Chauchilla Cemetery Tour

MUMMY AT THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY
SKULLS AT THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY TOUR
CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY TOUR
TOMBS AT CHAUCHILLA NAZCA
VIEW OF THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY
MUMMY AT THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY
SKULLS AT THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY TOUR
CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY TOUR
TOMBS AT CHAUCHILLA NAZCA
VIEW OF THE CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY

Chauchilla Cemetery Tour

  • See the mummies buried in the Chauchilla Cemetery

  • Professional and bilingual guides will explain the traditions of the Nazca culture

  • Remember to get some handmade crafts and souvenirs made by the locals!

The most popular tour of Nazca is the Chauchilla Cemetery, found about 30 kilometres south of Nazca. The first 21 km is done on a paved road (Pan-American Highway), and the rest of the way is along unpaved road. Here in Peru we call it "trail". See the cemetery’s mummies, and learn about the ancient Nazca civilisation.

AVAILABILITY

All year round

DURATION

2 hours

START LOCATION

Nazca hotel and hostel pickup

END LOCATION

Nasca hotel and hostel drop-off

OPERATOR NAME

AERONASCA

START TIME

11:00/14:00

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

You’ll be picked up from your hotel/hostel and taken to the Chauchilla Cemetery. The interesting thing about this cemetery is that it is perhaps the only one in Peru that allows you to appreciate the mummies in their original tombs.

The mummies of Chauchilla cemetery are in a good state of preservation, despite their antiquity, and on many of them you can still see remains of hair and even some skin. You can also find remains of offerings, belongings and even some mummified animals. A large part of the conservation has been made possible thanks to the dry and arid climate of the Nazca desert. Remember that it almost never rains in these lands.

The ancient settlers of Nazca also had the custom of burying their people in a fetal position, always facing towards the east, and buried with their possessions, possibly with some fantastic idea of their use in some near future, much like many civilizations that flourished in southern Peru.

Following the visit of the cemetery, you’ll go to the handcrafted ceramics workshops. The tour will end with drop off at your hotel/hostel in Nazca.

TOUR TICKETS (MAY VARY BY DATE)
Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) Min 2 paxs 20.00 (USD)
TOUR ITINERARY

10:50 - 11:00 / 13:50 - 14:00

Pick up from your hotel or hostel


11:30 - 12:50 / 14:30 - 15:50

Explore Chauchilla Cemetery and see the mummies


12:50 - 13:15 / 15:50 - 16:15

End the tour and be returned to your hotel or hostel


INCLUDED

- Pick up and drop off
- Private transportation
- Full equipment
- Bilingual guide
- Entrance fee: 11 soles (approx. USD $4)

NOT INCLUDED

- Water/snacks
- Tips

RECOMMENDED

- Sunglasses
- Camera
- Sunscreen
- Cap

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations or changes of this tour:

CHANGES: Any changes to the tour date need to be done before 7:00 pm (Lima time) the day before the tour begins.

NO SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel the day prior to the tour before 7:00 pm (Lima time) or earlier, a 10% administration fee will apply. After this time, there is a 100% no show or cancellation fee.

Please email bookings@findlocaltrips.com to cancel this tour or make any changes.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  1. I can’t find my accommodation listed in the operator pick up locations as I’m making my booking. What should I select?

    This operator only offers pick-ups from the hotel and hostel accommodation listed. This list covers over 90% of the accommodation providers in the area. They do not provide pick-ups or drop-offs at private residences, Airbnbs, bus terminals etc. If you cannot find your hotel on the list, please select an alternative pick up location close by and be ready for pick-up at the time shown on your booking confirmation.

  2. What should I bring to the tour?

    You should bring a camera, sunglasses, a camera and a cap.

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