The Ballestas Islands (Islas Ballestas) and the Paracas National Reserve represent ones of the main traditional destinations in Peru. These are the places with a specific ecosystems.
After picking you up at the hotel at 7.45am, we will take you to the port, at 8.00am begins the boat trip along the Ballestas Islands. After 15 minutes we arrive at the enigmatic emblem of El Candelabro, we will be told the different theories of its origin. Next, we will continue along the Paracas Bay among the rocky islands, where we will observe different marine species such as sea lions, thousands of seabirds, and so on. At approximately 10.00am we will return to the port.
At 11.00am we pick you up at the hotel and we will take the tour of the Paracas National Reserve. We will visit the Interpretation Center to explain everything about the fauna and flora in the reservation. Then we will continue the tour of the Paracas peninsula, where we will see various desert formations created by wind, like multicolored surfaces, rock formations on the coast created by the seawater. We will also visit beautiful beaches such as: Playa Yumaque, Playa Roja, Playa Lagunillas. Here we have time to have lunch on the beach and walk around.
We will continue north to the Huacachina Oasis, where we will have the opportunity to have lunch on the shore of the lagoon in the desert and then to take a buggy trip through the desert dunes and to try Sandboarding.
After completing the activities at the Huacachina oasis, we will head to the wine cellar El Catador, where we will be explained the process of preparing the world-famous Peruvian alcoholic drink Pisco. We will then take part in the tasting of the various Pisco types that are produced locally.
8.00h - 18.00h (10 hrs)
pick-up at the hotel
entrance fees -The Ballestas Islands, Paracas National Reserve