Nazca Lines & Paracas extension
Head south from Lima along the Pacific coast, taking a thrilling flight over the Nazca Lines before touring the fantastic wildlife of the Ballestas islands.
Style: Private- shared tour
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
Starts in: Lima
Your Customized Tour can depart on any day you please.
Day 1. Lima- Paracas/ Relax on the coast
Day 2. Nazca Lines/ giant geoglyphs from above
Day 3. Ballestas islands: fabulous wildlife/ Paracas- Lima
- Accommodation in hotel for 2 nights with breakfast (double basis) in Paracas
- Entrance tickets to all mentioned places
- Assistant private guide
- Nazca lines tour (shared service) from Pisco airport
- Ballestas islands tour (shared service)
- Private transportation (except Lima- Paracas and Paracas- Lima bus)
- Bottled mineral water
- Air tickets and air taxes (international)
- Tours not mentioned
- Meals not specified
- Unforeseen expenses
ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY
-Why not add an extra couple of days to unwind by the pool? There are also many beautiful beaches to take a walk and be in touch with nature.
-Take a tour to Huacachina oasis, a unique place in the desert.
-Visit the Scientific Museum Javier Cabrera in Ica, where you will have the opportunity to meet this man´s collection of engraved stones. The Gliptolites, commonly known as such in the world, are now being considered by many scientists and scholars, as the oldest and most important archaeological pieces on the planet.
-Would you like to know more about Peruvian´s national drink? Visit a “bodega” and know all about Pisco.
Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability.
Lima to Paracas
Transfer from your hotel in Lima, travel south to the seaside town of Paracas in Ica situated on the Pacific Coast. Take a stroll along the waterfront promenade in between of bars and restaurants; this is the perfect spot to watch the sunset.
Night in Paracas.
This morning transfer to Pisco airport, take a scenic flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines and view these giant geoglyphs from above. Created with impressive precision almost 2,000 years ago, no one knows the true origin of these images but they can only be seen from the sky. After your tour the rest of the day is at leisure to relax or explore Paracas town.
Night in Paracas.
Ballestas islands and Candelabro/ Paracas to Lima
Wake up early and board a small boat for your group excursion to the Ballestas islands where you will get up close to fabulous wildlife. These rocky islands are home to colonies of noisy sea lions and a large variety of seabirds including the Peruvian booby and Humboldt penguins. You will also pass by the famous geoglyph in the sand called “Candelabro”.
After your tour back to Lima for your onward arrangements.
End of our services.
These are some of the hotels we work with, although it is true there is a great list, we choose serious, responsible hotels that are always renewing quality in all their services. You can find very beautiful standard hotels or superior to luxury hotels strategically located in unique places for your visits and adventure. We are committed to offering hospitality and placing you, our guests, at the center of the stage in Peru.
San Agustin Paracas.- This property located in Ica offers an outdoor swimming pool, rooms with sea views, daily buffet breakfast, private parking and free Wi-Fi in public areas. The Paracas nature reserve is 12 km away. Rooms at the San Agustin Paracas feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. The suites have a seating area and hot tub. The Paracas golf course is 1 km away. In addition, there is a beach volleyball area and games for children.
Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort.- This hotel is located on the Peruvian coast, facing the Paracas national reserve. It offers 5-star accommodation with sea views. Chalana, famous for its Km 0 concept, is the only restaurant of its kind in the city. It includes free WiFi. The hotel has a private dock, from where you can take a yacht ride to the ecological sanctuaries of the Ballestas Islands. It also has 2 swimming pools, lounge bar, luxury spa and conference rooms with a maximum capacity of 500 people. There is also a children’s club. Hotel Paracas Spa provides specific native treatments that incorporate elements such as Andean cacao, tea, grapes and seaweed.
Hacienda Bahia Paracas.- It is located next to Paracas Bay and offers panoramic views of the ocean. The comfortable rustic rooms have a private terrace where guests can enjoy the sunsets. All rooms at La Hacienda Bahía Paracas have air conditioning and a full bathroom. El Coral Restaurant serves a variety of traditional Peruvian dishes, and guests can choose to dine outdoors on the terrace. The lagoon-style outdoor pool is decorated with umbrellas and sun loungers. Guests can also choose from a series of spa treatments or massages at the hotel’s wellness center.
There are approximately 3 hours 30 minutes from Lima to Paracas, with a distance of 255 km. All along the South Panamerican Highway.
This is a 90- minute round trip flight. Departing from Pisco airport to fly over the Nazca lines and then returning to the same airport.
In addition to the beautiful landscape, you will enjoy an important marine fauna: Humboldt penguins, sea lions, seabirds, pelicans and much more.