- Type: Tour
- Duration: Half Day
- Distance: 47.6 km
- Season: All Year
- Departure: Daily
- Minimum of Passengers: 1 Person
Maras Moray Salineras is a Tour that will take you along the left bank of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, through old and rustic roads, views of the mountains of the Sacred Valley like Chicon, La Veronica, Pitusiray, Sahuasirai and colonial temples like San Francisco de Maras. The towns that are located in the Sacred Valley, are surrounded by high mountains covered with snow.
Maras Moray and Salt Mines tour brings you to the natural salt pans of Salineras, via old towns, sacred valley views, and colonial churches.
These towns are located in the Sacred Valley, surrounded by high snow-capped mountains. Firstly, on the way to Chinchero we will stop at beautiful Laguna Piuray.
From here we move on to the village of Maras, one of the oldest and most picturesque villages of the region. It known for its colonial style houses and the San Francisco church. From Maras we head towards Moray, one of the most fascinating of the Inca constructions.
Built in a natural depression, this Inca site consists of a series of impressive circular terraces and believed to have been used for agricultural experiments.
From here we walk to Salineras, where the famous salt pans are situated. The salt pans have been used for salt extraction since Inca times. This is the end of the trip. Finally, the bus will take you back to Cusco.
Maras Moray and Salt Mines tour is a half day tour, departing at 8:30 and 9:00 am from your hotel, returning around 2 pm.
- Professional guide.
- Entry fee (boleto turistico) to Moray and the Salineras (Salt Mines).
What to Bring:
- A Day Pack
- Good sturdy shoes
- Comfortable clothes
- Cap or Hat
- Raincoat or Poncho, depending on the weather
- Water and Snacks
- Some money for entry fees and souvenirs