Salt mines, Moray tour, 1 day.-
Price as of 2022, and 2023:
Group service: US$ 13 (50 soles).
Private service: US$ 60 each person – Minimum 2 people.
What is included? Tour guide, and transport.
How to pay it?
We will collect the payment the date of your tour at 8:40 am in your accommodation.
An impressive tour along the very highlands of Cusco city, local villages, farming areas, unique views of the Sacred Valley glaciers, and the magnificent salt mines of Maras exploited since the Inca time, also three groups of terraces built in natural depressions above 3350 masl – 11000 ft, which were used for acclimatizing and improving of crops.
You will be pick up at 8:30 am. and the bus leaves at 9:00 am from Cusco city driving two hours to the first site of Maras (salt mines), where you still can see over 3000 “rustic pools” still used to get salt after filling up eevry pool with water which emanates naturally from the mountain to be dried up by sunshine during a few days.
The next site is Moray, a unique Inca terraces used as “farming laboratory” to acclimatize, and improvethe seeds of crops at Inca time..
The bus will be back in Cusco by 3:00 pm.
What you need to take:
– 70 soles (US$ 18) for the partial ticket of 2 days pass to visit Moray (this ticket also allows you to visit Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero).
Otherwise you can buy the whole tourist ticket of 130 soles (US$33) of 10 days pass, also for other day tours like the South Valley tour, the Scared Valley tour, nad the Cusco city tour.
– 10 soles (US$ 3) for the ticket of Maras (salt mines).
-Clothing, temperatures could varies from 10 °C to 28 °C.