From Marcona to Nazca there are 31 mi (50 km) of distance that take approximately 1 hour by bus. The terrestrial transportation company Tepsa covers this route providing bus tickets at s/ 30. The buses leave at 10:00 p.m. from the terminal located at the Plaza de Armas in Marcona, destination to the terminal of Calle Lima in Nazca. The weather in Nazca is desert and presents an average temperature of 68 °F (20 °C), rains won't be a problem to the visitor since the level of rains is quite low, so he will enjoy the sun given that he doesn't forget the sunscreen to protect his skin from the UV rays.
Marcona is a mining port city, considered the first and unique iron producer in Peru. Its geography keeps the features of desert climates, typical of the coastal cities of the Peruvian Center and South. During your step and stay in Marcona you will see wonderful coastal landscapes, that stand out for the amazing bays of beautiful beaches and weird rock formations. Those rocks pretend to be animal forms; the most famous is the elephant. You will also know some animal species, representative of the coastal fauna as the fox, the sea lion, the guano birds, visiting the natural reserves of San Fernando and Punta San Juan. The food in Marcona is another reason why you will feel very comfortable in the route; the gastronomy there is made of fish and shellfish, standing out the ceviche.
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.