Tour Half Day Chinchero, Maras and Moray

A good alternative to relax as this tour is half a day, where we will have the opportunity to appreciate and understand the great development in agriculture by the Incas and then be surprised by nature in the wonderful salt mines.

1.- Archaeological Site of Chinchero

This village is famous for its beauty and archaeological site, you will participate in an exhibition of traditional textiles, characteristic distinctive of this town, famous for the high quality of its textiles and ancestral techniques of dyeing, which are transmitted from generation to generation.

2.- Archaeological Site of Moray

Moray it was a center of agricultural Inca research  where was carried out experiments of crops at different heights, the disposal of their terraces produce microclimates having the center of concentric circular platforms higher temperature and reduced gradually to the outside to lower temperatures and it can varied up to 20 different types of micro-climates.

3.- Mines of Maras Salt

We will go to the picturesque town of Maras, located 52 km from Cusco at an altitude of 11089 ft. The importance of the place is given by the salt mines; These salt mines are composed of about 2000 pools approximately from which salt is extracted. The salty water comes underground wich is the main resource for the production and obtaining different varieties of salt.  This salt mines were used from Incas times.

INCLUDES

  • Transport.
  • Tour guide.
  • Entrance tickets.  

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals.

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Passport.
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen.
  • Caps or hats.
  • Light clothes and warm.
  • Snacks.

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