Tour “Cruzpata – Moray – Maras – Salt Mines”
Tour Time: Approximately 08 hours from the meeting at the Hotel or Travel Agency.
Places to Visit: Cruzpata Rural Community, Archaeological Center of Moray, The Village of Maras and finally the salt mines.
Departure times: 8:30 a.m. every day.
Brief Description: Everything begins with the meeting between our guide and the customers in the travel agency or Hotel, the tour guide will make the briefing and then take the private transportation to the rural community of Cruzpata , here we will contact our muleteers and horses, then we will go to the archaeological site of Moray, on the way we will pass through stunning scenery, surrounded by snowy mountains and farmland with crops growing. Arriving in Moray our guide will explain the importance of this archaeological site where the Incas worked with plants and foods to adapt the plants to different altitude levels, according to scientific research it is known that in the agricultural terraces can be found up to 15 degrees difference in temperature. After visiting the archaeological site of Moray, we take our horses and headed to the town of Maras , we do a small tour in this picturesque village where we will see a church that has over 400 years old, here in Maras we leave our horses, because we will take our private transportation towards the famous “salt mines”, this place is exploited by the locals even from pre-Inca times, involves making small wells to hold water, this water contains salt particles that settle at the base to be extracted. After we will return to Cusco on our private transportation. That is how ends our day out at about 16:30 pm in the city of Cusco.
The service includes:
- Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
- Professional tour guide.
- Safety Helmets
- Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
- Snacks for the ride
- Mineral water or natural water
- 01 Sublime chocolate bar
- 01 fruit
- Tourist Ticket.