Enjoy the perfect combination of culture and nature as you learn the local traditions
Experience a magical tour of the Maras salt mines and Moray terraces
This tour is conducted by a bilingual professional guide with years of experience
This tour is the perfect combination of scenic beauty and history, come and enjoy the magic of Moray, a set of circular terraces located deep in a natural canyon, used as an agricultural laboratory since the time of the Incas. And then enjoy a wonderful place full of salt, Salinas de Maras, an impressive set of salt pits, which are irrigated by an underground spring, where salt is currently being exploited and processed for various purposes including human consumption.
All year round
Cusco Hotel and Hostel Pickup
San Francisco Square
KANTU PERU TOURS
Minimum age: 1 year old – Must have parents permission
Maximum age: 70 years old – Medical proof of optimum health status
At 8:30 am, our tourist transport will pick you up from your hotel, then start our adventure through the mountains on the way to Moray, once there we can learn about the importance of this place, its function in the Inca era and of course Take photos of this amazing place.
Then we will head for the town of Maras to observe its colonial style Spanish streets and doors, and then to maras salineras, an impressive place with more than 2,000 salt pits, which are still being exploited by the locals.
Ending our tour, we will return to cusco where our transportation will take us to the city center (San Francisco Square).
Note: If you are staying at a different location than the one you select as your pick up location, it is explicitly your responsibility to be at the main entrance of the hotel or hostel selected as your pick up location for the duration of the pick up time range on your tour date. You must be in a visible place easy to see for the operator and be alert for their vehicle/guide when they go to pick you up for the tour.
08:00 - 08:30
Pick up from your hotel or hostel
08:30 - 12:00
Start the tour and visit Maras and Moray
13:00 - 14:30
Back to San Francisco Square
- Professional Guides (Spanish or English).
- Tourist transport with a professional driver.
- Entrance Tickets:
Moray : 70 soles (or 130 soles if you are also doing the City Tour or Sacred Valley Tour)
Salineras : 10 soles
- Any other service otherwise not mentioned, such as tips.
- A small backpack
- Extra money for tickets
- A copy of the passport or if possible the original
Cancellation or changes to this tour:
CHANGES: Any changes to the tour date needs to be done before 4:00 pm (Lima time) 2 days before the tour begins
NO SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel 2 days prior to the tour before 4:00 pm (Lima time) earlier, a 10% administration fee (+ the card fee). After this time, there is a 100% no-show or cancellation fee.
You must email firstname.lastname@example.org (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.
How much is the tourist ticket?
There are 2 types of tourist ticket: General tourist Ticket, which has a cost of 130.00 soles and includes 16 attractions. Among them: attractions of the city tour, sacred valley, maras moray and some museums. Partial tourist Ticket, which has a cost of 70.00 soles and includes only certain attractions depending on the tour that takes place as: City Tour, Sacred Valley and Maras Moray. Salineras Ticket, which has a cost of 10.00 soles, because this is a private attraction.
What happens if the Tourist Bus can not pick us up at the hotel, because the street is very narrow?
In this case you must go to the nearest street with axcess for large buses, which will be informed one day before the tour.
What kind of clothes should I wear?
The type of clothing you should wear, is basically light clothing, which allows you to move comfortably through all the attractions because sometimes you have to climb stairs. It is also recommended to wear warm clothes, because it is cold in the afternoon or it can rain.
What is the best time to take the tour?
Generally any day of the year is incredible, but if you want to avoid a little rain, we recommend the months from April to August.
How can I get from Maras to Ollantaytambo?
You need to inform the guide at the beginning of your tour. You can take a bus ( 10 soles approx) or taxi ( 40 soles approx). Please note that this is under your responsibility.
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