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Peru - Nazca and Paracas
2016 Rates
2 day / 1 night
Single Double Triple
Deluxe with Libertador Paracas $1278 $791 $724
First Class with Hacienda Bahia Paracas $1033 $760 $690

AIR NOT INCLUDED
All prices per person, in US dollars and subject to change at any time.
Rates are based on shared tours. Private tours available upon request.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time for any reason.

 

Nazca
is a UNESCO

World Heritage Site

The well-preserved remains of the pre-Incan cultures of Paracas and Nazca offer the visitor an exquisite opportunity to experience the grandeur of these fabulous civilizations that flourished on the coastal desert of southern Peru thousands of years ago. Their pottery, textiles and art provide you with a unique view into the lives and psyche of these ancient Americans. 

Nazca Pottery
Jeff Waugh
Nazca pottery
The handle of an oar...
Jeff Waugh
Handle of an oar
Bone Carving of a Jaguar
Jeff Waugh
Bone carving

You will stay in the first class Hacienda Bahia Paracas Hotel. Don't forget to try a pisco sour! You may extend your stay at the hotel to really relax and be pampered.

In Paracas, you will visit the Ballestas Islands Wildlife Reserve. This area is also known as the "Galapagos of Peru" for the sea bird colonies and marine mammals that inhabit these barren and desolate islands. On the way to the Ballestas, you will also have a chance to see the mysterious candelabra in the coastal sand dunes.

Itinerary
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Day 1 Lima - Paracas
Early morning transfer to the bus station.
Take the Royal Class special bus to the city of Ica (308 Km/191 miles South of Lima). Bus will leave passengers at Las Dunas Hotel. In the afternoon take a small (one engine) plane to Nazca and fly over the mysterious Nazca lines, which is the only way to see them. These are drawings made in the sand over 2,000 years ago, that time and weather have not eroded. You will see gigantic geometrical lines resembling a landing field and over 32 figures including a monkey, a spider, a condor, a reptile, a fish, a bird, etc. The biggest figures are the reptile (180 mts/590 ft long) and the monkey (90mts/295 ft.)


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Day 2 Ica - Paracas - Lima
Breakfast. Transfer by private car (1 hour) to the Bay of Paracas for a cruise out to the Ballestas islands (90 mins.), where you will see sea lions, penguins and more than 60 species of sea birds and wild life. On the way you will also see the "Candelabro" a huge sand design on the hilly coast, only seen from the sea or sky. Afternoon return by Royal Class bus to Lima. Met on arrival and transfer to your hotel.


The Candelabra

 

Reservations

Gate of the Sun Inti Travel and Tours, Box 1586, Banff, Alberta, Canada, T1L 1B5
Phone 1-403-760-3565 / Fax 1-403-760-3566