Travel destinations Peru – Nature

Ballestas Islands

BallestasThe Paracas National Reserve is the only reserve on the peruvian coast. Beautiful beaches, salt flats, the Ballestas Islands with their bizarre rock formations and one of the richest seas in the world can be found here. It serves as a sanctuary for sea lions, elephant seals, penguins, dolphins, flamingos and more than two hundred other bird species. Even condors that «visit» from the Andes can be found here.


Low altitude islands.

Average temperature

January: 23 °C, February: 23 °C, March: 23 °C, April: 22 °C, May: 19 °C, June: 17 °C, July: 17 °C, August: 17 °C, September: 17 °C, October: 18 °C, November: 20 °C, December: 21 °C.

Average rainfall

Trocken, kaum Niederschläge.


Average relative humidity

January: 85%, February: 80%, March: 80%, April: 85%, May: 85%, June: 85%, July: 85%, August: 85%, September: 85%, October: 85%, November: 85%, December: 85%.

Surce of statistical data: Weatherbase, city of Pisco.

Travel programs:
Erlebnis Peru + Paracas und Nasca    PTW-PER004

Experience Peru + Paracas and Nasca

15 days / 14 nights

Round trip: Lima, Paracas, Nasca, Nasca lines, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima. 

Ballestas-Inseln   PTW-PIN001

Paracas and the Ballestas Islands

2 days / 1 night

Bus ride Lima–Paracas–Lima. Boat trip to Ballestas Island with sea lions, penguins and many birds, past the «Candelabro» and the bay with the flamingos. Tour to Paracas National Reserve.

Paracas, Leuchter   PTW-PIN003

Nasca and Paracas

2 days / 1 night

Boat trip to the Ballestas Islands, flight over the Nasca Lines, overnight in Nasca or Paracas.

Nascalinien    PTW-PIN004

Paracas, Ica and Nasca

3 days / 2 nights

Excursion to the Paracas National Reserve, boat trip to the Ballestas Islands, city tour in Ica, flight over the Nasca Lines, overnight stays in Paracas and Nasca.

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