Another great adventure tour in Cusco region, with lot of fun and sport to do an hour away from Cusco. Great scenery of the Andes, beautiful snowcapped mountains, some lakes, and the most important, to visit two sites: Moray Inca circular terraces that were laboratory for the adaptations and improvement of different food up in the Andes, and later to visit the impressive large Salt mines.
Fun, sport and cultural tour!
Atvs Tour Maras, Moray & Salt Mines Half Day, Pick up time 8am you’re your hotels in Cusco, then 45 minutes’ drive to Maras village of Maras community where our staff of awaits with the ATV full equipment such as gloves, helmets, etc. Here our specialized Tour Guide will provide you all the necessary instructions and information on the proper use of ATV, also we will describe the route to cross, culminating this brief orientation we will begin our journey in the direction to Moray.
You will be escorted by an experienced instructor through winding trails, climbing hills and find themselves sections of the area, in Moray we will have enough time to visit the circular terraces (like big amphitheaters) that were built to be laboratories for the adaptation of different foods from low elevations.
After we will drive to the Salt Mines, better known as Salineras which are constituted by about 1,000 small pools on the mountainside, where people fill the pools with salt water that flows from one specific spring with salted and warm water, it was used thousands of years ago by pre-Inca people for the Jerky or Charki meat (Salted dried Llama meat) and also widely used for the mummification process. Then we take again the ATVs and we return to the starting point, here our transportation will be waiting to back to Cusco. Pick up time in Cusco 8 am, back in Cusco by 1.30pm.
Included / Not included
- Specialist Official Tour Guide
- Pre-departure briefing
- One ATV per passenger
- All the equipment
- Private transportation from Cusco to Maras.
- All the transfers
- The entrance fees to the archaeological sites.
- In the shared service our Company ask for your passports.
Price $50 per person.
We recommend to bring:
- Backpack with personal items
- Rain jacket or poncho (December to April)
- Trekking shoes
- Hat or cap for sun protection
- Sunscreen (sunscreen)
- Camera and spare batteries
- Extra money (soles) for tips or to buy some souvenirs