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Huacachina: Itineraries & tips

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"Huacachina is one of the best places to visit in Peru!"twoscotsabroad.com
"Huacachina is a tiny desert oasis town surrounded by massive sand dunes."jonistravelling.com
"Huacachina is a tiny suburb build around a desert lagoon and surrounded by massive sand dunes."ouroyster.com
"Huacachina is a town with a desert lake which is surrounded by sand dunes."twoscotsabroad.com
"Huacachina is a lot of fun, we recommend you stay at least one night."travelingcanucks.com
"Huacachina is tiny - you can't miss Sandboarding Peru."twoscotsabroad.com

South Peru

Huacachinas location

Huacachina at a glance

Nightlife
Nature
Desert
Lake
Food
Activity
Coast

244,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Huacachina

Airports:

Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera Airport (PIO)

About Huacachina

Huacachina is a village located in Peru (Peru in detail). And the nearest big city of Huacachina is Ica. Huacachina is located in center Peru.

Things to do

The Top 11 Things To Do In The Huacachina Desert Oasis 2020

The Huacachina Desert Oasis is one of the most underrated destinations in all of Peru. As the only natural desert Oasis in South A

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Huacachina, Peru: How To Spend 1 - 3 Days In Huacachina Oasis

If you are thinking that Peru has only mountains, green valleys, and no sand dunes, then you need to visit Huacachina. We were sur

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11 Epic Things to do in Huacachina: Dune Buggies, Day Drinking & More!

Nestled among the giant sand dunes on the outskirts of the city of Ica lies one of Peru’s most delightful and surprising destinati

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Eat & drink

Huacachina Restaurants

You can most types of food in Huacachina from typical Peruvian meals like ceviche (raw fish cook in lemon acid with corn and coria

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Where to eat in Huacachina

Due to its touristic attraction, the cost of food in Huacachina is somewhat above the average. But still, you can find delicious f

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23. Find good vegetarian food

If you’re vegetarian, there are good places to eat in Huacachina. Casa de Bamboo has plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free o

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24. Eat with a view

26. Drink a lot of water

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General

2. Don’t expect 5 stars

Much of the lodging in Huacachina is quite basic. Windows don’t have a lot of insulation so you’ll hear whatever is happening on t

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3. Respect the dunes

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A few tips:

Take it slow when climbing up the dunes – it is physically demanding and exhausting (especially if your legs are already sore from

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Itinerary

30. Pop into the library

There is a small but sweet library in Huacachina with quite the collection of philosophy and Peruvian culture books, in addition t

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Accommodation

Where to Stay in Huacachina

When I was planning my first trip to Huacachina I read on another blog that the town has “hundreds of accommodation options”. The

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Where to stay

As mentioned previously, Huacachina is tiny. There aren’t a ton of options, but my group and I enjoyed our stay at Hotel El Huacac

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Where To Stay in Huacachina

Staying in the actual town by the oasis is pretty cool, but there’s really only one decent hostel in town, which is Banana’s Adven

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