The Paracas National Reserve is located in Ica, Peru and consists of the Paracas Peninsula, coastal areas and tropical desert extending to the south slightly past Punta Caimán, a total of 335,000 hectares (3,350 km2) (217,594 hectares (2,17594 km2) are marine waters, and 117,406 hectares (1,17406 km2) are part of the mainland) It includes Bahía de la Independencia (Independence Bay) and miles of coastal waters Its main purpose is to preserve the marine ecosystem and protect the historical cultural heritage related to ancient indigenous peoples, mostly of the Paracas culture Read more about Paracas National Reserve
Zone A, Zone B
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Access by Land: On the Panamericana Sur road, there are two entrances:
- Take the turning at Km 231 to Pisco City and then continue on the Pisco - Punta Pejerrey road
- At the km 245 turning, take the Santa Cruz - Punta Pejerrey road
The time it takes to reach the Park from Lima is approximately 3 and a half hours