This is a full day tour from Lima where you can take a boat out to the Ballestas Islands and visit Chincha, the home of Afro-Peruvian culture, in just 1 single day.

Duration: 1 Day Start Location: Lima Hotel and Hostel pick up End Location: Lima Hotel and Hostel drop off
Detailed Description

06:00 - 10:00: Direct bus to Paracas. Paracas is a beautiful small town by the sea.

10:00 - 12:00:2 Hour Boat Tour of the Ballestas Islands – The Ballestas are Peru´s cheaper version of the Galapagos. Take a speedboat to the rocky Islands where you will see sea lions, penguins and lots of birds in their natural habitat. If you´re lucky you may even spot dolphins.

13:30 - 14:30:Tour of Paracas National Reserve – one of South America’s biggest protected desert reserves. Stunning Pacific coastline where desert meets ocean.

15:30 - 16:30:Luxury bus to Tambo Colorado

16:30 - 17:30: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.

17.30 - 22.00: Return bus to Lima - drop off at your hostel in Lima.

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.

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:

Tour Tickets (May Vary By Date)
Ticket Price
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 109.00 (USD)
06:00 – 10:00 Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima. Direct bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.
10:00 – 12:00 2 hour boat tour of Ballestas Islands. See Penguins, Sealions and birds all in their natural habitat. Peru´s smaller but cheaper version of the Galapagos
13:30 - 14:30 Tour of Paracas National Reserve – One of the largest protected desert reserves in South America along the stunning Pacific coastline.
15:30 - 16:30 Luxury bus to Tambo Colorado
16:30 - 17:30 Tambo Colorado – Take a tour in the Incan ruins located near the coast.
17:30 - 22:00 Return bus to Lima - drop off at your hostel in Lima.

- Guided bus transport
- Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
- Tour of Paracas National Reserve
- Slave Tunnels in Chincha
- Pick up and drop off at your hostel in Lima

Not Included

- Food and Drinks


- Please bring some breakfast with you
- Bring suncream – it is hot all year round in paracas and huacachina
- Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants in paracas (lunch stop)
- See itinerary for hour by hour plan at

Cancellation Policy

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. Within 7 days of the departure, 40% of the ticket price. Within 3 days of the departure, 60% of the ticket price. Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

Please email to cancel this tour or make any changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why book with
Apart from our low price guarantee, with us you are 100% assured that your booking is made. We provide an instantaneous email confirmation and have live spaces and availability for each tour. If you have any queries you are in the hands of our team of 20 local experts who speak perfect Spanish and English and are here on the ground. We guarantee quick responses to any questions or queries. Tour operators are experts at operating their tours...we are the experts at reservations, organisation and assistance with your plans for these tours.

What is the best way to get from the airport to Miraflores?
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Contact Information


  • 812 Avenida Larco (con San Martin), office 206
  • PERU

Phone & Email

  • OFFICE PHONE: +51 987 935236 Office Hours: 9:30AM - 7:00PM Lima Time
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