Located 162 miles south of Lima, Paracas is the most popular desert destination in Peru, because of its national reserve category and the ballestas islands, a great natural attraction a place to sighting sea lions, penguins and thousands of sea birds.

Great sea food options and the first concession for ecotourism in Peru, a place dedicated to off roading, dune buggies rides and Sandboarding.

These is the most diverse and rewarding experience of all the coastal deserts. A must if you want to experience Peru.

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Best Season:All year round
Popular Location: ICA


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