Maras Moray in Cusco

Sales and Experimental Inca Center

Moray Experimental Center

Itinerary

Visits to :
Village of Maras, Ruins of Moray and Salineras
Departure time :
08:30 am every day
Visiting time :
05 hours approximately
  • 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.

Tour Details

Shared In Private
Includes
  • Tourist transport.
  • Professional bilingual group guide.
  • Snacks.
  • Tourist transport.
  • Professional bilingual group guide.
  • Entrances to the Salt Mines of Moray and Maras.
Does not include
  • Lunch.
  • Entrance tickets to the Moray Salt Mines and Maras.
  • Extra expenses.
  • Lunch.
  • Extra expenses.
Price per person From $ 25.00 From $ 45.00
  • The tour is conducted in Spanish or English or any other language.
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing, and warm clothes in the afternoon to protect you from the cold.
  • Maras Chincheros Salt Mines

    Maras Chincheros Salt Mines

  • Archaeological Center of Chincheros

    Archaeological Center of Chincheros

  • Chincheros Urubamba

    Chincheros Urubamba

  • Maras Chincheros Salt Mines
  • Archaeological Center of Chincheros
  • Chincheros Urubamba

Frequently Asked Questions

Protection measures COVID 19

As a responsible company in the current situation, we have become aware of the protocols and standards that the health sector and the government require for the operation of our services. That is why we are working on training our professional team and collaborators in the procedures necessary to safeguard the health and protection of each of our visitors.

How do I prepare myself?

Travelers visiting the city of Cusco should take into consideration the issue of altitude. It is important to take time to acclimatize, the first day of arrival to the city, should eat light foods, and especially rest so that the “soroche or altitude sickness” will not disturb the plans of visit. It is advisable, if health allows it, to drink a hot cup of a good infusion, we recommend a good mate de coca, to restore the discomfort in the body.

Authorised Tour Operators

Cusco is a small city and the most important tours are in very close distances, it is always advisable to choose guaranteed options, there are many tour operators that are not authorized, before contracting a tour it is necessary that the visitor checks the most relevant information of the company in the government agencies that give the permission to provide tourist services in the city.

Should I use cash money or credit cards for my trips?

For security reasons it is recommended that you use a certain amount of cash for minor purchases or to acquire any souvenirs or details that the visitor may be interested in. In the city of Cusco the great majority of businesses, use payments with credit or debit card is the case, likewise there are many agents, banks and exchange houses, in which you can access to remove the money without any inconvenience.

How much luggage can I take?

Cusco is a city with a very varied climate, in the months of November to February is known as the rainy season, the months of May until the end of July is the cold season, the remaining months are warmer and with better weather. For this reason it is recommended that visitors wear warm clothing on the tours they take, and always carry sunscreen, light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking and what is necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest.

Health recommendations

It is recommended that you take out travel insurance in your home country for any health eventuality or mishap during your time in our country. If you are going to take a tour, either traditional or walking, we recommend that you inform the staff of the company of the different medical treatments that the visitor has been prescribed.
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