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  • From Nazca: 35-Minute Flight Over Nazca Lines

    1. From Nazca: 35-Minute Flight Over Nazca Lines

    After pickup from your hotel in Nazca, transfer to the Nazca aerodrome. Meet your representative and go to the check-in zone to wait for your flight. You will be briefed on the nature of your tour and on safety instructions. The flight will last 35-minutes and you will see 12 of the most representative figures drawn on the stony surface on the Nazca desert. Look out for representations of animals and stylized plants, distributed in a huge labyrinth of lines, trapezes, and triangles which have been perserved for almost 2,000 years. The Nazca Lines are some of the most incredible remains from an ancient culture. These designs, some as long as 500 meters, can be truly appreciated from the sky at an altitude of 1,500 feet. Fly back to the aerodrome and head back to your hotel in Nazca.

    A super incredible experience and a must do in Nazca! The plane does swerve and turn in order for you to have the best view and it’s quite normal... so try to hang in there for the 30 minutes because it is so worth it! Great service and I felt safe throughout the whole trip. I only wished the pilot could tell us more information about the Nazcan lines because he kept repeating the same words for each of the motif we saw.. lol

  • From Lima: Ballestas Islands & Nazca Lines with Meals

    2. From Lima: Ballestas Islands & Nazca Lines with Meals

    Wake up early for pick-up from your hotel at 4:30 AM and travel to the Paracas National Reserve. Enjoy a breakfast box on the way there. Board the first boat to Ballestas Islands and admire the scenery of Paracas Bay, keeping an eye out for wildlife like sea lions, seagulls and penguins.  Travel to the aerodrome of Ica and watch an informative video on the history of the Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Jump on to a Cessna 208 Caravan plane and fly over the ancient geoglyphs, to view them from above. Take pictures of the whale, astronaut, monkey, hummingbird and many more of the geoglyphs. Head to a traditional Peruvian restaurant and choose between a creole or seafood lunch, complemented with drinks. Indulge yourself with a wine tasting as well as traditional pisco, famously made in the region.  Return to Lima at 7:00 PM.

  • Lima: Private Nazca Lines & Huacachina Oasis with Lunch

    3. Lima: Private Nazca Lines & Huacachina Oasis with Lunch

    Start your tour at 5:30 AM with a freshly prepared, delicious breakfast, on your journey from your hotel in Lima to Ica. Board a Cessna 208 Caravan and fly over the famous Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the incredible, ancient geoglyphs from above and wonder at their meaning. View and take photos of the whale, the astronaut, the monkey, the hummingbird and many more of the glyphs. Land and travel to the oasis and sand dunes of Huacachina in V8 modified dune buggies. Push your body to its limits, as you practice sandboarding down the dunes of the desert. Visit a small chocolate factory and taste some of the famous, traditional Peruvian chocolates.  Explore a rural area in the outskirts of Ica. Learn about the production of Pisco, wines and fruit liqueurs at a local winery and sample as many as you like. Indulge yourself with a traditional Peruvian lunch, made from fre...

    Lucas was our guide, and was very knowledgeable about many aspects of Lima and its history. The car ride was very long, but we brought movies/books to entertain ourselves. We had a rest stop about an hour of the way in where we bought coffee and ate from the included “box breakfast.” We then continued on to Huacachina to ride the sand buggies and sandboard. After that, we flew over the Nazca lines in a Cessna Grand Caravan which was great except for the 60deg banked turns so everyone can see the lines. Lunch was after that at appx 2pm, and we skipped the wine tasting cause our stomachs were still struggling from the flight. The ride back took about 5 hrs as there was lots of traffic going into Lima. Overall a great experience.

  • Nazca: Combo Nazca Lines Flight & Chauchilla Cemetery Tour

    4. Nazca: Combo Nazca Lines Flight & Chauchilla Cemetery Tour

    Marvel at the mysterious Nazca Lines by flying over them on a 35-minute adventure. Dating back hundreds of years and stretching across nearly 200 square miles (518 square kilometers), these drawings of hundreds of figures range from giant spiders and vast geometric shapes to enormous monkeys as large as 890 feet (roughly two and a half football fields). Hummingbirds, fish, sharks or orcas, llamas, and lizards — and, according to some, astronauts, aliens, and landing zones — are all depicted in these enormous line drawings. On the flight, admire the 13 most important Nazca Lines thanks to the panoramic windows of the Cessna plane. After your flight, discover the Chauchilla Cemetery, where the mummies of the inhabitants of the Nazca Culture rest, on a 2-hour tour. Chauchilla Cemetery is located about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) from the city of Nazca, in the department of Ica, and is a pr...

  • From Nazca: Nazca Lines Flight

    5. From Nazca: Nazca Lines Flight

    Enjoy a spectacular trip over the desert to see the mysterious Nazca Lines. Discover monkeys, spiders, and hummingbirds among other large figures, which you will observe from the sky in your plane with the help of your experienced pilot. Learn about the meaning of these shapes and the people who created them from your tour guide who will be there to assist you. Your flight will be approximately 30 minutes and passes over the Nazca desert's main geoglyphs. This place is also home to marine fossils of up to 150 million years old, which is the evidence that this site was once filled with water. After this magical day, you will be taken back to your accommodation in Nazca with wonderful new memories. 

  • Nazca: Flights Over Nazca, Palpa Lines & Cantalloc Aqueduct

    6. Nazca: Flights Over Nazca, Palpa Lines & Cantalloc Aqueduct

    Come and discover the mystery of Peru, the millenarian Geoglyphs of Nazca and Palpa Lines, and the ancient Cantalloc Aqueduct. After pickup from your hotel or bus station in Nazca, transfer to the Maria Reiche Aerodrome. There are 3 options to choose from when booking your flight: Enjoy a 35-minute flight over the Nazca Lines, where you will learn about the collection of giant geoglyphs made by the Nazcas in South America. Appreciate their 2,000-year-old history and how they have now been made into a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Option 2 is a 60-minute flight over the Nazca Lines and Palpa Lines, where you can also admire the Palpa Lines, older than the Nazca Lines. They were most likely created by the Paracas, an Andean society.  Option 3 is a 40-minute flight over the Nazca Lines and Cantalloc Aqueducts, where you can also admire the ancient aqueducts designed to extract underground ...

    It is a long trip going into nazca from Lima but the organization and people disposition to help was incredible.

  • From Lima: Nazca Lines and Ica Desert Day Trip with Lunch

    7. From Lima: Nazca Lines and Ica Desert Day Trip with Lunch

    Begin your journey of the Ica Desert with a bright and early hotel pickup, where you will be greeted by your guide who will take care of you throughout the day.  Head straight to Nazca, whereupon you'll stop at Kilometer 50 of the South Pan-American Highway to enjoy a breakfast consisting of juices or hot drinks, accompanied by artisan breads from the area. Next, head to the airfield in Nazca, where you'll pass through security before boarding a small plane to view the famous Nazca Lines from up above. Sit back and relax on your 45-minute flight, as you view the incredible collection of giant geoglyphs — designs or motifs etched into the ground — that were created by the ancient Nazca culture. Tuck into a delicious traditional lunch upon landing before heading to your final stop, the Huacachina Oasis. This natural lagoon is surrounded by palm trees and desert dunes, from where you can...

  • From Lima: Ballestas Islands, Huacachina and Nazca Line Tour

    8. From Lima: Ballestas Islands, Huacachina and Nazca Line Tour

    Discover the best of the culture, nature, and wildlife of the Ica region on this all-encompassing tour. Start your tour at 4:30 AM with a freshly prepared, delicious breakfast box, on your journey from your hotel in Lima to the Ballestas Islands, where your guided tour begins. See the "chandelier", a geoglyph used as a reference point for travelers and sailors. Observe beautiful native species such as sea lion colonies and Humboldt penguins, as well as several guano birds. Learn about the importance of these islands to the Peruvian coast and observe other species such as cormorants, pelicans, seagulls, and many other unique species. Next, head to the airport for a flight over the Nazca Lines. After watching an informative video about the lines and their mysteries, board a Cessna plane and enjoy a 1.25-hour flight over the area. Your pilot will show you the location of these mysterious g...

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What people are saying about Nazca

Lucas was our guide, and was very knowledgeable about many aspects of Lima and its history. The car ride was very long, but we brought movies/books to entertain ourselves. We had a rest stop about an hour of the way in where we bought coffee and ate from the included “box breakfast.” We then continued on to Huacachina to ride the sand buggies and sandboard. After that, we flew over the Nazca lines in a Cessna Grand Caravan which was great except for the 60deg banked turns so everyone can see the lines. Lunch was after that at appx 2pm, and we skipped the wine tasting cause our stomachs were still struggling from the flight. The ride back took about 5 hrs as there was lots of traffic going into Lima. Overall a great experience.

It is a long trip going into nazca from Lima but the organization and people disposition to help was incredible.

Everything was very well organized, the flight very good too, the pilots were very calm and no one was sick!

Everything is perfectly done. Professional service. I recommend

Lobed that it was private. We were well taken cared of.