The distance from Lima to Paracas is 163 mi (262 km) travelling on the highway for 4 hours aproximately. The transportation companies which cover the route are Oltursa, Excluciva and Perú Bus, that provide bus tickets from s/. 35 to s/. 60. The buses leave from the terminals of the center and north of Lima in the schedule from 3:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Their destination is the terminals of Av. Paracas, main road of the tourist area, where you will have access to a high variety of luxurious hotels and modest lodgings, besides finding the main services. The weather in Paracas is sub-tropical and sunny, with strong winds called “paracas” and temperatures that reach 86 °F (30 °C). If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Paracas to Lima Bus.
Bus Companies from Lima to Paracas
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Lima to Paracas. The buses come with features like trustworthy, punctual and comfortable services at all times. The listed operators offer various types of bus transport services from Lima to Paracas. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Lima are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Lima are as follows:
Dropping Points in Paracas
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Paracas. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Paracas at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Paracas are:
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"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!
In the current territory of Paracas, it flowered the ancestral civilisation of the culture known as Paracas, during the pre-Incan period. This culture was characterized by its textile art, very advanced for that period, due to its funerary rituals and the cranium trepanations, which were made to remove bad spirits. The Paracas culture is also known for deforming their heads until having them lengthened with a conical shape. The archaeological remains of this culture were found by the archaeologist Julio C. Tello in 1925. In 1820, six ships disembarked at its coast, and were part of the Ejército Libertador, from the Freedom Expedition of Peru, commanded by the General José de San Martín. The name Paracas means “sand rain” due to the strong winds that bring sand remains, typical of this territory (those winds reach speeds of 20 miles/32 kms per hour).