From Cusco: Chinchero, Maras and Moray, Half Day tour
  • From Cusco: Chinchero, Maras and Moray, Half Day tour

    Enjoy a fantastic 6 hour guided tour to the arqueological site of Moray and the salt mines of Maras. Moray was considered as an Inca agricultural laboratory consisting of several terraced circular depressions. The salt mines has been extracted since Inca times, and emerged by evaporating salty water from a local subterranean stream. The highly salty water emerges at a spring, a natural outlet of the underground stream.

    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero, Chinchero Peru

    Pick up from the hotel or starting point

    Start the tour driving along the andean plateau in Chinchero, and see the artisans doing fine textiles.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Moray, Maras 08655 Peru

    Observe fantastic views of the Chicon mountain on the way to Moray. Enjoy a guided tour of the deep circular terraces of Moray. It is possible that this large temperature difference was used by the Inca to study the effects of different climatic conditions on crops.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru

    Continue the trip to the salt mines of Maras, It was made up of about 3000 small wells with an area average size of about 5 ms ². These were already exploited since Inca times as a means of economic exchange and securities.

    return to Cusco an arrive by 2:00 pm - Drop off in San Fransico square (downtown)

    Duration: 1 hour

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "The TOURIST TICKET (BTC) is a mandatory fee that let you access to Moray and Chinchero the cost depends on the partial ticket (70 PEN) or fully ticket (130 PEN)"
    "You can purchase the entrance fee to maras at the same place"
    "Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
    "Most travelers can participate"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers"

    • Start Time8:30 AM
    • Start location: Calle Espinar 270, Cusco 08002, Peru

      Traveler pickup is offered
      We offer pickup from all hotels located in Cusco city (downtown). Houses an Apartments are subject to evaluation, please contact us after booking.

      Contact us to provide you an exact pickup time.

    • Duration: 6 hours
    • Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Included

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only hotels located in downtown)
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Professional guide english OR spanish

    Not Included

    • The Tourist Ticket (BTC) that lets you access to Moray and Chinchero, see additional information
    • Fee to the Salt Mines in Maras (it can be purchased for 10 PEN, per person)
    • Entry/Admission - Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero
    • Entry/Admission - Moray
    • Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
  • 10/10

    Recommendation passengers 100%
    Rating based on 1 verified reviews

    Our clients

    • Shazia S
      Posted on Lunes, 20 de enero del 2020

      This was a spectacular tour! I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a quick way to see beauties of Cusco

        General rating: 10/10

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