NAZCA 1 Day

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NAZCA

The Nazca Lines are located in the Nazca Desert, a high arid plateau that extends between the cities of Nazca and Palpa. Sobre vuele The Flights lines where the alien mummies were found live a unique experience

CITY

Nazca City (sometimes spelled Nasca) is the capital of the province of the same name in the department of Ica. Its Spanish foundation was in 1591 by the Viceroy Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza, Marquis of Cañete. Located in the central coast, 1,929 feet / 588 m.a.s.l. in an oasis valley, surrounded by the desert and huge dunes. Nazca is one of the driest places in the world with average annual precipitation up to a meager 4 millimeters. It’s a small city with 25,000 inhabitants, basic services, its population is engaged mainly in agriculture and trade. Nazca has comfortable hotels, restaurants, craft centers and it´s surrounded by important pre-Hispanic archaeological sites.

LINES

The Nazca Lines, in southern Peru, are a group of pre-Columbian geoglyphs that extend into the sands of the desert. They cover an area of ​​almost 1,000 square kilometers and there are around 300 different figures, which include animals and plants. They are composed of more than 10,000 lines, some of them 30 meters wide and more than 9 kilometers long. It is easier to see the figures from the air or from nearby mountains.

Duration of Flights

Transfers: Round trip from the bus station
Duration: 30 minutes overflight.
Schedule: Departures every 1 hour.

Transfers: Round trip from the bus station
Duration: 60 minutes overflight.
Schedule: Departures according to reservation

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  • Activity Level City Easy
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  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the NAZCA 1 Day.

Nazca Lines Overflight

The best way to appreciate the lines is to get a bird’s-eye view from overflight.
From the airfield of Nazca city you can take a flight over the lines.
There are several companies that offer the flights over the Nazca Lines, some start their flights from the airfield of Nazca city, Paracas (Pisco) or Ica. Normally the flight from Nazca lasts 30 minutes and 45 minutes if includes the Palpa Lines. The small aircrafts are specially designed with large panoramic windows and good comfort to take great pictures and audio-guide.
It is advisable to have an advance reservation, which you can reach at Nazca and no place to get the flight, specially in high season

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • To bring your PASSPORT
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Nazca Lines overflight.
  • Transfer IN / OUT.
  • Tour Chauchilla + Gold and Ceramic workshop.
  • Entrance.
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Bus ticket: Lima – Nazca / Nazca – Lima.
  • Food.
  • Extras.
  1. City Easy NAZCA 1 Day

    NAZCA

    11:15 am. Transfer to the airfield to overflight Nazca Lines (35 minutes approximately), where you be able to see huge drawing in desert of animals lines and geometrical figures.
    13:00 hrs. We are going to visit 3 interesting places:
    The first one is Chauchilla Cemetery, is a cemetery that contains prehispanic mummified human remains and archeological artifacts, located 30 kilometers south of the city of Nazca.
    Gold and ceramic workshop, discover the perfection of the ceramics bequeathed by the Nazca, know how the current craftsmen follow the teachings of their ancestors and live closely the extraction process of gold.
    Transfer to bus station.
    End of service.