Paracas Reserve & Ballestas Islands

Experience the amazing Ballestas Islands on a boat ride, which are the home of a spectacular wildlife, beautiful nature and some very special phenomenons. In the National Reserve of Paracas you will experience the beauty of its red sand beaches, its dunes, its flamingos and learn about the civilization of the region.

A tour guide from our company and our professional driver will pick you up from your hotel. in around 3 and a half hours you should be in the Chaco's port in Pisco town, then we will help you to take a boat to visit our famous Ballestas Islands the whole tour takes around 2 and a half hours.

During the visit, you will see the Bay of Paracas, Punta Pejerrey and, on the islands, a natural habitat with sea lions, seagulls, penguins and other species.

After your tour we will take you to visit the impressive and isolated Paracas National Reserve; this natural reserve is part of the world guiness "Dryest dessert on heart" called "Atacama". here you will get a detailed explanation of the history and importance of this place. See the Port of Don Jose de San Martin, the cathedral , the Inrena Center, Flamingo Viewpoint and Lagunillas Beach. After the visit, relax and enjoy your lunch eating fresh marine and/or typical creole dishes from the coast of Peru in a seafront restaurant.

Note: the tour by boat to the ballestas islands is only by shared boat organize and lead by Peruvian marines, there are not private boat tours to the islands. You should expect to be back to Lima around 7pm

Important info

What's Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private tour
  •  English speaking guide
  • All entrance tickets
  • Snack

Not included

  • Lunch (Lunch on these places area little pricy , around 35 Nuevos soles main course)

Bring With You

  • video or photo camera.
  • Batteries, Films etc
  • Light clothing and comfortable shoes
  • Sunblock
  • Cap or Hat.
Full day
180.00 €