NIGHT IN PARACAS & HUACACHINA

This is a 3 day trip from Lima where you will spend a night in both the sunny beach town of Paracas and Huacachina desert oasis. One of our most extensive passes with the most activities and tours included. Really get to experience the most out of our day trips. For those who want to see it all!

Price: $159

OUR HIGHLIGHTS

Paracas

Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat. Tour the Paracas National Reserve

Huacachina

Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America.

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

NOTES

suitcase Make sure to be ready on time from your pick-up location.
suitcase Bring suncream, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina.
exclusive No need to bring food as we stop at the freshest bakery in Peru for breakfast.
unique Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants.

SEE ITINERARY FOR HOUR BY HOUR PLAN

ITINERARY

DAY 1

06:30am – 07:00am

Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima.

09:30am – 10:00am

Breakfast stop at the unique bread oven – freshest bread in Peru!

12:00pm – 13:00pm

Tambo Colorado – Take a tour in the Incan ruins located near the coast. It spands over 3 acres, where it was once used as an administrative and control point on the main road from the coast to the highlands.

14:00pm

Bus arrives to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

14:00pm – next day

Night in Paracas.

DAY 2

08:00am – 10:00am

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 penguins, sea lions and lots of birds all in their natural habitat.

11:00am – 13:00pm

Tour of Paracas National Reserve – one of South America’s biggest protected desert reserves. Stunning Pacific coastline where desert meets ocean.

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 dunebuggying 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.

18:30pm – next day

Night in Huacachina.

DAY 3

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.

15:00pm – 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
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • Tour in Tambo Colorado, a once Incan fortress
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • 1 night shared accomodation 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.