Private tour tour Maras & Moray half day in Cusco
This is a half day tour that you can do if you are in Cusco city .
The tour to Maras Moray is a traditional and cultural tour that is recomended for familys, this is a regular tour where you dont need to walk a lot.
You will visit the circular terraces of Moray as well as the Salt Mines, 2 beautifull places of the sacred valley, also if you are interested to buy typical alpaca wool fabricsf from locals, this is a great oportunity to dont miss this tour.
per adult from
6 to 7 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private tourist Transport
- Private tour guide
What's excluded :
- Entrance ticket to Salineras or Salt Mines or Maras (PEN10.00 per person)
- Parcial Tourist ticket for Moray (PEN 70.00 per person)
- Meals, snacks, others
- Entry/Admission - Moray
- Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Centro Textil Acllas, Calle Miraflores 3 Centro Histórico, Chinchero 08471 Peru
We’ll pick up you from your hotel at 08:15 hrs on our private car to start the tour. We’ll visit the first point in Chinchero town, a place where local people do typical alpaca wool fabrics. Where we have a short demonstration of the Incas processes used for the production of textiles
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Moray Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Maras 08655 Peru
We continue with a visit to Moray, about 7 km southwest of Maras; it is the only archaeological site of this kind in the entire region. It consists of depressions or natural gigantic holes that were used by the Incas to build terraces in the contours, agricultural terraces with their respective irrigation canals, they were used as a prototype of greenhouse or experimental biological station advanced for that time, and it helped to the antiquity American men to inherit to the humanity 60% of vegetable products consumed today. For example they obtained more five thousand varieties of potatoes, one hundred and fifty of maize, varieties of quinoa and many other products.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru
We’ll continue with a visit to Salineras or salt mines that are exploited since the Inca period to the present day, Salineras is located northwest of the town of Maras, is constituted by about 3000 small wells of salt with an average area of about 5 m² each one, during the dry season these well are filled every 3 days with salt water emanating from a natural spring located at the top of the wells, the water evaporates and the salt contained in it, gradually solidifies , then this salt is granulated to be bagged in sacks and plastics, which are then shipped to markets of the region for sale.
Finally we will return to Cusco at approximately 14:30 hrs.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
You need to provide us the name of your hotel or the address of your accomodation in Cusco.
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.