Cahuachi

sights / Historic

Cahuachi information

Location
Nazca & Around , Peru
Opening hours
9am-4pm
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A dirt road travels 25km west from Nazca to Cahuachi, the most important known Nazca center, which is still undergoing excavation. It consists of several pyramids, a graveyard and an enigmatic site called Estaquería, which may have been used as a place of mummification. Tours from Nazca take three hours, cost US$15 to US$50 per person, and may include a side trip to Pueblo Viejo, a nearby pre-Nazca residential settlement.

Going here with advanced reservations from a tour agency is recommended.