Embark on a fascinating 2-day private Paracas and Nazca Lines Tour, guided by an English speaker local expert.
Starting and ending in Lima, this journey reveals the ancient mysteries of the Nazca Lines and the coastal charm of Paracas.
Real Destinations, Real Experiences
Discover Peru’s Mini-Galapagos
Sail to Ballestas Islands, a natural sanctuary teeming with sea lions, penguins, and exotic birds.
A captivating boat tour amidst stunning rock formations, this adventure promises close encounters with diverse marine life and breathtaking landscapes.
Explore Paracas Peninsula’s Natural Marvels.
Explore stunning landscapes and pristine beaches on our land tour.
Witness the rugged beauty of this coastal gem, adorned with fascinating rock formations and thriving marine life.
Vineyard of Pisco
Delight your taste buds with a visit to a local vineyard, where you’ll learn about the art of crafting Pisco, a beloved spirit made from succulent grapes. Savor the rich flavors and experience the cultural significance of this beloved beverage.
Venture into the enchanting Huacachina Oasis, a picturesque haven surrounded by massive sand dunes.
Prepare for an exhilarating adventure as you embark on a Dune Buggy Tour, zooming across the vast desert landscape.
Feel the rush of adrenaline as you glide down the colossal sand dunes on a thrilling sandboarding escapade.
Whether you’re a novice or an experienced thrill-seeker, this heart-pounding experience will leave you with unforgettable memories.
Overnight Stay in Nazca City
After an exhilarating day of exploration, rest assured that your comfort is our top priority.
We have carefully selected a 3-star hotel located in the best and safest part of the city of Nazca to ensure a relaxing and secure stay.
The hotel offers a warm and inviting ambiance, providing all the essential amenities to make you feel right at home.
Each room is equipped with private bathrooms and hot showers, ensuring you can unwind and refresh after a day filled with adventure.
Flight over the Nazca Lines
Brace yourself for a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you take to the skies for a captivating flight over the enigmatic Nazca Lines. Witness the monumental figures and intricate patterns etched into the desert floor, leaving archaeologists and historians baffled for centuries.
Nazca Lines Tower
Gain a unique perspective on the enigmatic Nazca Lines from the Nazca Lines tower. Gaze upon these ancient wonders and listen to captivating stories and intriguing theories about their purpose and origin, deepening your connection to these extraordinary geoglyphs.
Palpa Lines Tower
As an added highlight, we visit the Palpa Lines tower, where you will witness various human geoglyphs known as the Royal Family. Unveil more of Peru’s captivating history as you explore these fascinating symbols etched into the landscape.
Private Car and English Speaking Guide
Throughout your journey, travel in comfort and flexibility with your own private car. Our experienced English-speaking guide will accompany you, providing enriching insights and local knowledge, ensuring a seamless and personalized experience.
Travel at Your Own Pace
We understand the importance of capturing every moment.
Along the way, we’ll make stops for photos and to absorb the beauty of Peru’s coastal landscapes.
Feel the freedom to explore and embrace the charm of each destination at your leisure.
Day 1º: Lima – Ballestas Islands – Paracas Peninsula – Huacachina.
Our trip starts at your hotel in Lima, our driver will pick you up from there.
Shortly after, we drive to Paracas Bay. The car ride to Paracas lasts about 3 hours.
Upon arrival, we head to the local pier to take the boat to the Ballestas Islands.
During the boat tour, you will visit The Candelabra figure.
Unlike the Nazca Lines further south, this figure was etched on the slope of a hill.
Likewise, its origin is unknown, nonetheless, there are various theories about it.
Afterward, we keep moving towards the Ballestas Islands, located about 15 km away.
Once we reached the islands, we will tour around in search of marine life.
During our visit, we will spot hundreds of marine birds resting on the islands.
Among the birds, we will see mainly cormorants, pelicans, boobies, and Oystercatchers.
Likewise, you will also see large colonies of sea lions, as well as groups of Humboldt Penguins.
Later on, we will get back to the mainland and continue our visit to the Paracas peninsula.
During the tour, we visit some beaches, including the Red Beach and the fishing village of Lagunillas.
Afterward, we continue our trip to the city of Ica, which is located only one hour away from Paracas.
Once in Ica, we will visit a small vineyard where locals produce a grape spirit known as Pisco.
Our trip continues at the Huacachina Oasis, where we will take a dune buggy tour.
During the ride, we will have the chance to practice Sandboarding.
Before the sun sets, we leave towards the city of Nazca, situated 2 hours away from Ica.
Overnight in Nazca at the Hotel Casa Andina ***.
Day 2º: Nazca Lines Flight – Return to Lima.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel and transport you to Nazca airport.
For this aerial tour, we use a small Cessna aircraft, which has room for 5 people.
On the flight, everyone gets a window seat.
Before boarding the aircraft, our pilot will give each participant a Nazca Lines Map.
The map will be very useful as it will help to locate the figures on the desert plateau.
Among figures, you will see a representation of a monkey, a spider, as well as other creatures.
Also, you will see bird images, such as a condor, a hummingbird, a parrot, and a heron.
Besides the animal figures, you will also find many lines crisscrossing the desert in all directions.
After the flight, we will drive back to the city of Lima, visiting on route the Nazca Lines metallic tower.
Upon arrival in Lima, we will drop you off at your hotel.
End of the tour.
Unforgettable Destinations: This tour allows you to explore the best of Peru’s coastal and desert regions, encompassing the captivating destinations of Paracas, Huacachina, and Nazca.
Each location offers unique experiences, natural beauty, and historical significance.
Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions of Peru’s coastal towns.
Learn about Pisco production, sample traditional cuisine, and witness the local way of life, providing an enriching cultural experience.
Thrilling Adventures: Engage in exhilarating activities such as dune buggy riding and sandboarding on the immense desert dunes of Huacachina. The boat ride to the Ballestas Islands allows you to encounter diverse marine life, adding excitement to the journey.
Ancient Mysteries: Delve into the enigmatic Nazca Lines, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The captivating flight over these mysterious geoglyphs offers an unparalleled view, leaving you in awe of their ancient origins.
Value for Money: The tour offers a comprehensive package with multiple highlights, providing excellent value for your investment in exploring the beauty and mysteries of Paracas and the Nazca Lines.
Full Tour Description
1° – Contact us via e-mail to confirm the availability of the tour you wish.
2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email with the following information:
3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail.
Here are some useful tips for the Paracas and Nazca Lines Tour:
Book in Advance: To secure your spot and ensure availability, it is recommended to book the tour in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.
Pack Accordingly: As you’ll be exploring coastal and desert regions, pack light and comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather.
Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a bottle of water.
Bring Your Passport: As an additional important recommendation, remember to bring your passport with you for the Paracas and Nazca Lines Tour. Your passport is essential for identification purposes and it is required for the flight over the Nazca Lines.
Motion Sickness Medication: If you are sensitive to motion sickness, consider bringing medication for the boat ride to the Ballestas Islands and the flight over the Nazca Lines.
Eat Lightly before the Flight: To avoid potential motion sickness during the flight, opt for a light meal before boarding the aircraft.
Stay Hydrated: The coastal and desert areas can be hot, so stay hydrated throughout the tour.
Carry a water bottle and drink plenty of fluids.
Comfortable Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking, especially during the dune buggy tour and sandboarding in Huacachina.
Camera and Binoculars: Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the stunning landscapes, wildlife, and the intricate Nazca Lines.
Binoculars can enhance your experience during wildlife observations.
Personal Exploration: Take advantage of free time in each destination to explore on your own, interact with locals, and savor the unique charm of each place.
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 Paracas, Huacachina Oasis adventure, transportation, and guides would not be affected by the weather-related cancellation and would not be subject to a refund.
How long is the Paracas and Nazca Lines Tour?
The tour spans 2 days, offering an immersive experience of Peru’s coastal and desert regions.
It starts and ends in Lima, providing a convenient and comprehensive journey.
What are the highlights of the tour?
The tour covers three captivating destinations: Paracas, Huacachina, and Nazca.
Highlights include visits to the Ballestas Islands, dune buggy riding and sandboarding in Huacachina, and a flight over the Nazca Lines.
Is the tour suitable for all ages?
Yes, the tour is suitable for travelers of all ages.
However, please consider the nature of activities such as dune buggy riding and flying over the Nazca Lines when traveling with young children or individuals with mobility concerns.
How physically demanding is the tour?
The Tour is designed to be relatively low in physical demand, making it accessible for most travelers.
There are no long walks or strenuous hikes involved in the main activities.
The tour primarily involves sightseeing, boat rides, a dune buggy tour, and a flight over the Nazca Lines.
These activities do not require excessive physical exertion, allowing participants to comfortably enjoy the trip without much effort.
However, it’s essential to keep in mind that certain activities, such as dune buggy riding and sandboarding, may involve short periods of physical activity.
Are there any weight or height restrictions for the flight over the Nazca Lines?
Weight and height restrictions may apply for the flight due to aircraft capacity and safety.
Please inquire about specific requirements when booking the tour.
What type of accommodation is provided in Nazca City?
The tour includes an overnight stay in a well-located 3-star hotel in Nazca City.
The hotel offers private bathrooms, hot showers, and a breakfast buffet for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Is there a minimum number of participants for the tour to operate?
The tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to operate.
If the minimum is not met, alternative arrangements or a refund may be offered.
What language will the guide speak during the tour?
The tour is conducted in English, and an English-speaking guide will accompany you throughout the journey, providing insightful commentary and guidance.
How far in advance should I book the tour?
To secure your spot and ensure availability, it is advisable to book the tour in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.
What happens in case of bad weather or flight cancellations?
In the event of bad weather or flight cancellations due to safety concerns, alternative activities or rescheduling options will be provided to make the most of your tour.
Are meals included in the tour package?
Meals, except for the breakfast buffet at the hotel in Nazca, are not included in the Tour package.
During the tour, participants will have opportunities to explore local cuisine and dining options in the various destinations visited.
While meals are not provided as part of the package, this allows travelers the flexibility to choose from a diverse range of restaurants and eateries, experiencing the culinary delights of each location at their own pace and preference.
Are there any additional fees during the tour?
The tour is designed to be all-inclusive, covering the specified activities, entrance fees, and airport taxes as part of the package price.
You can rest assured that the cost you pay upfront includes all the mentioned tours and activities, without any hidden or surprise fees during the journey. However, it’s important to note that the package do not include meals, except breakfast at the hotel.
Should I bring my passport?
Yes, bringing your original passport is mandatory for the Nazca Lines flight.
Without the original passport, passengers will not be allowed to participate in the flight over the Nazca Lines.
This requirement is in accordance with aviation regulations and ensures proper identification and passenger safety during the flight.