Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour

Maras Salt Mines and Moray Tour

  • Inka Altitude 1 Day
  • Inka Altitude From US$ 16,00 per person
  • Inka Altitude Difficulty: Low
  • Inka Altitude Max. Altitude: 3,500 m
  • Inka Altitude 1 km

Enjoy the salt mines Maras and Moray archeological sites. During this trip, you will see more than 4000 natural pre-Inca salt mines and learn about the importance in ancient times, later marvel with the excellent farming area called Moray and learn about how Incas used this place as a central agriculture laboratory.

Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour
Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour
Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour
Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour
Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour
Maras Salt Mines  and Moray Tour

Highlights

Inca terraces in Moray

Inca terraces in Moray

Moray is the last Inca laboratory farm; know about the function in ancient times take the best scenic views from this location.

Marvel at the salt mines

Marvel at the salt mines

Explore the spring of saltwater that arises from the mountain and form more than 400 wells.

Panoramic Views

Panoramic Views

By the comfort of a bus ride, enjoy panoramic views and the stunning Chicon and the Pitusiray Mountains.

The guide will collect the group from their hotels at 8:00 am; then, you will be driving through very distinct populations and beautiful landscapes. You will appreciate the snow-covered mountain range of the Vilcanota and summits: “The Chikón” (5530 m.a.s.l.), “Putukisi”(5682 m.a.s.l.) until Chinchero village then, You will stop there to visit the weavers and this market. Also, you can use the toilet and relax the legs after this first driving portion.
Then you. will go to the town of Maras, located in Urubamba, at 3300 m.a.s.l. in the attractive, colorful village of the pre-Hispanic, colonial era, covered with coats of arms of nobles and chiefs from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Then, you will arrive at the salt flats, where you will enjoy the panoramic views and the 4000 natural salt mines. Those small wells with an area average of about two mts², operated from the time Inca, Colonial time and even continue to be used by the villagers nowadays.

Then, you will drive for about 7 km to the southwest of Maras and arrive at the unique archaeological site Moray. Those terraces superposed in a gigantic hole are beautiful terraces served at the Inca time like an agricultural laboratory. Quechuas participated and obtained improvements where incredible advances in agriculture were obtained.
After your visit, you will return to Cusco between 14:00 15:00.

  • Pick up in your hotel
  • Tourist bus (12 to 19 people as shared service)
  • Professional bilingual Guide
  • Drop-off in Cusco center

Not included

  • Partial tourist ticket, which can be purchased at the first site for 70 Nuevos Soles (only cash)
  • Entrance ticket to the salt mine can be purchased on the site for 20 Nuevos Soles (only cash)

Shared service price: $.16.00.

Important: Shared service price is only available with agreement passengers to share this service with other travelers (Group site 12 – 19 People approx.)


Private service price: $.120.00. (based on two people)

Included all mentioned before

Group size upon your request, for people who need a personalize and exclusive service

Departure day is according to passenger request

Price for bigger groups are according to group size

Do you need to book a Private tour? Book here.


What you should bring

  • Small backpack (30 liters max)
  • Warm sweater and jacket
  • Comfortable shoes 
  • Comfortable pants
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Sun hat
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Camera or Phone
  • Personal Medication

Important to know before you go

  • Entrance tickets are only available if you pay in cash with the local currency.
  • The full tourist ticket is valid for 10 days and allows entry to the majority of the Inca sites around Cusco and the Sacred Valley.
  • The groups are bilingual.

Not appropriate for

  • People with mobility issues

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