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Catedral Paracas

Paracas Reserves

Half Day Tour: Ecotourism Min: 2 persons
Carol B
2024-03-20
Breathtaking views beyond describable lifetime adventure Very informitive and beautiful views wonderful pictures. I have already sent word to family they MUST come see!! The guides were friendly and helpful!!!
Heath A
2024-03-19
Amazing Experience!! An absolute once in a lifetime experience I will never forget! We were met by our guide immediately when stepping out of the train station and he was very friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend anyone coming to Peru to book through Rap Travel Peru!!!
John V
2024-03-19
Totally unforgettable!! I was an amazing experience from start to finish. Every checkpoint was smooth and efficient. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!!!
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2024-03-19
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Adriano M
2024-03-15
Passeios Maravilhosos e equipe receptiva Equipe super prestativa, desde a reserva até os guias turísticos. Fomos atendidos pelo brasileiro Luis, que estava sempre a disposição para ajudar com quaisquer dúvidas ou problemas. Os guias também foram super receptivos e bem dispostos a ajudar. Recomendo 100%
Yoselin A
2024-03-15
Mejores Días en Perú Desde el primer día la atención y servicio fueron excelentes, muy buenas recomendaciones sobre lugares donde comer, conocer y los mejores guías/fotógrafos. Gracias por recibirnos!
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2024-03-15
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2024-02-24
Nuestro viaje a Perú. Todo fantástico!! Nos encantó las atenciones de RAP Travel Perú y de todo su personal. Los tours bien planificados, puntuales. Todo A1, nos vamos súper contentos con el servicio. Los recomendamos al 1000%, el cooking class traditional fue excelente. El ceviche de trucha y lomo de alpaca para chuparse los dedos.
Madrily D
2024-02-24
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2024-02-23
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DESCRIPTION

Description Tour to the Paracas Reserve in Ica

With the “Tour to the Paracas Reserve in Ica”, you can visit in Ica the Interpretation Center of the reserve, the Cathedral, the Supay Beach viewpoint, the Paracas Peninsula, Yumaque beach, Red beach and Lagunillas beach. The entire Paracas Reserve and its protected area.

THE PARACAS NATIONAL RESERVE is a protected area of Peru located in the province of Pisco, in the department of Ica. It was declared as such on September 25, 1975 and was created in order to conserve a portion of the sea and the desert of Peru, giving protection to the various species of wild flora and fauna that live there.

It preserves a representative sample of the marine ecosystems of the cold sea of the Peruvian Current or Humboldt Current, considered by specialists as the most productive on Earth, in addition to maintaining the environments used by a wide variety of migratory species for food and shelter during their long annual journeys.

The sea is favored by the microcurrents of water, a fact that attracts a large number of fish, other species in the area and fish farmers. These upwelling currents bring nutrients from the seabed, fertilizing the surface waters, this leads to an overproduction of phytoplankton, which biologists know as high primary productivity.

Enjoy the Paracas Reserve Tour in Ica

MAIN POINTS OF VISIT

  • Paracas (7 masl)
  • Ica (406 masl)

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Paracas National Reserve – Interpretation Center – Cathedral – Supay Beach Viewpoint – Yumanque Beach – Roya Beach – Lagunillas Beach

  • Beginning of the Paracas National Reserve Tour: 10.45 hrs We will pick you up at the hotel to go to the pier.
  • 11.00 hrs We will board the motorboat to start the excursion to the impressive Coastal Desert of the Paracas National Reserve, we will visit the Interpretation Center of the reserve, which offers interesting pictures and photos showing all the life and fauna that exists in it.
  • Then we will go by boat to La Catedral, an impressive rock formation that is 28 to 40 million years old and resembles a gigantic cathedral. The partial collapse suffered in the earthquake that devastated Pisco in 2007 has not limited the majesty of the landscape that can be seen from there.
  • Supay Beach Tour: We will make a stop at the Supay Beach viewpoint where you can appreciate a landscape of cliffs, then we will take you to beautiful beaches like Yumaque, where you will have a certain time to explore this beach of clear sands and finally the Red Beach, located in the bay of Lagunillas, a unique place for the strong reddish color of its shore.
  • Tour of the Paracas Peninsula: We will also make a tour of the Paracas Peninsula, observing the reddish desert, yellow, formations made by the winds and visiting its beautiful beaches, such as Yumaque beach, Red beach and Lagunillas beach, in this beach you will have free time for lunch as there are restaurants in front of the beach, or take walks around the beach in search of photos, then we will return to Paracas.
  • It has great coasts for the conservation and quiet reproduction of numerous species of resident and migratory birds. Among the most common are the pelicans, the gray gull, the black-bellied gull, the black-bellied gull, the rayador, the arctic plover, the Chuita, the guanay, the condor, the Humboldt penguin (in danger of extinction) and the parihuanas or flamingos.
  • The fish found in this maritime zone are: sole, white toyo, bonito, tramboyo, ray, cheetah, sardine, anchoveta, pampanito, grouper, corvina, lorna and many other species.
  • The mammals in this reserve are mainly represented by the sea lions of one hair or chusco, the sea lion of two hairs or fine wolf, the bufeo and the marine cat, this one, in danger of extinction.
  • We will also visit the modern visitor center of the Paracas National Reserve and optionally the Julio C. Tello Museum.
  • We will go to La Aguada Beach to observe flamingos and migratory birds. Additionally we will have a panoramic view of the rock formation “La Catedral”.
  • We will visit the beautiful beaches of Yumaque, Playa Roja and Lagunilla, after which we will transfer you to the hotel.

BREAKFAST – HOTEL / LUNCH and DINNER – PASSENGER

INCLUDES

INCLUDES:

  • Pick up at Terminal, Apt or Hotel/Dock IN – OUT
  • Tourist transportation
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Permanent assistance
  • Tourist boat

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Food not indicated
  • Tourist Taxes Ministry of Environment U$ 5.00
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Windbreaker jacket
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Closed shoes (no sandals)
  • Sunglasses or sunglasses
  • Cash money
  • Mineral water and snacks

PRICES

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

Paracas Reservations

PRICE PER PERSON

Minimum 02 people

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

  • Pick up at Terminal, Apt or Hotel/Dock IN – OUT
  • Tourist transportation
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Permanent assistance
  • Tourist boat

Photo Gallery The best of the Tour!

  • Tour a la Reserva de Paracas en Ica-1
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  • Tour a la Reserva de Paracas en Ica-3
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  • Tour a la Reserva de Paracas en Ica-6

Frequently Asked Questions about the Paracas Reserves Tour

María Reiche was a prominent German mathematician, geographer, and archaeologist who became a key figure in the research and preservation of the famous Nazca Lines in southern Peru. Her significance lies in the following aspects:

Research and Study: María Reiche devoted much of her life to the study and research of the Nazca Lines. She conducted meticulous measurements, mathematical analyses, and geographical studies to understand the dimensions and arrangement of these mysterious figures in the Nazca Desert.

Conservation and Protection: María Reiche became a passionate advocate for the Nazca Lines and worked tirelessly to protect them from damage and destruction. Her dedication contributed to the preservation of this archaeological heritage.

International Awareness: Through her research and outreach efforts, María Reiche succeeded in bringing the Nazca Lines to international attention, piquing the interest of the scientific community and tourists from around the world.

Honorary Peruvian Citizenship: In recognition of her dedication and contributions, the Peruvian government granted María Reiche the title of honorary citizen of Peru and her final naturalization in 1992.

At the María Reiche Museum, you can see Maria Reiche’s life through photographs, her former study cabin, and her belongings, such as cameras and measuring instruments. Additionally, you will find information about her studies and research on the Nazca lines and figures.

From the Nazca Lines Viewpoint, you can clearly observe two famous figures: the tree and the hands. You can also see various geometric figures and straight lines that traverse the Nazca Desert.

In general, it is not necessary to make advance reservations to visit the María Reiche Museum and the Nazca Lines Viewpoint. These tourist sites are usually open to the public and allow entry to visitors during their regular operating hours. However, it is advisable to check the updated policies and schedules before your visit, as circumstances may change.

The tour to the María Reiche Museum and the Nazca Lines Viewpoint typically lasts for approximately 3 hours, from hotel pickup in Nazca to the return to the same hotel. During this time, visitors have the opportunity to explore the museum, learn about María Reiche’s life and work, and then enjoy panoramic views from the Nazca Lines Viewpoint, where they can observe the famous figures and lines in the desert.

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