The Paracas National Reservation is located in Ica, Peru and consists of the Paracas Peninsula, coastal areas and tropical desert extending to the south. Its main purpose is to preserve the marine ecosystem and protect the historical cultural heritage related to ancient indigenous peoples, mostly of the Paracas culture. The only marine reserve in Peru, it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significance.
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|Duration||2 Days and 1 Nights|
|Departures||Daily departures from Lima, Peru|
|Activities||Excursion to Paracas and Ballestas islands, return to Lima.|
|Hotels||Hotel accommodations are included as below|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
DAY 1: PARACAS
You will be picked up from your Hotel in Lima at 7:00 am, we will provide a driver and a minivan, the ride will take around 3 1/2 hours.
Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel, then excursion to Paracas of about 3 hours. Paracas is one of the best marine reserves, with the highest concentration of marine birds, 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. In the afternoon return to the hotel and 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 transfer to a private dock where you will take a motorboat excursion to the Ballestas island. This Islands are spectacular, eroded into numerous arches and caves , which provide shelter for thousands of seabirds, some of which are very rare, and sea lions and fur seals in their natural surroundings. The Islands are known as “The Galapagos of Peru”. The famous candlestick design, a Nazca civilization figure etched on the desert face, can also be seen from the boat and at the end private transportation back to Lima at 2:30 pm approx letting you at your hotel. (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: 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.