Paracas, Huacachina and Ballestas Islands Tour from Lima

Day Trips & Excursions in Huacachina

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This is a full day tour from Lima visiting the Pacific beach town of Paracas as well as the desert oasis of Huacachina. Enjoy seeing wildlife in their natural environment to a thrilling desert adventure with a professional guide. Pick up from your Lima hotel or hostel is included, as well as drop off. The perfect 1 day escape from the city of Lima!
Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat in Paracas.Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America in Huacachina.Free hotel/hostel pickup and drop-off in Lima. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.Full Day: Lima – Paracas – Huacachina – Lima5:15am - 6:00am:Pick up at your hotel or hostel in Lima.Note: Please click the link below 'View additional info' to see exact departure time depending on your location.06:00am – 10:00amDirect bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.10:00am – 12:00pm2-hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands. The Ballestas are a smaller version of the Galapagos, but just as great, where you’ll see sea lions, penguins and lots of birds all in their natural habitat.13:00pm – 14:15pmDirect bus from Paracas to Huacachina, a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.16:00pm – 18:00pm2 hours of dune buggying and sandboarding – Ride the dune buggies up and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. A once in a lifetime experience in the only natural desert oasis in South America.18:30pm – 23:45pmBus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

What’s included

  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop-offs

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment