Moray & Maras Salt Mines Tour From Ollantaytambo
Moray & Maras Salt Flats From Ollantaytambo
Are you in Ollantaytambo or Urubamba and you want to explore the Sacred Valley? we can help you, we will send you a private car and one of our best local guides who will take you on a private tour through the Sacred Valley and will show you these wonderful places.
Discover one of the most stunning Inca heritage sites in the Sacred Valley of Perú with local experts.
If you are a traveler looking for real insight on what was going on far before the Incas then Ollantaytambo site is your place, there is so much history and interesting facts about Ollantaytambo that you should know from our local guides.
The Salt Mines of Maras and Moray Inca ruins are one of the best attractions not to be missed while in the Sacred Valley, learn about these salt mines and the complex system of channels that feed the ancient terraced ponds. The salt pans are harvested by numerous local families and sold on the site.
After visiting the Salt flats of Maras explore the Inca site of Moray, you can go all the way down to the bottom and take the most beautiful photos, these ruins are unique circular pattern that sinks into the earth. Local people think the original purpose of Moray was an agricultural lab to test different species of crops at different elevations.
The tour ends in Cusco but if you are staying in the Sacred Valley we can drop you off at your hotel at the end of the tour. On the way back to Cusco we will visit a local family in Chinchero that will give us a demonstration of the textile process.
- Tour Type: Cultural & History
- Schedules: We pick you up at 9:00 am / Drop off in Cusco Or in the Sacred Valley
- Meeting Place: From your hotel in Ollantaytambo Or Urubamba
- End of the Tour: based on your preference Cusco or Ollantaytambo
- Group Size: Minimum 02 people to confirm departure
- Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Embark with us on this 1 day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to visit:
- Salt Mines of Maras
- Moray Inca site
- The fortress of Ollantaytambo
- Private Tour
- Ticket to Salt Mines included
DETAILED ITINERARY OF MORAY RUINS & MARAS SALT POOLS FROM OLLANTAYTAMBO
This is a wonderful half-day tour to explore part of the Sacred Valley. You will see incredible views of the Urubamba Mountains, and the Andes mountain range. On this half-day trip, you will be taught about agriculture, textiles, and the history of the Incas.
We will pick you up from your hotel or Ollantaytambo train station and head to the Ollantaytambo ruins, our guide will explain you about the historical background of this place.
After our visit we will continue our journey in our private transport to Maras Salt Mines, the town of Maras is known as an ancient salt production center and is believed to date back to pre-Inca times.
(according to the regulations of the ministry of culture, it will no longer be possible to walk in the salt ponds due to contamination It will only be observed through a lookout poitn).
After this we will head to the farming laboratory in Moray, a great series of circles of terraces in the ground that were once used by the Incas for crop experimentation.
We will return to the village of Maras where we will have lunch (not included).
At the end of the tour if you wish to return to your hotel in Ollantaytambo we will drop you off there but if you wish to be dropped off in Cusco then we will visit a local family on our way to Cusco, there, you will see a demonstration of how to make beautiful natural alpaca wool sweaters. (Optional).
Finally the tour ends at your hotel in Cusco at approximately 3pm.
- Private transportation.
- Ticket for the Salt mines
- Professional Guide.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Entrance tickets to the Archaeological Sites.
Advantages of booking with us.- This private tour to MORAY & MARAS SALT MINES FROM OLLANTAYTAMBO TOUR offers a safe and well-organized experience, transfer during the entire tour is in sprinter. The service also includes the tour guide service in English or Spanish.
EXCLUSIVE SERVICE COSTS: We operate this tour without joining other tourists from other agencies. We only serve our tourists. We know that traveling to the Sacred Valley demands time and money and that is why we want your experience of visiting MORAY INCA SITE & SALT FLATS OF MARAS TOUR to exceed your expectations.
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE
- Hat for the sun.
- Sunscreen (minimum factor 35).
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.
- Camera and film camera.
You will explore part of the Sacred Valley from Ollnatyatmbo with the most beautiful sites such as Ollantaytambo, Maras Moray, the Salt mines and a Local family in Chinchero.
1) When is the best time to visit the Sacred Valley?
The dry season (April to October) is the best time to do the Sacred Valley tour. The days are sunnier and there is less chance of rain during those months.
2) How to book the tour to the Extended Sacred Valley tour?
You can pay with PayPal
Make the payment (at least 40% of the value of the tour).
Once in Cusco (at least 1 day before), complete the entire price of the tour.
3) Can I suffer from altitude sickness on this Sacred Valley tour?
Our Sacred Valley tours in Cusco are the best option to acclimate to the altitude
4) Are the schedules flexible?
Yes, we believe every traveller is different so make your trip your own “WE LIKE YOUR TRAVEL STYLE”
Moray & Maras Salt Flat Tour is only run by Come See Perú Tours
Cost of the tour $85.00 dollars per person for a group of 2 people “No Paypal fees with Come See Perú Tours”
To secure a booking with Come See Perú Tours, the Client must deposit 30% of the entire price of the tour. You will receive a confirmation email for the tour that you made a deposit. The total balance must be paid in cash at your hotel before the start of your trip. ( If you are in Ollantaytambo you do not need to make the deposit just send us a confirmation email and pay the full price (in cash) on the day of the tour).