Highlights in Paracus
- Tailor-made-travel* through our concierge service.
- Visit the only marine protected area in Peru with incredible wildlife similar to that of the Galapagos Islands.
- Try sandboarding on desert dunes of the Paracus peninsula.
- Dine under the desert stars.
- Fly over the Nazca lines.
Suggested Activities while in Paracus:
It is claimed that Paracas is the most arid desert in the world; rain is quite infrequent, and its dunes create an incomparable image at evening or dawn. This region, where the winds blows from east to west, teems with history and culture, and the landscape will take your breath away.
Enjoy the action and adventure of crossing this desert in SUV’s driven by experts who know the spectacular Paracas dunes. It all ends with a dinner under the stars in a choice location. Live this incredible experience where it’s just you and nature. Dinner included and the adventure typically begins in the late afternoon.
PARACUS NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE
Tour the only marine protected area in Peru, home to sea lions, Humboldt’s penguins, dolphins, and hundreds of bird species.The Paracas Natural Reserve is an Eden for nature lovers, where they can admire the ocean, the desert, and incredible wildlife diversity. Not only is it one of the richest aquatic ecosystems in the world, but also a regional reserve for migratory birds. This part of the Peruvian coast is the habitat for 260 marine bird species, but there are others, as well… the Andean fox, Peru Pacific iguana, Andean condor, etc.