2 Day Tour
(Night in Paracas)

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 Pacific beach town of Paracas where you’ll boat out to Peru’s “Poor Man’s Galapagos” and visit the stunning coastal National Reserve. After that visit the stunning desert oasis of Huacachina, where you’ll combine Sandboarding/Dunebuggying and a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip for a great 2-day escape from Lima.


  • Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat. – Paracas
  • Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America. – Huacachina
  • Exclusive tour of underground secret slave tunnels in Chincha. 17km of tunnels used to traffic slaves in the 17th Century. – UNIQUE STOP
  • Paracas National Reserve – One of the biggest protected deserts in the Americas – incredible views of desert meeting the ocean.
  • Pachacamac Panoramic Views – Bus stops briefly to see this pre-Inca citadel… Lima’s poor version of Machu Picchu.
  • Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs in Lima. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel
  • 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


Paracas – Huacachina – Lima

06:30am – 07:00am
Pickup at your hotel/hostel in Lima.

Approx. 08:30am
Panoramic viewing tour of Pachacamac. Lima’s poor version of Machu Picchu, we stop to see these ruins over the wall from our bus and avoid paying $25 USD for the tour.

09:30am – 10:00am
Breakfast stop at the unique bread oven – freshest bread in Peru!

12:00pm – 13:00pm
Secret Slave Tunnels in Chincha – Take a tour in the beautiful estate of the Haciendo San Jose and go into its hidden labyrinth of underground tunnels used to illegally smuggle African slaves in the 17th century.

Bus arrives to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

08:00am – 10:00am
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.

11:00am – 13:00pm
Tour of Paracas National Reserve – one of South America’s biggest protected desert reserves. Stunning Pacific coastline where desert meets ocean.

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.

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
  • Tour of the underground slave tunnels in Chincha
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food

Accommodation Options:

  • Accommodation included is in small shared dorms – maximum 6 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 6 bed dorm room in Frayles Residencial Hotel, located on the main street in Paracas
  • Continental breakfast

  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Secure rooms ALL with private bathroom



  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Secure rooms ALL with private bathroom


  • Towels are NOT included in SHARED rooms. Optional hire: S/. 5


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

For double occupancy, there is an extra cost of 30 soles or 60 soles for a private single.

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.