• Description
  • Parameters
  • Itinerary
Country: Peru
Location:
  • Moray, Maras, Cusco, Peru
  • Maras Salt Mines, Urubamba Province, Cusco, Peru
  • Chinchero, Cusco, Peru
Duration: for 5 hour(s)
Physical strain: Low
Tour starting point: Cusco

Description:
The tour starts with the pick-up from the hotel at 09:00 a.m. Then, we'll head back towards the picturesque town of Maras, district of the province of Urubamba at 3,300 masl. Located at 52km from the city of Cusco, houses with the most important salt mines of the region being exploited since Inca times and the colonial period, which was the first producing salt center.

Services
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Official Guide Service in English and Spanish. Included
Entrance tickets. Included
Original Passport and card of migration (TAM). Recommended
Use sneakers or light/tennis shoes. Recommended
Drink plenty of fluids during your excursions. Recommended
Raincoat (long poncho) during the rainy season. Recommended
Long-sleeved shirts. Recommended
Long pants. Recommended
Sunscreen, brimmed hat for sunny days. Recommended
Binoculars. Recommended
Sunglasses, plastic bags. Recommended
Medicine and / or personal items (liquid for contact lenses). Recommended
A backpack or lightweight suitcase (no weight limit between 5-6 kilos maximum). Recommended
Camera or camcorder and films. Recommended
Have on hand checks in small denominations and coins in soles or dollars. Recommended
Transport in tour
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Tourist transport. Included
Board
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Food and beverages. Not included
Transfer to the place where the tour starts
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Pick-up from the hotel. Included

Day 1

TOUR MARAS - MORAY 1/2 DAY

Location: Moray, Maras, Cusco, Peru

MORAY It is located 7 km from Maras, two hours from Cusco by Chinchero route which is one of the most spectacular views where there are circular terraces of different sizes. These are experimental agricultural terraces and places of concentration of female energy, which is considered as a magnetic center of the Pachamama. SALT MINES OF MARAS Located northwest of the town of Maras, known by some as "Salt Mines", they are constituted by about 3,000 small wells. The salt is obtained from pre-Hispanic times through a system of sun-dried salt water from an underground stream. Once the water evaporated, the salt is ready for sale. CRAFT MARKET OF CHINCHERO This town is located at 28 km. From Cusco on the paved road to Urubamba where are the remains of what was the "Royal Hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui", it is like a beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, its greatest asset. However, it is its Sunday market, originally dedicated to the exchange of agricultural products between the villagers of the valley and the high end. Currently, the market is a spectacle of colour and movement that causes the fascination of tourists with its range of handicrafts and textiles made of pure pre-Columbian style. End of the services.

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