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Sacred Valley: Chinchero, Moray and Salineras Guided Tour

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The Maras Moray Salineras Tour begins in the town of Maras, also known as the town of the portals.

Highlights

  • Appreciate the salt mines of Maras and the Moray agricultural laboratory
  • Find more than 3500 salt ponds
  • Visit chinchero birthplace of the rainbow

Description

The tour begins with the pick up from the hotel and then a 1 hour and 20 minute tour to our first place of visit, during the journey we will appreciate snow-capped mountains, lagoons, corn and potato fields. The first place is Moray (agricultural laboratory) where we can appreciate Andean terraces in a circular shape and that are carved in the depths of the earth, in the shape of a bowl, they were used to adapt products to different climates. After the visit to Moray we will go to “Salineras” or “salt de Maras”, this town was formerly known as a salt producing center and it is believed that it dates back to pre-Inca times. We can find more than 3,500 salt ponds strategically carved on the side of the mountain and filled by water channels. On the way back to the city of Cusco we will pass through a picturesque town 'Chinchero' birthplace of the rainbow, this town is characterized by the fact that the Andean textile technique is still preserved. Approximate arrival time 2:00 p.m.

Includes

Pick up from the Hotel in Cusco Round trip transportation Bilingual guide

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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