person working on the salt mine
archeological park maras y moray
bus on the road trip to maras y moray
girls on the salt mines
guide explaining to the people in the maras y moray tour
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Maras y Moray Tour

Enjoy a morning in the archaeological site of Maras and Moray

(7 reviews)

Online bookings available up to 48 hours before the tour starts

Cusco
1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: From your accommodation in Cuzco at 8:30 a.m.
Ends: To the center of Cuzco at 3:00 p.m.
Free cancellation!

Briefing

In the half-day Maras y Moray Tour, you will have the opportunity to explore with your guide the spectacular scenery of the archaeological site of Moray. In addition, you can also visit the salt mines and learn about the salt extraction process. We will also visit the village of Chinchero and its artisan market with handmade products. 

Are you going to miss it? Here we tell you all the details:

Tour details

Included

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Professional guide

Not included

  • Entrance to the salt mines (10 soles)
  • Tourist ticket (70 soles)
  • Food

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Maras y Moray Tour

Duration: 6 hours
Group size: maximum 15 people
Altitude: 3,500 meters

08:30 A.M.

Pick-up at your accommodation

At 8:30 in the morning we will be picked up at our lodging. Once we are all together, we will head to the first stop of the Maras and Moray Tour: Chinchero. 

Chinchero

We will arrive in Chinchero, where we will explore the ruins of the Royal Hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui and the colonial-era temple. The town of Chinchero is declared a Peruvian Historical Heritage Site and is home to an artisan market where we can see how llama wool is processed. 

chinchero and its royal hacienda
11:30 A.M.

Salt mines

Our next stop will be the salt mines, located 52 km from the city of Cuzco. The entrance fee is not included in the price, but we can buy it for 10 soles. The guide will explain the whole process of salt extraction and we will have time to take pictures of this marvelous place.

salt mines
01:00 P.M.

Maras and Moray

Finally, we will arrive at the archaeological site of Maras and Moray. This place was used by the Quechuas as a laboratory to explore the agricultural crops of the different regions. Here we will have time to walk along the trails and feel the variation of climate depending on the depth of the terraces.

Then we will take the bus to return to the center of Cuzco at 03:00 P.M. and finish this incredible morning in the Maras y Moray Tour.

guide giving an explanation of the maras y moray tour

What to bring to Maras y Moray Tour

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Waterproof jacket o rain poncho
  • Water and snacks

Where does the tour Maras y Moray Tour start

  • From Lima: bus (24 hour trip) or take a flight (1 hour).
  • From Arequipa: bus (10 hour trip) or take a flight.
  • From Puno: the best option is by bus (6 hour trip).

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