Welcome to our Full Day Tour to the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis.
This trip is an amazing opportunity to explore two of Peru’s most iconic destinations, all in one day.
Starting and ending in Lima, this tour will take you on a journey through the mysterious Nazca Lines and the stunning Huacachina Oasis.
With private transportation and accompanied by a local guide, you will have the chance to experience these incredible sights in comfort and with expert knowledge.
Real Destinations, Real Experiences
Join us on our Full Day Tour to the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis, the perfect desert trip.
This a fantastic trip where you’ll discover the natural beauty and ancient wonders.
Starting from Lima, we’ll travel in a private car to the Huacachina Oasis, a small village surrounded by towering sand dunes.
Your adventure begins in the heart of Huacachina, a tiny lagoon oasis nestled amid beautiful dunes.
After a brief safety orientation from our guides, you’ll hop into our specially designed dune buggies, ready to conquer the sandy terrain.
These rugged vehicles are built to handle the challenging dunes, ensuring you have a safe and exhilarating experience.
Sandboarding is another exciting activity you can enjoy in Huacachina.
It’s similar to snowboarding, but instead of snow, you glide down the sandy slopes on a board.
After the dune tour, we’ll head to the Nazca Lines airport, where you’ll board a small plane for a 30-minute flight over the mysterious geoglyphs etched into the desert floor.
The Nazca Lines, an intricate network of gigantic geoglyphs etched into the arid plains, have intrigued historians, archaeologists, and travelers for centuries.
Now, it’s your turn to witness these ancient wonders from the sky on an unforgettable Nazca Lines flight.
From above, you’ll witness the intricate designs of animals, plants, and geometric shapes that have fascinated archaeologists for centuries.
Throughout the Full Day Tour, you can relax and enjoy the journey as we take care of everything, providing transportation in a private car and a delectable lunch.
All activities are included, ensuring you have a seamless and unforgettable experience.
Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure that showcases the best of the Peruvian desert.
Book your tour today and get ready for an unforgettable journey!
Full Tour Description
Part I: Huacachina Oasis & Dune Buggy Tour.
Our tour starts at your hotel in Lima, our driver will pick you up from there.
Afterwards, we drive south towards the city of Ica following the Pan American highway, on a trip that takes approximately 4 hours.
Once we arrive in Ica, we will embark on a thrilling dune buggy tour.
We will drive through the majestic sand dunes in a top-of-the-line dune buggy machine.
Along the way, we will stop at various locations to capture unforgettable moments with breathtaking photos, while also taking the opportunity to practice Sandboarding on the dunes.
Whether you are a seasoned sandboarder or a novice seeking to experience this exhilarating activity for the first time, there will be dunes perfectly suited to your level of expertise.
After Huacachina, we continue our trip to the mysterious Nazca desert, located further south.
Part II: Flight over the Nazca Lines.
Upon arrival in Nasca, our guide will provide a briefing on the Nazca Lines, sharing popular theories and interesting facts about it.
To help you recognize the figures from above, our guide will give each participant a Nazca Lines Map.
Before boarding the airplane, our experienced pilot will also provide safety instructions and tips to ensure that you fully enjoy your flight.
Once on board the small plane with 5 seats, each passenger will have a window seat for an unobstructed view of the desert landscape.
The flight lasts for 35 minutes, allowing you to see many amazing drawings.
Among them, you will see representations of animals such as a whale, a monkey, and a dog.
You’ll also see various birds, including a condor, a hummingbird, and a heron, some as large as 3 soccer fields.
One of the most striking figures is the Astronaut, a strange creature with a large head and big eyes.
Unlike other drawings, the astronaut was drawn on a hillside rather than on the surface of the desert.
As the pilot circles each figure, passengers will get a great view from both sides of the plane.
You’ll also see hundreds of straight lines crisscrossing the desert surface in all directions.
After this amazing flight, we will take you in downtown for lunch.
We will have lunch at Nazca Lodge, the best outdoor restaurant in the countryside.
Finally we will return to Lima, gettting there around 21:00 hrs.
The Nazca Lines, located in the Nazca Desert, are a collection of massive geoglyphs that have puzzled archaeologists for centuries.
The designs include intricate animal figures, geometric shapes, and lines that stretch across the desert floor.
The purpose and method of creating these gigantic figures remain a mystery, adding an air of intrigue to this extraordinary site.
The Nazca Lines have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognizing their immense cultural and historical significance. This protected status ensures that these ancient treasures are preserved for generations to come.
Mesmerizing Aerial Views:
The best way to appreciate the grandeur of the Nazca Lines is from above.
During the plane tour, you’ll soar over the desert and witness the mysterious geoglyphs in their entirety.
This bird’s-eye view offers a unique perspective, showcasing the scale and complexity of these ancient designs.
Take a look to the Nazca Lines Altitude Map at the following link here
A Natural Oasis
Huacachina Oasis is a natural oasis located in the heart of the Peruvian desert.
Surrounded by towering sand dunes, this picturesque lagoon is a stunning contrast to the arid landscape, creating a magical setting that attracts travelers from all over the world.
Thrilling Dune Buggy Ride
Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure in Huacachina as you hop on a dune buggy machine and traverse the rolling sand dunes.
The exhilarating ride promises both excitement and breathtaking views of the desert landscape.
Our experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking guide will accompany you throughout the journey.
They will provide valuable insights into the history, culture, and significance of the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis, enriching your experience and deepening your appreciation for these remarkable sites.
Delicious Peruvian Cuisine:
As part of the tour, you’ll enjoy a scrumptious lunch, featuring authentic Peruvian cuisine.
Sample the flavors of Peru, which is renowned for its diverse and delectable dishes that blend influences from various cultures.
Personalized and Private Experience:
Our tour offers a private transportation service, ensuring a personalized and comfortable journey for you and your companions.
This intimate setting allows for a more tailored experience, making the most of your day trip to these incredible destinations.
Any additional expenses or activities beyond the ones mentioned in the itinerary are not included.
Please plan accordingly for any personal purchases or optional activities.
Gratuities for the tour guides, drivers, or any service staff are not included.
Tipping is optional but appreciated.
For safety reasons, the airlines that operate the Nazca Lines flights have a weight limit per seat.
The weight limit is 200 pounds (95 kilograms) per passenger.
If a passenger exceeds this limit, then the passenger will need to pay an extra fee for another seat.
Contact us via e-mail to [email protected] to confirm the availability of this tour package.
You may also ask for availability via Whatsapp.
Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email with the following information:
Proceed with your payment online through our web.
Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail.
IMPORTANT: Bring your original passport on the date of your Nazca flight. (Not photocopy)
Here are some useful tips and advice for your full-day tour to the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis:
Book in Advance:
It’s advisable to book your tour in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.
This ensures you secure your spot and allows the tour operator to make necessary arrangements.
Bring Valid ID and Passport:
Remember to carry a valid ID (such as a driver’s license) and your passport for the Nazca Lines flight.
You’ll need to present these documents at the airport before boarding the plane.
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking and climbing sand dunes.
Keep in mind that the desert can get hot during the day, so lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended.
Bring sunblock, sunglasses, and a wide-brimmed hat to protect yourself from the strong desert sun.
Carry a refillable water bottle and stay hydrated throughout the day, especially during the desert activities.
It can get very dry in the desert, so it’s essential to drink plenty of water.
If you are prone to motion sickness, you might want to take motion sickness medication before the Nazca Lines flight, as the small planes can be bumpy.
Don’t forget your camera or smartphone to capture the incredible views of the Nazca Lines from the plane.
Cash and Snacks:
Bring some cash with you for any additional expenses, souvenirs, or tips.
It’s also a good idea to bring some snacks for the long drives between Lima, Nazca, and Huacachina.
Tour Date Change Policy:
You have the flexibility to change the date of your tour with ease, provided that you make the request at least 15 days in advance.
No charges will be applied for rescheduling within this timeframe.
Should you decide to cancel your tour, please notify us at least 14 days before the scheduled tour date to avoid any significant charges.
In such cases, only an administration fee of 20% will be deducted from the total amount paid.
We regret to inform you that last-minute cancellations are not accepted.
If a cancellation request is made within 7 days of the tour start date, the full charge for the tour will apply, amounting to 100% of the total cost.
In the event of a no-show, where a customer fails to appear for the tour without prior notice, a 100% cancellation fee will be levied, and no refunds will be issued.
Cancellation due to Weather Conditions:
In the event of bad weather conditions that prevent the Nazca Lines flight from taking place as scheduled, our policy states that we would reimburse 50% of the cost of the Nazca Lines Flight, not 50% of the cost of the entire trip.
This means that if the flight portion of the tour is not possible due to adverse weather conditions, we would refund 50% of the amount paid specifically for the flight experience.
The remaining costs related to the other inclusions and activities of the tour, such as the Huacachina Oasis adventure, transportation, guides, and lunch, would not be affected by the weather-related cancellation and would not be subject to a refund.
What is the duration of the Full Day Tour?
The Full Day Tour to the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis is a day-long excursion, typically lasting approximately 12 hours.
The tour begins early in the morning and concludes in the evening, providing ample time to explore these iconic Peruvian destinations.
How do I get to Huacachina Oasis from Lima?
Our tour provides convenient and comfortable private transportation from Lima to Huacachina Oasis.
You will be picked up from your designated location in Lima and transported to the enchanting oasis, where the adventure begins.
What is included in the tour package?
Our all-inclusive tour package covers private transportation, an English-speaking guide, dune buggy ride in Huacachina Oasis, a scenic plane tour over the Nazca Lines, entrance fees to the Nazca Lines viewing platform, and a delicious lunch featuring authentic Peruvian cuisine.
Can I see the Nazca Lines without taking the plane tour?
The Nazca Lines are best viewed from the air, as the lines’ massive size and intricate designs can only be fully appreciated from the air.
The plane tour allows you to witness the entire layout of these ancient geoglyphs, offering a comprehensive experience.
But, in case you do not wish to take the flight, then we can offer you a land tour to the Nazca Lines, which also features the view of various Nazca figures and many lines.
Is the dune buggy ride in Huacachina suitable for all ages?
The dune buggy ride in Huacachina is a thrilling experience that appeals to adventure enthusiasts of all ages.
However, due to the bumpy nature of the ride, it may not be suitable for individuals with certain medical conditions or back problems. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Are the Nazca Lines safe to visit?
Yes, the Nazca Lines are safe to visit, and our tour ensures a safe and enjoyable experience.
The viewing platform and plane tours have been designed to provide a secure way to appreciate these ancient wonders while preserving their integrity.
What should I wear and bring for the tour?
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes suitable for walking on sand dunes.
Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera to capture the breathtaking sights throughout the day.
Is the tour suitable for people with mobility issues?
The tour involves some walking on uneven terrain and a dune buggy ride, which may not be suitable for individuals with severe mobility issues.
However, we strive to accommodate all guests to the best of our abilities.
Please contact us in advance to discuss any specific requirements, and we’ll do our best to assist you.
Is there a minimum or maximum group size for the tour?
We cater to both individual travelers and groups.
There is no minimum group size, and we can accommodate various group sizes.
However, for larger groups, we recommend booking in advance to ensure availability.
How can I book the Full Day Tour to the Nazca Lines and Huacachina Oasis?
Booking our tour is simple. You can visit our website and follow the booking instructions provided.
Alternatively, you can contact our customer support team, and they will be happy to assist you with the reservation process.