Ica + Ballestas Islands + Paracas from Lima 2 days and 1 night
Tour designed for people who are in the city of Lima and want to get to know the beautiful city on the desert - Ica - amazing destination that has several natural and cultural attractions.
Itinerary of Ica + Ballestas Islands + Paracas from Lima 2 days and 1 night
Lima to Ica
We will begin our adventure in the city of Lima moving you to the terminal of buses that will take you to the city of Ica, the trip from Lima to Ica lasts approximately 4 and a half hours and we will be arriving to Ica before midday.
On your arrival in Ica you will have some free time for lunch, the best places are around the Main square of Ica.
At 12:30 we will meet in the main square of Ica to start with city tour where we will visit the main sights such as the Plaza de Armas, the Regional Historical Museum, a factory of choco-tejas (which is a typical dessert of Ica), an artisanal factory of wine and pisco and the sector named “Las Brujas De Cachiche” recognized as a land of wizards and healers.
After the city tour we will continue toward the Oasis of La Huacachina, where we will be able to appreciate a beautiful lagoon with vegetation in the middle of the desert, we will travel through the desert aboard our buggies (tubular) and we can have fun practicing sandboarding.
We will return in the evening to the city of Ica where will spend the night.
Ica - Ballestas Island - Paracas Reserva - Lima
This day we will begin at 06:30 am with the pick-up from your Hotel in Ica, on board of our mobility we will take you to the port of Chaco where boats for the visits of the Ballestas Islands and Paracas.
At 08:00 am we board our boat to visit the Ballestas Islands, they are a group of islands inhabited by sea lions, seals, pelicans among others, also we can visit the” Candelabro”, which is a figure in the shape of a candelabrum made on the sand is very similar to the Nazca Lines.
After 2 hours of walk we return to the port, we will have a free time before you start with the visit of the Paracas Reserve. Important place of preservation of animals such as sea lions, dolphins, penguins among many others.
During this tour for almost 3 hours, we will be able to visit as well as "THE CATHEDRAL” (natural rocky formation), the Red Beach, the Cerro Colorado from where it has a privileged view of the Pacific Ocean and finally we will visit the Maritime Interpretation Center where we will learn a little more of the animals that inhabited and inhabit this reserve.
At the end of this walk you will return to the bus terminal in Pisco, so you can take the bus to the city of Lima where you'll need to stay for the night.