Paracas National Reserve and Ballestas Islands in the Ica region on the South Coast of Peru, were expected to atract over 500,000 visitors last week, by the end of December 2015. The region is now of the favorite sites in Peru for travelers interested in connecting with nature.
Domestic vacationers, that generally travel during long weekends, are included here as wel as foreign tourists.
Pedro Gamboa, head of state-run National Service of Natural Protected Areas—Sernanp, highlighted the growth of Paracas Bay, which consists of two natural areas: Paracas Natural Reserve and Ballestas Islands. (more…)