Maras Moray from Ollantaytambo

Incredible and Traditional Tour

Maras Moray from Ollantaytambo

per person

This trip is perfect for those who are returning from the wonderful Citadel of Machu Picchu and want to take time to enjoy and enrich their knowledge, visiting the main sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the surroundings of Cusco.

Places to Visit

Experimental Center of Moray
Maras salt mines

The salt mines are approximately 3000 wells, fed by an underground stream. It is 3380 meters, and to 56.8 km away from Cusco, in the Sacred Valley. According to the legend, the salt is formed from the tears of Ayar Cachi (one of the brothers of Ayar Manco founder of Cusco), who dies in tears because he could not found the Tahuantinsuyo. The sun dries out the salt forming salt mines with pink and lilac tones.

Chinchero viewpoint

Chinchero was the place chosen by the Inca Tupac Inca Yupanqui to establish his residence. He ordered to build beautiful palaces for his personal use and his Panaca. In 1536 in the height of the invasion, Manco Inca began his rebellion burning Chinchero so Spaniards will not renew their provisions and to stop pursuing him in his retreat to unknown regions in the jungle.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Pick up from your hotel / hotel
  • Departure Time
    8:30 AM (flexible schedule)
  • Return Time
    2:30 PM (flexible schedule)
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
  • Included
    Maras Moray from Ollantaytambo
    Personal Guide
    Departure Taxes
1st Activity: Start in Ollantaytambo
A perfect tour either before or after visiting Machu Picchu. First, we pick you up upon your arrival from Machu Picchu or we pick you up from your hotel.
2nd Activity: Maras Town
Then, we visit the secret Inca treasure construction of Ollantaytambo, the unique Inca llacta inhabited in these days. Then we head to Moray terraces. At the Incas time Moray was used as an agricultural center of experimentation.
3rd Activity: Visit to the Salinas de Maras
After, we explore the picturesque colonial village of Maras. There, we visit Mara´s salt mine. Located in the middle of the mountains and exploited only by locals. The salt produced in these mines are exported to different countries in Latin America.
4th Activity: Chincheros
Continuing our journey, we stop in Chinchero. We observe and learn about the ancient textile techniques of the Incas. At the same time, we visit Chinchero viewpoint to have a panoramic view of the Archaeological Park of Chinchero.


Visit Maras Moray from Ollantaytambo

It includes

Pick up from your hotel.


Entrance tickets to places to visit.

Professional bilingual guide.

It does not include

Food and drinks, unless mentioned before.