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  2. Ica Region
  3. Paracas
  4. Paracas National Reserve

From Paracas: Paracas National Reserve Private Tour

Product ID: 246257
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Experience the beautiful Paracas Reserve on the rocky shores of Peru. See where the Paracas desert, the islands, and the sea all meet. Admire the impressive rock formations of this unique geological landscape.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please, arrive 15 min before the activity starts at your hotel lobby. Pick-up and dropoff services are available to your accommodation within Paracas town and Pisco City. If you are staying in another town which is not listed, please call the local partner at +51 945 716 329 to arrange a pick up with an additional cost.

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  • Be amazed by the beauty of Paracas Reserve where the desert, islands, and the sea meet
  • See thousands of migratory birds
  • Discover the region's impressive natural life
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of the being picked up from your hotel in Paracas or Pisco and transferred to the Paracas National Reserve. The reserve was established in 1975 to protect the bird and marine of life of the Paracas Peninsula. Admire the stunning landscape of the peninsula, formed by a saline desert, islands, and the sea.

See one to the largest sea lion colonies in the world. Marvel at the numerous birds along the coastline. Learn about the reserve by visiting the visitor center, which has exhibits about the local flora and fauna. Drive to an area where a great natural rock formation once stood known as the Cathedral. Unfortunately, the Cathedral was destroyed during a 2007 earthquake. Enjoy amazing views of the desert, the blue ocean, and thousands of sea birds. Visit Playa Roja and Lagunillas Beach. After your tour finishes, return to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Paracas and Pisco
  • Bilingual guide in English/Spanish
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee (11 Peruvian Soles per person, in cash only)
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Please note, the entrance fees to the Paracas National Reserve must be paid in-person on the day of the tour in cash with Peruvian Soles.
• It is recommended that you bring some Peruvian Soles for the payment of the local fee.

From US$ 48 per person

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Product ID: 246257