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Tour to Paracas

Peninsula of Paracas - Southern Peru. (0)
from/per person $195

Description

Tour to Paracas

Our full-day tour to Paracas starts and ends in the city of Lima.
During this trip, we will visit the Paracas Peninsula and the Ballestas Islands.
At sea, we travel by boat to small islands where we will see interesting marine creatures.
Additionally, we will see the Candelabra figure, an old geoglyph overlooking the ocean.
On the mainland, we visit the Paracas Peninsula stopping at some nice beaches.

Tour to Paracas

Part I: Travel from Lima to Paracas Bay – Ballestas Islands.

We leave from Lima early in the morning towards Paracas Bay. The car ride to Paracas lasts about 3 hours.
Upon arrival in Paracas, we head to the local pier to take the boat tour to the Ballestas Islands.

During our boat excursion, you will see a huge design on the slope of the hill, known locally as The Candelabra.
The origin of this drawing is unknown, and the only way to fully appreciate it is from the sea.

Afterward, we will reach the Ballestas Islands; here you will see hundreds of marine birds flying overhead.
These small Islands also shelter large colonies of sea lions, which are usually swimming nearby.
Besides, you will see also groups of Humboldt Penguins.

It is forbidden to walk on the islands; therefore we will see all the marine life from our boat.
Afterward, we will get back to the mainland, getting there around 10:00 h.
At the port, we will have free time for a coffee break, before starting the land tour to the Paracas Peninsula.

Part II: Paracas Peninsula Tour – Return to Lima.

During our excursion, you will visit the center of interpretation of Paracas.
On this building, you will appreciate through photos, all the fauna, flora, and other facts about the Paracas Reserve.
Afterward, we drive into a lifeless desert until we reach a nice lookout point from where you can enjoy spectacular views.

Among the beaches, we will make a stop at Red Beach, a nice spot, great for taking photos.
Later on, we will head little fishing village of Lagunillas for lunch and relax a bit at the beach nearby.

In the zone, we can also find good restaurants, where locals serve fresh fish, as well as typical dishes.
Finally, we will drive back to the city of Lima.

Upon arrival, our driver will take you to your hotel.

End of the tour.

Tour to Paracas

  • 04:30 h. Pick up from your hotel in Lima.
  • Private transportation: Lima – Paracas – Lima.
  • 07:30 h. Arrival in Paracas.
  • 08:00 h. Boat excursion to the Ballestas Islands. (2 hours)
  • 10:30 h. Land excursion to Paracas Bay. (3 hours).
  • All entrance fees & Professional drivers.
  • 14:30 h. Return to the city of Lima.
  • 18:00 h. Arrive in Lima and drop off at your hotel.

  • Extras & Gratitude.

1° – Contact us via WhatsApp to confirm the availability of the tour you wish.
2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email or WhatsApp with the following information:

  • Names & Last names.
  • Nationality.
  • Passport number.
  • Date of Birth.

3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.

  • We suggest wearing light clothing.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a warm jacket.

Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.

Cancellations:
If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.

No Shows:
100% cancellation fee.

Important:
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.

Do you pick me up from my hotel in Lima?
Yes, our guide picks you up from your hotel.
Take into account that our tour service only includes the pick up from certain districts.
The districts are Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco.
In case your hotel is located in another district, please let us know to coordinate.

Is it cold on the Ballestas Islands?
Not, while touring around with the boat is a bit cool.
Nonetheless, when we start the tour and the boat gets in motion, it gets very windy and cold.

What animals do we see on this tour?
Visitors may spot hundreds of marines birds, including Inca Terns, Peruvian Boobies, and others.
Also, you can see Humboldt penguins, sea lions, and with little luck dolphins.

Are the visits done in English?
Yes, our company provides an English-speaking guide.

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