How Much Will It Cost For A Great Trip To Paracas?

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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.

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Transportation

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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)

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Low range

Traveler’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-range

Reasonably 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).

Luxury range

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 25Paracas 11550, Peru 225 USD
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paracas Lote 30-34 Urb. Santo Domingo IcaParacas 11550, Peru 180 USD

 

An extravagant breakfast can cost anything between 30 USD to 40 USD. The price of lunch and dinner depends on what you want and can vary so much that it is impossible to put it down in exactitude before the meal is chosen. Other costs remain the same more or less.

 

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