Luxury Travel to Paracas & the Ballestas Islands

Nationally Protected Reserves, Peru`s Version of the Galapagos Islands

Explore Paracas & the Ballestas Islands on Your Terms

About 160 miles south of Lima is the UNESCO-listed Paracas National Reserve. The park covers an astonishing 826,450 acres, but its headline attraction is a boat trip to the Ballestas Islands, whose rich pickings of wildlife earn it comparisons to Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. A Paracas & Ballestas Islands private tour will surely get the adrenaline running to this exclusive area of Peru.

peru-paracas-description-01The protected waters of Paracas are one of the most biologically productive marine regions in the world: there are more than 215 different bird species in the reserve as well as whales, dolphins, sea lions and the endearing Humboldt penguin. Wildlife aren’t the only draw, either. Heritage hunters will find more than 100 indigenous archaeological sites, while adventure seekers will be satiated with activities including surfing, ATV and motorbike rides, as well as kayaking. The pristine beaches of Paracas, which also fall under the remit of the Peruvian National Park Service, make great resting spots in between activities and tours.

Things to see & do in Paracas and Ballestas Islands

Like all of our tours, these are just suggestions to complement your customized tour to Peru.
We welcome you to check out some of the cultural, culinary, artistic, ethnic treasures and not to mention the unique wildlife that abound the Paracas National Reserve and its surrounding countryside.

Itineraries Including Paracas & Ballestas Islands

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