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Maras Moray Tour Half Day – Cusco, Peru

Discover Maras Moray's Inca genius on a day trip from Cusco with Magical Travel Agency. Marvel at Moray's ancient agricultural terraces and Maras' still-used salt mines.

EXPERIENCE

Embark on the Maras Moray Expedition, departing at 8:00 am with a convenient pickup from your Cusco hotel. Traverse the breathtaking vistas of the Sacred Valley, pausing for photo opportunities to capture the Andean highlands’ spirit.

By 9:00 am, we’ll arrive in Maras, a town framed by colonial doorways, echoing the area’s rich history. Spend an hour here, soaking up the atmosphere and exploring its heritage.

The journey continues at 10:15 am to the archaeological wonder of Moray, where its striking circular terraces, some reaching depths of up to 1500 feet, await your discovery. Dedicate an hour to meander through these testaments to Inca agricultural ingenuity.

At 11:30 am, the Salineras calls—a network of ancient salt mines stretching across 3 square miles that have been in use since Inca civilization. Take an hour to wander the salt pans and learn about traditional salt harvesting methods, with perfect opportunities for photos.

Our return to Cusco begins at 12:30 pm, offering a moment of reflection on the enriching experiences of the day. We aim to deliver you back to your hotel by 2:30 pm, marking the end of an enlightening half-day Maras Moray expedition in Peru.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Distance Covered: Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) round trip from Cusco.
Highest Altitude: Moray’s terraces stand at about 11,500 feet (3,500 meters)
Lowest Altitude: Maras town nestles at roughly 11,090 feet (3,380 meters)
Level of Difficulty: Moderate, considering short hikes and high-altitude

 

 

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