Mysterious strokes are made on the sand covering an area of 350km these figures represent various animals and plants such as a spider, a monkey, dogs, lizards, hummingbirds and the Condor, which in large reach from 15 to 300 meters. Each has a depth of about 30 centimetres.
During this tour you´ll receive an understanding of the history of the Nazca culture, seeing the mummies of the ancient necropolis of Chauchillas, learning about the methods of creating the region´s famous ceramics from a local potter using the same techniques that have been in use for thousands of years...
More than 30 channels of have not only survived seismic activity but remain in use to this day. The best preserved channels can be found in the Cantayo zone, in the higher Nazca Valley. This irrigation system is unique not only in Peru but probably in the world.
You´ll receive an introduction to the Paracas, Nazca, and Ica cultures as you marvel at what they left behind. You´ll learn about the process of making world-famous Peruvian Pisco. To top it all off, we´ll lunch in a real desert oasis perfect for taking stunning photos before indulging the rush of sandboarding the desert´s steepest slopes.
This tour includes all the thrill that off-roading and sandboarding offer as well as visits to sites thousands of years old, the religious center of Cahuachi, a sacred city and pilgrimage site, and the Estaqueria, which offers a vital clue to the creation of the famous Nazca mummies.
Learn about the flora and fauna of the subtropical desert of the Paracas Peninsula. Paracas means "sandstorm" and boasts some of the strongest winds of the coast.
Travel with us to the Ballestas Islands off the desert coast of Paracas to marvel at the overflowing colonies of hundreds of diving Humboldt Penguins, lazing fur seals and playful sea lions, and a great variety of sea birds that make their home among the grey, red, and sand-colored rocky outcrops of the Ballestas, carved into elegant twisting tunnels, arches and caves by water and time.
Today, August 30th, Peru celebrates a national holiday honoring St Rose, the Americas' first saint. Even if you're not Catholic, you'll find plenty of entertainment- like most of the other religious festivals of Peru, the festivities include drinking, feasting, and dancing, with street vendors bustling about adding color and excitement to the proceedings...
Continuing with the photo theme from last post, here's a look at the activity-oriented parts of Pirwa Colonial Backpackers in Cusco, Peru, which is packed with things to do, ways to relax and to meet fellow travelers…
Is an travel agency operator in Peru and Bolivia offers great variety of tour in all of the principal destinations such as Machu Picchu, Cusco, Puno, Arequipa, Nazca, Lima, Manu, Iquitos, La paz, Copacabana.