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Ballestas Islands Day Tour

Ballestas Islands Day Tour

Ballestas Islands Day Tour

from $ 90.00


The Paracas National Reserve extends 335,000 hab, 250km south of Lima. It is the perfect place for nature lovers. Come and take a ride while discovering marine landscapes, an arid desert and a very diverse fauna in this regional reserve for migratory birds including 74 species of plants, 216 species of birds, 16 types of mammals, and ten species of reptiles.. If you are lucky enough you will also see the incredible species of fauna, such as the Andean condor, Humboldt penguin, turtles, dolphins, flamingos and many other species. A visit to the local museums will help you understand the richness of the place and the cultures developed on the region


If there is one thing that characterizes Peru, it is its incredible landscapes, and it is a country full of nature in its purest state. One of these great areas of unparalleled beauty is the Paracas National Reserve. It is a protected area of Peru. It is located in the province of Pisco and the objective for which it was created is none other than to preserve a portion of the sea and the desert of Peru. In this way, it seeks to protect diverse species of wild flora and fauna that live there.

Trip Details

  • Altitude: 2578 ft (786 msnm)
  • Climate & Weather: Warm, Muggy, Arid
  • The warm season: lasts  from January  to April 78°F. The hottest month in Paracas is February bellow 80°F and low of 69°F.
  • The cool season:lasts  from June to October below 69°F. The coldest month  in Paracas is August, low of 56°F and high of 66°F.
  • Difficult level: Easy
  • Departure Time:   In the morning or Afternoon
  • Duration:  3 Hours Aprox


Full Day Paracas National Reserve

04:00 Hrs. Bus to Paracas Bay (4Hrs.)

07:45 Hrs. Arrival, reception and transfer to El Chaco pier.
We will depart to the Ballestas Islands in modern
where you can appreciate El Candelabro which is a geoglyph of
geoglyph of large dimensions that serves as a lighthouse for navigators.
This Candelabro is related to the Lines and geoglyphs of the
the Nazca Lines and geoglyphs.
The Ballestas Islands are made up of rock formations where there is an important
rocky formations where there is an important marine fauna
fauna with guano birds such as the Guanay, the Piquero and the
Zarcillo mainly.
You can also see Peruvian penguins that are in danger of extinction.
in danger of extinction. Also in these islands
also in these islands we will be able to observe varieties of sea lions
(fur seals and sea lions) and other mammals, serving as a natural refuge.
as a natural refuge.
Free time for personal activities.
Protected area with the purpose of conserving and protecting
and protect the diverse species of wild flora and fauna that live there.
birds such as the parihuanas or flamingos, which served the
flamingos which served General San Martin as an inspiration for the
inspiration for the creation of the patriotic colors,
we will also be able to observe other migratory or resident species.
resident species.
We will observe rocky formations located between the beaches of Yumaque and
between the beaches of Yumaque and Supay, we will visit lagunillas beach.
Lunch at the passengers’ expense (inside the Reserve).
P.M Transfer to the bus station.
16:10 Hrs. Bus back to the city of Lima (4Hrs.)
End of our service


  • Bus tickets Lima-Paracas-Lima
  • English/Spanish Guide
  • Transfers in/out in Paracas
  • Sernanp Tax
  • Permanent assistance

No Included

  • Transfer Hotel/Terminal/Hotel (Lima)
  • Meals
  • IGV


  • we recommend to start this tour in the afternoon, to enjoy the sunset and the colorful places around. we will contact with clients days before to orgazine the Pick Up
  • National museums are closed on Mondays and holidays.
  • This product is on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your order.


What To Bring

  • Bring camera, sunscreen, hat, binoculars, wind breaker, and sunglasses.
  • *It is necessary to sign a disclaimer before carrying out the activity.

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