The Maras Moray and Chinchero Tour half day is the perfect complement before your visit to the Inca city of Macchu Picchu. Visit the world-famous salt mines of Maras and observe the extraction process of natural salt. Later, you will continue your tour to the experimental agricultural site of Moray. Here, you will see, in detail, the spectacular design of farming laboratory terraces. Finally, we will visit the city of Chinchero to see the complete Inca textile process and you will have the opportunity to purchase hand-made products.
Daily Tour by Tourist van
Unlimited - Private service
Cusco - Maras
Shared or Private Service
Day 1: Pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 am, in a tourist van then we will visit the experimental agricultural site of Moray. We will visit the village of Maras. Finally we will visit the salt mines.
8:20 - 8:30 a.m.
Pick up from your hotel
Please be ready at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or force majeure events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as close as possible.
DAY 1: Maras Moray and Salt mines tour half day
To start the Maras, Moray and Chinchero tour, we will pick you up at your hotel at 8:30 am. Later we will continue our tour to Moray (3,450m). Moray is the center of agricultural experimentation with spectacular terraces formed by the Incas. Every level of Moray has different microclimates where one can grow different types of plants. After our time in Moray, we will visit the village of Maras. Here we will observe the famous salt mines and the salt extraction process used for hundreds of years by the community.
Finally, we will begin our trip back to Cusco, but first we will stop in the village of Chinchero. Here we will observe the entire process of creating Inca textiles-from washing the wool, to spinning the wool, to dying the wool to weaving the wool to creating amazing, colorful products with the camelite wool. In Chinchero we will also visit the famous colonial church and the pre-hispanic agricultural terraces. Our Moray, Maras and Chinchero tour ends back in Cusco at approximately 2:30 pm.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
English speaking tour guide
THIS TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Entry to Salt Mines and Moray 80 Soles. (or get a 10 Day Cusco ticket).
Maras entrance additional 10 Soles.
Lunch, water, snacks.
Shared Service Price
Private Service Price
1 PAX USD 140 pp
2 PAXS USD 75 pp
4 PAXS USD 65 pp
5 PAXS USD 45 pp
$ 15 USD deposit per person is required to reserve space on a first come,first serve basis.
Pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club, 15 + 5% card fees