Nazca Lines

Nazca Lines, photo by Unukomo
Nazca Lines (photo by Unukomo)
 

The Nazca Lines are located in a desert region of southwestern Peru.

The lines comprise a mix of long lines, geometrical figures, and giant drawings in the desert sand. They were created by an ancient Nazca civilization nearly two thousand years ago, although their exact purpose remains a mystery.

The Nazca Lines are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The contemporary town of Nazca is the hub for viewing the lines, either from towers on the ground or by private airplane tour.

 

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
 

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Hostal Rodinn

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Hostal Rodinn offers accommodation in Nazca. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a TV. There is free shuttle service at the property. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 8.3/10.

$13

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Peru Dream Travel Hostel

Peru Dream Travel Hostel offers accommodation in Nazca. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. A TV is available. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Average score from 79 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$13

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Nanasqa Hostel en Nasca / Nazca

Nanasqa Hostel offers accommodation in Nazca. There is a games room on site and guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Antonini Museum is 200 metres away, while the city's main square is a 15-minute drive from the property. Average score from 85 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$6

 
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Hostal Boulevard

Hostal Boulevard is located on Boulevard Avenue, the main street in Nazca, and is a 2-minute walk from the main square and from the bus station. Free Wi-Fi access is available and continental breakfast is included. Average score from 216 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$15

 
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B&B El Jardin

Featuring an outdoor pool, B&B El Jardin offers accommodations in Nazca. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here features a private bathroom with a shower, a balcony and garden views. A daily breakfast is included. Average score from 339 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$40

 
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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Nazca House

Nazca House

Only 300 metres from Nazca’s Main Square, Nazca House offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and private balconies. The city centre is a 5-minute walk away. Decorated with stylish furnishing, rooms at Nazca House are fitted with cable TV. Average score from 243 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$28

 
$289.2
B Hotel Nasca Suites

B Hotel Nasca Suites

Featuring free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a terrace, B Hotel Nasca Suites offers accommodation in Nazca. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite... Average score from 113 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$35

 
$358.7
Hostal Paris

Hostal Paris

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Hostal Paris offers accommodation in Nazca. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. The rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Average score from 462 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$20

$208.6
Hostal Pajonal

Hostal Pajonal

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Hostal Pajonal offers accommodation in Nazca. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms are fitted with a TV. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Average score from 462 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$20

$208.6
Los Andes Hotel

Los Andes Hotel

Los Andes Hotel offers accommodation in Nazca. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room includes a private bathroom. Providing free WiFi throughout the property, Los Andes Hotel also offers private parking. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$27

$278.6
Hostal Camiluz

Hostal Camiluz

Only 160 metres from the main square, Hostal Camiluz offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV in Nasca. Breakfast is served daily. Decorated with tiled floors, rooms at Hostal Camiluz are very bright. All of them have minibars and private... Average score from 55 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$30

 
$308.6
Hostal Boulevard

Hostal Boulevard

Hostal Boulevard is located on Boulevard Avenue, the main street in Nazca, and is a 2-minute walk from the main square and from the bus station. Free Wi-Fi access is available and continental breakfast is included. Average score from 216 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$15

 
$158.4
The Nasca Sunshine

The Nasca Sunshine

Only 300 metres from the Main Square, The Nasca Sunshine offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and fans in Nasca. The bus station is 50 metres away. Decorated in soft-ochre hues, rooms at The Nasca Sunshine are very bright. Average score from 18 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$25

 
$258.4
Hostal Paramonga

Hostal Paramonga

Hostal Paramonga is located in Nazca. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and cable channels. Private bathroom also comes with a shower. Extras include a desk and bed linen. Average score from 42 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$15

 
$158.2
Hospedaje Dunas de Nasca

Hospedaje Dunas de Nasca

Featuring a restaurant, Hotel Dunas de Nasca offers accommodations with free WiFi access in Nazca. Each room is equipped with cable TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries. City views can be enjoyed from here. Average score from 195 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$15

 
$158.0
Paredones Inn Hotel

Paredones Inn Hotel

Offering a terrace and views of the city, Paredones Inn Hotel is set in Nazca. The rooms come with a TV with cable channels. Both free WiFi and free private parking are available on site. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Average score from 16 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$20

 
$208.0
Hospedaje Flores

Hospedaje Flores

Located 200 metres from the city's main square, Hospedaje Flores offers accommodations in Nazca. Each room here features cable TV and some rooms have a private bathroom with free toiletries. At Hospedaje Flores guests will find a 24-hour front... Average score from 79 guest reviews: 7.9/10.

$20

$207.9
Hotel Nascawasi

Hotel Nascawasi

Hotel Nascawasi offers accommodation in Nazca. The rooms include a flat-screen TV. The rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 7.9/10.

$25

 
$257.9
Hotel Los Balcones

Hotel Los Balcones

Featuring free WiFi and a terrace, Hotel Los Balcones offers accommodation in Nazca. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. Some units feature a seating area for your convenience. Every room comes with a private bathroom. Average score from 17 guest reviews: 7.8/10.

$23

 
$237.8
Hotel Las Lineas

Hotel Las Lineas

Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a terrace, Hotel Las Lineas offers accommodation in Nazca. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room is fitted with a TV. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Average score from 77 guest reviews: 7.6/10.

$20

$207.6
Hotel Sol del Sur

Hotel Sol del Sur

Just a 2-minute walk from the bus station, Hotel Sol del Sur offers accommodations in Nazca. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here features a private bathroom and cable TV. Average score from 169 guest reviews: 7.6/10.

$20

 
$207.6

Highlighted Interests:

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Combination
Unusual Local Feature
Nazca's images are so huge that they are best appreciated from the air. Nazca town is full of hotels and tour agents peddling flights over the lines in Cessnas, few, if any, will offer a decent price. A seat in a four-seater plane (two pilots, two passengers). Planes are going up and down all day and flights are generally only 30 mins, meaning that hundreds of people can be dealt with daily. Booking with flight operators directly at their airport sales desks allows for easy price comparison and ensures your money isn't needlessly passed through brokers.
Archeological Sites

Nazca Lines

Scattered over 500 km² of an arid plateau between the Nazca River and Ingenio River, they are huge representations of geometric patterns, animals, humans figures and thousands of perfectly straight lines that go on for kilometers. They're ancient (dating back 1400-2200 years) and remarkably precise (with straight lines and clean curves).

Underground Aqueducts

The pre-Inca Nazca people developed a system of underground aqueducts to irrigate the dry lands that lacked surface water. Therefore despite the harsh desert climate, the Nazca region hosts fields of cotton, corn, beans, potatoes and fruit still watered by over 30 of these underground channels.

Cemetery of Chauchilla

The only archeological site in Peru, in which ancient mummies are seen in their original graves, along with ancient artifacts, dating back to 1000 AD. This archaeological excursion is combined with the visit to a Nazca Ceramic workshop, where visitors will learn about the old technique of making Nazca pots and also a visit to the gold extraction centre to see an old way of extracting gold using huge mortars.
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