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Maras Moray

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Moray Arqueological Center


Pick up at your hotel and start a bus ride through the beautiful snow-capped mountains of Chicon and Verónica, reaching the town of Chincheros is observed a very charming village. The lookout area is recommended for the practice of wing gliding and paragliding.

  • Agricultural Laboratory of Moray:

    It is 47 km away from Cusco. Moray is a prototype of a greenhouse or biological experimental station quite advanced for its time, you can see the Incan agricultural laboratory, formed by four amphitheaters or platforms of concentric circular stones superimposed and a depth of 150 meters, by way of rings that will widen as they rise. On-site plants adapted to new ecosystems. There are those who believe that these constructions may have served as an amphitheater for civic-religious ceremonies and not only for agricultural purposes.

  • The Maras Salt Mines:

    Is located 7 kilometers from Moray and 3, 380 m.a.s.l. It has salt mines, which were already exploited by the Inca Empire as a means of economic exchange. Maras is a small village, a model of a city in miniature. From Maras, you can go to visit the salt mines by a bridle path, where it is common to find herds of mules that carry the sacks of salt extracted from the natural salt. Place located northwest of the town of Maras, they house more than 3000 small wells with an average area of ​​about 5 m², they are salt generators due to the existence of natural groundwater, which serves as irrigation to these wells and thus solidifies with salt Existing, this product is valid for the consumption of the surrounding population and Cusco itself. Finally, we will be returning to the city of Cusco.

Trip Information

  • Visits to:
    • Village of Maras, Ruins of Moray and Salineras.
  • Departure time:
    • 08:30 am every day.
  • Visiting time:
    • 05 hours approximately.
  • Itinerary:
    • Very early our guide will contact you at your hotel to start the tour.
    • You will go to the north of the city of Cusco, on the way you will see wonderful views of the mountains of the Andes and the valleys with cultivations of the area.
    • First, you will visit the ancient city of Maras, an ancient town, built as a miniature.
    • Continuing the trip, you will visit the experimental center of Moray known as the Inca terraces, which are concentric circles that were used for the cultivation of different products.
    • Then you will visit the salt mines in the town of Maras, which are made up of more than 3000 salt pans.
    • The last stop will be in the town of Chincheros, to appreciate the process of dyeing the alpaca fiber.
    • The tour ends with a return to Cusco.
  • Includes:
    • Professional guide.
    • Tourist transport in group.
  • Not include:
    • Lunch.
    • Entrance tickets to the Salt Mines of Moray and Maras.
    • Tourist ticket.
    • Extra expenses.
  • If you have any questions:
    • Of course, if you are a group or more than four-person, we have a special price, according to your needs.
    • If you want a private service, please send a message telling us the number of passengers in your group.
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