Paracas / huacachina

3 Days / 2 Nights


  • Enjoy an alternative way of visiting Paracas and Huacachina in a unique expedition away from the huge crowds.

  • Photograph the milky way with Sand Dunes in your composition (depending on the weather conditions).

  • Enjoy the incredible wildlife of the Islas Ballestas and The National Park of Paracas.

  • Photograph the amazing sunset from one the of highest dune, see them in the most ideal light for landscape photography and in a unique way that you can never get in a normal day tour.

  • Improve your photography skills with photography tips and assistance from your guide every step of the way.


This Expedition will take you to the amazing Paracas National

Park, with its Ballestas Islands.

But also to the only desert Oasis in South America.

This is an amazing opportunity for you to practice and learn more about Landscape photography and Wildlife Photography.

Nazca Flights are also available as an extension.

Private transportation, and private boat for the Ballestas Islands are available. Please check our options at the bottom of the page.

detailed itinerary

1st Day


Departure From Lima :

Early in the morning we will take a 3h30 bus ride to Paracas .When settled in our hotel, and after a quick lunch, we’ll visit the unique Paracas national reserve in our private car. This area is known for beautiful desert beaches by the Pacific Ocean. Here we will have the unique opportunity to photograph wild FLAMINGOS.

We will spend the night in our Hotel.

Hotel San Agustin Paracas.


2nd Day


After Breakfast it will be time to visit the Ballestas Islands. They are like a small sample of the famous Galapagos. Get on a comfy speed boat and expect to see Penguins, sea lions and lots of different birds. Upon return from this 2 hour tour, we will catch the next bus to get to Huacachina. (1h30 bus ride) The only sand desert oasis in South America. At 4pm we will start our private buggy tour in the Sand desert . Sunset pictures and sandboarding if wanted.

After Dinner, we will head back into the Sand Dunes, it will be our unique AstroPhotography session. ( Best months for stargazing : December to April )

Hotel : Desert Night Eco Camp


3rd Day

After breakfast and before catching our bus to Lima, we will be able to climb up the nearest dune for an incredible 360° point of view, if you want to, of course.

Feel free to ask for our Nazca Flight extension if you have time for it.


You have the possibility to add our Nazca Flight extension to your 3 day trip. Please Ask for it.


  • Private transport in the Paracas National Park, and private Buggy in Huacachina

  • Longer Distance Buses and entry tickets to the national parks.

  • All entry tickets for other places visited.

  • Two nights in hotels (double occupancy).

  • Food: breakfast included in hotels, dinner on day two in the Desert.

  • Photography guide.


  • Private Car/Van for longer distance rides ( Lima-Paracas / Paracas-Huacachina / Huacachina-Lima )

  • Private Boat for the Ballestas Islands

  • Nazca Flights


  • Clothes for all conditions, the weather can be very warm and very cold by night in the desert, it’s best to be prepared!

  • Comfortable walking shoes. Although no strenuous hiking is involved its always recommendable to wear sensible footwear.

  • Camera gear, spare batteries, SD cards etc.

Prices (all ages) :

1 person : $1565 USD

2 people : $935 USD per person

3+ people : $830 USD per person

Bigger group ? Ask for our group prices.