Chinchero Maras Moray
Chinchero Maras Moray tour takes visitors to one of the most interesting and unusual archaeological sites in Peru. The agricultural terraces of Moray and the fascinating pre-Inca salt pans of Maras. Moray is a very atmospheric place. Many people claim that it has mystical powers.
This is an excellent place for acclimatization. It offers stunning views of the Sacred Valley and the snowcapped peaks of the Urubamba range. We will also be visiting Maras and its photogenic salt pans.
DeparturePick up from your Hotel
Departure Time8:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 4:00 PM.
Dress CodeWarm clothes, including jacket, fleeces, gloves, scarf and beanie/touk
IncludedAccommodationFirst aid kit and emergency oxigenPick up from your HotelProfessional GuideTransportation
Not IncludedEntrancesMealsWalking Stick
Day 1: Cusco – Chinchero - Maras - Moray
We will travel in our private minivan from Cusco. It would take 45 minutes to reach Chinchero (3762 meters or 12,340 feet). In Chinchero, we will be visiting the historic center and colonial church. The church here was built over the foundations of what was once the Royal Palace of Tupac Inca Yupanqui. We will also be visiting the Inca ruins on the outskirts of the village. Then we will be visiting the local Awana Wasi (Weaving House). Here the weavers of Chincheros will demonstrate their ancient weaving techniques.
Chinchero Maras Moray
We will then visit Moray. Archaeological site in Moray is composed of a series of concentric agricultural terraces. Experts believe were used by Incas as an experimental agricultural station for the development of new crops. Here we will be giving you a guided tour for an hour. We will then travel back to Maras. Finally, we will visit the Maras salt pans. Locals here have been extracting salts since Pre-Incan times. From here, we will return to Cusco.
- English speaking guide.
- Hotel transfer.
- Private Transport
- Snacks and Water.
- Entry fees.
- Things to carry:
- Water bottle.
- Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
- A light day pack to carry your things.
- Waterproof jacket.
- Warm jacket.
- Camera and film.
- Some money.
PRICE $USD PER PERSONPrivate Group
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