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Ballestas Islands Tour – Nazca Lines – Huacachina Oasis from Lima:
In this excursion we will know the best of the South Coast of Peru, we will visit the Ballestas Islands and then an hour’s drive from Paracas we will arrive at Ica Airport to fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines.
Also we will visit the Oasis Huacachina and we will realize a tour by the desert with Buggies & Sandboarding.
To take into account
The average temperature in Paracas is 23 ° C.
In autumn and winter it is advisable to use windbreaks..
Do not eat food before the tours of the islands.
Do not eat heavy foods before the tour lines of Nazca.
It is important to bring the original documents of all participants.
03:20 a.m – You´ll be picked up from Lima in you hotel by one of our representative EMOTION TOUR and we´ll be transferred to bus terminal.
04:00 a.m – Departure from Lima to Paracas by Cruz del Sur
07.30 a.m – Arrive in Paracas / Reception, our staff will be waiting for you with your names in the bus station and transfer to our Agency to then start the tours.
During the trip we will see the mysterious figure of the Candelabra, design made on the side of a hill facing the sea, with an unknown origin until today. At this point we stop our boat and our local guide will comment on the various theories that have been woven around this drawing.
Then we continue our excursion around the Ballestas Islands, a paradise full of sea birds and seals sea. Among the birds, we can see groups of pelicans, earrings, gulls, Humboldt penguins and more. As for the sea lyon, they may be seen by all resting on the shores of the islands or playing in the water.
After a tour boat for all these small islands, we return to the port of Paracas
10:00 a.m Return of the tour.
10:20 a.m. We get aboard our private transportation and depart to the city of Ica (1 hour drive) to the airport of Ica, from here will make the flight to the Nazca Lines, lasting 1 hour 10 minutes, The type of aircraft used for tourist services are Grand Caravan aircraft of 12 seats, each with a window seat, so you can appreciate the figures correctly.
During this flight you will see perfect representations of large animals, such as birds, including a condor, a hummingbird, a pelican, a parrot among others. As for the other species, you will see a big monkey, a spider, a whale, a lizard, and a famous design known as the astronaut.
Besides the designs you can also find hundreds of lines that run throughout the desert and large geometric shapes that resemble huge runways.
After the flight we will go to Oasis of Huacachina where you can have lunch in front of the Laguna.
In this tour we will drive across Ica’s desert in a 4×4 buggy vehicle, and will make various stops along the way for pictures.
The desert of Ica is the most beautiful in our country and, offers stunning landscapes, not only of sand dunes, but also of the Huacachina lagoon, from above. There will be some points where you will have the opportunity to experience the exhilaration of one of most popular sports in Ica “Sandboarding”. Our driver will take you to the summit of some dunes, and from the very top you will be able to slide down. Before you start to sand surf, our guide/instructor will teach you specific techniques to ensure a safety ride. There are actually plenty spots to sandboard around Huacachina Oasis, with a wide variety of dunes, suitable for the very beginners, as well as for professional sand boarders. Keep in mind that on this tour you will not have to walk up the dunes to go for a second or a third ride, our driver will do all the lifting job for you. As you can see it will be very easy and cool. The whole tour will take about 1 hour and a half, then a return to Huacachina Oasis.
18:20 hrs. Transfer to Ica bus station.
19:00 hrs. Bus from Ica to Lima.
23:45 hrs. Arrival to Lima / reception in the bus station and transfer to the hotel.
End of services.
✔ Pick up from the Hotel in Lima and transfer to the bus station.
✔ Bus Tickets From Lima to Paracas by cruz del sur or similar.
✔ Ballestas Islands tour & Candelabro.
✔ Guide in English.
✔ Paracas to Ica in private car.
✔ Nazca Lines flight from Ica airport.
✔ Visit to the Oasis of Huacachina.
✔ Tour in the desert with Buggy and sandboarding.
✔ Tourist entrance fees.
✔ Permanent assistance.
✔ Bus Tickets from Ica to Lima by cruz del sur or similar.
✔ Transfer in Lima and from the bus station to the hotel.
✘ Airport tax US$ 10 per person