Ballestas Islands Huacachina Full Day Tour from Lima


¿Por qué amarás el Ballestas Islands Huacachina Full Day Tour from Lima?


Within our Tours in Ica, we have the Ballestas Islands Huacachina Full Day Tour, which combines the best of Paracas and the City of Ica an excellent option to get to know Candelabro Island, the Ica Wineries in a single day and enjoy here an adventure tour in the dunes with buggy, sandboarding and tubular, just doing this trip from Lima.

The Ballestas Islands are a group of islands located near the city of Pisco, in the department of Ica. They are rock formations where you can find important marine fauna such as guano birds. These are located half an hour from the coast of Paracas and one hour from the city of Ica.

The Huacachina Lagoon is a large oasis located five kilometers west of the city of Ica, in the middle of the desert, within the Huacachina there is a popular pond for its medicinal properties.

We will leave from the door of your hotel in Lima to start our Tour.

08:00 am. Start of the Tour to the Ballestas and Candelabro Islands.

We will begin our tour where we can appreciate the great variety of marine fauna and flora that exist on these islands.

11:00 hrs. Route of Pisco Tour

We go to the city of Ica, where we can make the famous Pisco Route or Ica Winery Tour. We will go to the following wineries:

Tacama Vineyard (Viñas Tacama): It’s the first vineyard in South America and it’ll be our second place to visit. Here you’ll be able to know and appreciate the hectares of vineyards from the viewpoint, also the production plant of the best wines of Peru. We highly recommend you to taste the dry wines and sparkling wines.

El Catador Vineyard (Bodega El Catador): It’ ll show us the traditional process of making Pisco, a tradition that has been preserved for more than 150 years and takes place every year in March.

There will be free time for lunch at the traveler’s expense. The Tacama and El Catador wineries offer a wide variety of typical dishes from the region and from Peru that you can taste.

14:30 hrs. Huacachina Tour – Ica

We will go to the Oasis of America, the Huacachina Lagoon, here we will have time to photograph the beautiful landscapes, you can also use the “Carola Lodge” pool.

16:30 hrs. Dune buggy tour in Ica

We will take a dune buggy ride through the Ica desert. A unique adventure through the huge sand dunes and we can practice sandboarding. You can take advantage of the scenery to take beautiful pictures.

19:00 hrs. Transfer to your hotel in Lima.

¿Qué incluye?

  • Round trip from/to Lima.
  • Visit to the Ballestas Islands + tickets.
  • Visit the Bodega and Viñedo Tacama or the Catador Winery.
  • Entrance to Tacama.
  • Tourist tax in Huacachina.
  • Dune buggy and sandboarding tour for 1 hour.
  • Professional guide service English – Spanish.
  • Tourist car.

¿Qué no incluye?

  • Food except as mentioned.
  • Tips.
  • Extra expenses.



Before booking

  • You can book this tour up to 12 hours before.
  • Minimum 02 participant is required.
  • The tour is conducted in two languages: English and Spanish.
  • Requirement level: A high physical level is not required.

Before travelling

  • Professional camera or a cell phone with good resolution to take excellent photos.
  • Hat or cap to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Sunscreen and/or moisturizer for the face and body.
  • Cash in national currency, preferably small bills and coins.

Preguntas frecuentes

The excursion lasts approximately 2 hours.
January to June are the ideal months to go and make the tour due to the warm and stable climate of the area.
The cool season begins in June and ends in mid-October, with temperatures dropping from 20 C°.
For cancellations made 30 days or less, prior to the travel date, 100% of the tour cost will be forfeited. For cancellations made 31 days or more prior to the travel date, cancellation fees may vary depending on departure and tour. Please consult with our travel agent for specific information.

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