Day Trip to Chinchero, Moray and Maras Salt Mines

Embark on an enriching day of exploration in the Sacred Valley of Cusco. Begin your journey in the captivating district of Chinchero, where you’ll discover the fascinating process of dyeing Alpaca wool. Venture to the intriguing site of Moray, often referred to as the Inca laboratory, witness the ingenuity of the Incas as they cultivated thousands of potato varieties, adapting them to thrive in different environmental conditions.   adding the salt mines of Maras.

General information

Price / 45 USD

You can pay online

Refund policy

24-hour refund policy

Availability

Everyday

Pick up time

7:30 am

Duration

7 hours

Included / excluded

Pickup and drop off

 Comfortable air conditioned vehicle

Alpaca wool class

 English speaking tour guide

Entrance ticket to Maras salt mine

Entrance ticket to Moray (you can use the general tourist ticket which costs 130 soles and includes more than 12 archeological sites)

Food and drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Embark on an exceptional day exploring the captivating sites of Cusco’s sacred valley. Begin your adventure in the Chinchero district, where you’ll delve into the fascinating world of Alpaca wool. Learn about the intricate process of dyeing and transforming it into beautiful clothing. Next, journey to the awe-inspiring Moray, known as the Inca laboratory. Discover its striking inverted cone shape, which served as a platform to acclimatize plants to different altitudes and climates. Marvel at the ingenuity of the Incas as they cultivated countless varieties of potatoes to thrive in diverse environments.

Concluding the tour, visit the mesmerizing salt mines of Maras. Here, you’ll have the chance to purchase the renowned Maras salt and indulge in a tasting experience of the various salt types found in the area. Throughout the tour, your knowledgeable guide will share captivating historical insights and intriguing facts about each location. Ample time will be provided for you to explore, take memorable photographs, and savor the unique atmosphere of each site. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Cusco’s sacred valley and create lasting memories of this extraordinary journey.

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cusco.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes

Passport or ID card

Sunscreen

Important

When booking your tour, the primary payment method available is PayPal. If you do not have a PayPal account, please select “Pay with PayPal,” and then, you will be presented with the option to “Pay with a debit or credit card.”