Looking for a different destination to relax? Then a getaway to the south in Ica may be what you need and best of all, it is only 4 hours from the city of Lima. Here we will have the opportunity to visit the spectacular Ballestas Islands, take a tour of the highlights of the city of Ica and finish in the impressive Huacachina desert. We will wait for you!
What will you know on this Road Trip?
We will leave Lima very early in the morning heading south, after approximately 3 hours on the road, we will arrive at our first destination, the Bay of Paracas, where our guide awaits us to take us to Chaco, the embarkation point for the Ballestas Islands. It will be 2 hours of sailing out to sea, visiting its beautiful islands, observing sea lions, Humboldt penguins and many more species.
Then we will leave for Ica, approximately one hour and 30 minutes away. Here we will get to know the most important places in this warm city, known as the cradle of Pisco. We will visit its Plaza Mayor, the Temple of the Lord of Luren, Patron of the city, which was terribly damaged in the 2007 earthquake, this currently has been completely restored carefully following the details of the original building. We will continue with visits to the town of Cachiche and the Artisan Cellars of El Catador, where we will also have lunch with the best local cuisine.
Finally we will close the day heading to the Huacachina Oasis, this is only 5 kilometers from the city, from here you will be able to observe its enormous dunes and sand dunes, which we will be able to travel in sand carts, or also called buggies, it is also possible, perform the practice of Sandboarding. The return will be at sunset.
The Paracas Reserve and the Huacachina Desert are located within the Department of Ica, this destination always enjoys the sun, so it can be visited at any month of the year without any problem. If you travel with children, remember that to be able to make the buggy ride they must go up accompanied by an adult. This tour is not recommended for pregnant women.
This Road Trip is offered in a mixed service, that is, some transfers will be in shared services and others will be in private services (detail according to item in point II). If you want to know the cost for our private tour service write to us here: email@example.com
About these services it is important to know:
-CRUZ DEL SUR INTERPROVINCIAL BUS: Passengers must arrive at the bus station 30 minutes before the departure time indicated on their Ticket. The seats must be occupied, according to the number assigned within your electronic ticket.
-TOUR TO THE BALLESTAS ISLANDS: The seats of the boat will be occupied according to the order in which they were formed at the Tourist Marina pier.
-BUGGIE RIDE TO LA HUACACHINA: The buggie can be shared with other clients up to the maximum capacity of the sandbox.
Maximum up to 72 hours before the start of the tour and / or subject to availability of places (only if you are in Lima). But if you are from a neighboring country or from any other part of the world, we recommend you book at least 15 days in advance.
Yes, it is essential that all participants carry a valid ID, Immigration Card or Passport during the tour, since entrance tickets to the Paracas Reserve can only be purchased physically on the same day of the tour and presenting the document in the entrance booth of the attraction.
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