Paracas Full Day
Paracas + Chincha

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
1 Day

$109 ALL INCLUDED. All transport and tours. *Everything included except food.

Day Trips from Lima - 1 Day Trip




2018 tickets selling out fast due to huge 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. Important Notes – Up to date information regarding holiday periods or anything else which may affect our service.

Trip Highlights

This is a full day tour from Lima where you can take a boat out to the Ballestas Islands and visit Chincha, the home of Afro-Peruvian culture, in just 1 single day. This will suit those people who are looking for something to do close to Lima. TOUR HIGHLIGHTS (INCLUDED):
  • Take a speedboat out to the Ballestas Islands to see penguins and sea lions in their natural habitat. – Paracas
  • Paracas National Reserve – One of the biggest protected deserts in the Americas – incredible views of desert meeting the ocean.
  • Exclusive tour of underground secret slave tunnels in Chincha. 17km of tunnels used to traffic slaves in the 17th Century. – UNIQUE STOP
  • Free hotel/hostel pickups and dropoffs in Lima. Avoid ripoffs and unsafe taxis.
  • Please bring breakfast with you (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.
  • Food is not included, although we have discounts in many restaurants.
  • See itinerary for hour by hour plan.

Trip itinerary


Lima – 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 their natural habitat.

14:30pm – 16:30pm
Tour of Paracas National Reserve – one of South America’s biggest protected desert reserves. Stunning Pacific coastline where desert meets ocean.

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.


  • Guided bus transport
  • Ballestas Islands Tour in Paracas
  • Paracas National Reserve Tour
  • Tour of the underground slave tunnels in Chincha
  • Hotel/hostel pickups and drop offs

Not Included:

  • Food

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.