5. From Lima: Full-Day to Ballestas Islands & Ica "Huacachina"!
Experience a fun day in Ica! your pick up will start at 5 am from your accommodation. Then, you will have a smooth 4-hour ride to Paracas where we will catch the boat trip to Ballestas Islands. On your way to the islands, you will get to feel the fresh ocean breeze, and look at the mysterious "Candelabro de Paracas Geoglyph". As you get close to the islands you will hear the friendly growls of the sea lions, happy penguins jumping around, Peruvian boobies hunting, and more.
After your tour of the islands, you will get some time to enjoy a tasty local breakfast, your tour guide will always recommend you the best places for you to enjoy your meals. After the breakfast stop, we will continue the adventure toward Ica-Huacachina (1-hour ride approx). As soon as you arrive, your tour guide will organize your ride to the impressive steep dunes, almost one hour of pure adrenaline riding the buggies and practicing sandboarding. Words are not enough to describe the amazing desertic landscape, you will have time to get the most memorable pictures.
After your tour, it is a good time to go for Lunch (your tour guide will help organize it) or enjoy a good cold drink. Do not miss the chance to take a walk around Huacachina Oasis, hearing the mysterious legends of this beautiful place. Of course, you will not miss the opportunity to visit a local winery where you can taste different samples of local sweet wines and some pisco our national drink!
After this fun day, it is time to come back to Lima for a comfortable drop-off at your hotel. Your professional driver and tour guide will take care of it.