Full Day in Ica and Paracas from Lima

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Full Day in Ica and Paracas from Lima


  • Get to know the Ballestas Islands and its great diversity of marine fauna
  • Feel the adrenaline of the Buggies and slide on the sandboards.
  • Tour the great Huacachina Oasis and its immense dunes


Day 1

Full Day in Ica and Paracas

Starting point:

C.C Larcomar, in front of the Marriot hotel. Miraflores 04:30 a.m.


At the indicated time the official tour guide along with the mobility, will depart for the Paracas Spa, (travel time 03 hours approximately).

We will make a stop in Chilca to enjoy a delicious breakfast of pork rinds and tamales (not included).

09:00 am. Arrival to Paracas, you will go to Puerto El Chaco accompanied by the tour guide, from there you will depart in modern boats where you can enjoy a wonderful tour to the Ballestas Islands, in addition to appreciate this wonder of nature along with marine wildlife in the area, such as sea lions, Humboldt penguins, black cormorants or guanay, flamingos, parihuanas and various seabirds.

Sea lions as well as penguins will probably come up to the boat and you will be able to appreciate nature’s gift. Thousands of seabirds fly among the islands and their nests can be seen on the rocks. You will also appreciate the Candelabra; the guide will narrate the different hypotheses about its formation (approximately 1:40 a.m.).

At the end of the excursion there will be time to buy and have breakfast – juices, etc. Then the guide will take you to the famous stand called Dulcería Viviana located in the surroundings of the resort, where you will taste the traditional handmade chocoteja, as well as alfajores, jams, handmade cookies, stuffed mice, etc.

11:00 am. Departure to the city of Ica.

12:00 am. Arrival and excursion to the Oasis of La Huacachina, which is located only 5 km from the center of the city of Ica. In this beautiful lagoon you can enjoy the tranquility of the place and walk around in search of good photos.

Then the guide will give the indications to get on the famous sand cars, where you will live an unforgettable moment of adventure and full adrenaline, where you will go at full speed through the dunes, you can also slide on boards known as Sandboarding.

02:30 pm. The guide will take you to the Restaurant ”Catador”, where the grape brandy, known worldwide as Pisco, is made. It is a Tourist Winery of Pisco and Wines founded in 1856. Very old facilities that reflect the history of Pisco and the artisan tradition of the elaboration of Pisco since the XVI century, guided by an experienced worker of the winery.

After visiting the winery facilities, visitors will be invited to taste and/or sample the main products produced in the winery: Wines, Piscos, Pisco Creams, Macerados and Mistelas.  Accompanied by dynamic phrases typical of the city of Ica.

04:30 pm. Departure to Chincha.

05:30 pm. Technical stop in Chincha at La Bodega – Racimo de Uvas, where there will be another tasting of Wines and Pisco, along with a live show of music or folkloric dance to the sound of the Cajon, dance contest.

06:00 pm. Departure to the city of Lima.

09:00 pm. Arrival at the starting point.

Included services

  • Roundtrip transportation from Lima.
  • Official bilingual tour guide (Spanish-English).
  • Visit to the Paracas Beach - El Chaco Pier.
  • Tax for entry to the Islands.
  • Guided excursion to the Ballestas Islands.
  • Visit to the Viviana candy shop of handmade chocolates.
  • Tasting of typical Iqueño handmade sweets.
  • The Pisco route in Ica and Chincha.
  • Visit to the Huacachina Oasis.
  • Entrance ticket to the Oasis.
  • Tubulars & Sandboarding in Huacachina.
  • Excursion to 'Bodega Catador".
  • Wine and pisco tasting.
  • Visit to El Racimo de Uva Winery in Chincha.
  • Black Music Shows and Dance Contest.
  • Passenger accident insurance - SOAT.
  • Basic first aid kit.

Not included services

  • Meals (breakfast and lunch).

What you need to know

  • For pick up from your hotel in Miraflores the cost is $ 65 per person.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for purchase.
  • Bring a change of clothes due to the sea breeze.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Bring comfortable clothes, sneakers, sandals, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent.
  • The tour to the Ballestas Islands is subject to weather conditions and access may be restricted in order to safeguard the physical integrity of the traveler, by provisions of the Peruvian Navy. In case of not being able to access, another route will be made.
  • Due to the winds in the Ballestas Islands, we suggest to have a windbreaker, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen to protect us from UV rays.
  • Do not wear sandals (slaps) during the tour in Huacachina.
  • Carry water during the tour of Huacachina, do not carry valuables (keys, credit or debit cards, passport, jewelry) for tubing and / or sandboarding.
  • Rate not valid for high season and national holidays (ask for the price if applicable).
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.
  • The service is subject to variation without previous notice, due to weather conditions (rain, bad weather, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service.
  • Any cancellation for the reasons indicated above, does not apply refund, if you wish to leave before the end of the tour also does not apply refund.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered a “No Show” with no claims or refunds.

Cancellation Policies

54 US$

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