Weekend in Huacachina Oasis
This is the one and only oasis in South America!
The city of Ica, in the South-west coast of Peru, is surrounded by deserted lands. Pure sand, heat and dryness.
No surprise that the oasis of Huacachina has become the touristic jewel of the region. As if taken out of an Arabic desert inspired movie, Huacachina’s landscape catches the eye with an oval shaped lagoon surrounded by majestic golden sand dunes, high as mountains.
Attracting locals and tourists alike, this is what Huacachina Oasis looks like on a sunny weekend.
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General overview of Huacachina Oasis
It's a hot day…
There's a myth that says the lagoon swallows one man every year
Kids playing in the sand.
That leaf is in the right place
Peru has some of the biggest dunes in the world
One of the medium sized dunes around Huacachina
Half way through
View from top
On top of the dune
Sunset over Huacachina sand dunes
Watch a video of the beautiful shifting sands in Huacachina!
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