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Maras and Moray Tour is the most interesting and unusual archaeological site with incredible views of the Sacred Valley and the snow-capped mountains. This tour is particularly recommended for photographers, who can capture the different landscapes and essences of these interesting Inca sites.
MARAS, MORAY AND SALT MINES FULL DAY
We pick up you from your hotel at 8:00 am, we are going to go Village of Maras, happening through very typical populations and beautiful landscapes that we will be able to enjoy in our route, arrival and visits the following places
Village of Maras :
Located in the province of Urubamba to 3300 m.a.s.l.We will be able appreciates the snow-covered mountain range of the Vilcanota and summits: “The Chikón” (5530 m.a.s.l.), “Putukisi” “the Veronica” (5682 m.a.s.l.). At the east present time attractive colorful town guard of the pre-Hispanic, colonial and republican period, emphasizing in the town colonial streets and covers with shields of the noble and caciques of centuries XVII and XVIII.
Moray Archaeological Site:
One is to about 7 km to the southwest of Maras; it is unique archaeological group in its sort in the region. It is about enormous terraces that are superposed concentrically in a gigantic hole, these beautiful terraces that served at the Inca time like an agricultural laboratory “Prototype as Conservatory” in which old quechuas experienced and obtained improvements. Place where incredible advances in agriculture were obtained.
Salt Mines of Maras:
Located to the northwest of the town of Maras are constituted for about 2000 small wells with an area average of about 5 mts², operated from the time Inca, Colonial time and that even continues being exploded by the villagers. They indicate that the mountain has in its interior salt mines, a manante of salt water that arise from this mountain, serves during the time of drought to fill to the wells in form of “irrigation” every 3 days with salt water during a month, so that it is solidified gradually, then has the process for the consumption of the region.
After our visit, we will return to Cusco.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- Pick up of your hotel
- Tourist bus (20 to 25 people as shared service) (option number 2 private service)
- Professional Guide
NOT INCLUDED:Tourist Ticket - Entrance fee Moray
Entrance fee Salineras S/.10.00 nuevos soles.
What you need to take
- Original Passport
- ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Comfortable Trousers
- Sun hat
- Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
- Personal medication
- Camera and film
- Original passport and ISIC student card if applicable
Optional Items To Take:
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Bathing suit for hot springs