Lima Full Day Tour: Paracas and Huacachina Oasis

Lima Full Day Tour: Paracas and Huacachina Oasis

Guarantee you will have an incredible day out from Lima to Paracas and Huacachina!

We will pick you up from your accommodation, as long as is located within our pick up area of course. The bus will go directly from Lima to Paracas, with no stops in between, so make sure to bring some snacks on the bus!

Once in Paracas, you will go on the Ballestas Island tour, home to thousands of birds and mammals, including penguins, sea lions, and pelicans! You then will go to Huacachina, to experience the thrill of a lifetime on the biggest sand dunes in all of the Americas!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Miraflores District, Lima Peru

Pick up at your hotel/hostel (depending on the location). Direct bus to Paracas, a beautiful small town by the sea, arriving around 9:45 am.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Islas Ballestas, Paracas 11660 Peru

Go on the 2-hour boat tour of the islands, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The Ballestas are a smaller version of the Galapagos and are just as great. You’ll see sea lions, penguins, and lots of birds all in their natural habitat. If you’re lucky, you may even see a dolphin or three!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Huacachina, Huacachina, Ica Region

Depart from Paracas to Huacachina at 1:30 pm, arriving around 2:45 pm.

You will have free time until 4:00 pm when the buggy and sandboarding tour starts.

Dune Buggy up and Sandboard down the biggest sand dunes at the only desert oasis in South America.

The bus departs from Huacachina at 7:00 pm sharp, arriving in Lima around 11:45 pm.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Miraflores District, Lima Peru

Departs from Huacachina at 7:00 pm, arriving in Lima around 11:45 pm.

We will drop off passengers at their accommodation, as long as these are located within the areas we cover.

Duration: 4 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please bring breakfast with you (direct bus)."
"Please don’t be late, as bus must leave on time to do Ballestas Islands at 10:00 am."
"Bring sunscreen, 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."
"Important holidays: Easter weekend April 06-09 and July 28-30 is Independence Day Celebration in Peru: The pick-up time will be 1 hour before the usual time, Sandboarding/dunebuggy (Huacachina) only 1 hour (all operators) and Ballestas Islands (Paracas) only1 hour and 30 minutes (all operators)"
"Warm weather all year round. Light-weight jumper/jacket for speedboat ride to Ballestas. Closed-toe footwear for Sandboarding."
"Minimum age is 3 years"
"The bus will arrive back in Lima around 11:30 pm - midnight"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 42 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 05:30 AM
Duration: 18 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
View the pickup list when booking to see if your hotel is included among the pickup points. If it is not on the list, choose “I'll decide later" or "My hotel is not on the list" and after booking let us know where you are staying. We will inform you whether we can pick you up directly at your hotel, or the nearest alternative.

-Pick ups from hotels/hostels in San Isidro: between 5:05 am and 5:15 am
-Pick ups from hotels/hostels in Miraflores: between 5:15 am and 5:45 am
-Pick ups from hotels/hostels in Barranco: between 6:00 am and 6:20 am
-Pick ups from hotels/hostels in the Airport and Lima downtown will be confirmed via chat

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Luxury bus transportation
  • 2-hour boat tour to the Ballestas Island
  • 2-hour Sandboarding and dunne buggy tour
  • Restroom on board
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Islas Ballestas

Not Included

  • Food and drinks


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