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Ica – Ballestas Islands, The Mina Beach and Huacachina Road Trip from Lima

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  • 14.5 Hours
  • Groups: Up to 15 people
  • Difficulty: 4
  • Available: All year
  • Pickup: Accommodation/Larcomar
  • Min Age: 6+

Just 4 hours from Lima you can find one of the best coastal routes in Peru. Within it is the Paracas National Reserve, located within the Department of Ica, it houses one of the richest areas in marine variety of the entire Peruvian coast. We will also have a stop at La Mina Beach. And to close the day, Adrenaline to the max! Thanks to the buggy ride in one of the most beautiful deserts in Peru: the Huacachina desert.

What will you know in this Full Day?

  1. The Paracas Reserve.
  2. The Paracas Chandelier.
  3. The Ballestas Islands and the Sea Lions.
  4. La Mina Beach, within the Paracas Reserve.
  5. The artisan Wine and Pisco Cellar of El Catador Restaurant.
  6. The Oasis and the desert of La Huacachina.

Meeting point

Pick up from the hotel (valid only for hotels within Miraflores or San Isidro) and Larcomar.

See the route and distances here: Google Maps

All inclusive package

  • Transfers Accommodation/Cruz del Sur Bus Station/Accommodation.
  • Bus Tickets Cruz del Sur Lima/Paracas – Ica/Lima.
  • Private transfers from the Bus Station in Paracas to the El Chaco craft pier.
  • Tax ticket to the Paracas Reserve and use of the Tourist Marina Pier.
  • Guided tour in sliders to the Ballestas Islands in shared service.
  • Box Lunch in Paracas.
  • Private visit to Playa La Mina within the Paracas Reserve.
  • Private transfers Paracas/Ica – Huacachina by car.
  • Lunch at the Catador Restaurant in Ica.
  • Visit to the Huacachina Oasis.
  • Entrance ticket in La Huacachina.
  • Ride in Buggies inside the desert of La Huacachina.
  • Sandboarding in the dunes of the Huacachina desert (board rental included).
  • Private transfers Huacachina/Cruz del Sur Bus Station in Ica.

Travel lite package

All-Inclusive Package Items less:

  • Box Lunch in Paracas.
  • Lunch at the Catador Restaurant in Ica.

Price

  • All inclusive package for:
    • 1 person: US$ 172
    • 2 people: US$ 137
  • Travel lite package for:
    • 1 person: US$ 155
    • 2 people: US$ 122
  • Price per person.
  • If you are traveling in a group and would like to book, write to us here info@360explora.com.pe to send you a quote.
To detail

The pick up of the passengers will be very early in the morning, and then they will be transferred to the bus station, where they will start the trip to the first destination: Paracas. Here we will have a ride in sliders through the Ballestas Islands, where we will be able to see the famous Candelabro (a figure of 180 meters long attributed to the Pre-Inca Paracas culture) and a large number of sea lions in their natural habitat. The next destination will be Playa La Mina, a beautiful, calm place with blue waters within the Paracas Reserve itself, where you can swim, enjoy a delicious Box Lunch and sunbathe.

Finally we will do sandboarding in the largest coastal desert in Peru: The Huacachina Desert, inside sandbox cars that will go at full speed, maximum adrenaline! While we enjoy the sunset from this location.

  • Location: Paracas and La Huacachina are located within the Department of Ica.
  • Distance from Lima to Paracas: 3 hours approx.
  • Distance from Paracas to Ica: 1 hour and 30 min. approx.
  • Maximum height in Ica: 406 meters of altitude.
  • Climate: Maximum temperature 25º C.
  • SUITABLE for children from 06 years * (* specifically for the ride in snad carts and as long as it is accompanied by an adult).
  • IMPORTANT: Not suitable for people with heart problems or pregnant women.
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Itinerary

Day1Description of the activities

  • 04:30: Recojo del alojamiento y salida con dirección hacia la Estación de Buses | de Cruz del Sur.
  • 05:15: Partida del Bus Cruz del Sur con dirección a Paracas.
  • 08:30: Llegada a la Estación Cruz del Sur de Paracas y traslados privados hacia el Embarcadero El Chaco (punto de partida del Tour hacia las Islas Ballestas).
  • 09:00: Inicio del Tour en deslizadores a las Islas Ballestas.
  • 11:00: Retorno a tierra firme e inicio de la visita privada a Playa La Mina, dentro de la Reserva de Paracas. Entrega de los Box Lunch (Paquete Todo Incluido).
  • 11:30: Tiempo libre para disfrutar de la playa, fotos y tomar el sol.
  • 13:00: Traslado hacia el Restaurante El Catador para el almuerzo y posteriormente hacia La Huacachina en Ica para visitar su famoso Oasis.
  • 15:00: Llegada a La Huacachina y tiempo libre para recorrer el Oasis y tomarse las mejores fotos.
  • 16:00: Paseo en Buggies y sandboarding en la Huacachina.
  • 17:00: Fin del paseo y traslado a la estación de Buses de Cruz del Sur para el retorno a Lima (llegada aproximada a Lima 22:20).
  • 04:30: Pick up from the accommodation and departure towards the Bus Station | of Southern Cross.
  • 05:15: Departure of the Cruz del Sur Bus in the direction of Paracas.
  • 08:30: Arrival at the Cruz del Sur Station in Paracas and private transfers to the El Chaco Pier (starting point of the Tour to the Ballestas Islands).
  • 09:00: Start of the Tour in sliders to the Ballestas Islands.
  • 11:00: Return to the mainland and start of the private visit to Playa La Mina, within the Paracas Reserve. Delivery of the Box Lunch (All Inclusive Package).
  • 11:30: Free time to enjoy the beach, photos and sunbathing.
  • 13:00: Transfer to El Catador Restaurant for lunch and later to La Huacachina in Ica to visit its famous Oasis.
  • 15:00: Arrival at La Huacachina and free time to tour the Oasis and take the best photos.
  • 16:00: Buggies ride and sandboarding in the Huacachina.
  • 17:00: End of the tour and transfer to the Cruz del Sur bus station to return to Lima (approximate arrival in Lima at 22:20).
  • 22:20: Private transfers to your accommodation. End of our services.
FAQs

What is the best time to visit this destination?

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.

What important details should I know about Road Trip?

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 (detailed according to item in point II). If you want to know the cost for our private tour service write to us here: info@360explora.com.pe

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.

-BUGGY RIDE TO THE HUACACHINA: The Buggie may be shared with other clients up to the maximum capacity of the sandbox.

How long in advance can I make a reservation?

Maximum up to 72 hours before the start of the Road Trip 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.

Should I bring an identity document during the Road Trip?

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.

Do not forget to review all the complete here Terms and Conditions.

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