Maras and Moray Private Tour
Maras and Moray Private Tour
Maras Salt Mines and Moray Private Tour from Ollantaytambo, Urubamba or Cusco hotels. With this service there is no need to wait for more participants with two people or a family is enough. Let’s take advantage of your time to visit Chinchero, Moray and Maras Salt Mines.
With our Tour Private Salt Mines Maras Moray from Cusco enjoy pictureque andean villages with impressive views of the Sacred Valley Mountain Range. Most importantly, you learn the step by step weaving process, ancient agricultural techniques and how locals obtain white, pink and brown salt manually.
Our Maras and Moray Private Tour guarantees a personalized attention to get the most of your visit. The tour itinerary will include an expert local tour guide specialist in ancient Inca culture. Additionally, this exclusive service is carefully designed taking care of the smallest details and never comparable to other companies. So, join our Maras, Moray and Salt Mines Private Tour and enjoy once in a life time experience.
Maras and Moray Private Tour Details:
Pickup Location: We pick you up from Cusco, Ollantaytambo or Urubamba hotels at 7:00 am.
Drop off Location: Our private service ends at Cusco or sacred valley hotels.
Tour Duration: full day (8 hrs.).
Max Elevation: 3,762m/12,342ft. In comparison to others these three attractions are situated in higher altitude.
Tour Service: Private tour. Visiting that way, you have great benefits to visit the sacred valley of the incas.
Altitude Sickness: There haven´t been any serious case, but if that is your concern click here.
Physical Grading: Our transportation doesn’t leave you in the park, but the access trails are doable and optional.
Important: You are in the right place with a direct local tour operator! We are not a middle man or merely an electronic platform that sells tours and pass onto other local operators.
Maras, Moray and Salt Mines Private Tour
The Maras and Moray Private Tour is a fantastic option to explore part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will also enjoy Chinchero with spectacular views of the sacred valley mountain ranges, and the green valleys with seasonal crops. During this service, you will be able to learn about agriculture, textiles, and the history of the Incas.
Will start with a pickup from your hotel around 8 a.m. and travel to the archeological site of Moray. Our scenic drive from Cusco to Moray takes more than an hour. Along this journey, you will enjoy the sacred valley landscapes with lush yellow fields of wheat, and some countryside villages.
Later, you will arrive at the mystic farming laboratory of Moray. The Incan site of Moray will show us four natural depressions, with a series of circular terraces built like an amphitheater. Most archaeologist conclude that Moray was built to determine the optimal conditions for growing crops.
Although the village is from colonial times, this salt-producer center predates the Inca times. Here, one can find more than 4,000 salt pans built on the hillside of the mountain. These pools are filled daily by a salty spring water that comes out from the Mountains. The Maras salt mines produces pink and brown color salt, which are distributed in the sacred valley markets.
The last destination to visit will be Chinchero. This is a small Andean community situated about 30 km from Cusco at 3,750 meters. The ancient Incan site offers a fantastic view of the surrounding landscapes. However, the main reason to visit the village is because of the weaving demonstration.
At the end of Maras and Moray Private Tour, you will return to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel.
Maras and Moray Tour Includes:
- Private transport with a professional driver.
- The Sacred Valley Tourist Ticket
- Expert local tour guide with fluent English.
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Cusco.
- Local experience and extra personal touch.
- Lunch in a local restaurant.
We don’t Include:
- Snacks or drinks.
- Extra expenses.
- Tipping is much appreciate it.
Bring for Maras and Moray Tour
- Original passport.
- We recommend wearing light clothes, but also bring a four season jacket.
- For the wet season bring a raincoat.
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, and a cap or hat with brim.
- Extra cash in small bills for personal expenses.
Maras and Moray Private Tour Prices
|Prices are per person, valid through 2022
|2 - 3
|4 - 5
|6 - 7
The Maras and Moray private tour is perfect for friends, couples, and families because you can leave on any date you wish. With our private tours, you can also set your pace to maximize your experience. You do not have to wait for anyone else because this experience starts with only 02 passengers.
The prices already includes the transaction costs.
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- Passport details for each traveler (full name, nationality, age, and passport number).
- Provide hotel name in Cusco and start date for this service.
Maras and Moray Private Tour Highlights
Visit Maras, Moray and Chinchero attractions en route to Machu Picchu. Taking this tour, gives you a perfect chance to receive a historical introduction before going to the world wonder. Our personalized trip enables travelers to experience ancient weaving techniques, Inca greenhouse and the extraction of pink salt by locals.
A typical Inca village surrounded by colorful fields of potatoes, fava bean and quinoa. This place gives you the opportunity to experience the Inca site, colonial church and the weaving demonstration process.
The Salt Mines are controlled by the Andean communities of Maras and Pichingoto however, the origin comes from pre-Inca times. This beautiful natural attraction displays more than 4000 saltpans thanks to the salty water spring. This is one of the few places in Peru where locals manually extract white, pink and brown salt!
These terraced circular depressions were built by the Incas to acclimate a wide variety of crops. In other words, this was used like a greenhouse in modern times. Further, this could only happen thanks to the temperature differences created by the sun and wind.
Like what you read? Contact us today and find out more about our Maras and Moray Private Tour. But remember each private tour is customized exactly to what you want to do. Let us know about your plans and we’ll create a special itinerary that suits you best.
What to Expect:
- The Maras and Moray private tour includes a pick up from your hotel in Cusco, Urubamba or Ollantaytambo.
- Our Maras, Moray and Salt Mines Private Tour is a personalized service for more flexibility and confort.
- Photo stops and breaks at your convenience.
- Visit Moray where the Incas expertly acclimated a variety of crops to different altitudes on a terraced system.
- The Maras salt mines dates back to pre-Inca times, where you will find more than 4000 small pools of salt.
- Longer stops at visited places with interesting history lessons.
- Get to see tthe beautiful archaeological site, the colonial church and the textile weaving center.
- Gaze upon the stunning Inca architecture and breathtaking Andean mountains.
- At the end of the tour, drop off at your hotel in Cusco or sacred valley hotels.
Maras and Moray Tour FAQs
Do you offer Maras and moray tour from Ollantaytambo?
Yes, we do. Review our Sacred Valley tour from Ollantaytambo.
Can you organize this tour from Urubamba hotels?
Yes, we can. We can begin and finish there.
Which attractions do you include in this tour?
This private service includes: Moray, Maras' salt mines and Chinchero attractions.
Do you include the Cusco tourist ticket?
Yes, we do. All sacre valley tours include the entrance tickets.
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