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Ica – Full Day Ballestas Islands, City Tour in Ica and Buggies from Lima

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  • 14 Hours
  • Groups: Up to 8 people
  • Difficulty: 5
  • Available: All year
  • Accommodation/Larcomar
  • Min Age: 6+

Looking for a different destination to relax? Then a getaway to the south in Ica may be what you need. On this Full Day you can sail to the open sea, learn in depth the history of one of the most emblematic cities of Peru, known as the cradle of our flagship drink: Pisco. And the best of all is that it is only 4 hours from Lima city.

What will you know on this Full Day?

  1. The Ballestas Islands and the Candelabra.
  2. The city of Ica, the Plaza de Armas, the Sanctuary of the Lord of Luren, Cachiche, artisan vineyards and the Helena Chocolatier.
  3. The oasis and 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

  • Private transportation Lima / Paracas / Ica / La Huacachina / Lima.
  • Box Lunch.
  • Tax Ticket to the Paracas Reserve and use of the Tourist Marina Pier.
  • Guided tour in Speeders to the Ballestas Islands.
  • Complete City Tour in Ica in a small group.
  • Lunch at the Tres Cruces Country Restaurant.
  • Visit to the Huacachina Oasis.
  • Entrance ticket to La Huacachina.
  • Buggies ride in the desert of La Huacachina.
  • Sandboarding in the dunes of the Huacachina desert (Board rental included).

Price

US$ 99

  • Price per person.
  • Reference Exchange Rate S/3.60
To detail

We will leave Lima very early in the morning heading south, after approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes on the way we will arrive at our first destination: the Paracas Tourist Marina, embarkation point to the Ballestas Islands. It will be 2 hours of sailing inland, 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 visit 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, it has been totally restored following carefully the details of the original building. We will continue with visits to the town of Cachiche and to the artisanal vineyards for the production of pisco, wine and slides. Here we will have time to have lunch.

Finally we will close the day by going to the Huacachina Oasis, this is located only 5 kilometers from the city, from here you can see its huge dunes and sand dunes, which we can travel in sand carts, or also called buggies, it is also possible, practice sandboarding. The return will be at sunset.

  • 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

Day 1Description of the activities

  • 03:45: Pick up from the accommodation and departure towards Paracas.
  • 07:00: Arrival at the Paracas Tourist Marina and free time (use of the toilets and have a box lunch).
  • 08:00: Guided tour to the Ballestas Islands.
  • 10:00: Return to the mainland and free time for photos.
  • 10:45: Transfer to the city of Ica.
  • 12:20: Arrival in Ica and City Tour around the city. Lunch at Tres Cruces Restaurant.
  • 16:00: Transfer to La Huacachina in Ica.
  • 4:20 pm: Arrival at La Huacachina and free time.
  • 17:00: Buggies ride and sandboarding in Huacachina to enjoy the sunset in the middle of the desert.
  • 18:00: End of the tour and return to Lima (approximate arrival in Lima at 22:00).
COVID-19
  • Each participant must bring their own mask and face shield (the shield is only mandatory for use during the tour in private mobility).
  • It is not allowed to eat food during the transfer Lima / Paracas / Ica / Lima.
  • The temperature will be taken at the beginning and end of the trip. Passengers with a temperature higher than 38ºC WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE THE TRIP with us.
  • All our Guides pass a daily check to guarantee the safety of the group.
  • All materials and / or equipment used that come into contact with clients during the tour will be frequently disinfected.
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 Full Day?

This Full Day is offered in a small group service, that is, the real transport capacity is for 15 passengers, but for the safety of the group it can only be shared with other clients up to a maximum of 8 passengers in order to take care of the necessary social distancing. All fulfilling the same itinerary. If you want to know the cost for our private tour service write us here: info@360explora.com.pe

About the Van you should know:

-The mobility seats will be occupied according to the order of arrival, having to return in the same seat in which you traveled at the beginning of the tour.

-In order to comply with the itinerary, the maximum tolerance to start the trip will be 15 minutes.

How long in advance can I make a reservation?

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.

Should I bring an identity document during the Full Day?

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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