2 DAYS TOUR FROM LIMA - NIGHT IN HUACACHINA

This is a 2 day short tour to the stunning desert oasis of Huacachina from Lima, 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 and a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip for a great 2-day escape from Lima.

Duration: 2 Days/1Night Start Location: Lima Hotel and Hostel pick up End Location: Lima Hotel and Hostel drop off
Detailed Description

Day 1: Lima – Paracas – Huacachina

06.00 - 10.00: Pickup at your hostel in Lima. 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 the 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!

13.00 – 14.00: Direct Bus from Paracas to Huacachina. Huacachina is a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.

Day 2: Huacachina to Lima

10.30 - 12.30: Tour of the Pisco Vineyard - see how Pisco, the national drink of Peru, is made from the grape to the bottle and try lots of free samples!

16.00 - 18.00: 2 hour Dune Buggy and Sandboarding Tour– Ride the Dune Buggies up and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. A once in a lifetime experience at South America's only Desert Oasis.

18.30 - 23.45: Bus back to Lima, drop 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.

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

Tickets (May Vary By Date)
Ticket Price
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 139.00 (USD)
Itinerary
DAY 1: 06.00 - 10.00 Pickup at your hostel in Lima, Direct bus to Paracas. Paracas is a beautiful small town by the sea.
DAY 1: 10.00 - 12.00 2 Hour Boat Tour of the Ballestas Islands – The Ballestas are the 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!
DAY 1: 13.00 – 14.00 Direct Bus from Paracas to Huacachina. Huacachina is a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.
DAY 2: 10.30 - 12.30 Tour of the Pisco Vineyard - see how Pisco, the national drink of Peru, is made from the grape to the bottle and try lots of free samples!
DAY 2: 16.00 - 18.00 2 hour Dune Buggy and Sandboarding Tour – Ride the Dune Buggies up and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. A once in a lifetime experience at South Americas only Desert Oasis.
DAY 2: 18.30 - 23.45 Bus back to Lima, drop off at your hotel/hostel
Included

- Guided bus transport
- Ballestas Islands Tour Paracas
- Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
- Pisco Vineyard Tour
- 1 night dorm accommodation in Huacachina
- Hostel Pick Up and Drop off in Lima (Miraflores, Barranco and Centro regions only)

Not Included

- Food and Drinks

Recommended

- 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 www.peruhop.com

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 (+ 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.

You must email bookings@findlocaltrips.com (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.

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