Tour Maras And Moray Half Day

Trip Overview

Tour Maras And Moray Half Day, They are the two most impressive centers to visit in the sacred valley, Maras and Moray. In these places, you can appreciate part of our ancient culture in its different stages such as pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and republican. In addition, by presenting different characteristics.

The Tour of Maras and Moray is one of the best tourist destinations in Cusco, if you want to learn more about the Inca Empire during your trip in our wonderful country this 2021, there are two unmissable places that you must visit on your trip to Cusco; that can not miss in your itinerary: the salt mines of Maras and the Andenerías of Moray, maras moray.

Meet the salt mines of Maras, where you can take amazing pictures of the landscape and buy the best souvenirs, and then visit the circular terraces of Moray, which is considered one of the Inca agricultural experimentation centers.


This itinerary has been updated in accordance with the Covid-19 biosafety protocols required by the Peruvian government for 2022:

Breakfast at the hotel. Our tour begins with the transfer at the Hotel from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to start our visits.


Located in the western region of Cusco at 3300 m.a.s.l. From this point it is possible to appreciate the Urubamba Mountain Range and the snow-capped peaks of “La Verónica” (5682 m.a.s.l.) and “Chikón” (5530 m.s.n.m.). Its important occupation began when the Nobles Cusquenhos del Inkario were stripped of their palaces in Qosqo and were forced to leave and settle in other small towns such as the maras. It has a church made of bricks, typical of the interior religious architecture, within the scarves are preserved from the Cusquenha School.

During the visit we you will make an important stop at the Salineras de Maras that is made up of more than 3000 salt pools dug into the mountain that are fed by a hypersaline spring that originated 110 million years ago during the formation of the mountains of the Cordillera of the Andes. Currently these pools are worked by the same residents of the community. This impressive place is the attraction of thousands of tourists for the wonderful views they get from this beautiful landscape. moray cusco


It is located about 7 km southwest of Maras; it is the only archaeological group of its kind in the region. It is about depressions or gigantic natural holes in the surface of the land that were used to build terraces or agricultural terraces with their respective irrigation channels in their contours, it is therefore a prototype of a greenhouse or biological experimental station quite advanced for its time that helped the American man of antiquity to inherit to humanity 60% of the vegetable products consumed, that the Andean man consumes a thousand and a half varieties of potatoes, a hundred and a half of corn, and many other products. maras and moray

This place is known today as the great Inca laboratories. We will be able to walk along the trails to take pictures and feel the variation of climate according to the depth of the terraces, which have a difference of 150 m between the lowest and the highest point. moray inca

Return to Cusco to visit the colonial temple of Chinchero and its famous handicraft market. Here tourists can also be part of the wonderful demonstration of the natural dyeing of wool, which are dyed naturally with plants, seeds and minerals. cusco salt mines

In the afternoon return to Cusco. Free afternoon.

Important: The schedules of the excursions will be back to confidence in the destination.

Prices of Tourist Tickets.

  • Price Foreign Adult: s/. 130.00
  • Adult National Price: s/. 70.00

With the general tourist ticket you can visit the tourist sites such as; Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, Tipon, Pikillaqta.

In addition to this you can also visit the site museum of Qoricancha, the museum of contemporary art, the regional historical museum and the monument to the Inca Pachacutec, located around our city of Cusco.

To make the Maras, Moray and Salineras Tour, you will only need the Partial Tourist Ticket “in which is included the income to Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Moray:

  • Adult Foreigner Price: s/. 70.00
  • Adult National Price: s/. 40.00

Tourist Ticket for the salt mines.
Additionally you will need the entrance tickets to Salineras:

Salineras S/. 10 soles foreign and Peruvian tourists.
Note: For those who want to make the most of their time and visit the entire Sacred Valley of the Incas in one day we suggest you take the Sacred Valley VIP tour – Sacred Valley of the Incas connected with the salt mines of Maras and the Inca agricultural terraces of Moray, you will appreciate the beautiful Valley of the Incas and snow-capped mountains, cultivated fields and villages full of color and tradition. maras salt flats

It is an unmissable tour for people who have little time in the city of Cusco.




  • Transfer from the hotel to the tourist place.
  • Maras and Moray Tour.
  • Services with Professional Bilingual Guide (Spanish or English).


  • Lunches
  • Tickets.
  • Services not detailed in the program.




  • All rates for our Peru Packages are expressed in US dollars (optional for currency exchange) and are programmed per person.
  • The rates valid for Peruvians only include VAT.
  • All our rates are subject to availability and changes.
  • Children under 02 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies), do not pay any service and do not have the right to food, bed or seat on the tours.
  • DCC (child) is considered a child from 03 to 10 years and 11 months, has a special rate and shares a room with parents.
  • Children over 11 years old considered adults.
  • Minors must travel with an identity document.
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas or New Years.

Information Aditional

Did you know that with the Maras Moray and Salineras Tour, you can visit the Sacred Valley by an alternate route that will take you to the town of Chinchero, Maras, Moray and Salineras?

The traditional village of Maras Where is it located?

It is located 74 km from the city of Cusco. It is an old colonial town that stands out for its noble coats of arms, of noble Indians of the colony, which still look on the lintels of some doors. During the colony, being very close to the Salineras Salt Mines, it was an important political and administrative enclave.

Did you know that the Inca agricultural experimental center of Moray is?

Located 7 km west of the town of Maras and at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level. This archaeological zone of Maras Moray, stands out for its system of circular terraces that, in Inca times, served as an agricultural research center for the adaptation of plants to the different ecological levels.

The salt mines of Salineras or also known as Salinera de Maras.

It is made up of more than 3,000 small wells that are excavated in the steep slope of a ravine. In these wells, following ancestral methods, salt water from the Qaqawiñay mountain spring is stored and crystallized. Once the water has evaporated, the salt is ready for sale.

The Artisan Market of Chincheros Where is it located?

This town is located 28 Km. from Cusco on the paved road to Urubamba. Where are the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui”, is like a beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, its main attraction is its craft market, originally dedicated to the barter of agricultural products between the villagers of the valley and those of the highlands that currently practice.

The market is a true spectacle of color and movement that causes the fascination of the tourist with its offer of handicrafts and textiles made in the purest pre-Columbian style.

When is the best time to visit Maras and Moray?

The best time to visit Maras and Moray is from April to October (dry season). Since these days are sunnier and there is less chance of rain during those months. moray ruins

Does the tour comply with the rules and Biosafety Protocols – Covid 19?

Yes, the tour and our entire itinerary complies with biosafety rules and protocols which can be reviewed in our manual.

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