Book your Maras Moray and Salt Mine Private Tour with us, starting from Cusco city with new car and oxygen tank for reasonable price and explore this magic place to Moray Maras & Salt Mine Tour and guided by experienced local tour guide for Maras Moray Chincheros Private Tour and we are recommended by real testimonies on Trip Advisor, so this places are located at 3100 masl( 9,842ft) and made on the slope of the hill and the salt pans is in the form of terraces or platforms, crossed by a stream that nourishes the pools with salt water and the use of the salt of Maras dates from thousands of years and is inherited in each family and managed in a cooperative way.
Description About Tour Moray Maras Salt Mine Cusco
This amazing Private Tour Maras Moray is composed by five thousand pools with 5 square meters each and the water seeps into the pools and evaporates by the action of the intense sun, causing coarse salt crystals to sprout and after 33 days the salt reaches 10 cm. of height and has to be harvested and the view of the set of pools is spectacular. The villagers show visitors their ancestral techniques and allow them to intervene in the collection, as well as in Andean festivals and rituals in this Tour Maras Moray Private tour.
The place is highly recommended for lovers of photography and the area is ideal for trekking and mountain biking and also in this tour we visit the Inca warehouses.
In The Morning: Private Maras Moray Tour
We pick you up at 8: am for Maras Moray Private Tour and ride you through nice landscape and arrive in an hour to the salt mine then arriving first to the viewpoint for enjoying the amazing views then we visit the salty pools and then we go for Moray and see this amazing agricultural terraces, from the Inca time, where the Incas practiced the adaptation of tropical plants and tubers to this area of cold Andes mountains and afterward on the way back to Cusco, we visit Chincheros then we drop you off at Cusco city, at your place by 2:pm
On The Afternoon: Private Maras Moray Tour
We pick you up at 1:pm, in your hotel and then we go by our private car through this stunning places so the tour starts with a visit to the Colonial town of Maras and then we continue to the nearby Inca site of Moray which a magnificent series of terrace circles set into the ground that were once used by the Incas for experimentation crops.
Afterward the final destination are the salt mines which have been in use since Pre-Inca times and the water comes through subterranean stream and then is channeled through pools where it evaporates and leaves behind pure salt crystals with thousands of stark white pools stretching down the valley then offering stunning views then back to Cusco city and we drop you off at your hotel by 6:pm.
Note: We follow, your schedule time for this tour Maras Moray private tour, you just lets us know, when you want to start this tour.
Useful Information About For Tour Moray Maras Salt Mine Cusco
• Daily departures in the morning and on the afternoon or any time you are free for this tour and also our private tours are easily customized based on your interests and schedule
Included For Tour Moray Maras Salt Mine Cusco
- Round-trip transportation (tourist car, new ones)
- English and Spanish-speaking plus paramedic tour guide
- Some medical first aid kit and oxigen tank then Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
No Included For Maras Moray Private Tour
- Entrance fees to all the sites visited
- 10 soles the entrance fees to salt mine Maras
- 70 soles the entrance fees to Moray Inca site
- You buy the tickets, at the first checkpoint
Bring For Tour Moray Maras Salt Mine Cusco
• Tourist ticket, if you do not have it, you can buy it at the first checkpoint
• Some Sun hat
• Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
• Waterproof jacket/rain poncho during the rainy season
• Also some Water
• Camera and films
Shared Group Tour Moray Maras Salt Mine Cusco
- Per person US$30 ( Not included the entrance fees)
Price: Private Service Maras Moray Tours
- $50 per person for 2 people
- $35 per person for 3 people
- $30 per person for 4 people
Note: We do some discount this year 2018 for our customers, just write us please, for some discount and we take care of it all from to door.