Huacachina and Paracas 2 Days Trip

Desert of Huacachina - Southern Peru. (0)
from/per person $340



Our program Huacachina and Paracas 2 Days Trip starts and ends in the city of Lima.
We travel by private car to the southern coast till the valley of Ica.
Once in Ica, we visit the best attractions in town, such as Huacachina Oasis and the Ica Museum.
At the Paracas Reserve, we will take a boat tour to the Ballestas Islands to see its great marine life.
During the boat trip we will see also the enigmatic figure known as the Candelabrum.
Additionally, we take a land tour around the Paracas Peninsula.

Huacachina and Paracas 2 Days Trip

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.


Day 1°:

  • 08:00 h. Pick up from your hotel in Lima & transfer by private car to Ica.
  • 12:00 h. Visit a traditional vineyard of Pisco + entrance fees.
  • 14:00 h. Visit the archaeological Museum of Ica + entrance fees.
  • 16:00 h. Dune Buggy Tour + Entrance fees.
  • Accommodation at the Hotel Hosteria Suiza ***.

Day 2°:

  • 08:45 h. Pick up from your hotel and transfer by private vehicle to Paracas.
  • 10:00 h. Boat Excursion to the Ballestas Islands + Entrance fees.
  • 12:30 h. Land tour the Paracas National Reserve + Entrance fees.
  • 15:00 h. Return to Lima by private vehicle.
  • 18:30 h. Arrival in Lima. Drop off at your hotel.

  • Meals.
  • Extras & Gratitude.

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:

  • Names & Last names.
  • Nationality.
  • Passport number.
  • Date of Birth.

3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.

  • We suggest wearing light clothing (t-shirts, shorts, etc)
  • Bring sunblock, sunglasses and a hat.
  • Dune buggy tours are not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Not recommended for people with spinal problems.

Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.

If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.
No Shows:
100% cancellation fee.
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.

Do we use a private car for this trip?
Yes, we provide a private car, just for you or your group.

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.

Can people of all ages participate?
Yes, all ages are welcome, nonetheless, the dune buggy tour is not advisable for seniors and babies.

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.