2 Day Tour
(Night in Huacachina)

Departure Days

Time of Departure

Pick up Location
Any hotel/hostel in Miraflores or Barranco. Selected points in downtown (old town) Lima.

Note: If staying outside of these areas or at a residential address, then please select our central meeting point: MC DONALDS, PARQUE KENNEDY - MIRAFLORES as your pick-up location.

Minimum Time Needed
2 Days / 1 Night

$139 ALL INCLUDED. All transport, tours and accommodation included. Accommodation upgrades available. *Everything included except food.

Day Trips from Lima - 2 Day Trip




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1. Trip Highlights – A summary of the main attractions covered under this pass.
2. Trip Itinerary – Detailed descriptions of the pass.
3. Accommodation Info – Details of our Accommodation parterns
4. Important Notes – Up to date information regarding holiday periods or anything else which may affect our service.

Trip Highlights

This is a 2 day short tour to the stunning desert oasis of Huacachina, stopping to visit the Pacific beach town of Paracas and visit the “Poor Man’s Galapagos” on the way down. In Huacachina combine Sandboarding/Dunebuggying and a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip for a great 2-day escape from Lima.


  • Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America. – Huacachina
  • Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat. –  Paracas
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour – Discover how Pisco is made from grape to bottle and taste free samples of Peru’s national liquor.
  • Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs at every stop. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel
  • Please bring breakfast with you for the first day (direct bus).
  • Please don’t be late, as bus must leave on time to do Ballestas Islands at 10:00am.
  • Bring suncream, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina.
  • Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants.
  • See itinerary for hour by hour plan.

Trip itinerary


Lima – Paracas – Huacachina


Huacachina – Lima

06:00am – 10:00am
Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima. Direct bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

10:00am – 12:00pm
2 hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands. The Ballestas are a smaller version of the Galapagos, but just as great, where you’ll see sea lions, penguins and lots of birds all in there natural habitat.

13:00pm – 14:15pm
Direct bus from Paracas to Huacachina, a small natural oasis located in the Ica desert.

16:00pm – 18:00pm
2 hours of dune buggying and sandboarding – Ride the dune buggies up and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. A once in a lifetime experience in the only natural desert oasis in South America.

11:00am – 13:00pm
Tour of the Pisco Vineyard – see how Pisco, Peru’s national drink, is made from the grape to the bottle and try lots of free samples.

15:00pm – 18:30pm
Free time in Huacachina – relax by the pool or enjoy the views atop the dunes.

18:30pm – 23:45pm
Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.


  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared room accomodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel (max 4 bed dorm)
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food

Accommodation Options:

  • Accommodation included is in small shared dorms – maximum 4 bed room (exceptions may apply during bank holidays – see Important Notes below)
  • Private room upgrades available from $5 per person per night (email for details and availability).
  • Want to book your own accommodation? Deselect the accommodation extra box during the booking process and ticket price will be reduced accordingly.

Important Notes


Biggest public holidays of the year. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply during these dates. 

NOTE: For the Independence weekend the Ballestas Islands Tours (Paracas) on these dates will last only one and a half hours in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators.

NOTE: For the Independence weekend the Dunebuggy & Sandboarding Tours (Huacachina) on these dates will last only one hour in duration. This is the same for ALL tour operators.



  • One night in a shared 4 bed dorm room in CASA DE ARENA located in the heart of the desert oasis.


  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Wi-Fi



  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Wi-Fi



  • Breakfast is NOT included but are available for purchase in the morning: Continental S/.10 – American S/. 12


Private room upgrades are available upon request and subject to availability.

For double occupancy there is no extra cost. For a private single there is an extra cost of 30 soles.

Please email info@peruhop.com for more details.


If you would prefer to book your own accommodation, you can untick the accommodation option during the booking process online and the price will be discounted automatically. All options can be found on Booking.com or similar type websites.


This hotel can get quite NOISY, especially on the WEEKENDS due to its evening BBQ events.