ICA: INFORMATION USEFUL
The city of Ica is situated on the coast south of Lima. Is an oasis in the middle of the pampas desert of the Peru. Is surrounded of valleys beautiful, famous for its vineyards and the production of wines of excellent quality. Other cities of importance are Chincha, Pisco, Nazca and palpable.
ICA is famous for its countryside, wine centres; by the quality of its wines, finding is in this area the more important producers of came. Deserves highlight the party of the vintage of Ica, led to out with great consumption of wine and cachina. In its fertile valleys are cultivated the cotton, vine, tobacco and linen. It has important ports dedicated to the extraction of tuna, bonito and swordfish, which canning and fish meal are produced.
ICA is the only Department of the coast south of the Peru that not has mountains Andean on its territory. Here is found the enigmatic lines of Nazca and the book national of Paracas. Presents a territory relatively rugged, vast pampas, tablazos desert and some valleys. The laguna de Huacachina; where emerge waters thermos medicinal, the Museum regional of Ica, them geos glyphs or lines of Nazca, the book national of Paracas: where is can appreciate various species of the fauna marina and accidents coastal as arches, farallones and islets, from this point is can appreciate the famous candlestick.
ICA has a warm desert climate of dry subtropical type, with an average temperature of around of 22 ° C. Unlike the coast central (Ancash and Lima), the ICA climate is dry and sunny even during the winter months, but warns that winter nights are colder and can go down to 7 or 8 ° C. Summers are warm and dry to the central coast of the Peru and the 36 ° C, especially in the city of Ica, which is located inland can be reached about. The presence of paracas or winds strong, is very common during the months of summer.
ICA offers beaches and water springs, varied fauna marina, museums of site and excellent services of hotels.
In Ica is located located the book national of Paracas; in her live colonies of various animals, as wolves marine and bird coastal of various types.