths, which denotes a vast knowledge of engineering and astronomy.
The archaeological zone is composed of seven main architectural constructions: Kalasasaya, Templete Semisubterráneo (an almost subway temple), Akapana pyramid, Kantatallita, Kerikala, Putuni and Puma Punku.
3,800 meters / 12,467 feet
We will start from the city and head to the southern shore of Lake Titicaca.
Near the lake we will find the archaeological remains of Tiwanaku, vestiges of the Tiwanaku culture, before the Incas.
We will observe several temples, symbolic doors, monoliths, carvings, a pyramid and constructions that were used by the Incas for the worship of the god Viracocha (sun god), finally the visit to Puma Punku.
After touring and taking pictures, we will return to La Paz.
- Private transportation
- Lodging in Copacabana
- Other material for personal use.