The distance from Pisco to Ica is approximately 43.5 mi (70 km) that take about one hour by bus. PeruBus is the terrestrial transportation company that covers this route Pisco - Ica providing bus tickets at s/ 8. The buses leave at 7:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. from the terminal Ernesto Diez Canseco in Pisco, destination to the terminal of Av. Matias Manzanilla 130, placed in Ica. This destination has a temperate and desert climate, with a lot of humidity in the littoral area; the annual average temperature is 66.7 °F (19.3 °C) and registers limited precipitations, concentrated in January, February and March. We stand out the strong winds that blow sometimes, called "paracas", that generate dunes.
Pisco is one of the oldest cities of the coast and it's famous owing to its agricultural industry and wine making; the wine and piscos are the products that enjoy the popularity among the settlers and visitors, due to its handmade preparation of high quality. The most visited places by tourists are: El Candelabro (geoglyph similar to the Nazca lines), the Cathedral (natural monument made by the marine erosion), Tambo Colorado (where you will see the archaeological remains of an inca settlement), and Islas Ballestas (nature ecosystem with the main animal species of the area). Pisco is also a destination for the adventure lovers, because its strong winds allow the surf practice, among other sports. The beaches of the Pacific seashore close this route through the natural charm that Pisco offers you.
Adventure is waiting for you on the desserts of Ica, where the visitors can enjoy the practice of sandboard and the rides in tubular cars on the surroundings of an incredible oasis, on the outskirts of the city. The Huacachina pond is the name of the oasis, and is considered for many as one of the main tourist attractions of Ica, which is a principal wine-making center of the country, because there are numerous countrysides where you can find the most exquisite wine and pisco, both of very high quality and renown at the national and international level.