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3 Day Tour
TUE/THU

Departure Days
TUE/THU

Time of Departure
06:00am

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 consult by email at info@peruhop.com

Minimum Time Needed
3 Days / 2 Nights

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

Day Trips from Lima - 3 Day Trips

LIMA – PARACAS – HUACACHINA – LIMA

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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. 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 stunning desert oasis of Huacachina, and the Pacific beach town of Paracas. In Huacachina combine Sandboarding/Dunebuggying with a visit to a local Pisco Vineyard trip. In Paracas, boat out to Peru’s “Poor Man’s Galapagos” and visit the stunning coastal National Reserve. A great 3-day escape from Lima.

TOUR 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
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour – Discover how Pisco is made from grape to bottle and taste free samples of Peru’s national liquor.
  • Exclusive tour of underground secret slave tunnels in Chincha. 17km of tunnels used to traffic slaves in 17th Century. – UNIQUE STOP
  • 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:

  • 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.

Bus Timetable

DAY 1

Lima – Huacachina

DAY 2

Huacachina – Paracas

DAY 3

Paracas – 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.

18:00pm – next day
Night in Huacachina.

13:00pm – 15:00pm
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.

18:30pm – 20:00pm
Direct bus from Huacachina to Paracas.

20:00pm – next day
Night in Paracas.

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.

16:30pm – 18:30pm
Bus to Chincha.

18:30pm – 19:30pm
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.

19:30pm – 23:45pm
Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

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
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel
  • 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.

DAY 1

Lima – Huacachina

DAY 2

Huacachina – Paracas

DAY 3

Paracas – 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.

18:00pm – next day
Night in Huacachina.

13:00pm – 15:00pm
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.

18:30pm – 20:00pm
Direct bus from Huacachina to Paracas.

20:00pm – next day
Night in Paracas.

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.

16:30pm – 18:30pm
Bus to Chincha.

18:30pm – 19:30pm
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.

19:30pm – 23:45pm
Bus back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

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
  • Pisco Vineyard Tour
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Paracas – Los Frayles 3-star Hotel (max 6 bed dorm)
  • 1 night shared room accommodation in Huacachina – Casa de Arena Hostel
  • 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

28 – 30 JULY 2017 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

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

NOTE: Sandboarding/dunebuggy (Huacachina) ONLY 1 hour (all operators)

Ballestas Islands (Paracas) ONLY 1 hour and 30 minutes (all operators)