This amazing trip will let us know The Paracas National Reserve which main purpose is to preserve the sea ecosystem and protect the historical cultural heritage, as well as The Ballestas Islands that form an important wildlife reserve and are located off the coast of the Paracas National Reserve.
during this two days tour from Lima we will also ride on a boogie over the beautiful sand dunes of the Huacachica desert and flight over the enigmatic Nazca Lines Etched into more than 80 km (50 miles) of rocky desert, and only properly appreciated from the air, the Nazca Lines are made up of more than 800 lines, 300 figures and 70 animal and plant outlines.
Day 1 Ballestas Islands / Paracas Natural reserve/ Huacachina sandboarding
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. ( 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). During the visit, you will see Sea lions, Boobies, Pelicans, Penguins and other Marine birds, among the many other species which converge there looking for shelter.
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 earth" 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, ‘La Catedral’ rock formation created by wind and sea erosion , the Inrena Center, Flamingo Viewpoint the Playa Roja, unique to the Peruvian coast with fossils of ancient marine life. 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. Then we will drive south to Huacachina 30 minutes approx.
We will take an unconventional route through the desert and stop along the way to practice your sandboarding skills,You’ll have the opportunity to sand board on 3 or 4 different dunes so you can try your luck. standing up on the board for speed, or choosing to lie down for a more relaxed experience. It's an unforgettable ride! .
If you want to experience the beauty of the dunes but you are not looking for excitement or adrenalin. You can do the SLOW AND RELAXING DUNE BUGGY TOUR. Instead of racing up and down the dunes, on this this tour we will take you on a relaxing exploration of the desert at a moderate pace. You will have multiple opportunities to take photographs. And you will be able to watch the amazing sunset over the dunes. Before racing back to Huacachina Oasis. Time for dinner and later we will continue our trip to Nazca town 2 hours drive approx.
Upon arrival in Nazca transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Nazca Lines / Aqueducts of Cantalloc
At 8:00 am after breakfast we will drive to the airport to start the stroll in the plane upon the Nazca Lines. When we arrive to the airport we will get a video informative about the Nazca Lines that way to familiarize with the lines and have a better idea of these archaeological remains that we will see from the air. The type of airplanes we use for this excursion are small airplanes, with capacity for 3 to 5 people, each one with seats to the window to see the figures correctly, the flight is for 35-minute, and during the tour you will see perfect representations of giants animals and birds; such as, condor, hummingbird, pelican, macaw, tarantula, monkey, whale, caiman, etc. Apart from these lines you will also see many other huge geometric figures that reach whole the desert and look like big landing strip. After enjoying the Nazca Lines we will drive to the famous aqueducts of Cantalloc which were a system of underground aqueduct to supply of water the valleys that did not have water thus the peoples of Nazca Culture could defeat the long drought and the famine, then we will visit the ceramic centers where the modern potters are still doing amazing works on clay. Eventually we will drive back to lima, on the way we will stop for lunch.
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De reis is achter de rug. We hebben een fijne tijd gehad. Een reis om te koesteren.
Alles was goed georganiseerd. Dank je wel.Fam. Lots . Halle
Was een fijne reis.
Compleet programma. Sloot goed aan.
Hotels, transfers,gidsen,resto aanbevelingen top!Fam. Vanderpooten. Sint Pieters Leeuw
Excursies en bezienswaardigheden waren top !
We zijn ook zeer tevreden over de gidsen en chauffeurs. Mensen waren altijd stipt op tijd. Heel vriendelijk en behulpzaam.
Fam. Nijs-Moons. Boortmeerbeek
Zelfs bij diep nadenken hebben we niets negatiefs te melden.
Het programma zat heel goed in elkaar, chauffeurs en gidsen heel stipt. Hotels prima,.
De reis was zeer boeiend en afwisselend, ik zou het zeker aan iedereen aanraden.Fam. Lagneau. Sint Genesius Rode
Alles was prima georganiseerd tot in de details, correcte timing, geen dode momenten, zeer fijne en vriendelijke begeleiding overal, overal stond alles klaar en zelfs 's nachts.Fam. Roosens - Halle