Paracas & Nazca Lines Independent Adventure

Classic in Peru

Image by G Adventures

Tour description provided by G Adventures

Discover the enigmatic Nazca Lines. The 1,000-year-old figures etched into the desert floor are visible in their entirety from the air. Board the included flight to marvel at the desert landscape and witness incredible stylized figures, including a monkey and a hummingbird. Visit the Paracas National Reserve, home to a diverse array of wildlife.

What’s included

  • Flight over the Nazca Lines
  • Visit to the Paracas National Reserve
  • Ballestas Islands excursion
  • Local bus to and from Paracas
  • Transfers to and from Lima hotel


  • View the incredible nazca lines from the air
  • Visit the city of nazca and the chauchilla cemetery


Day 1 Lima/Paracas Meet a G Adventures representative at your hotel to brief you on the day's events. Transfer to the bus station and hop a local bus for the drive to Paracas. On arrival, meet a G Adventures representative and head to your Paracas hotel. Learn more about your activities over the next two days. Additional Notes: Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control. Included Activities: Meet and Greet Hotel Welcome Meeting Meet and Greet Hotel Welcome Meeting Transport: Enjoy a transfer from the hotel to the bus station. Private Vehicle Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
Day 2 Paracas (1B) In the morning, take a light aircraft flight over the ancient Nazca Lines for a panoramic view of these mysterious geometric lines. Visit Paracas National Reserve in the afternoon. Included Activities: Flight over Nazca Lines Paracas National Reserve Visit
Day 3 Paracas/Lima (1B) In the morning, visit the Ballestas Islands to view a lively sea lion colony, pelicans, penguins, and other varieties of birdlife. Transfer to the bus station for the return journey to Lima. Arrive in the evening to Lima and transfer to the hotel. Additional Notes: A hotel in Lima is not included for the night, we recommend booking a post-night in Lima to allow additional time to explore. If you would like to book post-tour accommodation in Lima or a transfer to the Lima airport we are happy to assist. Included Activities: Ballestas Islands Excursion Transport: Transfer to the bus station in Paracas for the journey back to Lima. Arrive in the evening. Take an included transfer from the Lima bus station to your Lima hotel. Local bus (4.00 hour(s))