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Huacachina is a small Peruvian oasis town that is very popular among younger backpackers on the gringo trail. The pretty village, that is mainly hotels and cafes, is located around a small oasis surrounded by towering sand dunes. Most people come for a day or two but some longer.

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Huacachina Discussions

  • South America in August
    Havent been to Brazil or Venezuala, however have been to Peru and also Argentina. Peru, try and do a jungle trip in Iquitos, really good fun, Macchu Picchu if you can book a tour at this short notice, Huacachina to go sand boarding, wicked fun. Try Lago Titicaca, stay on the lñake over night. Argentina, DO ...

  • Daytime bus travel to Cuzco
    Hi DO you know what spots you want to see in Peru? you can see Ballestas Islands, Huacachina Oasis, Naca Lines and Colca canyon all these places are on the way to Cusco if you go by bus. If you have short time the best is taking a flight from Lima to Cusco just 1 hour, if not take a bus from Lima ...

  • What's new in Peru?
    Lots to see in Peru. Arequipa was my favorite city in the country and shouldn't be missed. While there, venture into the Colca Canyon. Lake Titicaca is great, though if you have time, it's worth hoping over to the Bolivian side as well to see Isla Del Sol. Huacachina, just south of Lima is a really ...

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Huacachina Blog Entries

  • Huacachina
    A quote we found on Travellerspoint that kind of sums up Huacachina "Traveling is going weird places and doing weird things with weird people" huacachina 044 huacachina 014 huacachina 014 huacachina 028 huacachina 057 huacachina 030 huacachina 036 The road to huacachina started off ...
    Posted in Peru and Bolivia by dswanderers

  • Huacachina
    Huacachina... simply one of the most amazing places i have ever been. A beautiful ...
    Posted in look out world .... we come!! by becs and terry

  • Huacachina
    Two busses and a taxi away from Colca Canyon, we arrived in Huacachina, a proper oasis. The town is built amongst the trees surrounding a lagoon in the middle of an otherwise huge and arid desert ...
    Posted in Sadie and James by St Martins

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