Salt Mines & Moray Biking Tour – Full Day

Highlights

Maras Salt Mines & Moray Biking Tour

Salt Mines & Moray Biking Tour is a tour for all people who like cross-country cycling, being a sport which requires effort and physical resistance. You can enjoy the view of the beautiful Andean landscapes along the bicycle route, such as snow-capped mountains, lagoons such as the Huaypo lagoon and observe the local inhabitants working their lands. You will learn and know the culture of the people of the Sacred Valley and nearby towns.

In this wonderful journey, we will visit the archaeological site of Moray, which is a kind of amphitheater, made up of several circular platforms. Then, we will arrive to Maras and visit “las Salineras” which has 3,000 pools of salt which were important in the pre-Inca, Inca and colonial times, and it is still used until now.

  • Duration:  6 hours

Itinerary

To begin, we will start by picking you up from your hotel at 08:00 a.m. Departing from Cusco to Cruzpata, the trip will last 50 minutes to the Sacred Valley passing through Chinchero. Once we arrive to Cruzpata, we will leave with the bicycles through the different Andean landscapes, descending through crops of potato, quinoa, olluco, wheat, etc. We will cross the Huaypo lagoon and then arrive at the archaeological center of Moray, take a break and enjoy our lunchbox.

After this, we will go to the village of Maras and descend to the salt mines where we will see how the salt is extracted from a traditional way since ancient times. Finally, we will arrive at the Pichingoto Bridge in the Sacred Valley, our car will be waiting to take us to Urubamba where we will have lunch and conclude with the return to Cusco.

What's Included

INCLUDED:

  • Professional Guides (Spanish and English).
  • Tourist Transport and Professional Driver.
  • Scott and Mosso bikes with front suspension.
  • Safety helmet and gloves.
  • Box Lunch.
  • First Aid Kit and Toolbox for safety.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Tourist Ticket for archeological sites. US$25.00 / 80 PEM (Peruviam money)
  • Meals

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Toilet
  • Snack
  • Camera
  • Light jacket
  • Comfortable clothes for ziplining
  • Shoes other than sandals (sandals are not permitted!)

Prices

THIS TOUR RUNS ONLY AS A PRIVATE SERVICE.

**** Daily Departure with at least 2 people ****

NUMBER OF PAXPRICE PER PERSONACTION
02 people$ 115.00
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03 people$ 99.00
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04 people$ 89.00
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05 people$ 79.00
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06 people$ 69.00
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07+ people$ 69.00
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Departure Dates

  • Daily departures: 

Timetable

  • In the morning 08:00









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