Tag: Paracas

A Tour of the Ballestas Islands

A Tour of the Ballestas Islands

I recently ventured south from Lima to Paracas and the Ballestas Islands for the weekend. We drove along the Pan-American Highway, which according to Guinness Records is the longest “motorable road” in the world, starting in Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, and stretching all the way down to Ushuaia, Argentina. (That is, I should say, if you conveniently ignore the enigmatic Darién Gap.) When you look at the area on Google Maps, you see lots of green dotted along the Peruvian coast, including the Paracas National Reserve, so I…

Nazca Lines tour from Lima

Nazca Lines tour from Lima

The monkey, the spider, the hummingbird and the rest form the famous Nazca Lines, etched into the southern Peruvian desert. Together they form one of the country’s most popular and captivating sites. Flying over the Nazca Lines is an incredible experience as it offers the best perspective to appreciate the scale and significance of this impressive feat, achieved by the ancient Nazca culture. Please note: Aracari only arranges Nazca lines tours from Lima as part of multi-day private, tailormade tour in Peru including guided excursions and accommodation. We do not offer this as…