Ballestas Islands + Huacachina Full Day Tour from Paracas


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


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.

End of our service.

¿Qué incluye?

  • Visit to the Ballestas Islands.
  • Visit to Tacama Winery & Vineyard.
  • Visit to CulturPisco.
  • Tourist tax in Huacachina.
  • Tubing and sandboarding tour.
  • Tourist mobility.

¿Qué no incluye?

  • Food.
  • Ballestas Islands Tax (16PEN).
  • Entrance fee to Tacama (25PEN).
  • Extra expenses (tips or others).



Before booking

  • Daily departures.
  • A minimum of 02 participants is required.
  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour will be cancelled.
  • Rate not valid for holidays or festive dates.
  • On Mondays the Tacama Winery is not open, so we will visit the Vista Alegre Winery.

Before traveling

  • Professional camera or cell phone with good resolution to take excellent pictures.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
  • Sunscreen and/or moisturizer for face and body.
  • Cash in local 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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