From Lima: Paracas and Huacachina Oasis Full Day Tour

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Enjoy an incredible day out from Lima to Paracas and Huacachina. Explore the Ballestas Islands and have a chance to travel by dune buggy up and sandboard down the incredible dunes of Huacachina.


  • See hundreds of penguins and sea lions in their natural island habitat
  • Dune buggy up and sandboard down some of the biggest dunes in South America
  • Learn from an on-board bilingual guide while exploring islands and the desert
  • Take a tour of the Ballestas Islands, home to a wide variety of birds and animals
  • Enjoy direct bus transportation to and from your accommodation in Lima


Discover the incredible landscapes outside Lima, on your way to Paracas and Huacachina. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation and experience a chance to see sea lions and Humboldt penguins on the Ballestas Islands visit the oasis in Huacachina on a buggy ride and slide down the dunes. Begin your day with an early pickup from your accommodation. Relax during direct transportation to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea, travel on a spacious bus where you'll be able to relax for the 4-hour ride. Arrive in Paracas and begin a 2-hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, a smaller version of the Galapagos. Spot sea lions, penguins, and birds up close and all in their natural habitats. Take a lunch break and then travel from Paracas to Huacachina, an oasis located in the Ica Desert, home to some of the biggest sand dunes in South America. Enjoy some free time here before going on the buggy and sandboarding tour. Travel up the dunes on a buggy and sandboard down on this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the only natural desert oasis in South America. Board the bus back to Lima in the evening, just sit back and relax on the comfortable seat. Be dropped off directly at your hotel/hostel upon arrival in Lima, around 11:45 pm.


Luxury bus transportation Restroom on board Pick up and drop off at your hotel 2-hour boat tour to the Ballestas Island 2-hour Sandboarding and dune buggy tour Bilingual Guide

Important Information

  • This tour is subject to variation without prior notice due to weather issues, strikes, and/or demonstrations Pickup is available from hotels and hostels located in Miraflores, Barranco, some in San Isidro, and some in Lima downtown You will return to Lima around 11:45 pm (Drop-off time will depend on the area you will be staying) Make sure to bring some snacks on the bus, as there are no stops on the way to Paracas

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