- Machu Picchu Tours
- Adventure Tours
- Useful Info
- Contact us
This beautiful adventure is experienced at only an hour and a half from Cusco city. we’ll take you bus to Maras a distric of Urubamba on a great plateau on an high place of Cusco, where this tour commence. You do not need any horse-riding experience to be able to participate in this magnificent activity, where you’ll be able to appreciate and being in touch of nature and local people, farm lands, high mountains, snow peaks, and great views, you’ll visit some archaeological site as Moray that in Inca’s time was a giant agricultural experimentation center, then the salt mines and you’ll pass by Maras a small Village that long time ago was a very important town between Cusco – Ollantaytambo.
Destination: Moray, Maras, Salineras.
Lenght: Full Day (From 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Day 1: Cusco – Maras – Moray – Salineras (salt Mines) – Cusco.
This tour takes the whole day, where 5 hours will be spent on the horseback. After a short explanation on how to get to know your “Peruano de paso” and a demonstration on how to ride this noble and graceful horse, our trip will commence. We will depart from the Maras village, where you will get a picture of the everyday life of the people who live there and where you can admire the typical facades of the Columbian houses. We will ride through spectacular places where few people come through and where nature puts on its best to impress you. Thanks to the horses, you will be able to closely observe the local farming and fishing activities; no other way of transport would allow you to do this. We will visit the archeological site Moray, known as the “Inca center of agricultural experiments” and the Salinas de Maras with its astonishing salt wells that will reveal ancient secrets to us. We will also admire indescribable landscapes of raising sacred mountains. Among the peaks, you will be able to distinguish the 5,682 meters high “WaqaqWillka” (“Crying sacred mountain”), known as La Verónica , as well as the guardian of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, “El Chicón”, 5,530 meters above ground. You will also have a panoramic sight of the “Vilcanota” mountain chain, after we’ll be back to Maras and we’ll bring you back by bus to Cusco
-Breafing at your Hotel.
-Pick up from you hotel and drop you off at your hotel
-Professional tour guide (english – español)
-Picnic Lunch Almuerzo.
-Chalán (Horse Man)
-First aid kid.
-Entrance fees to Moray and Salineras (80 Soles or US$ 26)
-Special discounts for groups.
-Departure every day.
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% .