Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve Tour Full Day
Start time and place: We start with the pick up from your accommodation in Paracas or bus station
HIGHLIGHTS (highlights of the tour)
Paracas is located in a geography area that is desert, rocky, sandy with a contrast of colors due to the minerals found there and its beautiful palyas, on the Paracas peninsula a civilization also developed 2,500 years ago that bears the name La Paracas culture. In this place there are also the wonderful Ballestas Islands where you can enjoy the experience of seeing marine fauna and other species in their natural habitat.
If you travel from Lima to Paracas on the same day of the tour, it is recommended to leave with Cruz del Sur – www.cruzdelsur.com.pe at 04:00 am. to arrive at Paracas 07:20 am and we will be waiting for you at the bus station in Paracas with your name on a sign and then transfer them to the tourist pier and start the tour.
and if you return to Lima, the same day of the tour, you can leave from Paracas to Lima at 4:10 p.m. and at 5:35 p.m. with Cruz del Sur Transportation
07:30 a.m. Pick up from the Cruz del Sur bus station or from your hotel in Paracas and transfer to the tourist pier.
At the indicated time we will board our boat from the Chaco Paracas tourist pier and then navigate through the Paracas bay until we reach the Candelabro a geoglyph similar to the Nazca lines, here our guide will explain the different theories that there are about this mysterious drawing
In the Ballestas Islands you will be able to appreciate from a very close a fabulous marine fauna, like great colonies of wolves in the beaches and rocks. It is also possible to see groups of Humboldt penguins in small caves, as well as a large variety of shorebirds
During our excursion through the Ballestas Islands, in the high part of the islands you can also see hundreds of guana birds, such as cormorants, boobies, pelicans, seagulls, and tendrils. Additionally you will appreciate rock formations and the beauty of the Pacific Ocean great for artistic photos.
At the indicated time we will board our tourist minibus to start the excursion to the impressive Coastal Desert of the Paracas National Reserve,
We will cross the Paracas peninsula, we will cross the Paracas peninsula, we will make stops and short walks,
We will appreciate the colorful reddish yellow desert, formations made by the winds and visiting, its beautiful beaches, such as Yumaque beach, Red beach and Lagunillas beach, on this beach, you will have free time so they can have lunch as there are restaurants in front of the beach or take walks around the beach in search of photos, then you will return to Paracas at 15:00 hrs.
PRICE: USD 35 PER PERSON