Ica & Nazca Lines Tour 2 days

Activity Type
Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Grading
Easy-Light
Service Level
Upgraded Comfort
Group Size
Min 2 ppl, Max 8 ppl
2 Days

Starting From
$ 695.00 USD
PER PERSON

Ica & Nazca Lines Tour 2 days

Nazca Lines Tour 2 Days Plus Ballestas/ Paracas Islands, Huacachina, Peruvian Winery

Nazca Lines Tour 2 days–Unfold the great enigma of the unique Nasca Lines, with the naked eye from the window of an airplane by a private guide.

On this amazing experience, you’ll spot the outlines of a parrot, hummingbird, spider, condor, dog, whale, monkey with a tail wound like a top, giant spirals, huge trapezoids, and, perhaps oddest of all. These lines are located in San José desert, which is spectacularly marked by 70 giant plant and animal figures, as well as a warren of mysterious geometric lines, carved into the barren surface. Throughout the Nasca Valley, an area of nearly 1,000 sq. km (390 sq. miles), there are at least 10,000 lines and 300 different figures. Most are found alongside a 48 km (30-mile) stretch of the Pan-American Highway. Some of the biggest and best-known figures are about 21km (13 miles) north of Nasca. Most experts believe they were constructed by the Nasca (pre-Inca) culture between 300 B.C. and A.D. 700, although predecessor and successor cultures — the Paracas and Huari — might have also contributed to the desert canvas. The lines were discovered in the 1920s when commercial airlines began flights over the Peruvian desert. From the sky, they appeared to be some sort of primitive landing strips—Nazca Lines Tour 2 days

Our tailor-made trip experts will work with you, offering guidance on the best time to travel at a pace that makes sense for you and yours. This tour is completely customizable, which means you can make your add-ons or focus on certain interests, where our private guides will offer you with more unique experiences, we will tailor this adventure to your specifications.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime – give us a call at +51 984 464 391 or shoot us an email at info@perusummit.com to learn more or book your spot today!

This trip is officially operated by Peru Summit Adventures, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco

Trip Details for Nazca Lines Tour 2 Days

Service Level

  • Private Personalized Service

Physical Grading

  • 1 2 3 4 5 6, Easy: Designed for everyone. Light, Nothing too Challenging. Non-camping journeys, optional walks, little elevation gain or loss.

Important Note

  • While we expect the tour will run as the itinerary describes to Nazca Lines Tour 2 days. Participants should accept that there is the possibility of changes, being necessary liable to local conditions, e.g, strikes, natural disasters, these changes might be at the discretion of your travel company.

Group Size

  • We need a minimum of 2 people, price is per person, which is based on two people or couples who might share a hotel room and transportation. The itinerary is described and based on personalized private service to Nazca Lines Tour 2 days.

Accommodation Type

  • Three-star hotel.

Itinerary

Day 1. Paracas & Ballestas Islands – Pisco Tasting – Huacachina Dunes – Sandboard & Buggies

At 4:30 am pick up from your hotel in Lima, then we will leave to Paracas, at our arrival, we’ll take the excursion on a boat to Ballestas and Paracas islands, on the way we’ll a candelabra figure that was drawn on the hillside of Paracas Bay, nobody knows or has any idea about this figure, only some theories have some references that the pirates may have drawn to have an orientation point.

Our trip continues to Ballestas Islands very rich in sea fauna, we’ll explore the isles, passing through the big caves, natural formation rocks that are home for pelicans, Humbolt penguins, seals, dolphins, etc. We’ll then explore the National Reserve of Paracas, a natural sea area protected by the national government. After visiting this national park, we’ll drive to Ica a perfect place to visit the artisanal winery centers, where we’ll learn about the pisco’s production process and we’ll taste different sort of piscos and wines (Pisco is the Peru’s national alcoholic drink). Our next adventure is, take a small hike to the dunes of Huacachina an ideal place to drive the buggies and practice the sandboard which are optional activities. Later on, we’ll leave to the city of Nazca which is famous for its gigantic design drawing on the desert which are dated from 2,000 years, and you can only see from the air. Upon our arrival hotel check-in. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2. Nazca Lines – Lima

Early in the morning after breakfast, we’ll drive to the airport to take the flight upon the Nazca Lines. Upon our arrival at the airport, we will get a video informative about the Nazca Lines that way to familiarize with the lines and have a better idea of these archaeological remains that we’ll see from the air.

The type of airplane we’ll use for this excursion is a small airplane, with a capacity of 3 to 6 people, with seats to the window to see the figures properly, the flight is for about 30 – 45 minutes. During the flight, you will be able to see perfect representations of giants animals and birds; such as, condor, hummingbird, pelican, macaw, tarantula, monkey, whale, caiman, etc. Apart from these lines, you’ll also see many other huge geometric figures that reach whole the desert and look like a big landing strip. After enjoying the Nazca Lines, we’ll drive to the famous aqueducts of Cantalloc which were a system of underground aqueduct to supply of water the valleys that did not have water thus the peoples of Nazca Culture could defeat the long drought and the famine, we’ll then drive back to Lima, on the way we will stop for lunch. Breakfast and lunch included.

What’s Included For Nazca Lines Tour 2 Days

Inclusion

  • Private transportation Lima – Paracas _ Ica – Nazca – lima with a professional driver
  • One night hotel.
  • Sightseeing in Ballestas.
  • Entrance fee to all visited places.
  • Sand-boarding, and buggies.
  • Private tour guide.
  • Pisco-tasting.
  • Flight upon the Nazca Lines.

Exclusion

  • Meals
  • Gratuities (not compulsory your own appreciation)
  • Extra expenditures.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nazca airport tax (paying is personal)

 

Price

From US$ 695/ 2 days / per person.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any detail can be tailored – activities, length, hotels, and destinations. Call us at +51 984 464 391 or request a quote.

Extension Trips

Yes, you can extend this tour to Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Amazon Jungle, Inca Trail, or you can extend your trip with any tour from our great list we offer.

Packing List

  • Original Passport
  • Backpack to carry your things.
  • Camera
  • Sunblock and sunglasses.
  • Water bottle or canteen.
  • Flip flops
  • Bathing suit
  • American dollars and Peruvian soles in cash.
  • Sun hat.
  • Credit or debit card.
  • Towel
  • Deet

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