Maras Moray Salt Mines, Scenic landscape, magnificent sites with a local guide
The Maras Moray and the Salt Mines tour, tour that takes you to discover unique landscapes, impressive natural and cultural attractions, located at the northwest from Cusco Peru: Above the sacred valley, Moray is an inca site at scenic site, that has circle terraces, that has being built by incas as agricultural research center, amazing place recommended for everyone, same as the maras town, with adobe brick houses, stone portrait doors, we will visit the salt mines that produces salt since pre-inca times, where nothing has changed, same craft work, inherited by native Peruvians from maras district.
A private tour, that can begin from cusco city, the airport, or from your hotel at the sacred valley, we also can end it at ollantaytambo train station, where you can catch your train to machu picchu town.
We also can include in this tour, chinchero and or Ollantaytambo with no extra cost. The rate is up to 04 people, if you are more, just let me know so I can adjust the rate and bring bigger transport.
At 08:00 Hrs, or later upon request; I will meet you at your hotel and drive to Maras's town, where we'll see nice stone carved gateways, narrow streets, then we drive about 7km. (4. 3 miles) to reach Moray, a unique archaeological site in the region, that consisting in enormous depressions, where Incas built terraces that were used as agriculture experimenting center, all this is at an scenic area, from where you can admire snow covered mountains above the sacred valley.
Then we drive to the salt mines towards north-east, the famous Salt Mines is located above the sacred valley in a ravine, where the ancient Peruvians, has built pounds to evaporate the salt water that is coming out from an spring, those consists in about 4, 000 small pounds, built at a slope of a mountain, and the owners (the locals, are obtaining salt in the same way as on the past times). Everyone says that this place is one of their favorites in peru.
I will take you in a private tour where you can enjoy the nature.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel
Duration: 6 hours
the tour usually takes 05 hours, for smooth and pleasant tour it can take 06 hours from departure to return.
car, or minivan. according number of participants.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
80 Soles - s/10 for the salt mines, and s/70 for the particla boleto turistico ticket
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Bryan was knowledgeable , on time, and allowed us time to visit the sites. He was also very flexible with the plans.we had him guide us for two days and felt like we saw a lot. He also carried our bags down some pretty narrow steep streets. I would recommend Bryan for your Sacred Valley excursion.