Ica

ICA (Paracas & Nazca)

Located at 280kms south of Lima, Ica is an oasis in the middle of the desert.

Ica was the scenery of the Paracas culture, famous for its finest textiles and mummification techniques.

The Regional Museum of Ica is an excellent choice for all travelers, as well as to take a short flight to over view the Palpa and Nazca Lines, which enigmatic drawings that still keep a hidden message from our ancestors.

An hour away, in the Pacific Ocean, the Ballestas islands offer a great opportunity to observe sea lions in their natural environment, thousands of birds, impressive rock formations; this area is also home of the Humbolt penguin.

Must sees:

  • Ballestas islands and Paracas Natural Reserve

  • Nazca lines

  • Cantalloc aqueducts

  • Regional Museum of Ica

  • Huacachina lagoon and the dunes (ideal for adventure sports)