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  • Maras - Moray - Salineras

    Maras - Moray - Salineras

Maras - Moray - Salineras

This day trip from Cusco offers a variety of attractions, from the typical village and Inca ruins of Chinchero, to the Inca agricultural terraces at Moray, ancient Maras salt pans and breathtaking high Andean scenery.

6 Hours

6 Hours

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The Moray circuit is located between Chincheros and Urubamba district in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Moray was possibly an Inca agricultural research center where experiments were conducted at different heights crop, the arrangement of its platforms produces a variety of microclimates taking the center of the concentric circular terraces higher temperature and decreasing gradually outward lower temperatures, thus being able to simulate up to 20 different  types of microclimates.

We pick you up at your hotel at 08:30  in our  tourist  transportation will travel by the way of Chinchero (3783msnm) on a trip approx. 50 minutes, then take the way to  the village called Maras (3383msnm). Where we’ll visit in this place a typical streets, we also have the opportunity of tasting chicha corn local drink. Then will taking in our transportation 30 minutes later we arrive at the archaeological site of Moray (3499msnm) important agricultural system construction. Here we will visit for about one hour and then we will visit the salt mines (Salineras) where salt is extracted in artesanal form. Finally we return by the same route to get to the City of Cusco, arriving aprox at 14:30hrs.

Tour includes:

  • A professional guide (English or Spanish)
  • Transportation
  • Touristic ticket (optional)