Salinas de Maras & Moray
Two of the most important tourist centers of the city of Cusco are Maras and Moray. In these places you can see part of our millenary culture in its different stages such as the pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and republican.
Within the route we will find the Salt Mines or Salineras which is constituted by approximately 2000 thousand small wells, a salt water spring that emanates from said mountain
As well as we will know the Moray Archaeological Complex is a unique archaeological group of its kind in the region. These are gigantic natural holes that were used by the Incas who built terraces or agricultural platforms with their respective irrigation canals, which comes to make a greenhouse prototype.
per adult from
6 to 7 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Tourist transport
- Professional guide
What's excluded :
- Tourist Ticket (BTG or BTP)
- Entrance ticket to Salineras
- Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
- Entry/Admission - Moray
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru
We will visit Salineras located to the northwest of the town of Maras are constituted by some 2000 small wells, which were already exploited since the incanato as a means of economic exchange and still being exploited by the locals.
They indicate that the mountain has salt mines inside, a salt water spring that emanates from that mountain, it serves during the dry season to fill the wells in the form of "irrigation" every 3 days with salt water for a month, to to solidify gradually, then you have the process for the consumption of the region.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Moray Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Maras 08655 Peru
We will visit the Moray Archaeological Complex that is located about 7 km southwest of Maras and 53 km from Cusco with an altitude of 3,385 m.a.s.l .; It is a unique archaeological group of its kind in the region. These are gigantic natural holes that were used by the Incas who built terraces or agricultural platforms with their respective irrigation channels, it is therefore a prototype greenhouse, the main hole has a depth of 150 meters and an average height of platforms is 1.80 meters. , between each of them.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :1: Sta Teresa 301, Cusco 08002, Peru
2: Calle Espinar 270, Cusco 08002, Peru
Traveler pickup is offered
In case your hotel is not near the historic center of the city, the meeting point will be the Regocijo square.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.