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Ballestas and Huacachina Islands with sandboarding practice

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USD 304.00
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What to Expect
06:00 am pick up time from your hotel in private transport and transfer to the city of Ica

9:30 a.m. Arrival at the Balneario de Paracas.

10:00 am Maritime Tour in the Ballestas Islands. On the way we will pass by the Bay, the port of San Martin and observe "the Candelabra", gigantic figure made in the sand. In the Ballestas Islands we will witness a wonderful marine fauna that includes Wolves or sea lions, Humboldt penguins, guano birds and with some luck dolphins! We will also observe the capricious rock formations that constitute one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Peruvian coast. The tour lasts 2 hours approx.

12:00 pm.

Lunch and free time to make purchases.

01:30 pm. We went to visit the Huacachina Lagoon and learn about its legend, or walk through the spa.

02:30 pm. Adrenaline shift with the ride in the tubular by the Dunes and practice the sandboard, there will be a lot of fun!

04:30 pm. After finishing your tour through the dunes, we will go to the so-called pisco route, where we will have a guided tour and then a delicious tasting of different distillates made from the vine, time to make purchases.

06:00 pm. Return to Lima
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Important Information
Departure Point
From your Hotel, hostel, apartment or Air bnb
Departure Time
6:00 AM
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour a Ballestas Islands and buggy in the desert of Huacachina
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I did the one day tour from Lima on Oct 11, 2019 as it was recommended by my hotel and only $60usd. Meeting point was Larcomar at 530 am. A very nice bus (with working washroom and recliner seats-this was the only bus I had in Peru that actually had both of these items even
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By: America Viajes
Sesimbra, Portugal
Amazing experience
We booked with hotel pickup and everything went as advertised. The boat tour lasts for about 4h and they give us
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Sherri O
Scottsdale, Arizona
Fantastic Excursion
This tour is amazing. Have never seen so many sea lions and even a few penguins. The sea lions came right up to
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Simply Amazing!
I took this tour because I had only one day in Lima and I wanted to discover as much as possible with an
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Karen P
Tulare, California
Fantastic tour and guide
We had a fabulous time on this tour. Our guide met us at a local hotel. He gave us some helpful information
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Unique experience
The restaurant was very nice and the staff was attentive, the food is to our liking. The artistic show of Peruvian
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Time very well spent
We had a walking tour of the city for approximately 4 hours and at all times Jocelyn our tour guide was friendly
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Half day tour
I visited the city after a trip to Cusco, it was a very good way to end my visit to Peru. Thanks for being very
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First time in Lima
The tour was intense, I could see a very large and active city at all times. Leaving from miraflores we passed
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Isam Q
Peruvian Horse Shoe and Dinner
Professional staff. Dinner was good but not outstanding. Dinner show and horse show were both worth seeing.
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Liyi Z
Cozumel, Mexico
Lima Private Walking Tour
Our guide Julio is super nice and patient. He is from local and knows every aspect about Peru, from culture to
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 14h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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