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Maras Moray – Cusco, Peru

The Maras and Moray tour is a half-day excursion, a visit is made to the town of Chinchero, this place is characterized by its artisanal textiles, also the terraces of Moray and Salineras de Maras.


In the morning at 08:30 hrs. approx. You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation to begin the tour of Maras Moray, then you will go by bus to the archaeological attraction of Moray.
On the way they will make a stop in the town of Chinchero, since it is characterized by its artisanal textile production with techniques acquired from generation to generation since the Inca era. You can visit a textile center to appreciate these processes of obtaining colors based on of natural materials. Products for dyeing different wools, whether llama or alpaca.
After Chinchero they will go by transport to visit the archaeological park of Moray, agricultural terraces of circular type or shape, the only ones in circular shape of all the Inca constructions referring to platforms, the function it fulfilled was that of an experimental type site for the obtaining and domestication of products and varieties of corn, potatoes, olluco, among others. In addition, you will be able to appreciate the scenic beauty of mountains, snow-capped mountains considered apus or deities in Inca times.
Finally, they will go to the salt mines of Maras, characterized mainly by the existence of water sources with sodium chloride that come from the mountains which enable the existence of salt at more than 3000 meters above sea level. Salt production lands in an approximate amount of 3,800 that make this attraction have exceptional scenic beauty.
Once the tour is over, they return to the city of Cusco.



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It will be an enriching experience on your visit to Cusco.



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