South of Lima, Ica is surrounded by deserts and is famous as the capital of the Peruvian department that gave birth to the famousliquor, Peruvian Pisco. The sweet, delicious and quite particular, are a delicacy for the senses. The heat, which leads us to hand in our walks, makes wonderful stay in Ica.

Attractives:

Parks and Squares

Parks and Squares

Ica has parks and squares with a flora of the dry coast, which differentiates it from other cities. And its pleasant climate more pleasant our visit

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Temples & Sanctuaries

Temples & Sanctuaries

The temples and churches of Ica maintains a style unmistakable, something worth appreciating. Take a leisurely stroll under the warm sun

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Museums

Museums

Ica hosted two very important pre-Hispanic cultures, such as the Nazca and Paracas, has museums with unquestionable value in textile pieces.

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Archaeological Centers

Archaeological Centers

In the department of Ica we can find important archaeological centers with notable Cahuachi and Nazca lines.

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Natural Attractions

Natural Attractions

The department of Ica has stunning natural attractions such as: the Paracas National Reserve, the dunes of Ica and Huacachina lagoon

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Location

Important Data

Climate:

Seasons Climate T min.(C) T max.(C) Humidity
Summer (January - March) warm 19 33 53%
Otumn (April - June) cold 13 28 60%
Winter (July - September) cold 10 25 66%
Spring (October - December) cold 13 32 55%

Ica city weather is dry and sunny throughout the year due its location in the desert.

Altitude:

Destination Altitude
Ica City 409 m.a.s.l.
Nazca 585 m.a.s.l.
Paracas 7 m.a.s.l.

The altitudes shown is in meters about sea level (m.a.s.l.).

Population:

Destination Population
Ica 130006 people
Nazca 26693 people
Paracas 5722 people

According the last report of National Institute of Statistic (INEI).


Things To Do

Here are some suggestions about how to spend your time in Ica, Nazca or Paracas:

  • Discover the most mysterious place of Peru. Flying over the amazing figures in Nazca and Palpa.
  • Practice sandboarding in the dunes around Huacachina Lagoon.
  • Know the process of realization of Pisco, from growing grapes to bottling in the prestigious vineyards of Ica.
  • Learn about the life, research and discoveries of Maria Reiche museum in the house that bears his name.
  • Admire the ecosystem of sea lions, while the set of sails to the Ballestas Islands.

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