Tour Sandboarding in Huacachina











The Tour Sandboarding in Huacachina is one of the main adventure activities practiced in the city of Ica. You are going to live an adventure through the desert of Ica, going up and down the dunes in tubular carts and having the opportunity to practice surfing on the sand (sandboarding), if you choose this tour at the end of the day you will have the option to enjoy the sunset from the Iqueño desert.

This Tour Sandboarding in Huacachina can be done from our private circuit departing from the dunes hotel or from the Huacachina desert.

Adrenaline to the maximum in the Ica desert! Put on your best sports shoes and prepare to brave the dunes.

Get on a tubular car and let yourself be carried away by a natural roller coaster.The steepest dunes of La Huacachina await you! You will not regret!

Choose the highest dune, veneer your sandboard, follow the instructions of the instructor and slide like a pro.

Feel the adrenaline! Tour forbidden for cowards!

Did you know?

  • Huacachina is the only natural oasis formed in a desert in South America.
  • Huacachina is quite popular with Peruvians and foreigners, it has a great atmosphere, especially on weekends. Which also means that it is better to reserve accommodation in advance, especially on weekends and holidays, but if you require a private room.
  • Escape from Lima are the only ones with direct buses to Huacachina, other companies only go to the nearest city, Ica, where you will then have to take a taxi.


Huacachina is a natural oasis in a desert, it is sunny all year round, do not expect any other climate than the hot one.

How to get to Huacachina?

Huacachina is home to the best Sandboxing and Sandboarding in Peru.

If you are looking for information on the best buses to Huacachina, visit our passes page. Select your departure city, the countries you want to visit and the amount of time you have to travel. Then check out our passes to see which of them include your desired stop in Huacachina.

What to do in Huacachina?

Definitely the best known activities in the place are the tubular buggy and sandboard tours in the Huacachina desert, which consists of touring the desert mounted on the tubular also known as a sandbox car, going up and down the desert dunes which can Passing 150 meters high, this tour is complemented with the practice of sandboarding, which consists of descending the dunes mounted on a board similar to a snowboard.

Other activities that can be done are ATV rides, paragliding, boat rides in the Huacachina Lagoon, see the crafts of the place and of course enjoy the landscape of the oasis, you can walk up the dunes and see the sunset Or simply admire the landscape, of course it requires a bit of physical effort but you will see that it is worth it.

We will pick you up at your hotel or bus station, then we will go to Huacachina where our Sand Cars will be waiting for group departures, if you book a private tour you can leave at any time.

The Tubular Sandboarding Tour begins with a full adrenaline ride through the sand dunes of the Huacachina desert, going up and down like on a roller coaster. Then we will make a first stop to take photos of the desert.

Then we continue with the practice of sandboarding. For this our driver will make stops at the highest points of the dunes in order to have a better experience. If you have time, you can go up in the last turn in which you can also see the sunset.

We finish with our panoramic view of the oasis of Huacachina

No experience is needed, since an official driver from our travel agency will instruct you, you only need the desire to have a good time.

At the end of our tour, we will meet again at the meeting point that is our office, and then transfer you to your hotel, bus station or continue with the next tour if applicable. End of the Tour Sandboarding in Huacachina

It Includes:

  • Tubular cart ride
  • Sandboarding
  • Glasses
  • Personalized assistance
  • Entrance ticket

Does Not Include:

  • Tips
  • Tours not mentioned in the description.


  • A minimum of 02 participants is required for this program.
  • Services are performed in shared.
  • The tour lasts 01 hour, only the 4:00 p.m. shift lasts 02 hours and if you choose this shift you will be able to enjoy the sunset (Fall of the sun).
  • It is recommended to bring rehydrating drinks.
  • The tours described in the itinerary can be offered in Shared Mode.
  • The tours and activities carried out by this Operator have a low level of risk and difficulty and provide the necessary security.
  • Any material loss or accident is under the responsibility of the client.
  • Service is subject to change without prior notice, due to weather issues (rains, mudslides, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
  • Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated, does not apply refund.
  • In this case, the Operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour.
  • The Itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to guarantee the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service as a whole.
  • If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, there is no refund.
  • If you bring or buy snacks during the tours, preferably light ones (dried fruits, cookies and water).
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered as «Done» with no place for Claims, Postponements or Returns.

What to bring?

  • Sunscreen
  • Cap
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Light pants to protect your knees in case you want to go down lying on the sandboarding table
  • Closed shoes preferably (no sandals)


  • Guided tours (included)
  • Buggies, sandboxes, off road (included)
  • Sandboard (included)

If possible. The tour starts at 4:00 p.m. and lasts 2 hours, so you will be back around 6:00 p.m. If you are already registered on the bus, we will wait for you to return from the tour if there is any delay.

Sandboarding is safe as long as you are responsible so take it easy, as every year there are accidents of people who go too fast. You will not win against a wall of sand

Yes, the buggies of our recommended operator are very safe. Their drivers will make sure you have a ton of fun, but they will never take any chances. All seats have a seat belt so they are well fastened. Not all operators have modern and safe sandboxes so it is important to be careful when booking tours.

Sandboxes cannot be operated. All the drivers are certified, you cannot drive a sandbox through the dunes without a special certificate or permit. You will understand why once you do the tour!

Yes. For those who want to stay in Huacachina and hone their skills there are many places in town where they can rent boards for themselves by the hour, half a day or a full day.

Unfortunately if you are late and miss the sandboarding tour the operator will charge the full amount for the NO SHOW as your seat was reserved in the sandbox and it was not sold to anyone else. If you would like to book the tour again for the next day there is no problem, but you will have to pay again.

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Mariela es muy especial! Fue todo perfecto! Mariela es increíble y hizo todo para que nuestro viaje fuera inolvidable. La dedicación de Mariela por su trabajo y por su familia también son muy bonitas. Eso hace todo aún más especial.
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Da F
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AGÊNCIA CONFIÁVEL!! A agencia é confiável, fiz a reserva pelo Brasil,só paguei uma pequena reserva,em um banco no Brasil,fiz o resto do pagamento diretamente com a Mariella em Cusco. Eles são honestos,mas meio informais. . No city tour,eles atrasaram, logo após 20'' de atraso eu liguei,esqueceram de nós,mas logo Mariella resolveu o problema e mandou um carro para nos levar até o grupo. Adoramos os guias de cada passeio,Aidê,Roni,Ivan e Mari,são eficientes,educados e divertidos . As Vans eram confortáveis. O hotel do pacote em Aguas Calientes,,era bom e bem localizado,foram nos buscar na estação.
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Silvia P
7 lagunas con Diego Go!! La mejor experiencia!!! desde inicio hasta al final... cuentan con servicio de desayuno, almuerzo típico delicioso? Además de conocer y hacer amistades de otros países? y lo más importante el guía quién nos orienta e explica durante todo el trayecto.... totalmente agradecida y muy feliz Guía: Diego Suna Quispe
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Rocio O
TOUR 7 LAGUNAS CON DIEGO GO! La mejor experiencia de la visita a las 7 lagunas además de contemplar su belleza natural fue que el guía Diego nos dejó tomarnos el tiempo necesario para captar las mejores fotografías y hacer videos, ya que estas imágenes quedarán guardadas por siempre para el recuerdo. También agradecer por la alimentación que estaba deliciosa con ingredientes propias de la zona. Un consejo para las personas que deseen aventurarse en este tour (o alguno otro, ya que el guía es experto en muchos tours) no se arrepentirán en tomarlo como guía a DIEGO GO! ( como lo bautizamos ???) su nombre real es DIEGO SUNA QUISPE
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