day 3: The Ballestas islands and the Huacachina Oasis
You will head to the port of Paracas from where you will leave to discover the Ballestas Islands by boat. Thanks to the Humboldt sea current, which favours the proliferation of plankton, this small archipelago is home to a unique biodiversity. During this tour, you will be able to contemplate the local fauna located in a preserved environment such as the sea lion colonies, penguins and many species of sea birds.
Lunch on your own in Paracas.
Bus departure to Nasca (4h trip approximately).
Stop along the way to discover a traditional bodega in Ica, where you will discover the production process of Pisco, the national alcohol.
You will then continue the road to the Huacachina Oasis. Located in the middle of the desert, it is an exceptional spectacle with a pond of water surrounded by palm trees and dunes, taken directly from a comic book.
You will then go towards Nasca.
Dinner on your own in Nasca.
Overnight in Nasca.
Steps: South CoastChauchilla CemeteryHuacachina OasisBallestas islandNazca