The island is a 90 minute boat ride from Copacabana and arrives at the small settlement of Yumani in the southern part. In Yumani, you’ll find some of the islands famous ruins, such as the 200 Inca steps the climb up the steep terrain. These steps are the original Inca construction and they lead to a sacred spring fountain
On the north end of Isla del Sol is the village of Challapampa, famous for the Chicana ruins, which is a maze of interlinking rooms and passageways built around a sacred rock. Just a few hundred feet from the Chinaka ruins you’ll find the sacred “Rock of Puma”, which according to Inca legend is where the Inca civilization was born
This is another island in Lake Titicaca that contains a few Inca ruins. It is believed during the Inca times, this island housed “chosen” women, who lived a nun-like lifestyle and would perform ceremonies for the sun god.
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