From Cusco: Moray, Maras Salt Mines & Chinchero Weavers Tour

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Experience the Sacred Valley's hidden gems on this half-day trip to Moray and Minas de Sal from Cusco. Admire idyllic farmland and visit the charming Andean town of Chinchero and its workshop.

Highlights

  • Gaze across a network of 3,000 salt pools at the remarkable Salt Mines
  • Explore the ancient Inca agricultural terraces in Moray, situated at 11,318 feet
  • Marvel at the breathtaking views of the mountains and the Sacred Valley
  • Learn more about Inca history and culture and visit a weaving workshop
  • Enjoy the comfort and convenience of a departure pickup from your hotel

Description

Get picked up from your hotel in Cusco and set off for Chinchero, situated at an elevation of 3,762 meters. Take a tour of a weaving workshop, where local artisans continue the Quechua tradition. See how they use natural plants to extract colors for their Andean art. Continue to Moray, situated at an elevation of 3,450 meters (11,318 feet). Marvel at the mesmerizing terraced landscape and irrigation system. Next, visit Maras Village and see the preserved colonial architecture and thin-stoned buildings. Proceed to the remarkable Salineras salt mines, comprising 3,000 small pools. Explore this historic site that dates back to pre-Inca times and continues to produce salt that is processed and distributed in the region. Finally, return to the city in time to enjoy lunch on your own.

Includes

Pickup from your hotel Bilingual tour guide Transportation Private tour (if option selected)

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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