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From Cusco: Sacred Valley, Pisac, Moray, & Salt Mines Tour149 Reviews
Experience Sacred Valley with visits to Pisac to see the market and ruins; of Moray, Maras salt mines, and Ollantaytambo. After the tour, return to Cusco or stay in Ollantaytambo.
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- Get spectacular views of the Andes at Mirador Taray
- Visit the bustling market at Pisac
- See the Incan ruins at Ollantaytambo
- Learn about salt production at the Maras Salt Mines
DescriptionDuring this Sacred Valley day tour, go to the must-visit sites of Cusco and have a chance to try traditional Incan beer. Get picked up from your hotel in Cusco's city center and head to your first stop, Mirador Taray. Take in the spectacular views of the Andes and the Sacred Valley to prepare for your day of discovery. Continue to the town of Pisac, the site of a popular market. See how locals dye alpaca wool with natural plants of the region. Visit the archaeological site and see its terraces, Incan cemeteries, and royal buildings. Afterward, move on to Moray to learn about the history of the Incas and wonder at their mysterious circular terraces. Head to the nearby village of Maras and learn about its history as a center for salt production at the Maras Salt Mines. Admire the unique quilt work of over 3,000 salt ponds spilling into the Sacred Valley. From here, go to Urubamba and enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. Continue with a drive along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo to visit the ruins. Marvel at the remarkable Incan architecture built during the Incan Empire's heyday. In addition to the ruins, see an amazing rock formation that represents the Incan god of Wiracocha. After your time at the ruins, choose to return to Cusco with your guide or to stay in Ollantaytambo so you can continue your personal travels to Machu Picchu.
IncludesHotel pickup (depending on option selected) Private transportation to the Sacred Valley English and Spanish-speaking guide Buffet Lunch at a local restaurant in Urubamba Drop-off (Ollantaytambo or Cusco city center)
- The tour itinerary is subject to change