MORAY MARAS SALT MINES AND MACHU PICCHU

Moray Maras salt mines and Machu Picchu is a 2-day tour.  It gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Inca Culture and learn more about the authentic local people of the Cusco region.

This tour will take you towards the sacred valley, on the way you will enjoy the amazing views of the Andean landscape as you visit Moray, a Center of Inca Agricultural Research, Maras’s salt pans, and Ollantaytambo archaeological site. The following day, you will visit the extraordinary Machupicchu. This Inca city was declared a World Heritage Site and is the most visited attraction in Peru for its incredible architecture and landscape.

Pickup Locations: Cusco hotel & Aguas Calientes hotel.
End Location: Cusco
Tour Duration: Moray Maras Salt Mines, Ollantaytambo, and Machu Picchu.
Max. Elevation: 3,500m / 11,480ft
Tour Service: Private


HIGHLIGHTS

•Visit Moray, Salt Mines, Ollantaytambo, and Machu Picchu.
•Stroll the typical streets of the last living Inca city of Ollantaytambo.
•Discover the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu.
•Take a scenic train journey along the Sacred Valley River or Urubamba River.
•You will be able to taste the traditional fermented corn drink known as Chicha and also to feed guinea pigs.


ITINERARY

DAY 01.- MORAY, MARAS SALT MINES, AND OLLANTAYTAMBO.

Today, we will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. During the journey enjoy the Andean landscape with its farming lands of corn, potatoes, oxalis, before arriving at Moray, a Center of Inca Agricultural Research and an exemplary work of Inca engineering,
Subsequently, we will drive to the salt mines of Maras. This salt mine shows a vast array of pans of different sizes and shapes.
The excursion continues along the sacred valley of the Incas, passing multiple villages and imposing Snowy Mountains on the way to the Incan village of Ollantaytambo. This village is living proof of the typical Inca villages constructed in ancient times.
After visiting this archaeological site, we will board the train that will take you to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu), where you will spend the night in your hotel.

DAY 02.- MACHU PICCHU GUIDED TOUR

Today, at dawn, you begin your journey to Machu Picchu. We board the bus that will take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu (30 minutes’ drive approx.)
Once there, We will show our entrance tickets at the gate and start the 2 hours guided tour of Machu Picchu.

As you enter to the “Sanctuary”. Prepare to be awed by the imposing and skillful architecture. Take a moment to quietly sit and listen to the wind… Your imagination will soar as you contemplate the history of Machu Picchu and its mysterious origins. Your expert local guide will explain all about the historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
During your visit to the citadel, you will pass by different buildings, temples, and palaces and you will be touched by a feeling of peace and rejuvenation.

After your guided visit of Machu Picchu, we board the bus to Aguas Calientes.
Where you can have lunch before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo.

Note: It is very important to have your train tickets and Passport handy before boarding the train. The train ride from/to Ollantaytambo/Machupicchu is about 1hour and 40 minutes.


INCLUSIONS:

Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
Private Vehicle for Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo tour. (Day 1).
Machu Picchu entrance ticket.
Round trip Train Service from /to Ollantaytambo/Machupicchu. In the Voyager service (Inca rail) or Expedition service (PeruRail). The train ticket for each departure will be subject to availability.
Round trip Bus Tickets.
Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.


EXCLUSIONS:

•Admission Tickets to Moray, Maras salt pans and Ollantaytambo. (*)
•Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain Ticket. Available at an extra cost of $20
• Meals or beverages.
•Tips or gratuities.
•Hotel night in Aguas Calientes.
•Services not mentioned in the itinerary.

*PLEASE NOTE
you must have the Partial tourist ticket to visit Moray and Ollantaytambo. This ticket cost 70 soles per person, and a separate ticket of 10 soles to visit the salt pans of Maras. All these tickets can be purchased at the archaeological sites.


IMPORTANT TO KNOW
Please Click Here to give you more information about what kind of ticket you should get in order to visit the different attractions in the Cusco region during your stay.


PRICING

PRICE PER PERSON (**)

NUMBER OF PEOPLE      2  PAX     3 – 4 PAX     5 – 6 PAX    7 + PAX
PRICE  PER PERSON   $ 362     $ 333    $ 297 Please contact us to give you a special price.

 

** In case you already bought these tickets (train, bus, and Machupicchu ticket). Let us know in order to send you a new quotation. We will be more than happy to assist you.

PAYPAL 

If you want to pay via PayPal or a direct bank deposit, please note that a 10% fee applies. Please, add this amount to the tour cost to cover the transaction fee.
Our email address is: mapitourperu@hotmail.com

Please, email the following information to info@sacredvalleytours.com

* Passport details for each traveler (full name, nationality, age, and passport number).
* Provide hotel name in Cusco and Aguas Calientes and start date for this service.

IMPORTANT. Entrance tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable; therefore, once you purchase your tickets, we cannot change the name or date on the ticket, nor can you ask for a refund.

CHILD POLICY: Children between 7 and 17 years old are allowed on this tour at the rate listed above.


Contact Sacred Valley Tours

Let’s Plan Your  Trip Together!

We’d love to hear from you! Contact us using the form below and our expert travel planner will reply to you within 24 hours.

Office phone number: +51 984 714 180 – +51 997 785 999
WhatsApp:+51 997 785 999
Email address: info@sacredvalleytours.com