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Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima

Lima, Peru

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  • All entrance fees included
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Overview

Departing from Lima, you'll hop in a coach and enjoy a scenic drive along the Peruvian coast. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop at Paracas, an ecological peninsula famous for its wildlife and beaches. From Paracas, you'll board a ferry to visit the renowned Ballestas Islands.

The islands are famous for their sea lions and abundance of bird life. You'll have some free time to walk around and explore the islands, taking pictures of the wildlife and coastal scenery. The water off the coast of Paracas is the only place which allows for panoramic views of the Candelabra of the Andes, a 600-foot (180 meter) painting carved into the mountain side along the Bay of Paracas.

Leaving Paracas, you'll drive inland and head towards the Nazca Lines, one of Peru's eleven UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here, you'll board a small Cesna airplane which has a window seat for every passenger, and fly over the Nazca Lines. Enjoy spectacular views of this famous landmark available only from the air.

The drawings which you will be able to see perfectly each symbolize something important to the Nazca people. The monkey, measuring 300 feet (90 meters) in length, has five fingers on one hand and four on the other. This represented the nine months of drought the Nazca people faced every year. The spider is said to represent fertility and water, as this insect usually appeared before it was going to rain.

The hummingbird, condor and flamingo represented the summer and winter solstices and their beaks still point to the exact location the sun rises and sets on these days in Nazca.

Flying over the Pan-American highway, you'll see the the lizard. Unfortunately, when the Pan-American highway was built in 1937, the workers were unaware of the figures and split the lizard in half.

After your air tour of the Nazca lines, you'll enjoy a nice lunch before returning to the coach and driving back to Lima.

Information

Includes:
  • Flight over the Nazca lines
  • Visit to Ballesta Islands
  • Scenic drive on coach
  • Local guide
  • Box Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Alcoholic beverages at lunch
  • Pisco airport tax (USD 5.00 per person)
  • Nazca airport tax (USD 14 per person)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: we strongly advise departure flights not to be booked for the same date as the tour
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Overflight is not recomendable for children less than 8 years old.

Meeting Point

Tour departs from hotels located in the Miraflores and San Isidro districts of Lima.
Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb
Departure Time:
Pick up between 2:30am and 3:15am to leave Lima at 3:45am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 8:00pm
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
  • Nazca Lines Air Tour and Ballestas Islands Full-Day Trip from Lima
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