From Lima: Ballestas, Winery & Huacachina Oasis

b from/per person $250
  • 1 Days
  • Age 13+
  • All Months
  • Availability 18
  • 12 Hrs.

Description

Highlights

  • Get in touch with Ballestas Island wildlife
  • Taste Pisco at a local winery
  • Visit Huacachina oasis, the only one in South America

Summary:

If you have a full day in Lima and you want to see something else, be close to nature, learn about the making process of Pisco and have fun at the sand dunes with the amazing view of the Huacachina Oasis, this is your tour.

Travel Buddies Peru

Description:

The adventure starts very early in the morning, around 4:00 am. The idea is to avoid the crazy traffic in Lima but also be on time for the Ballestas Islands tour. Along the road there are chances to see some farm fields, beaches and small villages.

After three hours of driving on the Panamerican highway is Paracas beach, famous because for being the entrance to the Paracas National Reserve. Here the scientists found more than one thousand species of animals. From here starts the boat ride to Ballestas Islands.

Ballestas Islands in Ica Peru

Ballestas Islands are considered the “Peruvian Galapagos” due the amount of species of birds and fish around the area. Here there are good chances to see lots of sea lions, penguins, the endemic bird Inca Tern, seals and maybe dolphins.

After the wildlife experience, is time to go back to the car and drive to the winery. This place is a family vineyard where they produce artisanal Pisco, of course you will have chance to learn and also taste Peruvian Pisco

Continuing with this super adventure, it’s time to move to Huacachina Oasis, the only Oasis of South America, here you can have a local lunch and  spend some free time. Also you have the option of doing the Sand Boogie or the Sand Boarding, if not you can chill out at the pool of the restaurant.

Huacachina Oasis in Ica Peru

After a complete day, full of adventures, sand and Pisco, is time to go back to Lima, hoping there won’t be that much traffic.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Know before you go:

  •  Comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  •  Flees for the boat ride to the Ballestas Island.
  •  Sunblock, hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  •   Local currency in case you want to buy any souvenir and lunch.
  •  Bottle of water
  •  Bathing suit if you want to jump in the swimming pool at restaurant in Huacachina.
  •  Snacks for the journey

Voucher Information

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

Emergency Phone Number for Travelers:

WhatsApp: +51 980538470

Mobile Access:

We accept mobile vouchers

Guidance Service and Information:

Spanish and English


Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Travel Buddies Specialist
  • Tour and Entrance Fee to the Ballestas Islands
  • Visit and tasting of Pisco at Vineyards
  • Visit of Huacachina Oasis

Not included

  • Meals or personal expenses not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Sandboarding and sand buggies activity.
  • Airport transfers

Departure

At your hotel


Departure time

4:00 am


Return location

Your Lima hotel


Private option

This product option is private


What buddies says

We are not guides, we are buddies.

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Yenni

"Communicating with Cesar was effortless as he was very prompt in his replies and accommodating with my last minute requests. We had Pablo as our tour guide and Pablo didn’t disappoint. He was passionate and knowledgable of the places we went and thankfully.I’ll definitely recommend this tour to everyone else in Lima who wants a fully guided experience to interesting places like Callao"

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Jessica

"This tour was awesome! Cesar was very welcoming and enhanced our stay in Lima. My girlfriend and I joined another tourist on the night time tour that included the Magic Water Circuit, street food, adult beverages, historic sites, and trendy bars. It was a unique and fun way to get to know the city. Cesar was very friendly and professional. Recommend!"

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Alex

"Really great way to get your bearings in lima. Got to see a really great part of town, enjoy Pisco sour’s, and have lots of great conversation. Pablo and Caesar care a lot about making sure their guests have the best time possible in Peru and it shows. Would really recommend this tour."

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Christopher

"Exceeded all expectations. We got to see some really cool architecture and artwork. Explained some of the history of Lima, and of the neighborhoods we visited. Overall was a great experience, would highly recommend."

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