Known as the оasіs of America, Ica is a tiny village built around a natural lagооn. Surrounding Ica are towering sand dunes standing several hundred feet high and extendіng fоr mіles іntо the hоrіzоn. Very few places in the wоrld offers sand dunes the size of the ones found in Ica, it has became well known for attracting tourist’s frоm all over the wоrld drawn tо the novelty of racing up and down the steep dunes at very zооmіng speeds while strapped tо four-wheel drive dune buggies.When to go
The sand dunes buggy rides are there throughout the year, you can visit for the buggy ride any time you visit the Peru but the best time you can enjoy is in from May to November when the sun is not so hot and the weather is very friendly. The weather in Peru is generally too hot and during that time, you can enjoy the buggy ride under cool climate.
How to get there.
The Ica is a desert oasis located in Peru; you need to get a taxi to Ica.In order to enjoy the sand dunes buggy rides you need 4×4 vehicles and many tourist companies’ offers the experience of buggy rides. (image by Nomadic Samuel ).
Most of the cost of enjoying the sand dunes buggy ride is usually included in your tour package, but it cost less than a hundred dollars to enjoy yourself in the beautiful dunes of the Ica.You can even decide to do camping just there in the dunes. Ica is not a very expensive village if you decide to go without help of a tour company you will be able to maneuver your way to enjoying the sand dunes buggy ride.
What to carry.
Carry lots and lots of water, you must carry your heat lotion and your sunscreen; carry some snacks if you are not being given some. You must carry some painkillers since the ride can cause some people to have headaches. Carry a scarf, sunglasses or something that can prevent your eyes from getting the sand as it is blown by the wind and something to cover your camera from wind and swept sand. You can also enjoy a romantic dinner there in the desert.
Either the best time to enjoy your sand dune buggy ride is very early in the morning as the sun is rising or late in the evening as the sun is setting. There is a beautiful site for viewing the desert sunset that will leave amazed.
The ride is like a roller coaster and drivers do all kind of crazy stuff, put your safety first before trying a sand dunes buggy rides. (image by Tripler Army Medical Center ).
Sand dunes buggy rides is a thrilling, exciting, and unforgettable experience you will ever have in your lifetime. When you stop and look at all those photos you have taken, you will realize that the gigantic dunes of the desert are surprisingly surreal and beautiful. The tour is excellent for couples who want to have that romantic and bonding time together doing some unforgettable things. The sand dunes a buggy ride gives you that romantic time as you enjoy your glass of wine.
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