Excursions in Ica
The tour starts on the road to Ica Regional Museum, which has an important collection of pre-Hispanic artefacts from the Ica, Paracas, Nazca, Wari and Inca cultures that have been exhibited in different parts of the world. After that you will visit a producer of wine and pisco, products that have made the valleys of the Ica desert famous. Thereafter is a visit to the sanctuary of the Lord of Luren, a dark-skinned saint from Ica, whose carved image was made in Spain in the year 1556. On the third Monday of October each year the image is taken from the church and carried through the streets of Ica accompanied by hundreds of devotees. Finally, you will visit Lake Huacachina. Originally an oasis in the middle of the desert, the lake is one of Ica´s major attractions. It is surrounded by large sand dunes and offers a variety of optional services: from good food to an adrenalin-stimulating sand buggy ride through the desert.
This service is made to offer a new spectacular point of view to the tourist visiting the Ica desert. This special OFF-ROAD tours in the desert is realized with special cars called Dune-Buggies that we named ""Areneros Tubulares"". Thanks to their structures we can enter places inaccessible to other vehicles. The pilots are trained to do these tours in very safe way. Will provide you with any kind of protections for eyes and face so to enjoy the rides in complete safety. The tourist can profit of these dune buggies to reach the heights of the sand dune and play sand board. It's a joyful way of discover our desert and when you finish both the ride with the car it seems you were returned back in the time to your youth ness
Visit of Tambo Colorado Ruins, considered as an Inca administrative center, built in adobe in 1480. The building has many corridors and rooms including inca baths. On the site museum you will be able to see some pictures of other remains found in the area and on the slope of Tambo Colorado hill you will visit the remans of an Inca cementery. On the way back you will stop in Hacienda Montesierpe. It was build during Colonial times and was famous for being one of the best producers of wine and pisco in the region. After this you will be taken to your hotel.