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Cahuachi Ceremonial Center
Cahuachi is located 28 kilometers from the city of Nasca and occupies an area of 24 square kilometers and was the capital of the Nasca culture theocracy ruled by priests and in their times of peak received thousands of pilgrims from all the valleys to make offerings ceremonies to their gods.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel at the agreed time to head in the direction southwest of Nasca and arrive at Cahuachi ceremonial temple where we see the city that has been virtually destroyed by the floods and today is gradually restored by archaeologist Giuseppe Orefici.
Here we can see the Great Temple, The Great Pyramid, The Stepped Temple and surrounding ruins. Our guide will give you all the information about this great civilization and help us understand religious life was like at that time.
Then pass through the forest where Huarango guide will explain the importance of this tree at that time and then reach Ocongalla aqueduct that is open pit with stone walls boulder in perfect condition. Its waters come from percolating meltwater from the Andean peaks and now its waters are used by farmers to irrigate their fields. End of the tour and return to hotel.
- Huarango forest
- Ocongalla Aqueduct
What is included in the Tour?
- Pick up from hotel
- Tourist transport
- Entrance fees
- Bilingual guides
- Return to hotel
What is not included in the tour?
- Food and drinks
- Extras and tips
10:00 AM / 03:00 PM
If you want to make this tour is important to follow these recommendations
- Light clothes because in the desert it is very hot where the temperature averages 35 degrees during the day.
- If you make the trip in the evening is recommended to wear a jacket as it could have cold winds.
- We recommend also bring sunscreen, hat, water, camera.
- To make a reservation is important to send all personal information and payment required for this service. Then our reservations department will send a receipt or an electronic receipt, which you should print and present to start the tour.
Note: for this excursion you need at least two people. All prices are in dollars and are per person, any questions send an e-mail or please consult our prices here.