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From Cusco: Salt mines of Maras and Moray half day

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Live an unforgettable experience visiting the Sacred Valley. We will be visiting the salt mines of Maras and the agricultural terraces of Moray.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the green landscapes of the Sacred Valley.
  • Learn the whole process of elaboration of the salt of Maras.
  • Learn about the management and agricultural techniques during the Inca period.
  • Take pictures of the agricultural terraces of Moray and Salineras de Maras.

Description

The tour starts with the pick up from the hotel at 8:00 a.m., located within the historic center of Cusco. We will travel to Chinchero where we will visit the textile interpretation center. Continuing with the tour we will visit the agricultural laboratory of 'Moray' where we will find agricultural terraces for experimental purposes. Our next destination to stop will be the salt mines 'Salineras de Maras' that have been exploited since the Inca period. Located on the hillside this fascinating place where the Incas took advantage of a salt water spring and turned the mountainside into evaporation chambers. Return to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Includes

Pick up from your hotel (historical center of Cusco) Tourist transport Bilingual tour guide (English/Spanish)

Important Information

  • - The entrance fee to Maras and Moray can be purchased on site. - Wear appropriate clothing for the activity. - Necessary to wear a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses. - This tour does not involve much walking.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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