Paracas – Ica Full Day

$85.00

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Activity level: high
  • Group size: large
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7:45 a.m. Pick up from the bus terminal- Transfer to the office.
7:50 a.m. Transfer to the pier.
08:00 hrs. Ballestas Islands Tour - We will board our boat with 02 outboard motors that will take us to the wonderful Ballestas Islands, the most important wild sanctuary of the Peruvian coast, where we will observe sea lions, boobies, pelicans, penguins and other sea birds.
10:00 a.m. Return of the tour
Free time.
11:00 a.m. Transfer to Ica - (TOURIST BUS)
12:30 p.m. Reception in Ica - Transfer to the office
13:00 hrs. Beginning of the City Tour Ica (2 ½ APPROXIMATE TIMES) to the following places: Plaza de Armas of the city of Ica; you will be able to appreciate the 2 beautiful obelisks which represent the 2 great cultures that flourished in the department of Ica. Artisan wine cellar "El Catador"; where, you will have the explanation of the wine and the pisco, but made in an artisan way, where you can appreciate the press that is used to tread the grapes. Lunch on behalf of the Passenger Sanctuary of Luren; we will be able to appreciate the current state of the church after the earthquake of August 2007. Huacachina Lagoon; known as the oasis of America, a beautiful place surrounded by palm trees, huarangos and immense dunes.
16:05 hrs. Buggies & Sandboarding in Huacachina. Where you can experience the adrenaline rush and do adventure sports like sandboarding (1 HOUR).
18:00 hrs. Timely Transfer to the Ica Bus Terminal or hotel.
End of Service.

Description

The tour starts at the artisanal and tourist pier of El Chaco where we board our slider and observe in principle the type of boats that are used in the two main activities in the district of Paracas: Tourism and fishing.

We sail around the bay of Paracas and see the largest peninsula we have in Peru. We then stop at a northern point of the Paracas Peninsula to look, photograph and film the Candelabro where the tour guide will explain about the measurements, materials of the area and its possible origin. The navigation continues and after approximately 15 minutes from the Candelabro you reach the Ballestas Islands where you can find a great biodiversity thanks to the Humboldt current and the phenomenon of upwelling as well as other factors such as the sun and winds. Lovers of bird watching will find a large number of these such as: gulls, terns, boobies, cormorants, pelicans, vultures and Humboldt penguins. You will also see crustaceans, echinoderms, molluscs, seaweed and others. Definitely the star of the tour is the sea lion or the sea lion that steals everyone's attention because of its curious behavior (they sleep, "pose for the cameras", or simply socialize and live without problems because they occupy the top of the food chain in the area without natural predators).

The return becomes relaxing and enjoying the sea breeze is a natural anti-stress.

Later we will go to Ica, we will visit the Winery El Catador, where we will take a tour to the Wine Industry where we will taste the good wine and pisco that the winery produces. Then we will visit the Plaza de Armas where we will appreciate the 2 beautiful obelisques representatives of the 2 great cultures that flourished in the department of Ica and the Sanctuary of Luren. After we will move to visit the Huacachina Lagoon and know its legend, for those who like adrenaline you can walk in the tubulars through the Dunes and practice sandbording, it will be full fun!

Restrictions: The operator does not allow babies under 1 year on the tour of the Ballestas Islands and does not allow children under 8 years on the Buggies & Sandboarding tour in Huacachina.
Holidays: On the following holidays the tour will end 30 minutes before.
March 29, 30 and 31
April 1.
July 27 and 28

Includes

  • Revenue tickets.
  • City Tour in Ica.
  • Life jacket.
  • Shared service.
  • Pick up from the Paracas bus terminal or hotel.
  • Buggies & Sandboarding (1 TIME)
  • Guide.
  • Permanent Assistance.
  • In/Out transfers on the tour.
  • Ballestas Island Tour.
  • Transfer Paracas – Ica with tourist bus.

Does not include

  • Food.
  • Extras.
  • Tips.

Recommend

  • Windproof jacket.
  • Hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Binoculars.
  • Dark glasses.
  • Rehydrating drinks.
  • Slippers.
  • Camera.
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