Moray Maras Salineras Tour

1 Day from US $ 19.00
Moray Maras Salineras Tour
1 Day from US $ 19.00
Cusco - Moray - Maras Salineras
Max Altitude
3300 msnm
Trip Length
1 Day
Group Size
Physical Level
Easy
Trip Style
LODGING TYPE

Maras Moray Salineras Tour Briefing

The Maras and Moray Salineras tour is a popular cultural and natural excursion in Peru, particularly in the Cusco region of the Sacred Valley. The tour combines visits to the ancient Inca agricultural terraces of Moray and the salt mines of Maras.
The Maras and Moray Salineras tour offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the fascinating history and culture of the Inca, as well as to witness the stunning natural beauty of the Sacred Valley. The tour is often combined with other popular attractions in the region, such as the town of Ollantaytambo and the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.

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Highlights

  • Learn about agriculture in Moray and the salt mines in Maras from local guides who share their vast knowledge of the region and customs.
  • See Sacred Valley many faces, potato and corn plantations, Inca sites, the Andes and more.
  • Explore stunning archaeological site and the salineras in the back Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Participate in the Maras and Moray tour, visit the highest part of the Sacred valley, and shop at a Quechua salt market.

🤝🏻 Meeting and briefing

Some days before the tour, our team will contact you via E-mail or whatsapp and will coordinate the meeting time at your hotel to provide you the all tour details and answer all your questions.

🏁 Starts from your accommodation in Cuzco at 08:30 A.M.
🔚Ends to the center of Cuzco at about 3:00 P.M.

Itinerary

DAY 1:

Cusco – Moray – Maras Salineras

🕗 Duration activities: 6 hours
🚐 Van Transportation
📈 Maximun elevation: 3550m. – 11644ft.
📉 Minimun elevation: 3000m. – 9840ft.

Your incredivble day out of the city begins us our team collect you from your accomodstion at 8:30am. will drive for about 1 hour crosiing beautifull villages such us Chinchero where you will be treated to a demonstration of textiles that local women handmade with all natural dyes, then we will continue driving to Moray that is a unique archaeological site, featuring a series of circular terraces that were used by the Inca for agricultural experimentation. The terraces are thought to have been used to test different crop varieties at varying altitudes and microclimates, helping the Inca to develop more efficient agricultural practices.

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After our guiding tour we will continue to Maras, on the other hand, is a town famous for its salt mines, which have been in use since pre-Inca times. The salt mines consist of thousands of small terraced pools, where salty water from a nearby spring is channeled into the pools and left to evaporate, leaving behind salt crystals. The salt is then harvested by hand, a process that has been practiced for centuries, then we will continue our way to back to Cusco.

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💡 Important to know

– The price of the tour is in group service of up to 15 people, but if you like a private tour, contact us and request a quote according to the number of people. Contact us.
– If you do not have the tourist ticket (Boleto Turístico), no problem, you can buy it at the control of the first archaeological site to visit cost 70.00 soles (U$D. 20.00).
– Lunch on the tour is not included but our guide will show you some options where to have lunch prices are between 40.00 and 60.00 soles (U$D. 15.00) buffet lunch

🚫 Cancellation policy

If you cancel more than 24 hours before the start of the tour you will receive a refund of the total amount of the reservation except the bank transfer fee . After this time, or in case of no-show for the tour, you will not be entitled to a refund.

Inclusions

What’s included

  • Informative briefing the day before we coordinate with you the time
  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
  • Transportation
  • Professional bilingual guide

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Boleto Turístico (Entrance ticket to Sacred Valley 70 soles or U$D. 20.00)

What to Bring

What to bring for the Maras Moray Salineras tour

  • Small Backpack
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Sneakers
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Passport

Faqs

The Maras Moray tour starts from Cusco?

Yes indeed the tour of Maras Moray Salineras starts from Cusco and leaves for the north west towards the back of the Sacred Valley, if you are in Chinchero you can be picked up on the way but if you are in Urubamba, Pisac or Ollantaytambo You would have to take a private tour.

Is it possible to visit Maras and Moray without an entrance ticket?

The entrance ticket is mandatory to visit Maras or Moray, the Tourist Ticket is used to enter Moray and even for other archaeological remains of the Sacred Valley and Maras has its own entrance, both tickets can be bought at the entrance controls.

Can I do the Maras Moray Salineras tour on my own?

Yes, you can do this tour on your own, the problem would be the transportation that takes you to these two places, is not there public transportation that takes you directly to these tourist attractions, so it is highly recommended to take the services of an agency and take the group or private tour.

With the Maras Moray Salineras tour, can I connect to Machu Picchu?

Yes, you can make a connection with Machu Picchu, but you would have to take the tour in private service since this tour returns to Cusco and the train station is in Ollantaytambo.

Where does the tour begin and end?

The tour begins with the pick up from your hotel or other accommodation, we also transfer you back to the hotel at the end of the tour. It is necessary that the hotel is located in the historic center or surroundings, in case your hotel is outside the historic center the pick up point will be the Plaza de Armas (main square).

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