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Paracas National Reserve, Paracas 11550, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Paracas for two days and I really wanted to check out the Reserve. I came across Playa Rojas tours and they have ATVs and buggies. I choose to go on ATV and I had the best time! It was an absolutely amazing...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the cheapest option and rented a bike early in the morning to Paracas National Reserve, costed me 25 soles for 24 hours. The red sand beach was my main destination and I didn't take a ride around whole Reserve, but getting there I...More

Thank _timur_nazarov
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked the ATV, four wheeling experience through Paracas on our last day in Peru. WE HAD SO MUCH FUN! Neither of us had driven an ATV before, but it was an automatic vehicle so we were able to do it!! It...More

1  Thank travelallday5112
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is famous for its red sand beach within the Paracas National Reserve. The red sand was produced by ancient volcanoes under the ocean. The best way to see this beach is from the cliff above. Well worth a visit.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Nature displaying colours Not a beach to play around as such but geology is captivating. Did it as part of the Paracas Nature Reserve tour

Thank Ashish G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This isn't someplace you'd spend hours at, but it's cool to visit for 10-30 minutes. One of few in the world, beautiful, and clean. It was pretty remote and untouched.

Thank JT F
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Wonderful, beautiful, you do have to pay but mine was part of the package. Do it if you have time...and like solitude - just me, my guide and driver. Desert and ocean all together...

Thank Sparkle77123
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is the first time we have seen a red sand beach. The red comes from the iron oxide in the sand. It is the only red sand beach in the park. This is not a beach to lie on for the day. It is...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were really friendly and the prices were great, incomparable to any other travel agencies within the area

1  Thank Harry H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If the sun does shine, you will detect the red colour in the sand. if not, it will be a smallish brown bay and not much else.

Thank holger b
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We drove from Lima to Paracas and Nazca. The roads are well paved, and have no traffic. It terms of safety, they are safe except for the police (!!): we were pulled to the side at a "check point" and forced to a US$100 pay... More
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