MARAS AND MORAY PRIVATE TOURS
Start Maras and Moray Private Tours from Ollantaytambo, Urubamba or Cusco hotels. With our service there is no need to wait for more people , with you two is enough. Do not stay just at your hotel, lets take advantage of your time to visit these sacred valley highlights.
Maras, Moray and Salt Mines Private Tour not only include these attractions but also Chinchero textile center. With our private service you guarantee a personalized attention and get the most of your visit. The tour itinerary will include an expert local tour guide specialist in ancient Inca culture. This bespoke experience with us will be unique and never comparable to other bus tours.
Maras and Moray Private Tours will show you the agricultural laboratory of the Incas, the pre-inca salt mines and the ancestral weaving techniques. This service comprises the countryside villages and the magnificent Sacred Valley Mountain Range. The Maras and Moray private tours offer a wonderful setting to enjoy of this excursion. Enjoy these charming and historical places only with private service.
Type of Tour: Hiking, Cultural and Historical.
Accommodation: Included in Aguas Calientes.
Length: Half day tour
Service: Private Maras and Moray Service.
Frequency: From May to November.
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AT A GLANCE
- 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 3000 small pools of salt.
- Chinchero Inca site, its colonial church and the textile weaving center.
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 enjoy spectacular views of the sacred valley mountain ranges, and the green valleys with seasonal crops. On our Maras and Moray half day tour, 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 about one hour and 20 minutes. During this short 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. The Incas built and adjusted these terraces in the shape of a bowl. Most archaeologist conclude that Moray was built to determine the optimal conditions for growing crops.
Maras and Moray Private Tours will take us to the Salt Mines
Although the village is from colonial times, this salt-producer center predates the Inca times. Here, one can find more than 3,000 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. This natural attraction is unique in the whole region, therefore, is perfect for you if you wish to see something different from the ruins.
The last destination to visit will be Chinchero. This is a small Andean community situated about 30 km from Cusco at 3,750 meters, on the plains of Anta. The ancient Incan site offers a fantastic view of the Sacred Valley and other farming villages. This place is also very famous because the traditional Sunday market, which mostly gathers indigenous people. And another important reason to visit the village is the weaving demonstration experience.
Finally, 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.
We don’t include in Maras and Moray tours
- Lunch, Snacks or drinks (Tunupa or Cusco restaurants are recommended).
- Tipping is much appreciate it.
Packing List for Maras and Moray Tours
- Your original passport and DNI for Peruvians.
- Personal travel insurance.
- You will be required to show your ID to buy your Sacred Valley tourist ticket
- We recommend wearing light clothes, but also bring a four season jacket.
- For the wet season bring a raincoat.
- Personal medication as well as the prescription.
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, and a cap or hat with brim.
- Extra cash in small bills for personal expenses.
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