A trail leads down to a protected bay, the natural habitat of flamingos, the scarlet-and-white birds that inspired the colors of the Peruvian flag. They are not to be disturbed.
At sunset, the Paracas coast spins through a range of colors, the signal for nostalgic visitors to return to the city.
PARACAS NATIONAL RESERVE
The reserve’s 335.000 hectares is a refuge for fur seals, Humboldt penguins, flamingos (parihuanas), and many other birds. You can visit many different natural and archeological attractions in the reserve.
Paracas has a warm and dry climate with an average temperature of 24°C.
NATURAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL ATTRACTIONS
Port of Punta Pejerrey
Ruins of the burial grounds of the Paracas culture
Rock formations of the Cathedral and Mendieta.