Welcome to the Huacachina and Paracas 2 Days Trip, where adventure, archaeology and nature converge!
Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the desert oasis in Huacachina, then explore the fascinating wildlife and stunning landscapes of Paracas.
Real Destinations, Real Experiences
Ica, land of Wine & Pisco
Discover the essence of Peru’s Pisco in Ica’s enchanting Vineyards.
Immerse in the art of Pisco making and savor the flavors of this cherished spirit.
Ica Museum, Pre-Inca Ancient Treasures
Unravel the mysteries of Peru’s past at the Ica Museum. Explore captivating artifacts and exhibits that shed light on the ancient cultures that once thrived in the region.
Huacachina Lagoon, Oasis Amidst the Desert
Discover an oasis nestled amidst towering sand dunes.
Take in the tranquil beauty of the lagoon, surrounded by palm trees, and enjoy a moment of relaxation in this surreal desert setting.
Dune Buggy Ride and Sunset
Feel the thrill as you embark on an exhilarating dune buggy ride through the mesmerizing desert landscape.
As the sun begins to set, witness a breathtaking view of the horizon painted in hues of gold and orange.
Sandboarding Adventure, Surfing the Dunes
Embrace the adventure and conquer the sand dunes on a thrilling sandboarding experience.
Slide down the sandy slopes and embrace the rush of adrenaline in this unique desert sport.
Night at a Hotel by Huacachina Lagoon
Retreat to comfort and luxury as you spend the night in a beautiful hotel located on the serene shores of the Huacachina Lagoon.
Enjoy a peaceful night’s rest surrounded by the enchanting desert landscape.
Candelabra Figure, an Enigmatic Geoglyph
Marvel at the mysterious Candelabra figure etched into the sandstone cliffs of Paracas Bay.
An enigmatic geoglyph that leaves historians and visitors intrigued.
Boat Tour to the Ballestas Islands, Wildlife Encounters
Embark on an unforgettable boat tour to the Ballestas Islands, also known as “The Poor Man’s Galapagos.” Witness a diverse array of wildlife, including playful sea lions, Humboldt penguins, and an abundance of seabirds.
Paracas Peninsula, Nature’s Paradise
Explore the rugged beauty of the Paracas Peninsula, a nature lover’s paradise.
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking coastal landscapes.
Red Beach, Paracas Gem
Relax and unwind on the famous Red Beach, where crimson-hued cliffs meet the turquoise waters of the ocean, creating a stunning and picturesque scene.
Full Tour Description
Day 1°: Travel from Lima to the city of Ica.
08:00 h. Our guide picks you up from your hotel in Lima and then we drive towards the city of Ica.
The trip takes about 4 hours and involves nice views of the Pacific Ocean.
12:00 h. Upon arrival in Ica, we will visit a traditional vineyard where locals produce a spirit known as Pisco.
At the zone, we will learn about the old method of making Pisco and will taste some bottles.
After touring around the vineyard, we will have time for lunch at the same site.
Afterward, we visit the Museum of Ica, which is located at the heart of the city.
This interesting building houses the remains of ancient Peruvian cultures.
Among the relics, you will see ancient textiles, deformed skulls, cranial surgery, and mummy bundles.
Finally, we drive to the Huacachina Oasis which is located nearby.
16:00 h. Once in Huacachina, we will do a dune buggy tour around the desert.
The tour involves plenty of great views, adrenaline, and a lot of fun.
During the ride, we will make various stops along the way for photos.
There will be some points where you will have the opportunity to practice Sandboarding.
After sunset, our guide will drop you off at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Huacachina.
Day 2°: Ballestas Islands & Paracas Peninsula.
08:45 h. We leave for Paracas Bay soon after breakfast. (1-hour drive)
Upon arrival in Paracas, we head to the local pier to take the boat tour to the Ballestas Islands.
10:00 h. During the tour, we will stop along the way to observe a peculiar drawing.
This enigmatic drawing is etched on the slope of a hill, and its origins and real purpose are unknown.
After some time, we will reach the Ballestas Islands, a small archipelago full of wildlife.
While touring around we will spot large colonies of sea lions and hundreds of marine birds.
We also find here small groups of Humboldt penguins, usually resting outside their caves.
In addition, visitors will also enjoy great views of the ocean and peculiar rock formations.
Later on, we will return to the mainland, and continue with our schedule.
12:00 h. Our last tour takes place at the Paracas Peninsula, a peculiar desert coast overlooking the sea.
The Paracas peninsula offers visitors amazing views of the Pacific blue ocean and the dry Peruvian Desert.
Along the way, we will visit some beaches and will stop at the end for lunch at a nice fishing village.
17:00 h. Finally, we will drive back to Lima.
20:30 h. Upon your arrival in Lima, our driver will take you to your hotel.
End of the tour.
1° – Contact us via WhatsApp to confirm the availability of the tour you wish.
2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email with the following information:
3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.
Tour Date Change Policy:
You have the flexibility to change the date of your tour with ease, provided that you make the request at least 15 days in advance.
No charges will be applied for rescheduling within this timeframe.
Should you decide to cancel your tour, please notify us at least 14 days before the scheduled tour date to avoid any significant charges.
In such cases, only an administration fee of 20% will be deducted from the total amount paid.
We regret to inform you that last-minute cancellations are not accepted.
If a cancellation request is made within 7 days of the tour start date, the full charge for the tour will apply, amounting to 100% of the total cost.
In the event of a no-show, where a customer fails to appear for the tour without prior notice, a 100% cancellation fee will be levied, and no refunds will be issued.
Cancellation due to Weather Conditions:
In the event that the sea becomes rough and it’s not safe to proceed with the standard itinerary on the Ballestas Islands, we have a well-thought-out contingency plan in place. We will provide you with an alternative visit that promises a good experience.
Do we use a private car for this trip?
Yes, we provide comfortable transportation for the journey, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
Do you offer any special prices or discounts?
Yes, for groups of 8 or more guests, they will receive a 10% discount on their tour price.
How many people can be accommodated at Dune Buggy Tour?
We can accommodate up to 10 guests per tour.
How many people can be accommodated on Boat Tour to the Islands?
We can accommodate up to 25 guests per tour.
Can we go for a swim at the Paracas Reserve?
Yes, there is a nice beach where our clients can go for a swim.
Are meals included in the trip package?
No, meals are not included except the breakfast at the hotel in Huacachina.
Can I participate in the activities if I am not an experienced adventurer?
Absolutely! The activities are designed for all skill levels, and our experienced guides will ensure your safety and enjoyment throughout.
Are there any age restrictions for the trip?
The trip is suitable for participants of all ages, but some activities might have age restrictions.
Please inquire for specific details.
What should I bring for the trip?
It is recommended to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a camera, and a sense of adventure!
Is accommodation provided during the trip?
Yes, accommodation is included in the package. You’ll stay in comfortable hotel for a restful night’s sleep.
What safety measures are in place for the trip?
Your safety is our top priority. Our guides are trained professionals, and we adhere to all necessary safety protocols during the activities.