Lima to Paracas National Reserve and Ballesta Islands Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Lima

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Located just 3 hours south of Lima we can find the Paracas Reserve and the Ballestas Islands, which host several species of birds, sea lions, fish as well as various marine species. Discover the natural beauty of this place, in a full-day tour with a delicious seafood lunch in front of the sea. End your day with an exclusive vineyard tour tasting some of the piscos and wines of the region.
Meet your guide at your centrally located Lima hotel for an early morning 4:30 a.m. pickup. Relax on the drive out to Paracas and enjoy a prepared breakfast box when the sun comes up. Upon arrival at Paracas, head straight to the Paracas dock to catch the first boat of the day to the Ballestas Islands, also known as the Mini Galapagos. Tour the islands with your guide and learn about the ecosystem and native wildlife, including sea lions, penguins, and much more. Continue this unique experience visiting the Paracas National Reserve and learn about the history and significance of the protected natural area. Visit key attractions on the reserve such as the Interpretation Center, the Flamingo Viewpoint, the Cathedral and beautiful beaches like Playa Lagunillas, Playa Roja or Playa Yumaque. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience and relax as you discover the richness and importance of this area.   Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in an ocean-view restaurant before beginning your trip back to Lima. On the way back, stop at a local vineyard to explore the inmense fields of grapes being cultivated and then collected for their future process and production. Finally, taste delicious piscos and wines from the Ica region. Finally, return to your hotel at the end of the tour at approximately 06:30pm.

What’s included

  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Transport by Private Vehicle
  • Driver / Professional Tour Guide
  • Breakfast box
  • Refreshing drinks on board
  • Seafood lunch included
  • Ballestas Islands tour
  • Paracas Reserve tour
  • Chincha local vineyard tour
  • Wine and Pisco tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Ballestas Islands

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities


  • Ideal choice for families
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included