We are thrilled to invite you to embark on our 2-day Tour to the Nazca Lines and Pachacamac Ruins from Lima, an adventure that will take you through some of the most incredible destinations on the southern coast.
On the first day of our tour, we will visit the ancient sanctuary of Pachacamac, located in the south of Lima.
Here, you will witness the grandeur of one of the most important religious centers of the pre-Hispanic era, a place of pilgrimage for thousands of people from the coast and the Andes.
After visiting Pachacamac, we will head to Ica, a beautiful region famous for its picturesque landscapes and traditional vineyards.
Here, we will visit the Popular Huacachina Oasis, a stunning natural oasis surrounded by towering sand dunes.
Finally, on the second day of our tour, we will take you to witness the mysterious drawings of the Nazca desert from above.
You will have the opportunity to fly over the Nazca Lines, an incredible experience that will allow you to appreciate the scale and beauty of these enigmatic drawings that were etched into the desert floor over 2,000 years ago.
Our tour is led by experienced and knowledgeable guides who are passionate about the history and culture of Peru.
You will travel in comfort and safety, with modern transportation.
08:30 h. Our program starts at your hotel in Lima, our guide will pick you up from there.
Afterward, we will drive towards the ruins of Pachacamac, following the Pan-American highway.
The Sanctuary is located in the Lurin Valley, about 30 kilometers away from Lima.
Pachacamac was the most important pre-Hispanic ceremonial center on the entire coast of Peru.
According to archaeologist it had a period of validity of about 1200 years.
The site comprises a large area where there are a series of buildings from different periods.
It is believe that Pachacamac florish around 200 AD, till 1533, time in which arrived the Spanish.
Once at the ruins, we visit first the Pachacamac Museum, which displays relics found at the site.
Later on, we will tour inside the ruins, visiting the most relevant zones with a local guide.
Among the buildings, stand out the Temple of the Sun and the Palace of the Virgins of the Sun.
In order to appreciate these temples, we will need to walk up to the highest part.
After visiting Pachacamac, we will continue our trip to the city of Ica.
Once in Ica, we will visit a traditional vineyards where locals produce a popular spirit known as Pisco.
Here, our local guide will show you site and will explain about the history and the process of making Pisco.
Our trip continues at the Huacachina Oasis, where we will take a dune buggy tour in the desert.
During the ride, we will have the chance to practice Sandboarding.
In addition to touring beautiful dunes, we will also enjoy amazing desert landscapes.
Afterward, we continue our trip to the city of Nazca, where we will spend the night.
Overnight in Nazca at the Hotel Casa Andina *** or similar.
07:30 h. After breakfast, our guide will drive you to the Nazca airdrome.
Once at the airport, we will board a small Cessna aircraft, which has room for 5 passengers.
Before boarding the plane, the pilot will give each participant a Nazca Lines Map.
The map will be very useful as it will help to locate the drawings on the ground.
During the flight, each passenger will have a window seat, which will allow a better view of the figures.
Among figures, you will see a representation of a huge monkey, a spider, as well as other creatures.
Also, you will find images of birds, such as a condor, a hummingbird, a parrot, and a heron.
Perhaps the most mysterious of all is the figure of the astronaut, which is located on hill side.
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.
From the top of the tower, we can observe, from a different perspective, some drawings.
Upon arrival in Lima, we will drop you off at your hotel.
End of the tour.
1° – Contact us via WhatsApp to confirm the availability of the tour you wish.
2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us the following information:
3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.
Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.
If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.
100% cancellation fee.
Refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.
Do you pick me up from my hotel in Lima?
Yes, our guide picks you up from your hotel.
How long does the Nazca Lines take?
The flight over the Nazca Lines takes 35 minutes.
Will we have time to walk around the Huacachina Oasis?
Yes, there will be time to explore the surroundings of Huacachina on your own.