Paracas is fast emerging as a leading tourism destination of Peru. A natural retreat with its unique variety of flora and fauna, Paracas is worth a visit if you want to be blown away. Here we give you a rough idea of how much you have to spend to make this trip happen.[caption id="attachment_155830" align="aligncenter" width="624"] (Photo: Pixabay)[/caption]
Transportation[caption id="attachment_155831" align="aligncenter" width="624"] (Photo: Wikimedia)[/caption]There are many companies offering bus services from Lima to Paracas. A drive from Lima to Paracas takes 4 hours; a taxi will charge you approximately 150 USD from Lima airport to Paracas. The bus fare depends on the time of the day, and the level of service that you choose.
Here is a list of bus services, times, and prices
|Bus Service||Time of departure||Price|
|Cruz Del Sur||3:45 AM||22 USD (cama)|
|Cruz Del Sur||7:00 AM||8 USD (ordinary class)|
|Cruz Del Sur||7:00 AM||16 USD (luxury class)|
|Red Bus||3:30 AM||12 USD|
Expenses at Paracas (for one day, one person)[caption id="attachment_155832" align="aligncenter" width="624"] (Photo: Wikimedia)[/caption]
Low rangeTraveler’s hostels and inexpensive hotels at Paracas charge approximately about S 20 (6 USD) to S 80 (25 USD) per night. Breakfast and coffee will cost about S 20 (6.2 USD). Set lunches are available from S 6 to S 20 (6.2 USD), and dinner will roughly cost the same. But be sure to ask for the "menu," otherwise, your server will offer you their a la carte menu. which is more expensive. Entry passes to historic sites will cost around S 15 (4.65 USD) on an average. Though a lot of Paracas can be covered by foot, we reserve S 25 (7.75 USD) for local transportation and guides. This figures add up to S 160 (50 USD roughly).
Mid-rangeReasonably decent lodging facilities are available at Paracas at an average price of S 150 (46.5 USD). A sumptuous breakfast with fruit juice and coffee will cost around S 35 (10.85 USD). An a la carte lunch will charge you about S 50 (15.5 USD). Entry passes to historic sites will cost around S 15 (4.65 USD) on an average. Mototaxis and regular taxis are available for local transportation and for visiting nearby towns. It is advised that you agree over fare with the taxi driver before getting into the taxi. We assign S 80 (24.8 USD) on an average for local transportation. The figures add up to S 380 (118 USD roughly).
We provide a list of representative prices of some of the best hotels in Paracas:
|Hotel||Address||Price per night for a double bedroom|
|Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort||Av. Paracas S/N, Paracas 11550, Peru||267 USD|
|La Hacienda Bahia Paracas||Urb. Santo Domingo Lote 25, Paracas 11550, Peru||225 USD|
|DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paracas||Lote 30-34 Urb. Santo Domingo Ica, Paracas 11550, Peru||180 USD|