Ballestas Islands and Huacachina Oasis Tour 1 day

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Tour to Ballestas Islands and Huacachina Oasis

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  • Duración:  1 day / 0 night
  • Salidas Diarias:  01:00pm a 00:00Hrs.
  • Ubicación:  Oasis Huacachina - Ica - Ballestas Islands - Paracas - Lima - Peru
  • Tipo de Excursión:  travel, adventure
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Ballestas Islands and Huacachina Oasis Tour 1 day

A trip along the shores of the Pacific to visit the paradisiacal Ballestas Islands and later visit the City of Ica with its Pisco winery and the popular Oasis of Huacachina – Paracas, we will also take a walk through the desert aboard a sand cart and practice sandboarding with a lot of adventure.

The oasis system in the desert northwest of the city of Ica: The Huacachina lagoon is an oasis located just 5 km away. from the main square of the city of Ica, in the region of the same name and located 303 km. south of Lima. While. The chroniclers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries do not mention it specifically, there is a probable reason and that is that at that time the number of lagoons or puquiales along the Peruvian coast was numerous. It is an oasis of abundant vegetation (dunes, palm trees, tamarinds and eucalyptus) with sulphurous green waters of properties healing The Dunes are considered the best place to practice the tubular and the sandbord

The Ballestas Islands are located in front of the Paracas National Reserve, in the department of Ica, approximately 250 km from the city of Lima, they comprise three islands: Ballesta Norte, Ballesta Centro and South Ballesta, these islands have great importance for being a deposit of guano and be considered as a privileged place to observe closely marine fauna concentrations, such as they are marine birds and guano, humboldt penguins and sea lions. As tourist attractions the Ballestas Islands have unique tourist attractions, in it we can find extraordinary monuments sculpted in rocks, great diversity of wildlife, between endemic and migratory species, dreamy sunsets, in addition to a unique geology. Being considered one of the most visited areas by national and international tourists. The Ballestas Island presents an unparalleled diversity of seabirds, a must for bird lovers from all over the world, and for its quality, both on land and sea, many Wildlife species use the Ballestas Islands as a mandatory stopping point to rest and feed during their migrations, as well as being considered a key point in the nesting area for marine fauna.



Ballestas Islands and Huacachina Oasis Tour 1 day

Tour 1 day: Ballestas Islands – Oasis Huacachina

Part I tours – Boat tour to the Ballestas Islands:

04:30 h. Our tour begins with the pick up of our clients in the city of Lima.
Then we leave in the direction of Paracas on a trip that lasts approximately 3 hours.
In the bay we take a motorboat to visit the Ballestas Islands.
During the journey we will see the mysterious figure of the Candelabra, a design whose origin is unknown.
Later we will arrive at the Ballestas Islands, a group of small islands that shelters a great marine fauna.
Among the marine creatures, we can see pelicans, tendrils and cormorants.
You can also see groups of penguins on the rocks.
Additionally we will see colonies of sea lions resting on the beaches.
Then we go to the city of Ica, whose journey lasts only 50 minutes.

Part II tours – Huacachina Oasis & Sandpit and Sandboarding Ride:

In Ica we will visit an artisan winery where a brandy known as Pisco is made.
In the Pisco winery there will be free time to have lunch.
Then we go to the Huacachina Oasis, which is a few kilometers from the winery.
In the Huacachina Oasis we will board a sandpit, also called a buggy.
With the buggy we enter the desert of Huacachina and walk through its dunes.
We will drive to the top of a dune from where we can practice sandboarding

Finally we boarded the vehicle and returned to the city of Lima.

End of the tour

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What does it include in Islas Ballestas and Oasis Huacachina Tour 1 day?

  • 04:30 h. Pick up from your hotel in Lima and transfer to the Bay of Paracas. Private transport.
  • 07:45 h. Arrival in Paracas.
  • 08:00 h. Boat trip to the Ballestas Islands. (Duration = 2 hours)
  • 10:30 h. Departure to the city of Ica.
  • 11:30 h. Visit to the artisanal winery of Pisco & vino.
  • 12:30 h. Lunch in tourist restaurant.
  • 2:00 p.m. Arrival at the Huacachina Oasis.
  • 3:00 p.m. Excursion in buggy to the Huacachina Desert. (Duration = 1.30 hours)
  • 5:00 p.m. Departure to the city of Lima.
  • 9:00 p.m. Arrival in Lima. Transfer to your hotel.

What does NOT include in the Ballestas Islands and Oasis Huacachina Tour 1 day?

  • Extras and acknowledgments.
  • Transfers in Lima in out terrestrial terminal
  • International flights
  • Feeding not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses during your trip.
  • Tips during the trip.

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