The perfect option that you were looking for to visit the city of Nazca and fly over its hieroglyphs in just one day is the option that we present below.
These mysterious figures made in part of what is the Peruvian desert that cover an extension of 350 km can be appreciated from the air by means of a plane overflight to appreciate the main figures such as the spider, the dog, hummingbird among others that according to studies probably has been the largest astronomical calendar in the world.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.
Our full day trip will start quite early leaving the city of Lima to make a trip to the city of Nazca to make an overflight of approximately 30 minutes and to be able to better visualize all these figures in the desert of Peru than despite of the years today remain intact.
Day 1: LIMA – ICA – LIMA
Our departures are daily but the tour opens with a minimum of 2 travelers, our starting point will be the Cruz del Sur agency of Javier Prado 1109, La Victoria. We will board the bus at 3:15 in the morning to Nazca in the cruise service.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. you will be received by our team in the city of Nazca and then transferred to the city airport where we can fly over the Nazca lines, which are mysterious designs and traces of various animals and plants of the region among which the monkey, the spider, the hummingbird and the condor stand out. The overflight gives us a different way to see all these designs more clearly, most of which reach measurements of 15 to 300 meters each and with a depth of approximately 30 centimeters.
According to the German-born researcher Dr. María Reiche, who dedicated a large part of her life to the study of these, she maintained that the Nazca lines were a great astronomical calendar that today would be considered the largest in the world.
At the end of our flight and hearing the explanation from our guide at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon, we will go back to the bus station to board the transportation that will take us back to Lima.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- Bus ticket Lima / Nasca / Lima via Cruz del Sur (Cruzero Service)
- Transfer from the Hotel or bus station to the María Reiche Aerodrome
- Overflight ticket to the Nasca Lines of 30 min
- Transmission of informative video about the Nazca Lines
- Delivery of certificate of Overflight to the Nasca Lines
- Permanent assistance
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Tours not mentioned in the description
- Internal transfers in Lima
- Air tax
BENEFITS OF TRAVELING WITH TERRA PERU AVENTURAS
- Assistance 24/7 a week in English.
- Qualified professionals on all tours
- Professional Guides in English on all tours
Please read the following information carefully. This will help you resolve your doubts and/or questions about our services
ARRIVAL IN NAZCA
All our services start at their respective Hotel or bus station in the city of Nazca, as the starting point for our pick up, our team will be willing to provide you with all the necessary logistics at no additional cost.
For which it is necessary that you provide us with the details of your hotel address 2 days before your arrival in the city.
The briefing is the information that is provided to our clients prior to a trip, this will be done one night before the selected activity at the hotel of their stay. In general, the schedule will depend on the other activities that you have planned to carry out, but many times it usually takes place between 6 and 7 at night.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE NAZCA TOURS?
To start a reservation, the first thing we request is your personal data along with the details of the date you would like to do the walk or trip , then we will request an advance payment of 40% of the total value of the walk in order to generate the purchase of the necessary tickets for the tour.
After the deposit, our reservation staff will send you the confirmation of the reservation of the Tour which will include the DATE, NAME OF THE TOUR, PERSONAL DATA OF THE CLIENT, AMOUNT DEPOSITED AND AMOUNT PENDING PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
Terra Peru Aventuras offers you different payment methods depending on your needs, from bank deposits, transfers via Wester Union, as well as PayPal (consider +8% to the deposit to be made for reasons of bank commissions)
WHEN DO I MAKE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE TOUR?
In general, the total payment must be made upon arrival, we recommend making the payment in cash, due to commission issues from international banks that may be unfavorable to you in case you want to make a payment with your credit card. Our staff gives you more details about it.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS?
For all our tours with the exception of Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Salkantay, yes! is possible to modify the date without any cost, this must be communicated to our staff as soon as possible in order to carry out the procedures for the modification with a new date.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS?
Ica , Nazca and the Paracas reserve are located on the Peruvian coast, therefore the probability of altitude sickness is impossible, but we recommend that if your trip extends to other regions of the country such as Cusco, Puno,Any good experience will depend on a good physical condition, if you practice any physical activity regularly you should not worry about a possible altitude sickness, however as an additional recommendation we suggest acclimatizing, in this sense you should consider spending at least 3 days to do some walk and 1 day to be able to carry out some activity or cultural tour.
There are medications that could achieve better acclimatization, but since we are not doctors, we suggest you drink plenty of water and coca infusions to achieve better acclimatization.
WHEN THE TOUR ENDS, DO YOU TAKE US TO THE HOTEL?
Everything will depend on the style of travel that you chose. Our clients who travel in a private service have the option of ending the tours at their hotel. However, those who opt for a group tour, our tour ends in the Plaza Regocijo or close to it so that you can walk without any worries to your hotel.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Personal documents
- Bring a windbreaker jacket
- Cap or hat
To take into account:
- Pregnant women or people with operations on the spine They cannot perform tubulars and sandboarding, since it is an adventure sport with strong movements.
- The minimum age to enter the Ballestas Islands is 1 ½ years.
- The departure to the ballestas islands are subject to weather conditions, and entry may be restricted by provisions of the Peruvian Navy in order to safeguard the integrity of the passenger. In this case, the company offers the change of activity for tubulars and sandboarding or the refund of the value to which it is equivalent the trip to Islands.