The route from Chincha to Paracas goes through 55.3 mi and it takes about 1 hour of travel. PeruBus, terrestrial transportation company, goes across this route and sells bus tickets at s/ 8. The buses leave at 6:00 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. from the terminal of Av. Mariscal Benavides in Chincha destination to the bus terminal placed in the downtown of Paracas. The weather in Paracas is desert, with an average temperature of 66.2 mi (19 °C); rains won't be a problem to the visitor, and we recommend to pack a sunscreen protector and having by hand water to drink.
Chincha, crib of the Afro-peruvian culture in our country, gives a wide variety of local attractions, as the Festival Verano Negro, in February, where the colours, luxury and gallantry drawn in beautiful poetry invade the streets of the city center, going with a unique and traditional flavor of the Chincha's music. The city of the "cajón peruano" (an instrument that consists of a wooden box and you play with your hands) offers a gastronomic variety, being its typical dish "la sopa seca", made of noodles, spices and hen; it comes with the famous "carapulcra", that will leave a unique experience in our palate. If you are a devoted person, the Melchorita Sanctuary is waiting for you, known for her help to sick and humble people. The old people tell that, after her death, people came to her residence and, when they prayed and showed their faith, miracles were given to them, and it took the attention of lots of people, that's why actually it's a holiness and devotion center. You will learn how the grapes are transformed in good wine, visiting wineries and vineyard, spread the long of the town; Chincha is a wonderful alternative if you wish to taste a tasty mature wine or our native Peruvian Pisco.
Paracas is a port city with a rich marine diversity ecosystem, one of the main tourist attractions of the Peruvian South coast. In Paracas is located the "Reserva Nacional de Paracas", the only protected natural reserve of the country, where tourists can take trips to see dolphins, pinguins, sea dogs, birds and other species of the region. The beach city of Paracas stands out for the beauty of the edifications built close to the sea and for its subtropical climate, which allows a lot of activities to the visitors. At the Paracas nature reserve you will be able to discover the paracas culture and the archaeological remains during the pre Inka period as well as beautifull landscapes along the coast. The visit to the archaeological remains is part of the route through the cultural charm and beauty that Paracas can offer.