This city possesses a great archaeological heritage, with vestiges of cultures of more than 10 thousand years ago. It has different attractions, among natural areas, resorts, thermal spring, and native reserves of flora and fauna.
It possesses a beautiful landscape of sea and desert; it generates incredible beaches and dunes. In the middle of the desert were developed many cultivations, especially the grappa. One of its main attractions is Huacachina's oasis, surrounded by palms and where activities as sandboard are practiced.
It is worth a visit to its buildings, as the Santuario del Señor de Luren, the Cathedral, and museums with exhibitions of archeological elements, amongst others.
Also, it is located near of Nasca, place where are the mysterious lines, known throughout the world by its wonderful figures that can be observed from the air.
Resorts, natural areas, oasis, architecture, archaeology, handicraft, flora, fauna.
Activities: Outdoor activities, nautical sport, sandboard, historical tours, hiking.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go: Airway, to Ica Aerodrome, through flights from Lima. By land, through Panamericana Highway from Lima.
Food, transportation, accommodations.
Surroundings: Paracas, Nasca.