The National Reserve of Paracas includes both the coastal land area and bay and part of the Pacific Ocean where the Humboldt Current converts it into one of the riches seas on the planet.We'll start by visiting the Ballestas Islands, home to more than 150 species of marine birds and colonies of hundreds of endangered Humboldt Penguins, fur seals, sealions, and endangered marine otters, all jostling for space on the rocks. From January to March the sealion population grows even greater as baby sealions are born. Occasional dolphin packs pass through the waters, and with special luck one might have the chance to see an endangered Andean Condor, the world's largest bird of flight, or a humpback whale. From there we'll return to the subtropical desert of the Paracas Peninsula, named for the strongest winds of the coast, known as "Paraca", with its beaches, desert vistas, fishing villages providing spectacular scenery, especially for birdwatchers, than
You'll want to bring a sweater and windbreaker, hat for sun and birds, sunscreen, and water bottle.