Cookies

At Journey Latin America we use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Find out more


My Enquiry is for
*
Contact details
*
*
*
*
Enquiry
*
*

Condor: Peru in depth

20 days from £3,180pp

Dates & Prices Get in touch

Condor: Peru in depth

20 days from £3,180pp
 

Group Journey

 
Nazca Lines

Nazca Lines + Paracas

3 days from £700pp

Travel to the Paracas Peninsula and explore the bird-smothered Ballestas Islands by boat. Fly over the Nazca Lines for a bird’s eye view of the giant symbols and lines carved into skeletal desert rock by the pre-Columbian Nazca people.

Day 1: From Lima, travel by public coach south to Paracas (3.5hrs) on the Panamerican Highway, which follows the contours of the coastal cliffs, carving a lonely path through bleak desert scenery. The severity of the sparsely populated landscape is relieved by tiny oases producing dates or maize and rickety fishing villages. Your modern hacienda-style hotel, La Hacienda Bahia Paracas, overlooks Paracas Bay.

Day 2: Embark on a private motor-launch tour of the Ballestas Islands, which comprise one of the most important wildlife areas of Peru. The arches and caves - the result of wind and tide erosion - provide shelter for thousands of seabirds: albatrosses, cormorants, boobies, pelicans and the odd Humboldt penguin. The coves and surrounding waters are also visited by sea-lions, the mournful cries of which mingle with the screeches of the birds in a cacophonous symphony of sound.

Later, board a light aircraft for a 90min flight to and over the Nazca Lines. This series of giant geometrical figures, animals and insects was etched into the desert floor by the Nazca people over a period of several hundred years. The interpretation of the lines puzzles scientists – do they comprise an astronomical map, calendar or astrological symbols? The rocky, wind-contorted desert scenery seen from the air is as startling as the lines themselves.

Day 3: Return to the city of Lima to continue your holiday or to the airport for your international flight.

UK clients arrive home the following day

Breakfast daily.


Start planning your trip

Speak to an expert Travel Consultant or send us your enquiry today.

Our travel experts all have first-hand experience, which they are excited to share with you.

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/destinations/peru/holidays/condor-peru-in-depth/extensions

Page ID: {87C204D5-AE66-43DB-B140-25F982F33E80}

Page Name: extensions

Page Display Name: Extensions

Page Template Name: T015-Extensions

Page Template ID: {D29FEE6D-7190-4648-B1FE-7FEFA0173AA4}

Parent ID: {64DE0610-00DB-4CFB-92DE-EE24FB7E1DA2}

Parent Name: condor-peru-in-depth

Parent Display Name: Condor: Peru in depth

Parent Template Name: T013-Tour

Parent Template ID: {9701B79C-85FD-4A45-8072-3FFF55338F72}