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On your cruiseship vacations don't miss this great combination of wildlife, mystic and historical spirit and amazing nature scenery. You will breath the air of independency reaching the San Martin Port, here is where a revolution started and a new nation was created in 19th century. Sourrounded by fascinating coastline views you have the chance to experience marine animals - like sealions, penguins, pelicans, boobies, comorans - and the wide desert with its unique coastline.
Live the better experience tasting our spirit drink "Pisco" let yourself be captivated by its aromas and textures. Visit the more exclusive and recognized cellar and distilleries of the Region and one of the more old of southamerica. Learn about the history of our national drink and its denomination of origin and why the word Pisco. Aventurate y conviértete en todo en un experto de nuestra bebida nacional.
Take a short excursion during your time at port and explore the mysterious Nazca Lines and peaceful Huacachina Oasis. Enjoy a 70-minute scenic flight over the massive 2,000-year-old geoglyphs and listen to commentary from your pilot about the Nazca culture and the theories behind the lines. Then head to the Huacachina Oasis, a lagoon surrounded by desert, and enjoy a peaceful walk around before heading back to your cruise ship.
Ica is a city known for its exquisite Piscos and wines, enjoy with us on a beautiful tour of our countryside, knowing the wine cellars that our valley offers, where the best wines and pisco of Peru are made.
This half-day excursion to Paracas National Reserve is designed for cruise ship passengers looking for a dose of nature and bird watching in Peru. Relax during a drive through the reserve which protects a coastal desert landscape that's favored by seabirds including flamingos. Dramatic landscapes and the chance to see these flamboyant pink birds appeal to photographers and bird lovers alike.
Discover one of the best area’s in Peru for pisco productions on this 3-hour private tour. Visit three distilleries that are distinctive in their own way—one is known for making the best pisco in Peru, another is the oldest distillery in South America, and the last makes artisanal pisco. Learn how the famous drink is produced and sample drinks at all three to choose who is the best pisco producer.
Paracas is not among the world’s most explored vacation destinations, which means that its natural attractions can be easy to miss for visitors. This private tour gives you the chance to visit places that you might otherwise overlook, including Paracas National Reserve—where your group will spot wildlife on a boat trip around the Ballestas Islands—and the fishing village of Lagunillas. Private transport, guide, and transfers from your Paracas accommodation are included.
The Costa Rica Oasis located between the Paracas desert and Pisco, is a new alternative for people who like to enjoy nature and adventure, dunes and furrows created by the winds and a lagoon in the middle of the desert create a beautiful landscape and You will be amazed to be in the middle of this beautiful place.
Excursion of 2 hours and a half of duration with daily departures at any time of the day. It includes the visit to the ceremonial center of Cahuachi where they will visit one of the largest ensembles of pyramids and squares built during the pre-Hispanic period. The different buildings had different uses such as the of housing, workshops, free areas and ceremonial spaces. Nowadays it is considered the largest ceremonial center of mud in the world.
One of the oldest communities in South America—the Ica-Chincha—buried their ancestors less than 30 kilometers (17 miles) from Nazca. Entry to the necropolis is tightly guarded, so join a tour to see the 1,000-year-old Chauchilla Cemetery and its mummies, skeletons, pottery fragments, and traces of textiles. During your time wandering the grounds, you'll learn about the site's tragic past. Pickup and drop-off and your admission ticket are provided.
Since 2011 National Park
Visit the Islands and the three-pronged
Candelabro geoglyph, which is etched into the
stony hill similar to the Nazca lines.
The Ballestas Islands are home of thousands
of birds like Humboldt Pinguins, Cormorans,
Zarcillos, Pelicans and other species like
Sea lions and Dolphines.
Enter the very heart of the Paracas National Reserve.
Experience the beauty of the cliffs and the mystique and energy of the Lord of the Golden Mountain (Kori-Apu).
Let your emotions flood in harmony and let your eyes be delighted with the most beautiful sunset on the planet.
In this magical place, even the shadows will look golden!
According to the sunset schedule (which varies during the year), we will leave at the following times:
>> May, June, July - Departure: 3:30 pm / Return: 6:30 pm.
>> August, September, October - Departure: 3:45 pm / Return: 6:45 pm.
>> November, December, January - Departure: 4:00 pm / Return: 7:00 pm.
>> February, March, April - Departure 3:45 pm. / Return: 6:45 pm.
Listen to your guide explain the heritage of the site, which is believed to be used as an administrative, ceremonial and military center that controlled the main road from the coast to the highlands. The site was also used as a resting place for many of the Inca army soldiers throughout the local territory.
Dating back to the 15th century, Tambo Colorado is a must-see for visitors to the Pisco River Valley—but to understand the site’s historic significance, you need a guide. On this tour, visit Tambo Colorado with entrance fees and round-trip travel from your Paracas hotel included, and explore the lost civilization of the Incas. With your guide to lead the way, discover ceremonial plazas and ancient houses, and learn how the Incas lived and worked on the land.
The Nasca Lines Land Tour is a tour of our agency. The tour is good because it combines small walks with beautiful views of the valleys of Nasca. Contrary to the belief that they can only be seen from the air, we tell you that there are many figures or Geoglyphs that can be easily seen from the surrounding hills, this tour takes you to know some
Live the better experience tasting our spirit drink "Pisco" let yourself be captivated by its aromas and textures. Visit the more exclusive and recognized cellar and distilleries of the Region. Learn about the history of our national drink and its denomination of origin and why the word Pisco. Aventurate y conviértete en todo en un experto de nuestra bebida nacional.
Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve from the port San Martín -Pisco
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We will be waiting for a sign with the name (LIKE XPLORER PERU)
9:15 a.m. Pick up from Puerto San Martin –Pisco
10:00 a.m. Ballestas Islands Tour.- We will board our boat with 02 outboard motors that will lead us to the wonderful Ballestas Islands, the most important wild sanctuary of the Peruvian coast, will observe sea lions, silly birds, pelicans, penguins and other seabirds.
Tour Paracas National Reserve.- where you will know the Flamencos or Parihuanas Viewpoint, We will appreciate the unique Cathedral natural formation, product of the erosion of the wind and the sea, Unique Red Beach in Peruvian coast, Marine Fossil Remains, we will conclude in Lagunillas Beach in which you can have lunch and enjoy the beach.
13:20 you will return to the port of San Martín to return to your ship.
Without a doubt, one of the star activities in the area. Its creation dates from 1975 and receives the figure of 100 thousand annual visitors. The Reserve is located in the most desert area of the coast of Peru, and at the same time it is located in one of the richest maritime areas with cold water currents.
For nature lovers, this is a place they cannot miss. You can find birds such as pelicans, tendrils, parihuanas, Arctic chorlos, Peruvian potoyunco or Humboldt Penguins; mammals such as chusco or bufeo; fish such as stripe or pampanito; or other fascinating animals like the muimuy, the gecko or the leatherback turtles.
But not only that, through tours in Paracas you can discover the magic of “El Candelabro”, a 120-meter geoglyph, as well as the remains of the imposing rock formation of “The Cathedral”.
OUR FIRST STOP IS AT THE MIRADOR DE PATAPAMPA, LOCATED AT 4900 MSNM, THE VIEW OF THE VOLCANOES MISTI, CHACHANI, SABANCAYA AND AMPATO IS MAJESTIC
WE OFFER PASSENGERS A SNACK AND COFFEE,
WE WILL FIND VICUNAS, LLAMAS AND ALPACAS, WITH LUCK IN THE DISTANCE WE COULD SEE FOXES, GUANACOS OR EVEN PUMAS.
FINALLY, WE WILL ENTER THE CITY OF AREQUIPA BETWEEN APPROXIMATELY 4:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL IS INCLUDED. (HOTELS LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC CENTER OF THE CITY).
Departure day: Mon to Sun
Time of departure: 13:00
Arrival Time: 16:30
Duration approx: 6hrs.
Exclusive Service for Tourists
Price: USD 35.00
TIME / PLACE OF SHIPMENT: 13:00HRS. AT HOTEL LA PASCANA (CORNER OF THE INCA BRIDGE ARCH WITH XX CENTURY NO. 106 - MAIN SQUARE OF CHIVAY)
TIME / PLACE OF ARRIVAL: 16:00 - 16:30HRS APPROXIMATELY AT OUR ARRIVAL POINT LOCATED AT AV. 28 DE JULIO, SECOND WHEREABOUTS. (NEXT TO THE MORMON CHURCH).
INCLUDE STOPS, GUIDE ON BOARD AND SNACK.
Walkthrough the countryside of Ica and enjoy a good Pisco.
We will visit the Artisan Winery "El Catador", the "Museo Lazo" winery and the "Tacama" Industrial Winery.
IMPORTANT: On Monday there is no entry to Tacama for maintenance of the warehouse. It can be changed to Bodega "Vista Alegre".
Paracas and Tambo Colorado National Reserve from the San Martín -Pisco port
We will be waiting for a sign with the name (LIKE XPLORER PERU)
9:15 a.m. Pick up from Puerto San Martin –Pisco
Afterwards, you will travel to the Inca town of Tambo Colorado.
Listen to your guide explain the heritage of the site, which is believed to be used as an administrative, ceremonial and military center that controlled the main road from the coast to the highlands.
Then returning we will visit Pisco Plaza de Armas
Finally we will make the Paracas National Reserve Tour.- where you will know the Flamencos or Parihuanas Viewpoint, We will appreciate the unique cathedral natural formation, product of the erosion of the wind and the sea, Unique Red Beach on the Peruvian coast, Marine Fossil Remains, we will conclude on the Beach Lagoons in which you can have lunch and enjoy the beach.
Finally, you will return to the port of San Martín to return to your ship.
Visit the Paracas National Reserve, and explore the wonders of this natural peninsula with a unique ecosystem, and a great number of fauna and flora, such a birds and sea lions. Discover this amazing bay, located 300 km away from Lima City.
At the indicated time you will be picked up from your hotel in Paracas to start the tour to the Inca Ruins of Tambo Colorado, during approximately one hour of the tour you will be able to observe the Pisco Valley, its small towns you can also observe the Pisco river until you reach the archaeological center
When you arrive at archeological area you will visit Museum then you will enter to the ruins belonging to Inca culture, we will make a short walk to enter this archaeological center and we will observe the main square here were made the offenses to the Sun God, we will also enter the rooms, the tower, the Inca bath, the bath of the Acllas.