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Tour to Maras Moray and Salineras 1/2 Day

Between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. we will pick you up from your respective hotels to take you to the town of Maras, a picturesque community with beautiful landscapes; Moray; Agricultural and Salineras research center, where we find a source of salt water from which salt is obtained through the evaporation process.

per adult from

$40

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Pick up from the hotel in Cusco.
    • Group tourist transport.
    • Professional guide service.
    • Water bottle.
    What's excluded :
    • Income to the different attractions to visit (BTG).
    • Feeding.
    • Extra drinks
    • Accommodation.
    • Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
    • Entry/Admission - Moray
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Maras, Maras, Cusco Region

    The town of Maras will be our first point of visit; which was of great importance during the Viceroyalty, declared Villa de San Francisco de Asís (it was the main salt supplier of the southern highlands), as evidenced by the church and the houses that still preserve the shields of indigenous nobility on their facades.

    Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru

    The Salineras de Maras, our second point of visit, belongs to the town of Maras, which was of great importance during the Viceroyalty, it was the main salt supplier of the southern highlands, as evidenced by the church and the mansions that still retain the shields of nobility Indigenous on its facades.

    The salt mines of Maras surprise the visitor by the more than three thousand wells that it presents and that at present continue to be worked by more than 360 families, who have inherited this custom and extractive craft work; The commercialization of salt is in charge of the association Maras Sal, in charge of ensuring community interests since the end of the 80s.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Moray Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Maras 08655 Peru

    Our excursion will continue visiting the circular terraces of Moray, which are a sample of how the Andean man challenged nature and took advantage of his geographical environment to use it to his advantage, these circular platforms served as an agricultural laboratory that allowed obtaining a wide variety of species Potato, corn, among other products.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Chinchero, Chinchero, Cusco Region

    This town is located 28 km from Cusco on the paved road to Urubamba. Where the remains of what used to be the royal hacienda of Túpac Inca Yupanqui are located ”, it is like a beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, its greatest attraction. However, it is its artisan market, originally dedicated to the exchange of agricultural products between the villagers of the valley and those of the upper parts. Currently, the market is a true spectacle of color and movement that causes the tourist's fascination with its offer of handicrafts and textile garments made in the purest pre-Columbian style.

    End of services.

    Duration: 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Plaza Haukaypata 172, Cusco 08002, Peru
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Machu Picchu Road Trip

Activity ID: V-92521P6

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