OVERVIEW: On this tour, you will go to the Sacred Valley of Peru, located between Cusco and Machu Picchu. Known for its lush landscape, picturesque towns, and Incan fortresses, you will discover the enigmatic and incredible archeological site of Moray. Here the Incans developed different crops using the different altitudes of a perfected terrace system. Additionally, the complex of Salineras is visited, where a salt-water spring gushes forth from the mountains and tumbles down into individual Incan-made evaporation chambers, which the local people still use today.
This guided, half-day tour consists of an intimate experience through the sophisticated and astonishing constructions of the Inca’s Maras Moray and Salineras.
ITINERARY: Tour Starts 8:30 a.m.
- Tour departs from Plaza San Francisco, Cusco.
After a 50- minute bus ride, we will arrive to our first destination, Moray. Here we will have a guided hour- long tour, exploring the spherical, enigmatic Incan ruins of Moray. Afterwards, we will leave for Salineras.
At about 11:00 a.m., we will arrive to Salineras, the Salt mines outside the city of Maras. Here we will have a guided tour of the incredible Incan salt evaporation chambers and creations that the people of Maras still use today.
arrive back to Cusco.