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Nasca Lines, Nazca

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Get a glimpse of one of the world's most enduringly mysterious sites at Nasca Lines, a series of massive geoglyphs etched into the desert's surface. The site features more than 800 lines, and hundreds of animal, plant, and geometric drawings, created more than 1,500 years ago. The largest etching, a condor, boasts a wingspan of 130 m (426 ft). Note the crispness of the lines, some of which extend almost perfectly straight over huge distances. Much debate remains over the purpose of the lines, whose vast size means that the images themselves only emerge when viewed from the air. Book a sightseeing flight with a local tour operator to appreciate the geoglyphs from a bird's-eye perspective. Put Nasca Lines into our Nazca tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nazca.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We have traveled with AirMajoro, great treatment, the aircraft as others... Although we have dizzy us all pretty and we just enjoyed the end. The spectacular lines, let you them see well... we have flown in the afternoon... Perhaps that is the reason why the dizziness... as they say in the early morning is the best choice. Eye contact! We almost... Finally we timan got them $ 90... more repay... all airplanes are 6 people and include displacement.. .to get there have to pay 30soles each as tax...
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  • August 15, 2017
    The best attraction - I can assure you I do not have the aircraft, but I wouldn't have missed this for anything. And no, no problem with stomach in tight corners, just follow the movements. A little wait but with a good guide, we waited less than an hour. Do, while many fail it!
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  • August 14, 2017
    Even though it is pricey to go flying over the Nazca lines is definitely worth it. From the viewpoint along the way can you see some forms, but from the air see you certainly more. The flight is also good and quiet. Disease pills taken in advance and few had breakfast. We are going to do the morning flight. In the middle of the day it becomes more difficult to take pictures. At the end of the day I would be just fine.
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  • July 30, 2017
    Wonderful mysterious place. It's a desert, true, but once you see it from the sky it's another story. Taking a flight above the lines is mandatory in order to appreciate this unique place. Careful: it's difficult to spot the figures from the plane, needs a lot of concentration to be able to see them.
  • March 24, 2017
    Upon a good bicycle tour we hit that place. A long bus tour from Lima. We went to the museum. We found nice and friendly staff. We enjoyed the good local food and drinks. Nice environment. Good scenic views. Worse to go!
  • May 27, 2017
    Great attraction for everyone. I recommend you to take pictures of those amazing lines from the air.
  • June 29, 2017
    The lines were overhyped, at least from the tower. We paid 50 soles each for a guide to take us there, including accommodation for the day. We would, however, recommend going there yourselves if you are passing though Nasca.
  • July 15, 2017
    Really love the ease of using thisy

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Where to stay in Nazca

The historic city of Nazca is a regional tourist hub, featuring a good set of accommodations to suit a range of styles and budgets. Primarily located in Zone 3, Nazca's main hotels range from the simple and budget-friendly, to grander, resort-style options, providing an array of amenities including swimming pools, spas, and tour booking services. The pricier and plusher options tend to be newly built, whereas the ones that attract the backpacker crowd are usually set in formerly residential buildings on the town's side streets.
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