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Peru Land Tours
Lima, Machu Picchu, Cusco and Puno
Nasca - Paracas Extension Tour (3d/2n)
Lima offers tourists great attractions and all of the comforts a traveler is seeking. The rich history of the city, its beautiful beaches, great
museums, and delicious cuisine are just some of the delights you
can find in the "City of the Kings".
Cusco is a magical city filled with history and beauty. From the
stunning churches in the Plaza de Armas to the Incan ruins and
the gorgeous landscape of the Sacred Valley, this is treasured
spot that should not be missed.
NASCA AND PARACAS
3 days / 2 nights
- Day 1: LIMA / NASCA
Departure from the airport or from your hotel to Nasca (With private vehicle and English speaking guide for three days)
Over flight of Nasca Lines (30 minute flight, shared service). The Nasca Lines are gigantic geoglyphs located between Palpa and Nazca desert, there were created by the Nasca culture between 200 BC and 600 AD. There are many of individual figures, ranging in complexity from simple lines to stylized hummingbirds, spiders, monkeys, and lizards. The Nasca lines cannot be recognized as coherent figures except from the air.
Important note: this over flight is subject to weather conditions. According to the arrival, the over flight could be this day or maybe the next day in the morning.
- Day 2: NASCA / ICA / PARACAS
Morning at leisure
Continue to Paracas. On route we'll visit the very interesting Regional Museum of Ica, which exhibits objects from the Nasca and Paracas cultures. Also, short visit of the oasis of "Huacachina" 5 km west out of Ica with incredible sand dunes completely surrounding it.
Arrive to Paracas.
- Day 3: PARACAS / LIMA / OUT
Excursion to Ballestas Islands. (shared tour, approx. 2hrs, panoramic tour)
You'll depart by motorboat from the pier of Hotel Libertador Paracas. On the way to the islands you'll be able to observe the "candelabro", a figure in the sand dunes which resembles a trident. About the origin of this figure exists various contradicting theories. Arriving at the islands, you'll be able to watch sea lions, seabirds ranging from the guanay cormorant to Peruvian pelicans and if we're lucky you might even see one of the famous Humboldt penguins.
Afterwards, return to Lima directly to the airport to board your international flight
2013 PRICES PER PERSON RATES BASED IN DOUBLE ROOM:
Prices subject to change without prior notice
|| 4/5 Passengers
- Accommodation at quoted hotels or similar
- Meals as detailed in the program
- Transfers and sightseeing with local English speaking guides
- Entrance fees
- Air transportation. For a round trip domestic tickets (for example LIM/CUS/LIM) the cost is USD$320. For a one way domestic ticket (for example JUL/LIM) the cost is USD$160.00. Rates subject to change without previous advise.
- Airport departure taxes: USD 6.82 in Lima, for domestic flights USD 4.28 approximately and USD 31.00 for international departure tax in Lima
- Meals and services not specified in program
- Personal expenses
HOTELS TO BE USED
||Hacienda Cantayo 4* (Standard room)
||Libertador Paracas 5* (superior room)
||Nazca Lines 3* (Standar room)
||Double Tree Guest Suites (Suite room)
As of July 2011, Machu Picchu has a limit of 2500 visitors per day, for this reason tickets must be bought in advance. Please enquire for ticket availability.