Hopstage 1 :
PUNO TO NAZCA TO HUACACHINA
Bus Details Puno To Nazca To Huacachina
Pick up at your hotel or hostel in central Puno.
Bus starts pickups between 9 – 9:30pm. Your pick up time will be on your confirmation once you put your hotel/hostel.
Top Things To Do In Nazca & Huacachina
Explore the only desert oasis in South America
Visit a Pisco Vineyard and learn all about how the national drink of Peru is made
Camp overnight in the dunes and gaze at the stars
Relax by the pool and soak in the heat of the desert
Nazca Flights Flight: The best way to fit the Nazca flight tour into your trip from Cusco to Lima is by hopping off in Nazca at 4:00 pm, spending the night and then taking the flight early the following morning. In the afternoon, you can then hop on the next Peru Hop bus coming through Nazca or if you prefer, you can make your own way to Huacachina in time for the sandboarding tour in the afternoon and continue to Paracas the same day.
Dunebuggy and Sandboarding: Guaranteed to be one of the biggest adrenalin rushes you will have in your life! Dune Buggy through the dunes of the desert, sandboard down and finish it all off by taking some stunning snaps of the desert sunset at the end. The tour begins at 16:00pm and lasts 2 hours.
Departures: EVERY DAY
Departures From: Any hotel/hostel in central Puno.
Departure Time: 21:30pm
Arrival Time: 19:15pm (next day)
Recommended Number Of Nights In Huacachina
We recommend at least 1 night in Huacachina as this gives you time to do the Dune Buggy and Sandboarding ,as well as the Pisco Vineyard Tour and still have enough time to climb the dunes and gasp at the incredible Oasis. Huacachina is also famous for its nightly BBQ and our guides often host free salsa lessons.
As always, if you love Huacachina, you can hop off and stay as long as you want!. You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!
Accommodation In Huacachina
Book your own hotel/hostel or see below for our recommended partners who offer special deals to Peru Hop passengers. Accommodation CAN be reserved with your Peru Hop onboard guide but we recommend this mainly for dorm rooms as a lot of private rooms sell out in advance.
Hopstage 2 :
HUACACHINA TO PARACAS
Bus Details Huacachina To Paracas
Meeting point in Huacachina is Wild Rover Hostel (within 50 metres of all major hostels and hotels).
Buses depart at 1pm sharp.
Top Things To Do In Paracas
Rent normal bikes or quad bikes and drive around the desert
Paraglide over Peru’s largest protected natural habitat
Practice kite surfing on the waves that crash against the desert
Chill out by the pool or at the beach that stays sunny all year round
Enjoy Ceviche, the national dish of Peru, on the rooftop of Restaurant Paracas – with one of the best views of the city (exclusive discount when you show your Peru Hop wristband)
Paracas National Reserve where the desert meets the sea, a truly unbelievable sight (free with your Peru Hop wristband)
Ballestas Islands: See Paracas wildlife such as penguins, sea lions, marine birds and sometimes even dolphins or whales. The tour of the ‘poor man’s Galapagos’ lasts about 2 hours and begins at 08:00am or 10:00am.
Departure: EVERY DAY
Departures From: Wild Rover Hostel (within close walking distance of most hotels/hostels in Huacachina).
Departure Time: 19:00pm
Arrival Time: 20:30pm
Recommended Number Of Nights In Paracas
We recommend staying at least 1 night in Paracas. This way you will have the chance to experience the Ballestas Islands boat tour, seeing the wild marine animals and visit the Paracas National Reserve, where the desert meets the sea.
As always, if you love Paracas, you can hop off and stay as long as you want!. You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!
Accommodation In Paracas
Book your own hotel or else see below for our recommended partners who offer special deals to Peru Hop passengers. Accommodation CAN be reserved with your Peru Hop onboard guide but we recommend this mainly for dorm rooms as a lot of private rooms sell out in advance.
Hopstage 3 :
PARACAS TO LIMA
Bus Details Paracas To Lima
Meeting point in Paracas is Los Frayles Hotel (within 50 metres of all major hostels and hotels).
Buses depart at 1pm sharp.
Top Things To Do In Lima
Do a tour or rent bikes yourself and cycle along the beautiful cliffside in Miraflores
Paraglide over Peru’s capital city and see the skyscrapers and ocean from a birds-eye view
Visit the vastly interesting Historical center of Lima
Walk through the enchanting water fountain park at Circuito mágico Del agua and watch the spectacular evening light show
Larcomar: Built into the side of the cliff and mostly underground, this mall makes for quite the sight. It has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and is perfect to spend an afternoon shopping.
Departure: EVERY DAY
Departures From: Residencial Los Frayles (within close walking distance of most hotels/hostels in Paracas).
Departure Time: 15:30pm
Arrival Time: 22:00pm
Recommended Number Of Nights In Lima
We recommend spending at least 2-3 nights in Lima, so that you can experience as much of the capital as possible. Walk through the beautiful Miraflores, overseeing the ocean, the historic center, or the bohemian Barranco. Ask our guides for more information if you’re not sure!
As always, if you love Lima, you can hop off and stay as long as you want! You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!
Accommodation In Lima
Unfortunately, we do not offer special discounts for hotels/hostels in La Paz. You would have to book on your own from one of the many options to choose from for all types of travelers!