- Machu Picchu Tours
- Adventure Tours
- Useful Info
- Offer 2019
Maras, Moray and salt mines are located in Maras, a district of the Urubamba province, It is located towards the west of Qosqo. Over a plain that in prehistoric times was a huge plateau; a great place part of our cusco day tours, to have nature fun and for physical activity lovers. It is one of the best places for biking activities. from this area you’ll be able to see, the great range of mountains of Urubamba including the snow capped mountains of WaqayWillka (“La Veronica”, 5682 m.a.s.l, 18641 ft.) & ” Chicon” (5530 mts, 18143 ft.). The departure is every day, enjoy some other different activities and make from nature a magical experience.
LOCATION: CUSCO, SACRED VALLEY.
AVAILIBILITY: EVERY DAY.
DIFFICULTY: MODERATE TO TECHNICAL
Transfer from hotel at 8:30 am. and Drive to Cruz Pata (45 minutes) where we’ll start the biking route we’ll pass by a local farmlands and small villages where you’ll find local people, after 1 and 1/2 hours riding we’ll arrive in Moray, a unique archaeological site in the region. Consisting in enormous depressions or hollows in the ground surface that Inkas made, used as agriculture experimentation centre, What is surprising is that the difference of average annual temperature between the top and the bottom. After visiting Moray we continue towards (DownHill) the northwest of the village Maras and get the famous “Salt Mines”. The “salt mines” are constituted by about 3000 small pools with an average area of 5 m² (53.8 ft²), constructed in a slope of the “Qaqawiñay” mountain. People fill up or “irrigate” the pools with salty water emanating from a natural spring located on the top of the complex, then we will continue to Urubamba where we take a bus to come back to Cusco (6 or 7 p.m.).
Bus Cusco – Cruz pata.
Mountain Bike and equipment (Heltmet and gloves).
Bus Urubamba – Cusco.
Light shoes or snickers.
Water or sports drinks.
Water proof raincoat for the rainy season.
Short or Long Pants.
Sun Block and hats for the sunny days.
Personal medical kit.
A light backpack.
Complete the booking form or send data of all the travellers as Full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, occupation or a copy of passports (in the case of Peruvians is neccesary a copy of a current ID, the same for those student, a copy of the current ISIC card, this to get the discount); and the information about arrival and departure flights; Our privacy policies are strict, INKA TIME will use this information exclusively to nominate the reservation tickets, we never share this information with third parties.
Choose the best way to pay and make a payment of 50% of the full amount; There are 04 ways to pay, bank transfer, wire money by Western Union, payments via PAYPAL and debit or credit card VISA (this last two options have a 8% fee), any extra commision or fees charged must be assumed by the customer; for those one day or two days trip by train to Machu Picchu deposite must be US$ 200.00 per person; when you send your information you have to specify the payment method then we'll send you our data, the balance should be paid in our office in Cusco at most a day before your tour, this can be by cash or by credit or debit card (if you choose this second option to payment, you must to recharge + 8% of the total amount to pay).
Upon receipt of all passenger(S) data, we will send you a confirmation of your tour booked with a reservation code and payment plus details of your tour (this will be sent in the next 12 hours considering our business hours GMT - 5), and once we received the payment we will send you a VOUCHER OF RESERVATION, at this moment your reservation will be guaranteed in a 100% .