Cerro blanco, the highest sand dune in the world in Nazca, sand board and trekking
CERRO BLANCO – WHITE SAND DUNE HILL
At 5.00 AM the transport will pick you up from the hotel to travel to the Cerro Blanco. We will take the road to Ayacucho – Puquio during 40 min, until to arrive at the point where we start to walk. Cerro Blanco is a dune that is located in the valley of Nasca and has a height of 2.100 meters above sea level.
We start this tour of adventure with a spectacular trek across the mountains that form a part of the chain of the Peruvian Andes. In the time of the Incas, el Cerro Blanco was a sacred apú and today it is an ideal place for the practice of sports happening in beautiful natural landscapes. After a 3 hour-walk, to the top of the highest dune of the world. From his top, the visitors will be able to enjoy a beautiful natural landscape, surrounded by dunes in capricious forms, which offer the perfect scene to practice sandboarding. From the top you will be able to jump with your sandboard on a slope of more than 1.000 meters and to live through a real experience full of adrenaline. After that we will go back to hotel. The tour takes around 6 hours in total. We will return to the city of Nazca.
– Permanent assistance throughout the tour (guide).
– Table for sandbording
– bottle of water
– Hat or cap
– Hiking shoes.