The route from Ilo to Nazca makes a distance of 396 mi (637 km) and it takes about 12 hours on the highway. Excluciva is the main terrestrial transportation company that convers this itinerary, offering bus tickets from s/. 120 to s/. 140. The buses leave from the terminal placed next to the Plaza de Armas of Ilo, destination to the station of Óvalo de Nazca in the centre of the city. The climate in Nazca is hot and dry, with an average temperature of 68 °F (20 °C). The maximum temperatures is 95 °F (35 °C) and the minimum 48 °F (9 °C).
The port city of Ilo is located at the South-West of Peru. It’s one of the most important cities of the Coast South of Peru owing to its port economical activity, from where different kinds of merchandises are transported to other places inside the country. The main tourist attraction of Ilo is the number of beaches it has on the seashores of the Pacific Ocean. Pozo the Lizas is the most visited beach by tourists and locals, owing to the sans and sea colour that reflect the charm of the Peruvian South. Wawakiki and Jaboncillo are some other beaches that you can not miss.
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.