SANDBOARDING IN LA HUACACHINA OASIS - ICA $65 USD Per Person

Amazing Sand Buggy And Sandboard Tour On The Coastal Desert Of Peru

La Huacachina is a beautiful oasis located 5km southwest from Ica and about 6 minutes drive. Small attractive lagoon and famous for the medicinal properties of its waters. Super landscape surrounded by high sandbanks, palm tree groves and age old Huarango trees (Carob tree).
By the ends of the XIX century Huacachina was practically uninhabited, until the Italian Angela Perotti rediscovered the medical properties of water and sand of the lagoon, specially for the cure of skin and rheumatism illnesses. An ideal place for relax or for the desert adventures. Buggies and Sandboarding has become popular on the sand dunes (Huacachina) an ideal area to take to the steep sandy slopes of the desert.
PERU ADVENTURE TOURS invite you to be part of adventurous and fun tour over the driest region of Ica. Sandboard Tours and Sand Buggy Tours in Ica are available during all year around Oasis La Huacachina.

SANDBOARDING IN LA HUACACHINA OASIS - ICA TOUR ITINERARY

At mentioned time the tour guide or someone from PERU ADVENTURE TOURS office will wait for you at the bus station or you will be picking up from your hotel in Ica or La Huacachina.
The tour includes transfer to La Huacachina by private transport and lead by the tour guide and instructor.
The tour guide will provide safe talking about Sandboard and Sandbuggy tour, how you need to use the boards and how to take care when you are in our 4x4 trucks.
The tour begins driving over Sand dunes around the Oasis La Huacachina, the driver will drop you to the tops of the dunes, and on the summit of the dunes you can practice Sandboarding (downhill) on the hottest and amazing landscape of the Peruvian coast.
The tour over the dunes include many stops along the way, plenty time of practice Sandboarding and Dune Buggy.
PERU ADVENTURE TOURS recommend this adventure sport for everyone, people don't need to be experienced, there are not any risky for beginners. We just recommend being fun people to get more fun on the middle of the desert of Peru.
After 2 hours we return to the Oasis La Huacachina, where we provide place to get cold shower to get out the sand and then you can order you lunch next of the lagoon and end this unforgettable tour on the sand banks.
Sand Buggy In The Sand Dunes Of Ica

SANDBOARDING IN LA HUACACHINA OASIS - ICA INCLUDES

  1. Professional English-Speaking guide/Instructor
  2. Pick up from the bus station or hotel in Ica or La Huacachina
  3. Boards for each participants
  4. Sand Buggy - 4x4 Truck
  5. Availability shower after the Sandboard tour
TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2010
DATE TOUR COST
Departure available all year
SANDBOARDING IN LA HUACACHINA OASIS - ICA $65 USD Per Person

Amazing Sand Buggy And Sandboard Tour On The Coastal Desert Of Peru
Backpacker Service (Join group)
1 to more participants $65 USD each

Private Service (Private 4x4/guide)
2 participants $105 USD each
3-4 participants $90 USD each
5 to more participants $75 USD each
Discount: $5 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount 3%: Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD for discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups: We offer private service and any time/day according request
Group size: 6 participants per each 4x4 machine and tour guide
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Peru and we strongly recommend take private VIP service
All prices stated above are subject to change.
Exchange rate $1 USD = S/. 3.02 (rate may vary daily).

RENT A BOARD PER DAY = $10 USD per day
Sorry, we don't rent our dune buggies (4WD)

NOT INCLUDED

  1. Alcoholic drinks
  2. Hotel in Ica
  3. Transfer from La Huacachina to your hotel
  4. Meals
  5. Tips for guide and camp staff

HOW TO BOOK THIS TRIP WITH PERU ADVENTURE TOURS?

To visit Peru through one of our tours you must make a reservation in advance.
We can help you to book your tour in 5 easy steps.
1. Send an enquiry
Use one of our e-mails mentioned at the bottom of each page of our website. You must need to be clear with your questions about the tour you like to book. We will appreciate if you add the tour link to be booked and will be easier for us to help you.
You need to fill up the date of the tour? How many people? What level/category of hotel? What type of room? And other specifications will be better and our experienced and professional travel advisor will customize a tour to fit your exact needs.
Also you can contact our office at 0051 (0)54 221658 or 0051 (0)54 973842688 to check availability for the requested tour.
All reservation needs to make by e-mail at peruadventurestours@hotmail.com
2. Get a Quote
Our professional travel advisors will send you the best quote according your requested tour. The tour quote vary according the length of the tour, the accommodation, the sightseeing, meals, public or private transportation, air fares, equipments, etc.
3. Amend your tour for FREE
Our tip advisor will proposed you the acting tour plan within 24 hours or less, which you can further discuss the entire tour plan to suite your satisfactory.
So feel free to express your wants, and take good advantages of your personal travel advisor's experience and advice.
Here you can further discuss all the details of the tour plan until you are totally satisfied with it.
4. Confirm & pay deposit of 50% at booking time
A payment of 50% deposit of the total amount must be paid to us at booking time. The balance is to be paid in full on your arrival date or just before to begin the tour (meeting day). If we receive your booking for less than 10 days prior to the tour start date, might we will ask for payment to be made in full once you confirm the tour, ask for this before you book the tour.
To find full information of our payment methods click on PAYMENT GUIDE .
5. Final Payment & Enjoy your tour
The final payment can be paid in different ways according each tour booked. One way when we meet you at the airport of Lima after your arrive to Peru. Other way is when we meet at your hotel one day before to start the service/tour, we use this method especially for people booking some hiking and climbing tours because we need to check the equipments as tents, ice axe, sleeping bags, etc. Normally the meeting time happens one day before depart between 6 to 8pm at the lobby of your hotel.
The final way is contacting the travelers just few minutes before to begin the service/trip; this can be at the hotel, airport, bus station or in our local offices.
After you confirm the booking form and the first deposit we will e-mail you mentioned how which option we will chose to arrange the final balance of the trip.
NOTE: Some tours can be booked directly in our local offices in Cusco or Arequipa. If there is availability for the requested tour will be a pleasure to fit you on the tour and you can pay the full amount in US dollars cash or local currency (soles). We will help you, we will fit you on the tour ONLY if we have place. Of course we DON'T guarantee any last moment departs. We really recommend making your reservation in advance and we will guarantee depart of the service/tour.
IMPORTANTE: Before you book this tour and arrange the first payment of this tour read our TERMS & CONDITIONS.

DEPARTURES

At 7am - 9am - 11am or 1pm - 3pm - 4pm

ADVICE FOR VISITORS

PERU ADVENTURE TOURS recommend booking your trip choosing the departure time at 7am or 4pm. If you book the tour for 4pm will be great because you can make nice pictures of the sunset from over the sand dunes.
If you like to combine a tour to visit Paracas National Reserve, Ballestas Islands, Sandboarding, and Nasca Lines we recommend a good tour package below, click on the link:
LIMA PARACAS & NASCA GUIDED TOUR
Wildlife And Cultural Reserve Of Peruvian Coast 3 Days - 2 Nights

WEATHER

The weather in this region of Ica is very hot during the day and during the night is just fresh and nice. During the day the temperature is 35ºC on the summer (December - April), the rest of the year normally is 28ºC.
We also recommend bringing summer clothing, tennis shoes and short pants.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  1. Sunscream to avoid sun burning
  2. Tennis shoes
  3. Sunglasses
  4. 1 Lt of bottle of water, can be keeped in our 4x4 truck
  5. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  6. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  7. Short pants
CONTACT US
For more information about the tour or you request a new date to departure for this tour, please contact us....
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