Huacachina is a desert oasis and tiny village located in southern Peru. It’s just 5 kilometers away from the city of Ica and 350 kilometres south of Peru’s capital city Lima. Ica is the closest city to Huacachina.
The town is built around a small natural lake in the desert and surrounded by huge sand dunes.
Huacachina has a population of around 100 residents.
This is a very small town, Actually you can walk from one end to the other end within a few minutes.
The town is actually a collection of resorts and restaurants.
When you need a break or feel hungry you can find resorts and restaurants around the town.
Huacachina is an extremely popular holiday destination for locals and adventurers.
The area has been declared a national cultural heritage site by the National Institute of Culture in Peru.
Getting to Huacachina is easy. You can take a taxi from Ica to the city. The taxi ride takes about 10 minutes and you will have pay around $4 USD for a taxi.
Sounds cool? Yeah, It’s a must visit place. Actually this place is really worth visiting once in life time.