Stay in Ica or Nazca?

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Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby Catt » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:28 pm

Hi all,

I want to check out places in Nazca and Ica and I was wondering which of the two places is better to stay in (to act as base for day trips and such)?

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Re: Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby Omikron » Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:57 pm

I haven't been to Nazca nor Ica in years, but being Nazca a small town while Ica a city, I guess that once you see the Nazca Lines there won't be many other interesting things to do in the first location. Besides, while in Ica you will be close to Paracas (Ballestas Islands, sealions, The Candelabra), Chincha and Pisco (yeah the REAL Pisco town which was founded in 1640 not a renamed city in the 1930s, you Chilean girl :P..no offense.)

Here is an Ica map so you can have an idea on travelling distances.
http://www.latindestinations.com/sharew ... %20Map.gif

You could also stay at "Las Dunas" hotel which is between Ica and Nazca. Pleasant place to stay with several pools, sport courts, horse riding and sandboarding.
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Re: Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby Catt » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:37 pm

Thanks for that! Will check out the links.... I think I'll split it down the middle and stay in both places....there's lots to see around Nazca besides the lines to be based an hour and half away in Ica for the whole trip.
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Re: Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby Omikron » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:14 pm

Ok , you owe me a Pisco Sour..let's have one on your way back from Ica :p
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Re: Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby sbaustin » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:20 am

We went last year and stayed a night in Ica and a night in Nazca. Ica is definitely larger and here is the place that was quite nice that we stayed in when in Nazca. http://www.nascaoasis.com/ The owners even took us to the airport, picked us up at the bus stop, etc..
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Re: Stay in Ica or Nazca?

Postby Catt » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:40 pm

Looks like a nice place, thanks for sharing!

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