Salineras de Maras features awe-inspiring vistas with salt pods whose beauty is beyond imagination. For generations Maras has provided the local people with salt and stunning views for all who visit the area.
Maras Moray tour of the Salt mines tops the list of adventures when exploring the Inca Heartland in Peru. Indeed, the mines have several ruins to explore and mountainsides to trek, but the most intriguing scenery, which, can never go unmentioned is the ancient salt pans. Strategically dug along the mountainsides are hundreds of shallow scintillating pods filled with water that bubbles up from a natural salt water spring. The water eventually evaporates leaving behind a pure crystallized salt, a process that the locals have practiced for centuries.
Day Tour to Maras, Moray and Salt Flats from Cusco with Alpaca Expeditions
Explore the legacy of the sacred valley of Inca and Peru’s indigenous culture as you tour to Maras, Moray’s farm, and the “Salineras” from Cusco. Admire the breathtaking patchwork highlands during the scenic drive to Moray. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the expansive natural beauty that provokes a sense of peaceful timelessness.
Maras Moray tour will take you to the precious gem hidden deep within the Urubamba valley and into the Mara salts evaporation ponds. Walk the streets of Maras and experience the warmth and welcoming culture of the locals. Sample some cork drink “Chicha,” and learn more about Inca engineering and farming practices. You will also see the Moray archaeological site, which is a few meters away from the “Salineras” salts mines.
Available Maras Moray Tour
Inca Trail Treks, which includes;
- Classic Inca Trail Trek – 4D/3N Group Service
- Inca Trail Expedition 5D/4N
- Inca Trail with Hotel 2D/1N, and many more
- Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Special Salkantay Trek for 5D/5N and another one to Humantay lake for 4D/3N
- Lares Trek to Machu Picchu
- Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4D/3N
- Humantay Blue Lagoon Hike
- Lares & 2 Day Inca Trail with Hotel – 5D/4N and many more.
Come and experience rare natural beauty and adventure in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. To learn more about our tours, contact us today.