Cahuachi Pyramids Tour: 2024 Updated information regarding the Cahuachi Pyramids tour from prices, FAQs and more!

Cahuachi Pyramids Tour: Brief Summary

  • Considered one of the biggest ceremonial mud-brick archeological sites in the world.
  • The site is more than 2000 years old and the settlers were closely related to the Nazca Lines.
  • Only 10% of the pyramids have been unearthed during these years, there are still a wealth of hidden gems waiting to be shown to the world!

Below we have created our extensive guide to the Cahuachi Pyramids tour in Nazca based on our expert local knowledge having helped to transport over 315,000 travelers here since our formation in 2013.

Complete guide to the Cahuachi Pyramids:

  1. Cahuachi Pyramids Tour – Check time, prices, and more
  2. Did You Know? – Transport information.
  3. How to get to the Cahuachi Pyramids – Find the best way to get there
  4. What to bring – Be prepared when packing
  5. Frequently asked questions – We answer all your questions

Cahuachi Pyramids Tour

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Cahuachi Pyramids Tour Information

Peru Hop does not operate any tours to the Cahuachi Pyramids. To see Peru Hop’s recommended operator for this tour read below.

Cahuachi Pyramids Tour and Artisanal Workshop

Price: $30 USD

Times: 8:00 am / 3:00 pm

Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours

Meeting point: Pick-up from hotels and hostels in central Nazca.

Special deal for Peru Hop Passengers: Tours booked via Find Local Trips allow date changes up until the evening before your tour begins at no extra cost.

Brief description:

Discover the lost city of Nazca culture, their most important ceremonial site, where ancients priest and settlers gathered to pray and celebrate importants rituals. Recent theories says that Cahuachi was the place from where the priest lead the people to the famous Nazca Lines to perform the biggest ceremonies of the time. The mistery of their pyramids and temples will leave you speechless and most of them were build over 2000 years ago! And last but not least, learn how the settlers used to make incredibles textile and ceramical works visting and artisanal workshop at the end of the tour. A truly and unique way to discover the ancient Nazca Culture!

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Did You Know?

  • Cahuachi means “place where the seers lives”.
  • The site had an existence of over eight centuries, from around 400 BC to 400 AD.
  • The most important attractions are “The Great Pyramid”, where the elite used to live, and “The Great Temple”.
  • Only embroidered textiles were know at the time, however, archaeologists discovered a deposit of 200 textile works at “The Great Pyramid”, most of which where hand-painted, a truly strangeness.

How to get to the Cahuachi Pyramids

The Cahuachi Pyramids are located in the Nazca desert, a culturally rich town just a few hours south of Lima.

You have 2 options to get to Nazca:

There are many public bus companies operating the Lima to Nazca route. The only problem is the headache you will have trying to compare prices and after you choose one, having to find the company’s terminal since there is no central bus terminal.

Peru Hop buses offer a comfortable and safe trip, with free pickups and drop-offs. There are also included stops and tours on the way to Nazca which will make your trip much better! Make sure to check out the bus passes and decide which adventure best suits you!

What To Bring?

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunblock
  • Cap/hat
  • Bottle of water

Frequently Asked Questions

If I am in Huacachina and want to go to Arequipa, can I still do the tour in one day?

Indeed you can. Taking the private shuttle from Huacachina allows you to get early in Nazca, take the Cahuachi Pyramid tour at 3:00 pm and then get on the Peru Hop bus to continue your journey to Arequipa. If you want to take the 8:00 am tour, at least one night in Nazca is mandatory.