Maras Moray Chinchero Tour

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Highlights of Maras Moray Chinchero Half Day Tour


Visiting Maras and Moray is an incredible experience. Maras is home to salt pools. Moray has ruins in the form of the Roman Coliseum with impressive micro climates. The town of Chinchero houses a unique and ancient textile culture.

This Chinchero Maras Moray tour will take you to visit these Inca sites that were used to investigate many different agricultural products.

Enjoy a half day tour at the Sacred Valley of the Incas exploring these amazing tourist attractions with Inca ruins.


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STARTS
CUSCO (PE)
Centrally located hotels in the city of Cusco
ENDS
Centrally located hotels in the city of Cusco
DURATION
4 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED

* Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located Cusco hotels

* Professional tour guide (English and Spanish)

* Entrance fees to touristic places mentioned in the tour
NOT INCLUDED

* Food and drinks
* Gratuities
PHYSICAL REQS.

Cusco has an average altitude of 3400 meters above sea level, so we highly recommend a good altitude acclimatization before starting any activity

DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?

* Cap
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* Coat
* Spending cash for personal expenses
DESTINATIONS
Valle Sagrado (PE)
OTHER

* Ticket entrances are non refundable

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© Miguel Mejía / PROMPERÚ

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Early in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel located in the city of Cusco to start a fascinating tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be at the town of Chinchero, situated 17 miles from Cusco city. 

Here, we will visit a local workshop to appreciate the ancestral techniques to create amazing textiles. Every Sunday the colorful and wonderful Chinchero market is open, where you will discover a great variety of handcraft and clothes.

Then, we will visit the salt mines of Maras located on an open hill in Urubamba’s valley. The salt pans of Maras have an impressive process created by Incas, where a subterranean stream evaporates salty water and it emerges at a spring. The flow is then directed into an intricate system of tiny channels constructed so that the water runs gradually down onto the several hundred ancient salt ponds. The water leaves salt on the land, which is exposed to the sun.

After visiting the salt mines near the village of Maras, head to the Moray ruins which are made up of three coliseums thought to have been used by the Incas as a sort of open air crop laboratory. The coliseums consist of several enormous circular terraces, the largest of which is about 30 meters (98 feet) deep. Admire these terraces which are arranged in concentric circles and are reminiscent of an ancient Greek theater.

The Sacred Valley of the Incas has extensive fertile lands perfect for cultivation, as well as impressive archaeological sites. This place will show us the lifestyle of the Inca Empire and its advanced construction techniques.

At the end of the tour, we are going to back to the city of Cusco and drop you off at your hotel.


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Things to do in Cusco
26/02/2019
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If you are looking for what to do in Cusco, you should consider booking the tour Maras Moray Tour. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Incredible day in Cusco
11/02/2019
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if you are traveling to Cusco you shouldn´t miss the tour Maras Moray Tour. It is a unique experience!

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Rates of Maras Moray Chinchero Half Day Tour in Cusco

Valid rates for 2022 per person

Group Service: Chinchero, Maras and Moray - Ticket entrances not included

Includes pick up and return to the hotel, professional guide (English and Spanish)

Starts: 08:50 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $52

Group Service: Chinchero, Maras and Moray

Includes pick up and return to the hotel, professional guide (English and Spanish), entrance to the tourist places mentioned in the itinerary

Starts: 08:50 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $105

Private service: Chinchero, Maras and Moray

Includes pick up and return to the hotel, professional guide (English and Spanish), entrance to the tourist places mentioned in the itinerary

Starts: 08:50 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $222

Rate List of Maras Moray Chinchero Half Day Tour for 2022 per person

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