This is a 2 day short tour to the stunning desert oasis of Huacachina, stopping to visit the Pacific beach town of Paracas and visit the “Poor Man’s Galapagos” on the way down. In Huacachina combine Sandboarding/Dunebuggying followed by a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines the next day for a great 2-day escape from Lima.
Day 1: Lima – Paracas – Huacachina
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.
16:00pm – 18:00pm
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: Huacachina – Nazca – Lima
08:30am – 11:00am
Private transport from Huacachina to Nazca airport.
Approx. 35 minute flight
Check-in and take flight.
12:30pm – 15:00pm
Free time in Nazca.
15:00pm – 17:30pm
Private transport from Nazca to Huacachina.
18:30pm – 23:45pm
Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.
NOTE: For the Easter (Semana Santa) weekend the Ballestas tours on these dates will last only one and a half hours in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators. The second day: The private bus from Huacachina to Nazca is 7 am and back at 3:30 pm
NOTE: For Independence Day the Sandboarding/dunebuggy (Huacachina) last ONLY 1 hour (all operators) and Ballestas Islands (Paracas) last ONLY 1 hour and 30 minutes (all operators)
More detailed info at: www.peruhop.com
|TOUR PRICE (All ages)||249.00 (USD)|
|DAY 1: 06.00 - 10.00||Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima. Direct bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.|
|DAY 1: 10.00 - 12.00||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.|
|DAY 1: 13.00 – 14.15||Direct bus from Paracas to Huacachina, a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.|
|DAY 1: 16.00 - 18.00||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: 08.30 - 11.00||Private transport from Huacachina to Nazca airport.|
|Approx. 35 minute flight||Check-in and take flight.|
|DAY 2: 12.30 - 15.00||Free time in Nazca.|
|DAY 2: 15.00 - 17.30||Private transport from Nazca to Huacachina.|
|DAY 2: 18.30 - 23.45||Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.|
- Guided bus transport
- Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
- Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
- Nazca Lines Flight
- 1 night shared room accomodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel (max 4 bed dorm)
- Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs
- Airport tax – 30 soles
- Please bring breakfast with you for the first day (direct bus).
- Please don’t be late, as bus must leave on time to do Ballestas Islands at 10:00am.
- Bring suncream, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina.
- Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants.
- Airport tax is not included – 30 soles
- You must bring your original passport with you to board the flight in Nazca.
- See itinerary for hour by hour plan.
- Passengers who exceed the weight limit of 95 kg, will have to pay for an additional seat.
- See itinerary for hour by hour plan at www.peruhop.com
CHANGES: Changes to the time and date of this tour are free until 6:00pm (Lima time) 2 days before the tour begins. After this time there is a 100% change fee.
CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel before 6:00pm (Lima time) 7 days before the tour begins or earlier, there is a 20% administration fee (+ the card fee). Within 7 days of the departure, 40% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 3 days of the departure, 60% of the ticket price (+ the card fee). Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.
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