Paracas - Islas Ballestas - Sun Duns - Nazca Lines - Wine Tour
2 Days / 1 Night
Highlights: Lima, the Archbishop’s Palace,
On this tour you will experience the oasis that is Huacachina! This hidden gem is a paradise in the desert surrounded by sand duns. Followed by the beautiful ISLAS BALLESTAS that are called the Peruvian Galapagos Islands full of Humboldt Penguins, the South American Sea Lion, Humpback Whales, the sea bird Guanay & so much more! You will also be able to experience the historic Nazca Lines from the air & experience the wine of Peru.
Paracas - Islas Ballestas - Sun Duns - Nazca Lines - Wine Tour 2 Days / 1 Night
Day 01: Lima – Ballestas Island – Sun dunes - Nazca
We will start from your hotel at 3:30 am( we suggest you book a hotel in Miraflores) then it will be about 3 1/2 hours driving to Paracas which is South of Lima. In Paracas, you will have breakfast and after you will visit the famous Islas Ballestas. This will be by boat, which fits around 30 people. Your tour guide will be with you the whole time explaining to you information about these historic places and be your photographer on this tour that is around 2-hours.
The Ballestas Island are small groups or rocky islands and are home to thousands of birds and animals like penguins, sea lions, pelicans, and dolphins. Another beautiful thing you will see is the Pacaras Candelabra, also called Candelabra of the Andes. This is a well known prehistoric geoglyph located on the northern face of the Paracas Peninsula.
After that, we will continue with a drive for about 1-hour and 20-minutes to Huacachina for lunch.
Huacachina is a tiny desert village, with a nice lush oasis and surrounded by dunes. You will be able to enjoy the dunes and the unique beauty of the desert!
After enjoying the dunes we will continue with a 2-hour drive to your hotel in Nazca (Casa Andina Hotel***)
DAY 02: Fly over the Nazca Lines – Tour of Wine - Lima
After your breakfast, the tour guide will pick you up at 8:30 am and take you to the airfield. Then you will fly over the Nazca lines for about 40-minutes as you see the large line drawings of animals and geometrical figures that are only possible to appreciate and enjoy from the air.
Then it will be another 2-hour drive to Ica where you will stop for lunch. Ica is well known for its wine & factories that produce both wine and Pisco sour. It will take around 1-hour visiting this famous Factory and tasting.
After that, you will say goodbye and drive back to Lima on a 4-hour drive to your hotel where you will arrive around 8:30 pm.
- Pick up and drop off
- Professional English speaking tour guide
- Private transportation
- All entrance fee to the places you will visit
- Hotel in Nazca***
- Meals and drinks
- Tips for your guide and driver(optional)
Passenger 2 – 3 4 -5 6 -7 8 more Price Per person $395 pp $360 pp $345 pp $330 pp
Paracas -Islas Ballestas – Sun Duns – Nazca Lines – Wine Tour 2 days/1nght
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The Alpaca Difference
Alpaca Expeditions is a 100% peruvian, indigenous owned company. Started by Raul Ccolque, a former porter and tour guide, Alpaca Expeditions separates ourselves by our dedication to both our customer and our team. We work very hard to make sure that all our clients needs are taken care of throughout the tour with us. At the same time, we never forget about our brothers and sisters working tirelessly for us to make all of this possible. Responsible and sustainable tourism that gives as much to our community as to our clients.
Meet the AE Trekking Team!
Everyone on the Alpaca Team is from Cusco region, living the traditions and history they share with you while on one of our tours. Our guides are all graduates of university studying tourism, history and english. Our chefs are trained every February by a professional cooking team learning new meals, adding varieties of entrees for all types of eating. And all our porters are from HUARQUI, HUACAHUASI, PATACANCHA, QUISWARANI, CANCHACANCHA, QUEYUPAY, UMACHURCO and CCACCACCOLLO villages, very often working this job on top of maining their farms back at home. Most of our team has been with us for years, as we have the most loyal, hard working, happy employees in Cusco. We know how lucky we are to have the best team trekking and you will immediately fall in love with all the men and women who call Alpaca Expeditions their home.
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Alpaca Expeditions would not be where we are today without these hardworking men and women. We could not imagine a harder job and our team does it smiling. We do our best to thank them for their hard work and loyalty by doing as much as we can to make their lives and their families lives better. All our porters receive all their equipment for free from warm winter hats to proper hiking boots. They sleep in proper tents and are given warm sleeping bags for night. They enjoy the same food we serve our clients and all leftovers are donated to their families. We visit their villages with doctors and dentists, donate school supplies and sports equipment. And our favorite time of the year is when we bring a group of porters and their families to Machu Picchu to visit the ruins for the first time.
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In the pursuit to stand out from the rest, Alpaca Expeditions has obtained four ISOs plus our carbon footprint certificate to date. These achievements result from our efforts to implement the internationally-recognized integrated management system. They also represent our commitment to all of our clients and staff of operating sustainability and responsibility in every way possible.