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Customer Travel Tips for Huacachina

73% Avg. city rating Rated by 104 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 66%

Shopping 46%

Chilling out / relaxing 95%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 70%

Culture 58%

Nightlife / partying 74%

Value for money 78%

Customer Travel Tips for Huacachina

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71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
71% Avg. rating


01 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Book a tour when you arrive to get a better price

Liked: Sand dunes

Disliked: Pushy taxi drivers and people walking around trying to sell tours

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


19 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Sandboarding

Liked: Sandboarding

Disliked: No

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
53% Avg. rating


14 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Skip it! Sand board somewhere else

Liked: The sand boarding tour was fun

Disliked: The whole place is grimy.

47% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 20%
47% Avg. rating


22 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Only for relaxing

Liked: Sandboarding for only 5 soles.

Disliked: Expensive shops and restaurants.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


18 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Wear lots of sunscreen...sun is very strong. Dont be scared when dune buggying! The drivers are loco and it's amazing!!

Liked: The lagoon. And I loved the small village feel.

Disliked: No!!

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


31 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Shop at the grocer before comming

Liked: Sand dunes. Sand boarding, dune buggy

Disliked: Expensive prices

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
62% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Experience the sandbuggy and sandboarding in the Desert. That was amazing

Liked: The desert

Disliked: No it was just a small town. Not much to do

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


02 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the biblioteca!

Liked: Dune buggy / sandboard is a must.

Disliked: not really

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


20 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Skip the pisco tour

Liked: Sand boarding

Disliked: Expensive restaurants

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 20%
78% Avg. rating


17 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: wear sunscreen and go sand dune buggying and boarding

Liked: sand dune buggying sand dune boarding

Disliked: not many food shops

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


07 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Bring cash, the ATM never works and the closest one is a short taxi ride away in the shopping mall nearby (el quinde).

Liked: Amazing oasis with relaxed atmosphere. Great sandbuggy tours. Shopping mall nearby.

Disliked: Quite expensive, 30PEN for a main course. same goes for drinks.Only one little store in the oasis itself, but shopping mall nearby.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


25 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Do the sandboarding! Full day!

Liked: An oasis in a messy city

Disliked: Nothinggg except price for the taxi, from 5 to 10.... Soles!

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


06 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the buggying/sandboarding

Liked: Gorgeous, warm, isolated and totally relaxing

Disliked: Lack of reataurants

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: do the dune buggies at sunset

Liked: cool little town in the middle of the desert

Disliked: not really

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring sunscreen

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: The oasis is not nice clear blue :(

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Nothing

Liked: Nice place

Disliked: No

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


14 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take the sunset dune buggy

Liked: Dunes were a lot of fun

Disliked: Cold at night

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


05 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


28 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring enough cash for food and drinks, activities can be purchased with credit card. Only one ATM in town and was broke while I was there.

Liked: Good place to chill for a few days if you've been constantly on the go.

Disliked: Hamburger stand on the Main Street was closed on Monday, the big white dude who runs it makes a hell of a burger.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


25 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Only need to stay a one or few nights max as very small.

Liked: The contrast between desert and city.

Disliked: It was off season so not everything was open.

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73% Avg. city rating Rated by 104 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 66%

Shopping 46%

Chilling out / relaxing 95%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 70%

Culture 58%

Nightlife / partying 74%

Value for money 78%

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