Hiking Moray Maras and Pichingoto – Full Day

Hiking Moray Maras and Pichingoto
  • Type: Trekking
  • Duration: Full Day
  • Distance: 11.8 km
  • Season: March to November
  • Departure: Daily
  • Group Size: 2 people

Are you tired of the same? sitting on a bus and seeing the tourist attractions by the window, hiking Moray, Maras and Pichingoto Full Day is a new alternative in Cusco and Peru Tours.

Hiking Moray Maras and Pichingoto full day is a walk that brings out the best in us and contact with local people and nature, and have an authentic contact with the descendants of the great Inca culture that developed in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Hiking from Moray to Maras is an unconventional tour and leaves the traditional tours, ideal for tourists who wish an experience the scenic beauty of the sacred valley and also the archaeological remains.

The best is to make this route through rural roads, and according to the season we will see fields of crops or full harvest, this is the attraction of Hiking Maras Salt Mines Moray and Pichingoto.

Location of Moray Maras and Pichingoto Hiking:

The beginning is Moray which is located to the northwest of the city of Cusco and a distance of 49.4 km from the city of Cusco.

Distance from Moray Maras and Pichingoto Hiking:

  • Moray - Maras: 4.9 km
  • Maras - Salineras: 4 km
  • Salineras - Pichingoto: 2.9 km
    The total distance from Moray to Pichingoto is 11.8 km.

Maximum and minimum altitudes on the route to Moray Maras Pichingoto Hiking:

  • Maximum Altitude: 3 510 masl (11 515 ft) Moray.
  • Minimum Altitude: 2 830 masl (9 284 ft) Pichongoto.

How long are Moray, Maray and Pichingoto Hiking?

Approximately 6 hours from Moray to Pichingoto.

Moray Maras and Pichingoto Hiking Difficulty Level:

This walk is not very demanding, so anyone can do it, of course always with a company and supervision of a professional guide.

When is the best time to do this Hiking?

From March to November.

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Hike Maras Moray Itinerary:

Hike Moray Maras and Pichingoto, pickup could be from Cusco or from the Sacred Valley of the Incas, depending on your lodging, the pick-up time is at 8:00, after that, we will go To Moray, where we will start our hike.

Moray is located on the left side on the heights of the sacred valley of the Incas; here we will have a guided tour, about the history, function and different important aspects of Moray in the Inca times.

After that, we will take a rural road, through spectacular views of the mountain chain of the Vilcanota, after 2 hours we will arrive at Maras, which is the city of the portals.

We will have a short visit, then we take a rural road to the salt mines, after 3 hours of walking you will arrive at salineras, here we will have a guided tour.

After visiting this beautiful attraction, continue descending until Pichingoto towards which is a small town located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, then We will continue walking and cross the bridge over the Urubamba river, our private transport will be waiting for us in this place.

The Moray Maras and Pichingoto Hiking of 1-day finish. It is a different tour but it is an authentic way to know the Sacred Valley of the Incas.


  • Private Professional Guide.
  • Private transport.
  • Box Lunch.

Not Included:

  • Entrance to Tourist Attractions.
  • Extra food.
  • Services not mentioned.

We recommend bringing:

  • Backpack.
  • Hiking Boots..
  • Poncho for rain.
  • Warm clothing.
  • Sunblock, sunglasses and hat.
  • Canteen.
  • Snacks (chocolates, candies, cookies, etc.).
  • Personal medical kit.
  • Additional national currency (soles).
  • Original passport.

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