Maras - Moray - Salineras - Chinchero Half-day

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  • 12 hr

Maras Moray and Chinchero tour is a fantastic half-day tour to explore and enjoy different landscapes around Cusco as you prepare for the long trip to Machu Picchu. We start visiting the Circular terraces at Moray, visit the picturesque town of Maras, count the thousands of salt pools at salinas, and visit Chinchero for a Textile demonstration and visit the Archeological site. Highlights of Maras Moray and Chinchero Tour * Visit important Inca sites of Chinchero and Moray * Explore the Salineras and see the more than 3,000 salt pools * Learn the techniques on Andean weavers, women descendants of the Incas * Visit the city of the Portraits, Maras, former salt producers

Itinerary Details

Operated by: TreXperience

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Stop At: Moray

Pick up from your hotel at 8:00 am and drive towards Chinchero, very popular for its local market, colonial church, and agricultural terraces. We will spend plenty of time in this place before we start driving along the mountains until Moray, famous because of the circular terraces where the Inca engineers used to adapt the product to different climates. Then Drive towards Maras Village and Salineras (Salt Flats), discover the history, process, and benefits of salt. Then, start the journey back to Cusco arriving around 13:30 pm back to your hotel. CHINCHERO; Located at 45 minutes’ drive from Cusco famous because it’s the local market, colonial church, and the farming terraces. MORAY, Located at 3,500 meters (11,500 ft.) compound by 4 circular terraces each of them has its own irrigation system. SALT MINES. Salineras have more than 3000 thousand pounds where locals harvest salt through the evaporation process.

Duration: 8 hour
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