Ica and Paracas – 2 days fun near Lima

Day 1:

Tour starts early, pick up from your hotel in Lima at 6 am and drive through the Panamerican highway to the town of Paracas (located in the province of Pisco, department of Ica) to take a boat to visit the Ballestas Islands and be able to spot different species of seabirds and sea lions (visit lasts about 2 hours in shared service ).

next, time for Lunch at the Chaco port (lunch on own). Afternoon visit to the National Reserve of Paracas, a protected area inland with majestic views. Also, visit the interpretation center for a better understanding of the formation of the desert in this zone of the Pacific. This part of the tour will be done on a private service with your own guide.

Return to the town of Paracas for overnight.

Day 2:

departure to Ica * and visit the Regional Museum of the city, visit the Huacachina oasis and a sand buggy excursion on the nearby dunes with sandboarding included (40 min visit in shared service).

*we can include an overflight to the Nasca Lines from the Airport of Ica for an extra fee of 180 dollars per person all included: overflight, airport taxes, and transfers.

Lunch stop at El Catador, local restaurant with great food, is famous to permit people to visit its vineyard and to offer artisanal wine and pisco on sale (lunch on own). Return to Lima.

Price per person: 220 dollars

Price per person with Nasca lines: 400 dollars

Tour inclusion :

  • Private transport
  • Guide/driver English speaker
  • Ballestas islands shared service in English
  • Paracas reserve on private English guide
  • Tickets to regional museum of Ica (Mondays closed)
  • Sandbuggy and sandboarding (shared service)

Tour Exclusions :

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals, tips.

Very important, in few cases the climatic conditions are not adequate for overflying (sand storms). Refunds are not given in this case. cancellation on a flight with a refund can be made up to 1 week prior to overflight.