About Ica – Peru
Department of Ica, is a city located in the south of Peru. While the area was inhabited by varied cultures and today it is presented as a prominent metropolis of tourism and extensive agriculture and agroexport. The cultivation of grapes, asparagus, date palms, pecans, cotton, mangoes, avocados, among many other products, many of which make the valley one of the most fertile in Peru.
The oasis of Huacachina, located 5 km from the city of Ica is surrounded by large sand dunes, suitable for the practice of adventure sports and cultural activities.
Pisco is the most important port of Ica and name that gives origin to the drink of the same name
Paracas is a small port city dedicated to tourism. It serves as a jumping point for excursions to Ballestas Islands and the Paracas National Reserve, famous for being rich in many unique species and guano birds.
This area is extremely dry and the extensive irrigation systems, including underground canals, are valuable. They are even more famous, the extraordinary but bewildering Nazca Lines, which are huge drawings made in the desert and represent various plants and animals, including humans, and other creatures. These drawings are so large and can only be seen from the sky. Scientists believe the Nazca made these drawings for their gods.