One of our most popular tours in Ica is the Ballestas Islands + Huacachina Full Day Tour.
This package combines the best of Paracas and the city of Ica, it is an excellent option to visit in one day the Ballestas Islands, the Candelabro Island, the Huacachina, the Ica Wineries and enjoy an adventure tour in the dunes with buggy, sandboarding and tubulars in Ica.
The Ballestas Islands are a group of islands located near the city of Pisco, in the department of Ica. They are rocky formations where you can find an important marine fauna such as guano birds. They 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, here is a pond popular for its medicinal properties. It is an unmissable place for any traveler.
We will leave from the door of your hotel in Paracas to start our tour.
08:00 am. Beginning of the tour to the Ballestas and Candelabro Islands.
We will start our tour where we will be able to appreciate the great variety of marine fauna and flora that exist in these islands.
11:00 hrs. Pisco Route Tour
We will go to the city of Ica, where we will be able to do the famous Pisco Route or Ica Wineries Tour. We will go to the following wineries:
Hacienda Tacama: In this hacienda we will be able to know the process of elaboration of the wines of the zone as well as we will be able to taste them.
CulturPisco: In this artisan winery we will be able to learn about the process of elaboration of Peruvian Pisco and taste them.
Free time for lunch at the traveler’s expense. The wineries Tacama and El Catador offer a great variety of typical dishes of the region and Peru that you can taste.
14:30 hrs. Huacachina – Ica Tour begins.
We head to the Oasis of America, the Huacachina Lagoon, here we will have time to take pictures of the beautiful scenery, you can also use the swimming pool.
16:00 hrs. Tubing Tour in Ica
We will do a tubular tour in the desert of Ica. A unique adventure through the huge sand dunes and we will be able to practice sandboarding. You can take advantage of the scenery to take beautiful pictures.
16:30 pm Transfer to your hotel in Paracas.
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