Tour to the Ballestas Islands and Huacachina

Desert of Huacachina - Peruvian South (0)
from/per person $240


Tour to the Ballestas Islands and Huacachina

Our Tour to the Ballestas Islands and The Huacachina Oasis combines nature and adventure.
First, we visit Paracas Bay where we take a fantastic boat tour to the Ballestas Islands.
During the boat tour, we will spot various sea creatures including the Humboldt penguins.
Secondly, we drive to Ica, the land well known for its vineyards of Pisco.
After learning about Pisco, we visit the Huacachina Oasis.
By sunset, we take a dune buggy tour around the desert and also practice Sandboarding.

Tour to the Ballestas Islands and Huacachina

Part I: Boat Excursion around the Ballestas Islands.

04:30 h. Our trip starts right at your hotel in Lima. Our driver picks you up from there.
Then we leave from Lima early in the morning towards Paracas Bay.

The car ride to Paracas lasts about 3 hours.
Upon arrival in Paracas, we head to the local pier to take the boat tour to the Ballestas Islands.

During the excursion, you will see a design on the slope of the hill, known locally as The Candelabra.

Afterward, we will reach the Ballestas Islands, where you will see hundreds of marine birds.
These small Islands also shelter large colonies of sea lions, which are usually resting on the beaches.

In addition, you will see also groups of Humboldt penguins too, usually near their caves.
Afterward, we will get back to the mainland and will continue our trip to the Huacachina Oasis.

Part II: Huacachina Oasis & Dune Buggy Tour in the Desert.

Once in Ica, we drive into the countryside to visit a vineyard of Pisco.
After learning about the Pisco production, we will have a tasting session.

Later on, we continue towards the Huacachina Oasis.
Upon arrival in Huacachina Oasis, we will join a desert tour.
For this excursion, we use a dune buggy machine.

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.

There are dunes suitable for the very beginners, as well as for professional sandboarders.
Additionally, we also experience a great sunset over the dunes.

After the tour, we return to the city of Lima.

End of our service.

What is included?

  • 04:30 h. Pick up from your hotel in Lima.
  • Private transportation: Lima – Paracas – Huacachina – Lima.
  • 07:45 h. Arrival in Paracas.
  • 08:00 h. Boat excursion to the Ballestas Islands.
  • 10:30 h. Departure from Paracas to Ica.
  • 11:30 h. Visit the vineyards of Pisco in Ica.
  • 12:30 h. Lunch at a tourist restaurant.
  • 14:00 h. Visit the Huacachina Oasis.
  • 15:00 h. Dune Buggy & Sandboarding tour in Huacachina.
  • Professional driver & Entrance fees.
  • 17:00 h. Return to Lima.
  • 21:00 h. Arrival in Lima. Drop off at your hotel.

What is NOT included?

  • Extras & gratitude.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Light clothing.
  • Sun hat.
  • Water.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Free cancellation – Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
  • Covid-19 precautions – Special health and safety measures apply.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Mobile ticketing – Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Live tour guide – English.

Our Tour to the Ballestas Islands and Huacachina Oasis is subject to availability.
We highly suggest to send us an e-mail and ask for availability.
For a quick reply, you may contact us via WhatsApp at +51 956691155.