The Ballestas Islands are a group of small islands near the town of Paracas located within the Paracas District of the Pisco Province in the Ica Region, on the south coast of Peru. Composed largely of rock formations and covering an estimated area of 0.12 km², these islands are an important sanctuary for marine fauna like the Guanay guano bird, the blue-footed booby and the tendril. Other notable species include Humboldt Penguins and two varieties of seals (fur seals and sea lions), amongst other mammals.
An exciting 2 day tour beginning in Lima. You will take the flight over the famous Nasca lines and visit the Ballestas island. The tour ends in Lima.

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Duration 2 Days and 1 Nights
Departures Daily departures from Lima, Peru
Activities Excursion to Nazca lines, Ballestas islands and Paracas National Reserve, return to Lima.
Airfares Nasca lines overflight is INCLUDED in our offer.
Hotels Hotel accommodations are included as below
Customizable YES, feel free to ask for extra services

On the other hand, you must have the following information to reserve as in your passport and from each participant in your group:
*Departure date:
*Prior arrival date in Lima
*Name (as in your passport)
*Middle Name
*Surname
*Passport Number
*Citizenship
*Birth date
*Special Food Requirement
*Weight
*Gender: Male / Female
*Accommodation in Lima(Address and Phone Number)
An exciting 2 day tour beginning in Lima. You will take the flight over the famous Nasca lines and visit the Ballestas island. The tour ends in Lima.

 

DAY 1 NASCA LINES

Pick up at your hotel early morning and transfer to the Bus Station to take the Bus to Ica that departs at 07:00 am arriving at 11:30 am. Approx. Assistance upon arrival and transfer to the Hotel. At 12:00 am transfer to Nazca (it takes around two hours) and flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines (Airfare included) as well as a brief explanation of them on the Maria Reiche In-Situ Museum and in the sighting tower from where you will see the hand and the tree part of the Nazca drawing .Lunch included. At 5.30pm. approx return to Ica .Hotel Overnight .(L)
* If your hotel is located in another area than Miraflores or San Isidro, it will have an additional cost.

DAY 2 BALLESTAS ISLANDS

At 7:00 am approx. departure time to Paracas to 60 Km. (37 miles) On route is appreciated the fields of crops in some export products such as paprika, asparagus, artichokes, etc, driving north to Paracas for an excursion by boat to the Ballestas Islands to view thousands of birds, sea lions and fur seals in their natural surroundings. The famous candlestick design, a Nazca civilization figure etched on the desert face, can also be seen from the boat and at the end transfer to the national reserve of Paracas. Where we will visit the Interpretation Centre of the RNP, The Cathedral, Lagunilla beach, Red Beach and Yumaque beach to see petrified dinosaur eggs (in studio) and finally the Independence Obelisk.
Then at 14:30hrs departure Bus time Bus to Lima arriving at 19:30 approx. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your Hotel in Lima (B)

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INCLUDES:
 All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double or single occupancy. All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.

IMPORTANT: For a better service, the company informs you that it has autonomy to change the Hotels mentioned in the itinerary with another one of similar category if therefore sees it by advisable taking into account justifiable availability of spaces or other reasons, if this it is the case you will be notified ahead of time.

NOT INCLUDE: Nazca lines airport tax USD14 approx. per person. International and domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.

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