For one to two day trip from Lima, one can visit Ica. You can have excursion to see the Ballestas Island with Penguin and Sea Lions. After that you can visit winery to taste the various type of wine and Pisco or look at the Nazca line on land from watch towers or by plane. Then relax for snack at the Oasis (Huacachina). This is a full day from 4:00 am or earlier until late at night. The cost usually range around US$120 to US$180 depending on what you want to see and for how long. It is great to discover other part of Peru if you have some free time left over when in Lima.
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