La Mina + Chincha + Ballestas Islands Tour 1 Day

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Ballestas Islands Tour

We leave at 8 AM since you can enjoy the ride more; This recommendation is due to the fact that Paracas and the Ballestas Islands are located in an area where there is wind all year round and the intensity of these winds increases as the day goes by.

Try to bring a windbreaker or a coat since the boats are open, this way you will protect yourself from the wind, especially in the winter months, from May to August.

In these cases when the dock is closed, we usually wait to see if the state of the sea improves and the captaincy opens the port; If this happens, people who have their reservation in the 08:00 AM shift have a better chance of being able to take the tour, even if it is delayed; On the contrary, people who booked the tour for the 10:00 AM time slot run the risk that the port will close again and they will not be able to visit the Ballestas Islands.

Chincha Tour

Sunampe district , which is characterized by its wine and pisco production. Here we will visit some artisanal and industrial wineries, take a brief tour of their facilities and taste their products.

On the way to the district of Chincha Baja we will visit the district created in the Republican era. In addition, there is the Huaca La Centinela archaeological complex, which was the main settlement of the Chincha culture, which is characterized by being great navigators and expert traders.

Lunch, we will enjoy the best typical dishes of the city.

We continue the visit to the picturesque district of Carmen, which is recognized as the cradle of Afro-Peruvian folklore, we will walk through its streets that will transport us back in time, we will also appreciate its beautiful colonial church,

We will visit Casa Hacienda San José, one of the main places where black slaves worked and after their rebellion built their homes around the Casa Hacienda.

We will take a tour of the Hacienda and catacombs that are located there, in addition to its beautiful chapel.

We will enjoy a spectacular Afro Show, where you can see dances such as zapateo, atajo de negritos and more, which will make you move your body with so much rhythm, color and flavor.

Return to the bus station or hotel.

La Mina + Chincha + Ballestas Islands Tour 1 Day


8.00 hrs . Approximately we will be arriving at the Paracas resort and Reserve, we will see the monument that commemorates the landing of the liberating expedition, then we will enter the Paracas national reserve, we will appreciate the Cathedral on the way, a rock formation formed by the erosion of the sea and wind along Throughout the centuries, to continue with our Full Day we will go to La Mina and La Raspadita beach and we will have the entire morning to enjoy it and its crystalline sea (Approx. 4 hours on the beach).

We can enjoy snorkeling , floats, inflatable games, beach balls, surfboards so that you can fully enjoy your stay on this beautiful beach. Special photos with GO PRO hero 7 Black FULL HD underwater camera. Those who wish can also enjoy a Kayak ride (optional).

Then we will go to Raspón, Playa Lagunilla where we will climb to Punta Lagunillas, where we will enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the cove and the nearby beaches.

Then through the viewpoint, we will also appreciate the Red Beach where the reddish color of the sand stands out with the contrast of the strong yellow rocks.

Continuing we will have a stop at the viewpoint of the 2 bays from where we have an impressive view of Lagunillas, La Mina and other sectors of the reserve. Almost concluding our beach circuit, we will appreciate Yumaque Beach .

2:30 p.m. _ Arrival at Chaco, free time for lunch, we can also walk through this section of the bay appreciating different sea birds such as flamingos, pelicans among others, also for those who wish they can take a boat ride (optional) or visit the craft fairs in looking for some memory. Also, enjoy a free tasting of chocotejas and typical sweets from the area.

To finish our Full Day Playa la Mina, with the last photos of the sunset we will begin the return to Lima, stopping in Chincha to visit the wine cellar and taste the classic wines, piscos, and also enjoy a black music show in which everyone We will be able to participate, we will end with the tasting of typical sweets (strained beans, chocotejas, among others).

9:30 p.m. _ Approximately arrival in Lima, after enjoying our Full Day Playa la Mina.


Terra Quechua Peru Included

  • Private Tourist Transportation Lima-Paracas-Lima
  • Professional driver
  • Refreshment on Board (not valid on long holidays)
  • Guided visit to tourist places
  • Visit Paracas Cathedral Viewpoint
  • 4 Hours of Beach in La Mina or Raspadita
  • Yumaque Viewpoint
  • Panoramic view of Playa Roja, Lagunilla
  • Paracas Bay – El Chaco.
  • Wine Cellar in Chincha
  • Wine and pisco tasting
  • Permanent assistance
  • Tourist entertainment during the journey.
  • Accident Insurance or SOAT
  • Emergency kit
  • Photographs during the tour, later posted on our Fan page.
  • Vehicles with permission from the Ministry of Transportation – Circulation at the National level.
  • Control of units by GPS for passenger safety.

Terra Quechua Peru No Included

  • Reserve Income Tax S/ 11
  • Kayak -30 minutes S/20
  • Lunch
  • Others not indicated

What to Bring

  • All passengers must carry their ID
  • Summer clothes
  • Sandals
  • Aqua Shoes (important to avoid accidents)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Photographic camera
  • Bath Linen/Towel.
  • Snacks, fruits, water, etc. (since lunch is late)

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Why to Choose Terra Quechua Peru

TERRA QUECHUA PERU. Is a full-service travel company. Our reputation for excellence is earned every day by providing the ultimate in value and personal attention. Since our founding in 2012, we have striven to make travel simple, worry-free, and fun for our corporate and leisure customers alike.

What is Terra Quechua Peru's mission?

Terra Quechua Peru is dedicated to providing the ultimate in value and personal attention to its customers, striving to make travel simple, worry-free, and enjoyable for both corporate and leisure travelers.

Who founded Terra Quechua Peru, and what distinguishes it as a company?

Terra Quechua Peru, initially started by Raquel Sanchez and Edwin Medina, is a family-owned travel agency and direct local tour operator headquartered in Cusco. Their extensive personal experience in trekking, along with the fact that it's a 100% Cusquenian Company without any shareholders, sets it apart.

What sets Terra Quechua Peru apart from other travel companies?

Terra Quechua Peru distinguishes itself by its dedication to providing exceptional value and personalized attention to its clients. Since its establishment in 2012, it has been committed to making travel straightforward, stress-free, and enjoyable for both corporate and leisure travelers. Additionally, being a family-owned business with a strong local presence and a wealth of experience in trekking further sets it apart.

What makes Terra Quechua Peru unique in the travel industry?

Terra Quechua Peru's uniqueness lies in its origins as a family-owned travel agency and direct local tour operator. Its founders, Raquel Sanchez and Edwin Medina, have personal experience spanning many years in trekking, offering travelers an authentic and knowledgeable perspective of Peru.

What kind of experience expect with Terra Quechua Peru?

Travelers with Terra Quechua Peru can anticipate a personalized and friendly experience during their trekking adventures. The guides are dedicated to making travelers feel like they are hiking with their own family or friends. Their in-depth knowledge of the region and culture adds an extra layer of authenticity to every journey.

Can Terra Quechua Peru help plan custom trips?

Yes, Terra Quechua Peru specializes in fully customizable trips. They can work with travelers to create personalized itineraries that cater to their specific interests and preferences, ensuring a tailored and unforgettable experience in Peru.

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Marion S
Marion S
Fünf -Tages-Trekking-Tour über Salkantay nach Machu Picchu Unser Trip, gebucht über Getyourguide, durchgeführt von Terra Quechua Peru, hat in fast allen Punkten unseren Erwartungen entsprochen. Von der Abholung am Hotel, die zwar deutlich eher als erwartet war bis zur Verabschiedung unseres Guides hat alles prima und reibungslos geklappt. Mir Renaldo und Asencio hatten wir zwei überaus liebenswerte Guides, die immer ansprechbar waren, die Bedürfnisse des Einzelnen berücksichtigt haben und dafür gesorgt haben, das alles reibungslos abgelaufen ist. Unser Koch Javier hat alles getan, damit zu jeder Mahlzeit verschiedene, abwechslungsreiche Gerichte auf den Tisch kamen und an unserem letzten gemeinsamen Frühstück sogar noch eine Torte gebacken. Das einzige, was wir nicht so machen konnten wie gebucht, war der Aufstieg auf den Machu Picchu Mountain. Terra Quechua Peru hatte uns den Aufstieg auf den Huayna Picchu gebucht, obwohl es im Vorfeld anders abgesprochen war. Daher ein Punkt Abzug. Trotzdem war auch die Aussicht von diesem Berg sensationell und abschließend bleibt zu sagen, wir würden Terra Quechua Peru jederzeit wieder buchen🙂
Andre F
Andre F
Excellent travel agency! We highly recommend it! Mr. Edwin did all the intermediation of our tours in both Cusco and Lima. Always attentive, responding quickly on Whatsapp, in addition to being clear about the information about each of the tours. The prices are fair and he works on the basis of trust, which helped us a lot during our stay. Its staff is punctual, helpful and lively, explaining in detail the main points and historical events. They are also bilingual (Spanish and English), making the experience even better. We highly recommend Terra Quechua Peru!
Carlos Andrés
Carlos Andrés
Highly reliable agency. The truth is we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service received by this agency. From the first moment we had contact, until the moment we boarded the plane back to Costa Rica, everything was in perfect harmony and control on their part, they always made us feel safe and confident in every move we would make. Not only are they worth recommending, but when we return, God first, they will be our first choice for the activities we will do. We are really very grateful to their entire work team, which is more than qualified for the activities they dedicate themselves to, and yet, giving more than what they offer. Blessings to each of you and we hope to meet again very soon.
Martin G
Martin G
salkantay road Incredible experience with this travel agency, which was attentive to all the details. I would definitely recommend it, highlighting the attention of Edwin who was always available to us for any questions or reasons. And thank the entire work team from Reynaldo and Ivan the guides, who accompanied us along the road to Salkantay, the cooks and muleteers.
Cusco & Machu Picchu: an unforgettable trip We contracted Cuzco city tour, excursion to Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu, Montaña de Colores and Laguna Humantay with this agency before traveling. The organization was impeccable and any problem that arose, Edwin resolved it immediately, always very attentive at any time. Super recommended. The places visited are spectacular, beautiful. They were all worth seeing. Combination of natural landscapes of great beauty, archaeological sites, culture, history, gastronomy.
Abigeal V
Abigeal V
Outstanding Experience Our experience with Terra Quechua was outstanding. The guide's deep knowledge and passion for the site were evident, and the tour was perfectly organized. We left with a deeper appreciation for the history and beauty of Terra Quechua
Abdul Q
Abdul Q
Informative and Fun Tour Terra Quechua provided an informative and fun tour. Our guide was excellent, sharing detailed information and engaging stories about the site. The tour was well-structured and thoroughly enjoyable
Kate Caroli
Kate Caroli
e do the City tour Cusco, Sacred Valley. Machu Picchu and Coloured Mountain If you want to take your mind off everything and enjoy your trip, you can't miss the chance to choose these travel organisers to show you Peru. The guides are superb, they know the area perfectly and all the stories behind every corner, which makes every visit more magical. At all times they have been concerned about us and have shown great flexibility in terms of preferences. I am very grateful to have had this amazing experience and would definitely recommend it to anyone!
Lau Menendez
Lau Menendez
Salkantay 5 days Very good experience! I did the 5-day Salkantay trek, domo by domo. As previously the height made me feel bad and after passing 4500 meters I started to feel bad, we looked for an alternative to be able to do the path but ignoring day 2 when we reach 5000 meters. Edwin helped me re-coordinate everything and also kept an eye on the departures. It was a little chaotic at the beginning because the day I had the meeting at the agency I had to go to the doctor to evaluate my lungs and that meant I didn't make it to the previous meeting, but Edwin still received me later at the agency and I help reorganize everything. The guides were 10,000! Edison and Brian, two young guides helped us all the way and were super attentive. It was fun. Edison incredible patience! The chef Gabriel made magic with his hands, the meals were incredible. I am not going to deny that when I paid online from Argentina I was a little afraid, but everything went super well and more than recommended! Then I hired them again for a day trip! Thank you Edison for all the support and Edwin for all the coordination.
leonardo f
leonardo f
Good agency for first timers in Peru This comment is for people like me who had more questions than answers when seeing the previous reviews of this post. I did an 8-day tour including Lima and Cusco with their main trekking and tourism attractions. In general, the agency fulfilled what was promised from the beginning and in general terms our trip went very well and we did not have any major setbacks. Additionally, the weather was very good throughout the week and that helped a lot. However, there are some things that no one tells you and some pros and cons of taking tours with Quechua terra. 1. In our case, the agency only coordinated and booked the tours with third parties who do offer the tours. There was never a presence of anyone from the agency on the tours, I only saw Edwin (manager) once during my entire stay and it was to cancel the entire tour. Apparently many agencies work like this in Cusco 2. By not having the presence of anyone from the agency, you depend on the subcontracted third party and the luck you have in terms of the guides. In our case everything went according to plan except for the colorful mountain guide who left us abandoned during the walk and we had to go to people around us because my partner suffered from an asthmatic attack. Additionally, he did not give any relevant historical explanation during the tour. 3. The agency's daily communication was reactive and not proactive. Personally, I had to write to them every night so they could give me the instructions from the other day. I felt that they were not very attentive to us, although every time the third parties were delayed or something like that, the agency always responded attentively to my calls. So much so that we finished the tour, left the country and to date we have not received even a goodbye or a thank you. 4. When you arrive in Cusco they literally give you an envelope with documents and reservations and you depend on yourself so that your itineraries and reservations are fulfilled, the agency does not intervene directly and again you depend on third parties. In our case we realized this and we had to rush our visit to Ollantaytambo (we hardly enjoyed it) to be able to take our trains to Machupichu, in this case the outsourced agency left us on our own in Ollantaytambo as if to say "from here on ahead they are alone.” 5. The city tour in Cusco and the sacred valley is done with a tourist ticket that is valid for 10 days, however the agency never tells you this and neither does it tell you that you have access to many other tourist attractions included in the ticket if You have free time in Cusco. We found out about this during the tours but it was too late and we couldn't take full advantage of it before leaving Cusco 6. Hotels and transportation are excellent, especially in Cusco and Lima respectively. We did not have time to plan the trip in its entirety, so this agency was a very good option for us, however I consider that for a second time it is better to plan the trip on your own, it is more enjoyable, without races and of course a lot cheaper since you deal directly with the companies that do the tours.