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”. 

Salt mines, Moray tour, 1 day: Salt mines of Maras, Moray in only 6 hours.-

Price as of 2023: 

Group service (van of 21 seats): US$ 13 – 50 soles.

Private service (private transport): US$ 60 each person – Minimum with 2 people.

Availabilty: Every day, you could book even 2 hours earlier of departure time.

What is included? Tour guide, and transport.

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

A tour by van along the very highlands of Cusco city, local villages, farming areas, Sacred Valley glaciers, the Salt mines of  Maras, and a group of farming terraces called as Moray.

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

Salt mines, Moray tour, 1 day itinerary:

You will be pick up at 8:40 am from your accommodation so the van leaves at 9:00 am from Cusco downtown driving two hours along the highlands of Cusco area, farming areas, view of glaciers of the Sacred Valley, local towns to the salt mines of Maras.

Salt mines
Salt mines of Maras

1.- Salt mines of Maras: These salt mines comprised of 3000 “dirt pits” is 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
Terraces of Moray

2.- 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 at Inca time. These terraces were built taking advantage of the natural depressions.

It takes 2 more hours driving back to Cusco city to arrive by 3:30 pm. 

What do you need to take with you?

– 70 soles (US$ 19) for the partial ticket of 2 days pass to visit Moray, this ticket also allows you to visit Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero. Otherwise you can buy the whole tourist ticket of 130 soles (US$35) of 10 days pass, also valid for other day tours like Cusco South Valley tourSacred Valley tourCusco city tour.

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

-Bottled water, snacks, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, a rain poncho or rain jacket during the rainy season from October through middle April.

-Clothing, temperatures could varies from 10 °C to 28 °C.

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