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1-Day Adventurous Safari In Ica & Ballestas Islands
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Adventure Sports, Wildlife

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Go on an excursion to the spectacular desert landscape surrounded by water in Ballestas islands & Ica; feel the adrenaline rush as you hop sand dunes and leave trails of sand behind your sandboard. Look out for rare sea lions and see El Candelabro, a large geoglyph. Visit the theme park of the Witches of Cachiche and learn about its fascinating past. Also, acquaint yourself with the wonders of the wild, savour local delicacies and enjoy fine blends of wine.

Highlights
  • Visit Ballestas islands & get up close with sea lions 
  • Explore the theme park of Witches of Cachiche
  • Listen to the fascinating stories of the town
  • Enjoy sandboarding in Ica and as you explore the dunes
  • Sample some local cuisine as well as some delicious wines
  • Ballestas Islands - Ica expand_more
    • Get picked up from Lima by your guide and arrive at Paracas Tourist Marina for an excursion to Ballestas Islands, where a fibreglass slider ride will occur.

    • En-route see 'El Candelabro', a large geoglyph that serves as a lighthouse for sailors. 

    • Continue to the Ballestas Islands, where you can view the sea lions in their natural habitat, who love to approach the tourist boats and jump around; this being a show that in itself fully justifies the visit, also appreciate the Humboldt penguins, guaneras birds, the guano exploitation area and stone forms caused by the erosion of wind and waves. Approximately 1 hour and 30 min on the sliders.

    • Depart to the province of Ica with your Ica tour guide.

    • Practice one of the fascinating sports in the huge dunes surrounding the Huacachina Lagoon area; the table on sand or popularly called sandboard, as well as strolling in sandboxes where you will experience a full rush of adrenaline. 

    • Visit the theme park of the Witches of Cachiche to know the stories that involved this mystical town years ago. 

    • Fuel up at a restaurant in Subtanjalla. Free time for lunch and photos.

    • Proceed to taste the different types of wines, piscos, creams and macerates of the area, making a toast with the most characteristic phrases of the area. 

    • Stop at the local wine shop, where you can taste various wines, including Cachina, an emblematic drink of Chincha. 

    • Return to Lima.

What's Included
  • Private Tourist Transportation from Lima: Round Trip

  • Official Ica tourist guide + Tour driver

  • Light Breakfast (Snacks and juice)

  • Excursion Ballestas Islands

  • Life jacket

  • Local guide

  • Ride with Areneros cars in the Dunes of Huacachina. 

  • Sand table for sandboarding in the Dunes

  • Free time to have lunch in Subtanjalla

  • Tasting of Wines and Piscos in the Nietto - Subtanjalla Winery

  • Stop at the Wine Shop: El Garrafón, Unlimited tasting of Wines and Cachina

  • Tasting of traditional sweets: Texas and chocotejas

  • Cost of access tax to the Paracas reserve

  • Cost of the entrance tax to the Dunes

  • Personalized attention + Emergency kit

  • Group photographs during the tour

What's Excluded
  • None of the points not specified above

  • Lunches or dinners

  • Bank taxes for transfer in Peru are not included

Know before you go
  • It's a private tour.

  • Important information: The client must assume all the banking costs. To identify your payment, the guide would appreciate it if you could indicate your tax identification number at the moment the operation is made. 

  • Please attach the voucher or transfer it to the email.

  • The price quoted is per passenger.

Meeting Point

Lima, Peru

Cancellation Policy

No refund in case of any cancellation.

Starting From

From

USD USD---- 199.00
USD 199.00 / adult

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