NIGHT IN HUACACHINA

Escape From Lima and spend a night in the only desert oasis in South America! Learn about how Peru's national drink
Pisco is made, take a boat tour out to the "Poor Man's Galapagos" and dunebuggy up and sandboard
down the biggest sand dunes in South America. For those who want to see more!

Price: $139

OUR HIGHLIGHTS

PARACAS

Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins, sea lions and much more animals all in their natural habitat.

HUACACHINA

Dunebuggy up and sandboard down the largest sand dunes in South America! Take a tour of a Pisco vineyard to learn about and taste Peru's national drink.

Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs in Lima. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.

NOTES

suitcase Don't be late, as bus must leave on time to do Ballestas Islands at 10:00am
suitcase Bring suncream, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina.
exclusive Please bring breakfast with you (direct bus).
unique Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants.

SEE ITINERARY FOR HOUR BY HOUR PLAN

ITINERARY

DAY 1

06:00am – 10:00am

Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima. Direct bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

10:00am – 12:00pm

2 hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands. The Ballestas are a smaller version of the Galapagos, but just as great, where you’ll see sea lions, penguins and lots of birds all in there natural habitat.

13:00pm – 14:15pm

Direct bus from Paracas to Huacachina, a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.

16:30pm – 18:30pm

2 hours of dune buggying and sandboarding – Ride the dune buggies up and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. A once in a lifetime experience in the only natural desert oasis in South America.

DAY 2

11:00am – 13:00pm

Tour of the Pisco Vineyard – see how Pisco, Peru’s national drink, is made from the grape to the bottle and try lots of free samples.

13:00pm – 19:00pm

Free time in Huacachina – relax by the pool or enjoy the views atop the dunes.

19:00pm – 23:45pm

Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

INCLUDED:

  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel (max 4-bed dorm)
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop-offs

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Food

IMPORTANT NOTES

29 March – 1 April 2018 Semana Santa

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

NOTE: Fort the Easter (Semana Santa) weekend the Ballestas Islands Tours (Paracas) on these dates will last only one and a half hours in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators.


29 March – 1 April 2018 Semana Santa

27, 28 & 29 JULY 2018 – INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Biggest public holidays of the year. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply during these dates.

NOTE: For the Independence weekend the Ballestas Islands Tours (Paracas) on these dates will last only one and a half hours in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators.

NOTE: For the Independence weekend the Dunebuggy & Sandboarding Tours (Huacachina) on these dates will last only one hour in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators.