The Golden Shadows Trek is situated in the heart of the Paracas National Reserve, providing an experience like no other. Its name is derived from the golden hue that illuminates the cliffs during sunset, creating a mesmerizing sight where even the shadows seem to glow. This trek is renowned for offering one of the most breathtaking sunset views, allowing visitors to explore the Paracas National Reserve in a truly unique manner.
Approx. 3 hours
All year round
Easy to moderate
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The light hike starts right in the Paracas National Reserve. The walk takes approximately 1 hour and a half, in which you come across different points of interest such as Cuesta Farallones, Punta Lobos, Dos Cruces and Peninsula Arena until finally reaching the peak of Kori-Apu, the Golden mountain. Here you’ll get to witness the jaw-dropping sunset and enjoy the tranquility and aura of the whole experience. The sounds of the wind and water against the coast, provide a memorable sensation and view.
Prices vary depending on the tour operator service, however, the average cost will be $27 USD per person. Note that for any reservation, you will have to book the tour in advance.