The trip from the sunny city of Ica to the city of Nazca takes about 2 hours, being a distance of 89 mi (143 km) on the highway. Oltursa and Perú Bus are the main transportation companies that cover this route at low-cost tickets; the cheapest is s/. 12 and the most expensive s/. 60, depending on the type of service chosen. The boarding is made at the terminals of the avenues close to Plaza de Armas of Ica, in the schedule from 8:20 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In Nazca, the destination city, the buses will leave you at the terminals of Av. Lima, placed in the central area of the city, where you will have access to all the necessary services to enjoy to the maximum your trip. Nazca is known as the “city of the eternal summer”, due to its dry - warm climate of high temperatures.
Adventure is waiting for you on the desserts of Ica, where the visitors can enjoy the practice of sandboard and the rides in tubular cars on the surroundings of an incredible oasis, on the outskirts of the city. The Huacachina pond is the name of the oasis, and is considered for many as one of the main tourist attractions of Ica, which is a principal wine-making center of the country, because there are numerous countrysides where you can find the most exquisite wine and pisco, both of very high quality and renown at the national and international level.
The city of Nazca is located in a valley on the central South of Peru. It is one of the most cosmopolite region of Peru due to the flow of tourist and mining activity, the basis of its growing economical development. The temperature in Nazca is pleasant. It is almost sunny all year and that's why Nazca is known as the "city of the eternal summer". You can also visit the lines of Nazca, famous in the entire world. This lines represent animals and plants drawing that you will be able to see a 1.500 feet above the ground floor. The Cahuachi citadel is another archaeological center in the tourist and archaeological route that Nazca offers and it was a ceremonial set of the ancient Nazca's people. You may visit the Cantalloc acueducts, which were built by the Nazca culture for the optimization of the agricultural systems and that still are operating.