Enjoy the beach town of Paracas and desert oasis of Huacachina in just 1 day
Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands and see Peru's best marine wildlife
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This is a full day tour from Lima where you can see the beach town of Paracas and the desert oasis of Huacachina in just 1 single day. This will suit those people who are looking for something to do in Lima.
Lima Hotel and Hostel pick up
Lima Hotel and Hostel drop off
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 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!
13.15 - 14.15: Direct Bus Paracas to Huacachina. Huacachina is a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.
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 from Huacachina 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: www.peruhop.com
05.30 – 06.00
Pickup at your hostel in Lima, Direct bus to Paracas
06.00 – 10.00
Direct bus to Paracas
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
13.00 – 14.30
Direct Bus to Huacachina
14:30 - 16:00
Lunch time – food not included
16.00 – 18.00
Dune Buggy and Sandboarding – Dune Buggy up, 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 to Lima – drop off at your hostel in Lima
- Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina.
- Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see Penguins and Sealions in their natural habitat – Paracas
- Hostel Pick Up and Drop off in Lima (Miraflores, Barranco and Centro regions only)
- Food and Drinks
- Please bring some breakfast with you
- Please do not be late, as bus must leave on time to do ballestas islands at 10am
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.
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