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Paracas National Reserve Tour

Paracas National Reserve Tour

Travel across the Peruvian desert and find the spot where it collides with the authentic scenery of the Pacific coast. The Paracas National Reserve is one of the first protected areas of Peru and it comprehends a great variety of maritime life.

Also, the awe-inspiring landscapes of the region will surely leave you breathless. Hop on to this adventure and explore the national reserve as the Paracas culture once did! 

The site is not only recognized for gathering the most impressive natural wonders of the Peruvian coast but also for being marked by two important civilizations of the pre-Inca era. Therefore, the place overflows in history, nature, and adventures from start to end.

As the name clearly hints, the ecological reserve is located near Paracas town, a lively beach town home to the best ceviche in the region and the most scenic beaches south of Lima! Continue reading and find out everything about this excursion.

About the tour

If you’ve been following our Paracas travel guide, you surely know that the Paracas National Reserve holds over 250 bird species, some endemic to the region whilst others are migratory. The national reserve is recognized for having arid weather, which is why locals call it “the place where the desert meets the sea.”

On this occasion, you’ll get to experience the most beautiful natural wonders of the site, where colored beaches, intriguing rock formations, and marine animals will accompany you along the route.

The tour will start at 11:00 am, our team will pick you up from your accommodation to head towards the reserve. On the way, we’ll get to spot different bird species flying towards the Pacific Ocean or resting on the shores.

Following the itinerary, we’ll visit one of the famous beaches in the area. Playa La Aguada, a mystical place with yellow and reddish sand, is known for being the resting place of the beautiful flamingos of the region.

Also, Playa La Aguada offers the perfect setting to practice paragliding, another sought-after activity in Paracas that you shouldn’t miss. Afterward, we’ll visit ‘The Cathedral,’ a strange rock formation that used to depict the shape of a church dome.

Among the other places to visit is the otherworldly Red Beach, which offers authentic natural scenery composed of red sand spread across the most crystal-clear water of the Paracas coast.

Optional Visit: If you’d like to know more about the history of the region, remember that the Julio C. Tello Museum is on the route. Dare to know the ancient Paracas culture up close with these exhibitions in the middle of the desert!

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Book?‌

As‌ ‌you‌ ‌already‌ ‌know,‌ ‌the‌ ‌Paracas National Reserve ‌is ‌located‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Paracas‌ ‌region,‌ ‌a‌ ‌few‌ ‌kilometers‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌city.‌ ‌For‌ ‌that‌ ‌reason,‌ ‌it‌ ‌is‌ ‌an‌ ‌easy‌ ‌day‌ ‌trip‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌‌Gastronomic‌ ‌Capital‌ ‌of‌ ‌Peru‌.‌ ‌We‌ ‌highly‌ ‌recommend‌ ‌going‌ ‌on‌ ‌a‌ ‌guided‌ ‌tour‌ ‌so‌ ‌you‌ ‌don’t‌ ‌miss‌ ‌all‌ ‌the‌ ‌important‌ ‌details‌ ‌of‌ ‌this‌ ‌attraction.‌ ‌

Luckily‌ ‌for‌ ‌you,‌ ‌our‌ ‌excursion‌ ‌will‌ ‌take‌ ‌you‌ ‌through‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌beautiful‌ ‌natural‌ ‌scenery‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌region,‌ ‌ to‌ ‌later‌ ‌explore‌ ‌this‌ ‌mystical‌ ‌place.‌ ‌

To‌ ‌book ‌the‌ ‌Paracas National Reserve Tour ‌you‌ ‌just‌ ‌need‌ ‌to‌ ‌contact‌ ‌our‌ ‌team.‌ ‌We‌ ‌will‌ ‌optimize‌ ‌your‌ ‌time‌ ‌and‌ ‌adventure‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌tailor-made ‌travel‌ ‌itinerary‌ ‌for‌ ‌you.‌ ‌

Likewise,‌ ‌we‌ ‌care‌ ‌to‌ ‌provide‌ ‌the‌ ‌best‌ ‌experience‌ ‌to‌ ‌every ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌passengers,‌ ‌which‌ ‌is‌ ‌ why‌ ‌we‌ ‌work with ‌certified‌ ‌drivers,‌ ‌professional‌ ‌guides,‌ ‌and‌ ‌an‌ ‌all-time‌ ‌monitored‌ ‌car‌ ‌fleet‌ ‌with‌ ‌ GPS‌ ‌tracking.‌

General‌ ‌Information:‌

- Duration:‌ ‌‌24 ‌hours‌ ‌approx.‌ ‌ ‌
- Entrance:‌ ‌‌Already‌ ‌included‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌travel‌ ‌package.‌
- Included: Transport, English-speaking guide, pick up at the hotel.

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