Tour to Paracas

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


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 trip.

What is included?

  • 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). Tours are done in English.
  • 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.

What is NOT included?:

  • Meals and gratitude.


  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Light clothing.
  • Sun hat.
  • Water.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Free cancellation – Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.
  • Covid-19 precautions – Special health and safety measures apply.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Mobile ticketing – Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Live tour guide – Spanish, English.

Our Tour to Paracas is subject to availability.
We highly suggest to send us an e-mail and ask for availability.
For a quick reply, you may contact us via WhatsApp at +51 956691155.