Enjoy a full day from Lima to Paracas, Ica, and Huacachina experiencing adventure on the coast of Peru.
Tour the Ballestas Islands in Paracas sightseeing incredible wildlife from your boat and then venture out to Ica for a walk around the Plaza. Then the thrill begins in Huacachina, with a dune buggy ride over the huge dunes at fast speeds. Finally, try sandboarding standing up or on your belly riding the beautiful sand dunes.
Your hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro, Barranco
5:30am from hotel
Today we depart your hotel in Lima, very early in the morning and move forward to Paracas for a 3.5 hours drive. Upon our arrival, we will walk to the nearby port and board the shared boat to start the Ballestas Islands tour for 2 hours. From your boat, you will see the fascinating rocky islands, filled with amazing wildlife such as many species of birds, turtles, sea lions, penguins, pelicans, dolphins, and more. Observe the strange rock arches and tunnels, and spot the mysterious Candelabro de Paracas, geoglyph from afar. After a phenomenal experience, we will have lunch in a restaurant by the beach in Paracas. Following, lunch and a walk along the beach, we move on to Ica for a visit to the Plaza and continue to Huacachina a desert oasis. The landscape of the desert dunes is unbelievably beautiful. Get on your dune buggy and full speed ahead riding over the immense sand dunes feeling an adrenaline rush. Afterward, try sandboarding on your belly but if you are an expert then standing up is the best option. This is certainly a fun, exhilarating activity that will make you very happy. Thereafter, it´s time to return to Lima arriving in the evening at your hotel.