The Ballestas Islands, located off the southern coast of Peru, are known for their range of diverse wildlife and surrounding beauty. See the best of the islands and the adjacent Paracas National Reserve on this full-day tour from Lima, featuring informative commentary from your guide and including a seafood lunch, vineyard tour and tasting, and transportation.
Full-day tour to the Ballestas Islands and Paracas from Lima
Tour the Ballestas Islands with a guide and learn about the native wildlife
Visit the preserved lands at the Paracas National Reserve
Meet your guide at your central Lima hotel for an early morning pickup. Drive out to Paracas and enjoy a boxed breakfast along the way. Upon arrival in Paracas, catch the first boat to the Ballestas Islands, also known as the Mini Galapagos. Take a guided tour of the islands to learn about the ecosystem and native wildlife, including sea lions and penguins. Continue to the Paracas National Reserve to learn about the history and significance of the protected natural region. Visit key attractions on the reserve like the Inrena Center, Flamingo Viewpoint, and Lagunillas Beach. Lunch on fresh seafood at Paracas 457 restaurant, complete with an ocean view, before beginning the trip back to Lima. Stop to tour the Naldo Navarro winery and taste well-regarded Piscos and wines from the Inca region, along the way. Return to your Lima hotel at the end of the tour.