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3 Day Tour
inc. Nazca Flight
MON/WED/FRI/SAT/SUN

Departure Days
MON/WED/FRI/SAT/SUN (DAILY as of MAY 1st)

Time of Departure
07:00am

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

Price
$269 ALL INCLUDED. All transport, tours and accommodation included. Accommodation upgrades available. *Everything included except food and airport tax.

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3 Day Tour From Lima - what's included

LIMA – PARACAS – HUACACHINA – NAZCA – LIMA

IMPORTANT:

2018 tickets selling out fast due to huge demand...book in advance where possible

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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 3 day short tour from Lima to the Pacific beach town of Paracas and the stunning desert oasis of Huacachina. In Paracas, boat out to Peru’s “Poor Man’s Galapagos” and visit the stunning coastal National Reserve. In Huacachina combine Sandboarding/Dunebuggying followed by a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines the next day.  A great 3-day escape from Lima.

DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTS (INCLUDED):

  • 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
  • Nazca Lines Flight – Fly over the Nazca Lines which have left thousands of people baffled for years!
  • Exclusive tour of underground secret slave tunnels in Chincha. 17km of tunnels used to traffic slaves in 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.
  • Cristo del Pacifico – A quick stop full of history, with the best view of Lima’s coast.
  • Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs in Lima. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.
  • 2 night shared room accommodation:
    1 night in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel
    1 night in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel

NOTES:

  • Bring suncream, it is hot all year round in Paracas and Huacachina.
  • Food is not include, although we have discounts in many restaurants.
  • Airport tax is not included – 30 soles
  • You must bring your original passport with you to board the flight in Nazca.
  • See itinerary for hour by hour plan.

Bus Timetable

DAY 1

Lima – Paracas

DAY 2

Paracas – Huacachina

DAY 3

Huacachina – Nazca – Lima

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

07:40am – 08:00am
Visit Cristo del Pacifico – Huge Christ statue overlooking Lima. Get the best view of Lima and learn all about the war between Peru and Chile from our knowledgeable Peruvian guides.

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!

10:00am – 12:00pm
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.

14:00pm
Bus arrives to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

14:00pm – next day
Night in Paracas.

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 – 13:00am
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.

16:30pm – 18:30pm
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.

18:00pm – next day
Night in Huacachina.

08:30am – 11:00am
*Private minibus from Huacachina to Nazca airport.

Approx. 35 minute flight
Check-in and take flight.

12:30pm – 15:00pm
Free time in Nazca.

15:00pm – 17:30pm
*Private minibus from Nazca to Huacachina.

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

 
 
*Private transfer arranged through local operator

Included:

  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • Tour of the underground slave tunnels in Chincha
  • Private transport direct from Huacachina Oasis to Nazca airport and back (local operator)
  • Nazca Lines Flight
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel (max 4 bed dorm)
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food
  • Airport tax – 30 soles

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.

DAY 1

Lima – Paracas

DAY 2

Paracas – Huacachina

DAY 3

Huacachina – Nazca – Lima

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

07:40am – 08:00am
Visit Cristo del Pacifico – Huge Christ statue overlooking Lima. Get the best view of Lima and learn all about the war between Peru and Chile from our knowledgeable Peruvian guides.

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!

10:00am – 12:00pm
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.

14:00pm
Bus arrives to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea.

14:00pm – next day
Night in Paracas.

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 – 13:00am
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.

16:30pm – 18:30pm
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.

18:00pm – next day
Night in Huacachina.

08:30am – 11:00am
*Private minibus from Huacachina to Nazca airport.

Approx. 35 minute flight
Check-in and take flight.

12:30pm – 15:00pm
Free time in Nazca.

15:00pm – 17:30pm
*Private minibus from Nazca to Huacachina.

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

 
 
*Private transfer arranged through local operator

Included:

  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • Tour of the underground slave tunnels in Chincha
  • Private transport direct from Huacachina Oasis to Nazca airport and back (local operator)
  • Nazca Lines Flight
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel (max 4 bed dorm)
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food
  • Airport tax – 30 soles

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.

1st NIGHT: PARACAS

INCLUDED:

  • One night in a shared 6 bed dorm room in Frayles Residencial Hotel, located on the main street in Paracas
  • Continental breakfast
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Facilities:

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

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FACILITIES:

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

NOT INCLUDED:

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

2nd NIGHT: HUACACHINA

INCLUDED:

  • One night in a shared 4 bed dorm room in Casa de Arena located right beside the lagoon in Huacachina
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Facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Wi-Fi

FACILITIES:

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

NOT INCLUDED:

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

IMPORTANT:

Casa de Arena can get quite noisy, especially on the weekends due to its evening BBQ events.


UPGRADES:

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

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

Casa de Arena: 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.

BOOKING OWN ACCOMMODATION:

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.

Important Notes

RAINY SEASON 2018 BREAK

FEBRUARY – buses restart WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY due to rainy season.

29 MARCH - 1 APRIL 2018 SEMANA SANTA

Easter weekend holidays.  Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply during these dates. 

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

27, 28 & 29 JULY 2018 – INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

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.