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Nazca Lines Air Tour with Transport from Lima

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    What to Expect
    Experience a bird’s eye view flying by Cessna above one of the great creations of the ancient world, the Nazca Lines, on this 11-hour tour leaving from Lima. Learn the fascinating myths about the creation of this UNESCO World Heritage site, unexplained by scientists and archaeologists to this day. 

    Start your Nazca excursion with a 7am pickup from your hotel in San Isidro or Miraflores, proceeding by luxury Mercedes van with your guide towards the Peruvian city of Paracas for your flight. The drive takes about 4 hours each way.

    Arrive at the airport, climb aboard your Cessna plane and take a seat by the window (every seat has one) to begin your flight. Soar above the arid plains of the Nazca Plateau a remote desert area that is home to this famous archaeological site. 

    Gaze in wonder as your pilot loops you around each of the site’s unique designs, allowing time for a closer look. While the creation of the lines remains a mystery, many experts believe the Nazca people designed them some time between 400 and 650 AD. 

    The majority of which depict various animals and symbolic events from Nazca culture. The site’s 300-foot (90m) monkey, for example, has just 9 fingers, which is believed to represent the 9 months of drought that occur in the area each year. Meanwhile, the spider design is thought to represent water and fertility, as the creatures frequently appeared before rainstorms. The site’s flamingo, condor and hummingbird are thought to relate to the winter and summer solstices, as each bird’s beak aligns with the sunrise and sunsets on these dates.

    Take time over the course of your 1.5 hour aerial exploration to capture plenty of pictures, returning to the Paracas airport when the time is up. Feel free to grab lunch at your own expense in town before the return trip back to your Lima hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Lima Region, Lima Region

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please verify your pickup point: https://vipac.pe/pickuppoint/
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    11h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Flight
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Nasca Lines
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Pisco airport tax (USD 5.00 per person)
    • Nazca airport tax (USD 14 per person)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Please note: We strongly advise that you do not book any flights out of Lima on the same date as your tour
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • The plane holds up to 12 passengers
    • Overflight is not recomendable for children less than 8 years old.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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