FULL DAY SAND BOARD TOUR FROM LIMA $278 USD Per Person
Guided Tour Of Sandboard At Oasis La Huacachina
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BACKAPCKER SERVICE: The tour will begin at at 3AM pick up from the hotel in Lima and transfer to bus station and then luxury bus transfer from Lima to Ica (4 hrs). The good paved road to the south offer great views of the desert and coast line, green and large valley as Asia, Mala, Cañete, Chincha and Ica.
PRIVATE SERVICE: Booking this service you depart from your hotel in Lima at 5AM or 6AM and then private transfer to Ica with private English-speaking tour guide.
Around 9AM arrival to Ica and reception at the bus stops and then begins the visit one of the most popular vineyards as known as "bodegas vitivinicolas" where you will see, learn and taste the Peruvian drink as known as Pisco (grape brandy) and of course you can taste many kind of local wine produced by the farmers using ancient artesian methods, visit the historical center of Ica.
Another very interesting place to visit will be a museum as known as Museo Cabrera. This was founded by Dr. Javier Cabrera Darque in 1966 (Medic and professor of biology); this museum has an oddball collection more than 15.000 carved stones and boulders graphically depicting diverse pre-Columbian themes, from astronomy to surgical techniques and sexual practices.
Around 12PM visit the Museo Regional De Ica (Adolfo Bermudes Jenkis), this prestige museum is due to the collections exhibited. It is the first Peruvian museum that paleo pathological studies on human remains from different pre-Hispanic cultural stages of this region were performed - The tour takes visitors through the Paracas and Nazca cultures, presenting chords to its age and the role they played in the history of archaeological. Here are prestigious textiles, ceramics and various wood and soft metals tools - The bio anthropology room shows a sample illustrating of amazing cultural practices such as cranial deformation, some diseases including trepanning (some with advanced healing), hair styles and funerary contexts - All exhibits come from archaeological studies by the area or Huaqueo (Quechua: Looting of archaeological sites) – It is noteworthy that many of his pieces have been exhibited in different parts of the world - The pictures and video inside the museum are not allowed.
Around 1PM transfer to oasis La Huacahina, this is a beautiful oasis located 5km southwest from Ica and about 6 minutes drive. This attractive and famous lagoon used 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, especially for the cure of skin and rheumatism illnesses. An ideal place for desert adventure and relax.
Buggies and Sand boarding (surf or ski on the sand dunes) has become very popular on the sand dunes of La Huacachina an ideal area to take to the steep sandy slopes of the desert.
The sand board and dune buggy will private or might you must need to share the 4x4 truck with other sand boarders. This challenge drive of 4x4 will be around 2 hours though many dunes around La Huacachina. Return to the oasis to have lunch and cold shower facilities and free time to relax.
Around 4PM transfer to the bus stop (BACKPACKER SERVICE) and then bus journey to Lima and end of the service at the bus stop – No includes the transfer to the hotel or airport.
Travelers booking PRIVATE SERVICE will have private transfer to from Ica to the hotel in Lima - ALTERNATIVE transfer to airport of Lima with additonal payment.
SANDBOARD TOUR INCLUDES
- Local English-Speaking tour guide
- Luxury bus transfer from Lima - Ica - Lima (Backpacker Service)
- Private transport from/to Lima (PRIVATE SERVICE ONLY)
- Local tours around Ica
- Lunch at La Huacachina
- Swimming pool and cold shower facilities
- Entrance to local museums
- Sandboard and dune fee
|TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2015
|Full Day Sand Board Tour From Lima $278 USD Per Person
Guided Tour Of Sandboard At Oasis La Huacachina
|Backpacker Service (Public bus)
1 up to more participants $278 USD each
Private Service (Private transport)
2 participants $365 USD each
3-4 participants $305 USD each
5 to more participants $255 USD each
|Discount: $5 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount 3%: Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD of discount only with valid green ISIC card
|Organized Groups: We offer private service and any time/day according request
|Group size: No limit - We need minimum 2 participants to develop this trip
|BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Peru
All prices stated above are subject to change.
Exchange rate $1 USD = S/. 3.02 (rate may vary daily).
- Hotel in Paracas or Ica (This can be arranged through Peru Adventure Tours)
- Not mentioned meals
- Not mentioned tours
- Internal flight tickets from Lima - Ica - Lima
- International flight tickets from/to Lima
- International airport tax $28.24 USD
- Travel insurance
- Tip for guide and camp staff
- Phone calls, radio calls or messages
- Alcoholic drinks
- Reconfirmation of flights
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY
- Summer clothes
- One complete change of clothing
- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
- Sun block (sun protection cream)
- Insect repellent
- Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries - Protect your camera from the sand
- Good sunglasses
- Personal first aid kit
- Extra money to buy some handicraft (peruvian soles)
HOW TO BOOK THIS TRIP WITH PERU ADVENTURE TOURS?
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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.
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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 or in our local offices in Cusco or Arequipa.
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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.
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.
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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 IN 3 DAYS
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.
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