Enjoy our Premium Service: Comfortable tourist transportation service from hotels in Lima with escort on route to Paracas. Fly over the Paracas desert, the city of Ica and the Nasca lines. An unforgettable experience that you can not miss
Check out one of the most amazing and mysterious ancient attractions in Peru from the air with our own Paracas Premium Service:
Departure to Paracas Bay in the exclusive “Paracas Premium Service”. We will go the airport of Pisco to fly over the Nazca lines, huge drawing that can only be seen from the sky and which represent several insects and animals like a monkey, hummingbird, condor or a spider. The origins are unknown, while many think it is a big astronomic calendar. Return to airport and departure to Lima in the exclusive “Paracas Premium Service”.
After pickup in Miraflores and San Isidro, settle into your luxurious Mercedes-Benz van and head with a tour escort to Paracas, in Peru’s province of Pisco, where you’ll start your air tour over the Nazca Lines. The drive along the coast of Peru takes about four hours each way.
At the airport, board your Cessna airplane and settle into your window seat (every passenger has one!). Then take off and fly over the World Heritage-listed geoglyphs, the most famous in the world. The high, arid plateau of the Nazca Desert reaches across more than 50 miles (80 km); its isolation and dry climate has helped to preserve the lines over time.
The exact origins and significance of these hundreds of figures are unclear, but it’s believed that the designs were created by the Nazca people between 400 and 650 AD. Fly over several of the individual designs, many of which are animals; your pilot will let you know which designs you're about to see. The monkey, for instance, is 300 feet (90 meters) long and has five fingers on one hand but only four on the other, believed to represent the nine months of drought the Nazca people went through each year.
The spider is said to represent fertility and water, as this arachnid usually appeared before it was going to rain. The flamingo, condor and hummingbird represent the winter and summer solstices; their beaks point to the location of the sunrises and sunsets on the solstice days in Nazca.
During the 1.5-hour flight, you'll have plenty of time to view the one-of-a-kind artwork with great photo ops from the air!
Return to airport and departure to Lima in the exclusive “Paracas Premium Service”.
The tour departs from Hotels in Lima located in th areas of Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima Downtown. If your hotel is located in an area outside our reach, you need to coordinate with us an appropriate meeting point such as a hotel in advance. You must send your pick up details in advance. You may contact us at [email protected] -- or call our 24 hours department at ( 511) 610-1900 ext 255 or 279
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