Huacachina Desert - Peru.

FULL DAY TOUR TO THE HUACACHINA OASIS & THE NAZCA LINES LEAVING FROM LIMA.

On this full day program we take you on a fantastic trip that includes the highlights of the southern Peruvian coast. On our tour we visit the popular Oasis Huacachina, a nice spot surrounded by palm trees and huge sand dunes. Our visit includes a wonderful ride across the desert with a dune buggy machine. During our tour you will able to practice sandboarding. Then we travel further south driving across a bizarre desert where hundreds of years ago mysterious hands etched gigantic images on the surface. Nowadays these figures are known as the Nazca Lines. At the Nazca airport you will take a flight over the area and marvel at the magnificent representation of a monkey, a spider, a whale, a hummingbird, a condor and many others.

Photo Gallery: The Huacachina Oasis & The Nazca Lines.

Nazca Lines Plane The Nazca Lines - Condor Huacachina Oasis Dune buggy excursion
HUACACHINA OASIS & THE NAZCA LINES FULL DAY TOUR

Tour description:

05:00 h. You will be picked up from your hotel in Lima by our representative. Afterwards we will leave to the city of Ica. The trip lasts about 4 hours. Once we reach the city of Ica you will be conducted to the Huacachina Oasis located some 5 kms away from downtown. At the Huacachina Oasis we will explore the surrounding desert on a dune buggy machine. During the excursion we will make various stops along the way for photos. The desert of Ica is the most beautiful in our country and offers stunning landscapes, not only of sand dunes, but also of the Huacachina lagoon, from above. There will be some points where you will have the opportunity to experience the exhilaration of one of most popular sports in the zone, Sandboarding. Our driver will take you to the summit of some dunes, and from the very top you will be able to slide down. Before you start to sand surf, our guide/instructor will teach you specific techniques to ensure a safety ride. There are actually plenty spots to sandboard around Huacachina Oasis, with a wide variety of dunes, suitable for the very beginners, as well as for professional sand boarders. Keep in mind that on this tour you will not have to walk up the dunes to go for a second or a third ride, our driver will do all the lifting job for you. The dune buggy tour lasts 1 hour. Afterwards we will get back to the Huacachina Oasis and will board our private vehicle again to continue our trip to the city of Nazca. (2 hours). Once in Nazca, you will be led to the local airdrome from where you will take a small plane to fly over the Nazca Lines. Prior the flight you will watch a video film about the Nazca Lines that will allow you get a better understanding of the archaeologicl zone you are about to see. This interesting documentary lasts about 40 minutes and involves serious information about the Nazca Culture, as well as the figures you will see from the air. For this aerial tour, you will board a small Cessna single-engine aircraft (Station air, Sky hawk or Skyline type), which has spacious room for 5 people, each person with a window seat. After the video, our English speaking pilot will proceed to give you a briefing about this air tour and also will give each participant a map of the archaeological zone, which shows all the figures you will see from the air. Among the figures, you will see an impressive representation of a monkey, a whale, a spider, a hummingbird, a parrot, a condor, geometrical shapes and hundreds of straight lines crisscrossing the Nazca desert. After the flight, you will be transferred to a local restaurant in Nazca town where you will have lunch. Soon after our lunch, we will drive back to Lima, visiting along the way the Nazca Lines Metallic Tower to see 2 of the famous Nazca Lines. We will arrive in Lima around 22:00 hrs. Upon your arrival you will be dropped off at your hotel.

What is included?

  • 05:00 h. Pick up from your hotel in Lima.
  • Transportation: Lima - Huacachina - Nazca - Lima. (Group service - Average 7 people).
  • 09:00 h. Dune Buggy Excursion and Sandboarding at the desert. ( Group service).
  • 13:00 h. Classic Flight over the Nazca Lines & Airport taxes. (Group service)
  • 14:00 h. Lunch at a tourist restaurant in Nazca.
  • 15:30 h. Visit to the Nazca Lines Tower.
  • 22:00 h. Arrival in Lima. Drop off at your hotel in Lima at the end.
  • Professional driver & Entrance fees.

Note: Times are estimated, except the departure time.

What is not included?

  • Extras & gratuities.

Daily departures from Lima:

  • 05:00 h.

Recommendations:

  • On this tour you must bring light clothing, as the weather on the southern coast used to be very hot, especially in summer time (from December to March) when temperatures can reach 35 º C / 104 ºF sometimes.
  • We suggest to bring sun block to avoid sun burning, a hat, a bottle of water and sun glasses.

dditional information:

  • All your personal information is required at the moment of your booking.
  • Confirmation of the excursion will be received at time of booking.
  • All tours are operated in English unless otherwise stated.

Travel voucher:.

  • You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.
  • For every confirmed booking you will be required to print your electronic voucher for presentation at the moment we start the excursion. The electronic voucher acts as a confirmation for all the services you request.

Local Operator Information:

  • We will send you complete operator information, including phone numbers at your destination.
  • Our Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

395.00

Important: We need a minimum of 2 participants for this program.

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