Classic Flight Over the Nazca Lines
Overview – Classic Flight over the Nazca Lines
Our Classic Flight over the Nazca Lines takes you to see from the air the most popular figures of the desert.
Visit with us this mysterious desert, a large natural plateaus with enigmatic images etched on a stony desert.
Description – Classic Flight Over the Nazca Lines
Our service begins with the pick-up of our clients from their hotel in the city of Nazca.
Then we drive to the airport, which is only 5 kilometers from the city center.
Upon arrival, our guide will give you a briefing about the Nazca Lines, including the most popular theories.
Our guide will give each participant a Nazca Lines Map that will help you to recognize the figures from above.
Before boarding the airplane, our pilot will provide safety instructions as well as tips to better enjoy the flight.
We fly over the desert in a small plane, which has 5 seats.
Each passenger has a seat next to the window, therefore you will enjoy a better view from the air.
The flight lasts 35 minutes, time in which you will able to appreciate many drawings.
The pilot will fly the plane in circles over each figure.
First, we fly on the left side and then on the right side, giving passengers an equal opportunity to view each figure.
Among the animals, we will see the representation of a whale, a monkey, and a dog.
Likewise, you will see various birds, such as a condor, a hummingbird, and a heron, as large as 3 soccer fields.
Perhaps the most striking figure of all, is the Astronaut, a strange creature with a large head and big eyes.
Unlike the other figures, the astronaut was drawn on a hillside and not on the surface of the desert.
Additionally, you will see hundreds of straight lines that crisscross the desert surface in all directions.
Eventually, our guide will take you back to your hotel.
End of our service.
What is included?
- Pick up from your hotel in Nazca and transfer to the airport.
- Assistance led by an English speaking local guide.
- Nazca Lines Flight Tickets. (Airplane for 4 participants)
- Airport taxes.
- Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.
What is not included?
- Extras and gratitude.
Nazca Lines Flights Map
Our Classic Flight Over the Nazca Lines is subject to availability.
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No problem at all, as there is no minimum number of passengers for this aerial tour.
Solo travelers, couples, and small groups of travelers join other passengers on the plane.
Weight Limit on the Nazca Lines Flights
For safety reasons, the airlines that operate the Nazca Lines flights have a weight limit per seat.
The weight limit is 200 pounds (90 kilograms) per passenger.
If a passenger exceeds this limit, then the passenger will need to pay an extra fee for another seat.
Nonetheless, if the other passengers flying with you are lighter, then the extra fees might be avoided.
The Nazca Lines flights leave daily at 7:30 am.
Though private early departures can also be arranged.
The last flights over the lines usually leave at 5:00 pm.
Unlike domestic or international flights, the Nazca Lines flights do not have a precise time departure.
Time departures will always depend on weather conditions and air traffic.
The time of the flight can be arranged when you book the tour.
The Classic Flight Over the Nazca Lines lasts 35 minutes.
What to bring on a Nazca Lines Flights
Bring your original passport. Very important.
How do I get to Nazca Lines?
First of all, you need to travel to the city of Nazca, located some 450 km south of Lima, on the Panamerican Highway.
Once in Nazca, there are two options to see the lines.
The first and cheapest option is to visit the lines by land, visiting the Nazca Metallic Tower, locally known as the Mirador.
So, for this option, you need to take a local bus towards the Mirador, located some 25 km northwest of Nazca.
From the top of the Mirador, you can see various figures, as well as large geometric forms and Lines.
The second option is to take a flight over the Nazca Lines, which is by far the best experience.
From the plane, you can see not only various animal creatures but also hundreds of lines and a bizarre desert landscape.
Flights to the lines leave from the Nazca airport, located some 4 km from downtown.
Is it worth flying over the Nazca Lines?
Yes, it is worth it, as by visiting the Nazca Lines you will be adding to your travel memories a cultural heritage site.
Its great complexity makes it a unique monument that does not exist in any other part of the world.
The Nazca Lines are a must-visit in Peru, one of the best highlights in the land of the Incas.
A Classic Flight Over the Nazca Lines includes the view of 14 figures as well as large geometric shapes.
Can you see the Nazca lines without flying?
The answer is yes, there are actually many sites from where it is possible to see some drawings.
The zone of Palpa, some 45 km away from Nazca contains various lookout points to observe the lines.
East of Nazca, there is a zone known as Cantalloc, from where it is also possible to spot various lines.
You might contact Mystery Peru, we will glad to provide you further information including maps.
Who discovers the Nazca Lines?
The Nazca Lines remained unknown to the world for over 1000 years.
Thanks to their gigantic sizes and isolated location, they laid hidden to the human eyes.
It was not until the 1920S, when airlines pilots, flew over the zone and spotted various straight lines.
Shortly afterward, the news about these desert lines spread around the country.
In 1926 Archaeologist TORIBIO MEJIA XESSPE arrived in Nazca, following the pilot’s report.
After exploring the valley and observe some lines from the hills around Nazca, he thought they were Ancient Sacred Roads.
Unfortunately, the reports made by Mejia Xesspe did not attract the attention of the public in those years.
Did you know?
The Nazca desert covers 500 square kilometers and contains over 300 animal figures, including insects and plants.
The largest figure is a giant bird, with over 300 meters long, about 3 soccer fields.
Due to its large dimension, most of the figures can be seen only from the sky, from the ground level is almost impossible.
The oldest figure belongs to the Paracas culture, an ancient people that flourished around 800 B.C.
UNESCO declared Nazca Lines a World Heritage Site on December 17, 1994.
The large triangles drawings of the Nazca desert gave rise to the Alien theory.
Next to the Nazca desert exist many ancient cemeteries that have been ransacked by graverobbers.
Nazca Lines Virtual Tour on Line
For the purchase of this tour, you are welcome to participate for free in our virtual conference on the Nazca Lines.
For further details check out the following link…NAZCA LINES ONLINE LECTURE
Departure Point:Your hotel in Nazca.
Departure Time:At request.
Tour Code:NAZCA 107
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