Tour Maras Moray Salt: On this tour you will visit the other part of the sacred valley where appreciate the largest Inca laboratory Moray, in addition to observe glaciers, mountains, rivers, lagoons and some towns that are along this tour being part of the daily life of the inhabitants of the Sacred Valley and the salt mines of maras enter appreciate a mountain of salt wives to this day they are very useful for the people of this area and the region of Cusco. Arrival and visit to the following locations: Located in the province of Urubamba to 3300 m from there you can appreciate the Cordillera Vilcanota and the snowy peaks: “The chikon” (5530 m), “Putukisi” “Veronica” (5682 m).
Today this picturesque village stores attractive pre-Hispanic, colonial and republican period, emphasizing in the town colonial streets and doorways with coats of nobles and chiefs of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
1. Maras TOURS:
Located in the province of Urubamba a3300 m from there you can appreciate the Cordillera Vilcanota and the snowy peaks: “The chikon” (5530 m), “Putukisi” “Veronica” (5682 m). Today this picturesque village stores attractive pre-Hispanic, colonial and republican period, emphasizing in the town colonial streets and doorways with coats of nobles and chiefs of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
2. TOURS MORAY:
It lies about 7 km southwest of Maras and 53 km from Cusco altitude 3,385 m 2. MORAY:.; It is a unique archaeological group in its sort in the region. It is gigantic natural holes that were used by the Incas who built farming terraces with their irrigation canals, is therefore a prototype greenhouse, the largest hole has depth of 150 meters and average of platform height is 1.80 meters. between each.
The structures found here are Incas, is also estimated that fund is on a natural rock formation that facilitates internal leakage to earth, so no floods occur in the rainy season. What is striking is the difference in average temperature between the top and bottom, it’s a difference that comes to have hasta15 ° C. Here it is where amazing progress was made in agriculture.
3. SALINERAS TOURS: or “SALT MINES”
They indicate that the mountain has inside mines salt, saltwater manante emanating from that mountain, serves during the dry season to fill the wells in a “watering” every 3 days with salt water for a month, for which gradually solidified, subsequently the process is for the consumption of the region.
After our visit we return to Cusco, also you have the option of staying overnight in the Sacred Valley of the Incas – Ollantaytambo.
Tour length Moray SALINERAS:
It lasts approximately 4:00 tour.
Pick up from hotel at 9:00 am
Tour ended at 2:30 p.m.
Tour Schedule Moray SALINERAS:
Be amazed when you get to this fantastic Inca Moray laboratory called here the Incas acclimated plants that were not from the area, it was found for example residues of coca and coca in the Andes not crese Cusco. this will spend instead maso least about 25 minutes and then go to the town of Maras, where no income are not charged, in this place the drought will give you a brief history of this beautiful town, and then continue to Maras. Where you have to make a payment of 9 soles for income because this place is not included in the tourist ticket, the salt or grounds of salt were and are very important, the Incas used salt to dehydrate the meat and thus avoid it rots. Maras are the last place on our tour, to go back to the city of Cusco and leave in the Plaza de San Francisco.
It INCLUDED IN THE TOUR Moray SALINERAS:
Pick up from hotel.
Professional guide for maras moray, salineras
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR Moray SALINERAS:
Admission to the salt
S / 25.00