3 Day Tour
(NIGHT IN PARACAS & HUACACHINA)

LIMA – PARACAS – HUACACHINA – LIMA

3 Day Tour
(NIGHT IN PARACAS & HUACACHINA)

LIMA – PARACAS – HUACACHINA – LIMA

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 with a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip.  A great 3-day escape from Lima.

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 with a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip.  A great 3-day escape from Lima.

Highlights

  • 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 the Secret Slave Tunnels. 17km of underground tunnels used to smuggle slaves in the XVII century - Chincha
  • Discover how Pisco is made from grape to bottle and taste free samples of Peru’s national liquor - Pisco Vineyard
  • Bilingual, onboard guide during the whole day trip to assist you at all times

When Does This Tour Operate:

EVERY DAY

Where Does This Tour Start:

We pick up passengers from all major hostels & hotels in Lima. If you are staying at an Airbnb then email us and we will specify your nearest pick up location.

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Tour itinerary

DAY 1

Lima – Paracas

DAY 2

Paracas – Huacachina

DAY 3

Huacachina – Lima
06:30am – 07:00am*
Pickup directly from your hotel/hostel in Lima.

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

12:00pm – 13:00pm
Secret Slave Tunnels – Visit Hacienda San Jose and discover the jaw-dropping secret tunnels. Once used to smuggle slaves, these tunnels can be found below the hacienda, where you will also learn about a darker side to Peruvian history.

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

14:00pm – next day
Comfortable night in Paracas.

*During the days of 26, 27, 28 & 29 of July 2019, the departure time will be changed to 06:00am (pick-ups from 5:30am – 06:00am)

08:00am – 10:00am
2 hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands. The Ballestas are a smaller version of the Galapagos, and just as great. You’ll see sea lions, penguins and lots of birds all in there natural habitat. You might even be lucky enough to see a dolphin or three!

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 luxury 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 – next day
Night in Huacachina.

10:30am – 12:30pm
Guided 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 – 19:00pm
Free time in Huacachina – relax by the pool or enjoy the views atop the dunes.

19:00pm – 23:45pm
Luxury bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

Included:

  • Guided bus transport
  • ALL taxes and entry fees- UNLIKE other companies
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • Tour of secret slave tunnels in Chincha
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel
  • 1 night shared accomodation in Huacachina – Wild Rover Hostel
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Departure Days
EVERY DAY

Time of Departure
07:00am

Pick-up Location
We pick up passengers from all major hostels & hotels in Lima. If you are staying at an Airbnb then email us and we will specify your nearest pick up location.


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
3 Days / 2 Nights

Price
$159 ALL INCLUDED. All transport, tours and accommodation included. Accommodation upgrades available. *Everything included except food.

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Frayles Residencial Hostel

INCLUDED:

One night in a shared 6 bed dorm room in Frayles Residencial Hotel, located on the main street in Paracas

Facilities:

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

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Towels are NOT included in SHARED rooms. Optional hire: roughly $1.50 USD

UPGRADES:

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

For double occupancy, there is an extra cost of roughly $9 USD or roughly $18 USD for a private single.

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.

26, 27, 28 & 29 July 2019 – Independence Day Celebrations

Hotel/hostel prices will increase during this period. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply. We won’t be able to assist with room upgrades.

Wild Rover Hostel

INCLUDED:

  • One night in a shared large pod-style dorm room in WILD ROVER HOSTEL located in the heart of the desert oasis.

Facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Wi-Fi

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Breakfast is NOT included but are available for purchase in the morning: around $3-5 USD

UPGRADES:

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

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.

IMPORTANT:

This hotel can get quite NOISY, especially on the WEEKENDS.

26, 27, 28 & 29 July 2019 – Independence Day Celebrations

Hotel/hostel prices will increase during this period. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply. We won’t be able to assist with room upgrades.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

26, 27, 28 & 29 JULY 2019 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Hotel/hostel prices will increase during this period. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply. We won't be able to assist with room upgrades.


Due to the heavy traffic, we will depart Lima at an earlier time (6:00am)


Tours will be shortened with all tour operators as follows: Ballestas Islands Tour: 1 hour and a half and Sandboarding & Buggies: 1 hour


Access to the oasis may be limited. It might be necessary to walk a short distance in and out of the oasis. Please consult your guide regarding your luggage.