Welcome to the pyramids of Cahuachi, a truly awe-inspiring archaeological site located in the heart of the Nasca region.
As you explore these ancient structures, you’ll be transported back in time to a world that existed over 2,000 years ago, when the Nasca culture was at its height.
The pyramids were once the center of a vast religious complex, and they served as a hub of religious and ceremonial activity for centuries.
As you wander through the complex, you’ll marvel at the incredible engineering and construction techniques used to build the pyramids. Made of adobe bricks, the pyramids stand as tall as 30 feet, and were built without the use of any modern technology or machinery.
Our knowledgeable guides will provide you with a wealth of information about the history and significance of the pyramids.
You’ll learn about the Nasca people and their unique religious beliefs, as well as the various archaeological discoveries that have been made at the site over the years.
But the pyramids of Cahuachi are more than just an archaeological site.
They are also a testament to the beauty and resilience of the Nasca region, with its stark desert landscape, sweeping sand dunes, and vibrant flora and fauna.
Whether you’re a history buff, an archaeology enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the natural beauty of Peru, the pyramids of Cahuachi are not to be missed.
So why wait? Book your tour today and experience the wonders of this incredible site for yourself!
09:00 h. Our tour begins at your hotel; our local guide will pick you up from there.
Shortly afterward we will head to the west of Nazca, towards Cahuachi.
Cahuachi lies 30 km away from Nazca, at the lower section of the valley.
Once in Cahuachi, we will visit with our guide the most important buildings.
Among the most relevant structures, stand out the Great Pyramid.
Scholars believe it was the most magnificent structure at Cahuachi.
Nearby Italian archaeologists found remains of human sacrifices.
Among the remains, they excavated a large number of trophy heads.
Another important structure is the Great Temple, located nearby.
Excavations at the site brought to the surface remarkable relics.
Cahuachi also contains large burial sites; therefore we will also take a look at one of them.
Walking around, one can easily spot human bones and ceramic fragments left by the looters.
Finally, we will return to Nazca. Upon arrival, our driver will drop you off at your hotel.
End of the tour.
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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.
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.
How do I get to Cahuachi?
Cahuachi is located southwest of Nasca, on the banks of the Nasca River.
To visit Cahuachi you need transportation, as the ruins are located 28 km away.
If you do not have your own transport, you can take a taxi to the city center.
Most of the taxi drivers in Nazca know the route to the ruins of Cahuachi.
You could also contact Mystery Peru, we will be happy to help you with your visit.
What was Cahuachi?
According to archaeologists, Cahuachi was a religious center of the Nasca culture.
It is an ancient city made up of pyramids, temples, squares, and platforms.
The city covers more than 24 square km, and its buildings are made of mud.
Cahuachi flourished in 400 B.C., having its heydays around 200 A.D.
For some, it was at Cahuachi where the construction of the famous Nazca lines was conceived.
Is it worth visiting Cahuachi?
If you are a lover of history and archeology, this place will be perfect for you.
It is a city that was buried for more than 1500 years, and today you can see how it was.
Besides exploring the pyramids and temples, you can also see ancient necropolises.
Also, it is very likely that the key to solving the mystery of the Nazca Lines lies in Cahuachi.
Likewise, scholars believe that the same men who inhabited Cahuachi, have also constructed the lines.