Maras Moray Salt Mines Cultural

Maras Moray Salt Mines Cultural Tours Cusco

This tour takes us to the north part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, It will show us the great agricultural experiment laboratory of Moray, which was built by the Incas (Quechua) also leads to the town of Maras, which was one of the most important places in the Incas time, here are the salt mines, we can also appreciate that place, join us and enjoy Cusco, land of the Incas.

ROADMAP

Pick up from hotel at 8:30 am

After 50 minutes driving we will arrived to the Moray Inca ruins this was a place used for the acclimatization of species (plants and fruits) even warmer climes this, after a period of time were adapted to the climatic conditions of this place located at 3700msnm.

On the way to the salt mines, we will pass trough the Maras village, this was a very important place in the colonial era, precisely because the economic value that had the salt mines, at Maras we will see the houses and the impressive colonial doorways of this Quechua village built by quechua slaves.

After visit the Maras Village, we will see the salt mines, where we can appreciate the process for obtaining salt and process it for human consumption, this place was also built by the Incas and the techniques used to work in this place is a Incas legacy, then we will to Cusco.

The return to Cusco (Cuzco) is approximately 1:00 pm.

INCLUDED
  • Tourist Transportation
  • Professional Guide
NOT INCLUDED
  • General Tourist Ticket (Boleto Turistico General)
  • Ticket Access to the Salt Mines
REQUIREMENTS
  • Raincoat or Rain Poncho
  • Ssun block (sunscreen)
  • Sunglasses
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Extra money
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