Visit the Chauchilla Cemetery

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Chauchilla

The Chauchilla Cemetery is the most popular excursion from Nazca, It will satisfy any urges you have to see ancient bones, skulls and mummies. Dating back to the Nazca late civilization around AD 800, Grave robbers and archeologists evidenced the previous discovery of the Nazca civilization in the Nazca desert. Bodies of ancient Nazca people were preserved in the Chauchilla Cemetery. The arid climate of the region helped to preserve those bodies.

Pick up from your hotel in Nazca in private vehicle to drive towards to the archaeological site of Chauchilla Cemetery. In the graveyard of Chauchilla you will visit many tombs containing ancient pottery and humans remains. Our guide will be in charge of leading you throughout the place and explain about this old culture that flourished in the zone some 1000 years ago. In addition to the tombs, you will also enjoy a beautiful desert landscape surrounded by colourful hills. After touring around Chauchilla Cemetery, you will visit a ceramic studio, where a craftsman will give you a good explanation about the Nazca ceramics. Here you will be able to learn step by step all the process involve in the elaboration of Nazca vessels, as well as purchase some Nazca ceramics and others souvenirs. To finish off our tour, you will also visit a local place where miners are working hard in order to extract gold. Here there will be a miner who kindly will explain the old method they use to get the gold out of the rocks. At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel. End of the service.



Inclusions

  Private vehicle
  English speaking guide
  Tourist tickets


Exclusions

  Travel personal insurance
  Meals and personal expenses

Departures and return details:

All our departures are from/to your hotel. If you wish to start or end your tour from different place, you can pre-arrange this in advance.

Departure time:

Departures are everyday at 08:00am. 10:00am, 12:00md and 2:00pm. This tour is 100% flexible and you can combine with Nazca Lines from Nazca Airport. if you wish to changes your travel dates, just let us know in advance.

Duration:

3 hours approximate

Requirement:

A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour

Confirmation and Payment:

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, a full payment will be required via PayPal. Once we got your Payment you will received your confirmation travel voucher.

Value for money

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