Every day only in English at 9:45 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. We only wait by “KFC” at “Plaza de Armas” (Main square), Cusco downtown always wearing a red T-shirt of “Cusco Tour Guide”.

Todos los días también en español a las 9:45 pm, 12:30 pm y 3:30 pm.Esperamos solamente por el “KFC” en la Plaza de Armas del Cusco siempre vestidos con un polo rojo de “Cusco Tour Guide”. 

Chinchero, the Salt mines of Maras, Moray, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac in 1 day.-

Price as of 2023:

Group service (van of 21 seats): US$ 24 or 90 soles each person.

Private service (private transport): US$ 90 each person – Minimum with 2 people.

What is included? Tour guide, transport, and a buffet lunch.

How to pay it? We will collect the payment in the morning of your departure date.

A tour by van to sight the most important Inca sites along the Sacred Valley like Chinchero, the Salt mines of Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac, all its beautiful mountains, glaciers, farming areas, local houses, etc.

The tour guide will explain you in English, and Spanish.

Salt mines, Moray, Sacred Valley tour 1 day itinerary:

You will be pick up from your accommodation at 6:40 am, the van leaves at 7:00 from Cusco downtown driving for 1 hour along the very highlands of Cusco province to the first Inca site of Chinchero.

Salt mines, Moray, Sacred Valley tour,1 day itinerary:

You willl be pick up from your accommodation at 6:40 am, the van leaves at 7:00 am from Cusco downtown driving for an hour along the very highlands of Cusco province to the first Inca site of Chinchero.

Chinchero
Chinchero

1.- Chinchero: OYou will first walk through Chinchero town comprised of Spanish style housing, also Inca streets, stone walls, and acueducts to keep walking into the remains of Chinchero Inca site to walk by the Spanish church built on top of the Inca temple, gigantic stone walls fitted together, also farming terraces.

Salt mines

2.- Salt mines of Maras: These salt mines comprised of 3000 “dirt pits” are exploited since pre-inca time.

There are “dirt acueducts” to run salty water which emanates from the nearby mountain to fill up every “dirt pit” so this salty water is just evaporated by sunshine for 10 days to get “solid salt” of different qualities used mainly for medicinal purposes, also for domestic animals by locals.

Moray
Moray

3.- Moray: 20 more minutes driving away is located Moray, an Inca site comprised of 3 group of terraces used as “farming laboratory” to acclimatize, and improve andean crops. These terraces were built taking advantage of the natural depressions.

Ollantaytambo
Ollantaytambo

4.- Ollantaytambo: After visiting Moray the van goes down  to the Sacred Valley for 2 hours driving also to Urubamba town for lunch.

After lunch, it takes 45 minutes driving to Ollantaytambo town actually “the second living Inca town, the first would be Cusco downtown” where you can see original Inca acueducts, stone walls, etc. mixed of Spanish housing to continue to Ollantaytambo religious area comprised of farming terraces, store houses, and a unique Sun temple of 6 gigantic granite stones brought from the Inca quarry of Cachiccata located at the other side of the valley. Just another beautiful landscape! 

Pisac
Pisac

5.- Pisac: After visiting Ollantaytambo, it takes 2 more hours driving along the Sacred Valley where the biggest grain of corn in the world is cultivated, also along the Urubamba river which even flows by Machu Picchu area to the Amazon river to get to Pisac, an Inca site located on the slope of the mountain comprised of rustic stone housing at the upper part, water fountains at the bottom, and unique farming terraces along the mountain. What a beautiful landscape!

Afterwards 20 minutes driving down to Pisac town founded by the Spanish where you will visit a handicraft market, a gold and silver jewelry, so an hour more back to Cusco city arriving at 7:00 pm.

What do you need to take with you?

– 70 soles (US$ 19) for the partial tourist ticket of only 2 days pass allowing you visiting PisacOllantaytamboChinchero and Moray. Otherwise you can buy the whole tourist ticket of 130 soles (US$ 35) of 10 days pass, also for other day tours like Cusco city tourCusco South valley tour. You can buy this ticket at first Inca site you go.

– 10 soles (US$ 3) for Salt mines ticket.

– Bottled water, snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses, a beanie, gloves.

– Clothing, temperatures could varies from 5 °C to 28 °C.

Salt mines, Moray, Sacred Valley tour, 1 day booking:
Once you have booked with us, regard it as confirmed!