Enjoy a private and unique experience in the southern area of Lima. Visit the famous Ballestas Islands and discover Ica city and Huacachina Sand Dunes where you can practice adventure sports and enjoy a view of the sunset in the middle of the desert.
What to Expect
Wake up early and start the tour at 3:30am and travel south of Lima in the company of your driver and tour guide and enjoy snacks and free drinks on board. Since this is a private tour, you can request as many stops as you want for taking pictures or stretching your legs. At 7:30am, you will arrive at Paracas and immediately board a boat that will take you to the Ballestas Islands. Enjoy your visit to these rocky islands rich in marine fauna with animals such as the blue-footed booby, guanay guano bird, Humboldt penguins and seals such as the sea lions and fur seals. On your way back to Paracas, do not miss the Candelabro geoglyph, believed to be used as a navigational guide and part of the Nazca culture.
Discover the best of Ica on a city tour of the main square, the Church of Lord of Luren, partially destroyed in the earthquake of 2007 and the small community of Cachiche, a mysterious village believed to had been home of many witches and alternative medicines. Taste and buy the best wines and piscos (official Peruvian drink) with all their varieties in a typical local winery and enjoy a wonderful lunch with a Chicha Morada (purple corn drink - non alcoholic).
Finally, get amazed with the nature of the Oasis of Huacachina, the perfect place for buggy rides and sandboarding experiences on the sand dunes of Ica. Free time to take pictures and to enjoy a view of the sunset in the middle of the desert, a must-see destination in Ica and the south area of Lima. You will return back to Lima at approximately 10:00pm.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Private car
- Tour guide
- Ballestas Islands tour
- Ica city tour
- Huacachina tour and adventure sports
- Snacks and drinks