Dreamy Tours – Ica and Nazca are two great places in Peru, come and discover this 2023, a natural, cultural and marine beauty that has this paradise on the coast of Peru.
In Ica there is a desert and thousands of experiences. Let’s start with the most common ones: a glider ride on the Ballestas Islands, a flight over the Nazca and Palpa Lines geoglyphs, an afternoon in front of the Huacachina Lagoon, sandboarding in the dunes or a luxury picnic in the desert. All the experiences in Ica and Nazca are amazing and unique.
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How to get from Lima to Ica – Nazca?
From Lima the usual way to get to Ica – Nazca is by:
By transport: 6 h 32 min (446,6 km) by Carr. Panamericana Sur/Road 1S
By air: Flight from Lima to Pisco.
Ica has an international airport in the province of Pisco, (Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera).
Best time to travel to Ica and Nazca?
The best time to visit Ica, Nazca and Paracas is in spring or winter, from January to December, the weather is very good and it almost never rains.
The average maximum temperature in Ica is 25 °C in January and 23 °C in June.
Where is Ica located?
The department of Ica is located on the south coast, Ica, the city of the eternal sun and cradle of famous wine cellars, among others.
Ica has a hot desert climate of a dry subtropical type, with an average summer temperature of 27 °C and an average winter temperature of 18 °C. Normally, the maximum temperature does not exceed 30 °C and the minimum does not fall below 8 °C.
A characteristic of its climate is related to the strong winds known as “paracas”, which often blow up large clouds of sand.
La Mina Beach. Located in the middle of the Paracas National Reserve. Its turquoise-coloured water tones down the beige of the surrounding hills.
Red Beach. Located in the National Reserve of Paracas Ica, this beach of red sand, unique in the world, is the result of volcanic activity after millenary eruptions that hit the Pacific.
Yumaque Beach. The rock formations are one of the main attractions of this destination.
The dunes are elevations, several metres high, creating a unique and representative landscape of the south of the country. They are formed by sands, like fine clay particles, transported by the wind.
Ica and its dunes are a great attraction for adventurers and lovers of new sensations and unique moments.
The Huacachina Lagoon is an oasis located five kilometres west of the Peruvian city of Ica, with emerald green waters, emerged due to the upwelling of underground currents.
It is recommended to visit this wonderful place between February and March, when the weather is warmer, although it is a perfect destination for any time of the year.
Sandboarding is a sport you can’t miss on your itinerary. An adventure that starts in the powerful tubulars or sand buggies, which take you to the top of the dunes at high speeds.
Sandboarding can be done standing up or lying on your chest. (Recommended)
Where is Nazca located?
It is located in the province of the same name, in the region of Ica. This city is the capital of the province in which it is located.
Nazca, as a city, presents an important variety of tourist attractions, among which are, its main square; the main square of the city of Nazca, among others.
It has a warm and mild climate. The temperature in summer exceeds 35 °C (January-March), and in winter the minimum temperatures are generally around 9 °C (48 °F).
Due to the warm weather all year round, Nasca is known as the city of eternal summer.
When is the best time to visit the Nazca Lines?
They can be visited all year round, as Nazca has a kind of eternal summer, but the best months are from October to March for several reasons: The weather is somewhat warmer and the skies are usually clearer.
It was concluded that it was a “gigantic solar and lunar calendar for the ancient Peruvian astronomers, who used them to predict the best time to harvest crops and when the rainy season was. From the sky, the Hummingbird, the Monkey, the Chaucato, the Heron and the Spider are clearly distinguishable.