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Maras and Moray – Half-Day Tour

The Maras and Moray Tour combines an informational learning experience about the Andean culture and the Incas, with astonishingly beautiful landscape views and mind-blowing Inca terraces.

During this tour, you will learn about the artisanal production of Llama wool in Chinchero, visit the naturally occurring salt mines of Maras that were already used by the Incas, and finally get speechless about the extraordinary agricultural expertise of the Incas in their circular terrace laboratory of Moray.

Discover the ancient wisdom of the Incas, learn about the Andean culture, and get mesmerized by the captivating beauty of nature. Book with us your Maras and Moray Tour!

icon clock Duration: 6 Hoursicon altitude Max. Altitude: 5200 m / 17060.4 ft
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We will pick you up from your respective hotel between 8 AM to 8:30 AM. Then we will start the tour by firstly visiting the artisan community of Chinchero, where you will see and learn all about the processing methods of Llama wool, from the thread making to the dye and the final clothing. You will be able to ask your questions and soak up all the information before we will continue our journey to the salt mines of Maras.

Here, you will have a guided tour through the salt mines of Maras, wherein our guide will explain to you the salt extraction process and its production. Take your time to stroll around the impressive white ponds of salt, take some pictures and enjoy the views.

After the visit, we will drive further to reach Moray, an ancient agricultural laboratory that the Incas used to experiment with plants and seeds from different regions.

Here our guide will explain to you the intricate experimentation methods of the Incas, while you can walk the designated pathways to experience yourself the depths and microclimates of the different terraces that vary up to 150 m /492.1 ft in altitude levels.

You will have enough time to stroll around, take some photos of the beautiful circular terraces, and get mesmerized by the stunning panoramic views that you can see from the upper terraces.

Once we finished the visit we will return to Cusco arriving in the city center at approximately 2 PM. Your afternoon will be free.

Important: The exact time schedule of the tour will be confirmed in a previous briefing.



  • Transportation roundtrip from your hotel to the tourist places and return
  • Guided tour in Maras and Moray
  • Services with Professional Bilingual Guide (Spanish or English)


  • Lunch
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Services not detailed in the program.


More Information

Did you know that with the Tour Maras Moray and Salineras, you can visit the Sacred Valley by an alternate route that will take you to the town of Chinchero, Maras, Moray and Salineras.

What is Maras and Moray?

Maras & Moray These are the two most impressive sites to visit in the Sacred Valley. In these places you can appreciate part of our millenary culture in its different stages such as pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and republican. 

Where are Maras and Moray located?

The traditional town of Maras is 74 km away from the city of Cusco. It is an old colonial town that played during the colonial period an important political role due to its proximity to the Salt Mines.

The famous salt mines of Maras are made up of 3000 small wells that work up to this day according to the ancestral methods of the Incas.

Moray is located 7 km west of the town of Maras and at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level. This archaeological site stands out for its system of circular terraces that, in Inca times, served as an agricultural experimentation center for the adaptation of plants to the different ecological levels.

When is the best time to visit Maras and Moray?

The best time to visit the salt mines of Maras and the circular terraces of Moray is during the dry season from April to October as there is a lower chance of rain and generally more sunlight.

During the rainy season, you will have a higher chance of rain, but with some luck, you will also find sunny days during the rainy season.

The two seasons of Cusco:

  • The dry season (from April to October)
  • The rainy season (from November to March)

What to pack for the Maras and Moray Tour?

  • A light daypack
  • Drinking water
  • Raining poncho
  • Sunhat and sunscreen
  • Some additional Snacks
  • Original passport and if applicable student card «ISIC»
  • Extra money in soles

How difficult is the Maras and Moray Tour?

The Maras and Moray Tour is considered an easy trek. This tour is perfect for your first days in Cusco in order to acclimatize or simply take it easy while learning and enjoying the landscape.

Tourist Ticket Prices.

General Tourist Ticket or BTG

  • Price Foreign Adult: s/. 130.00
  • Adult National Price: s/. 70.00

With the general tourist ticket, you can visit the following sites: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, Tipón, Pikillaqta.

In addition to this, you can also visit the Qoricancha museum, the museum of contemporary art, the regional historical museum, and the monument to the Inca Pachacutec.

Partial Tourist Ticket or BTP

To do the Maras, Moray, and Salineras Tour, you will only need the Partial Tourist Ticket which includes the entrances to Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, and Moray:

  • Adult Foreigner Price: s/. 70.00
  • Adult National Price: s/. 40.00

Tourist Ticket Salineras

Additionally, you will need the entrance tickets to Salineras:

Salineras S/. 10 soles for foreign and Peruvian tourists.

Note: For those who want to make the most of their time and visit the entire Sacred Valley of the Incas in one day we suggest you take the Sacred Valley VIP tour – Sacred Valley of the Incas connected with the salt mines of Maras and the Inca agricultural terraces of Moray. You will appreciate the beautiful Valley of the Incas and snow-capped mountains, cultivated fields and villages full of colour and tradition.

It is an unmissable tour for people who have little time in the city of Cusco.



We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.

Make your quotes and reservations by email [email protected], you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.

Phone – WhatsApp: +51 969 787 221
Phone – WhatsApp: +51 986 994 218


To start the reservation process, please send us the following information:

  • Name and surname:
  • Passport number:
  • Nationality:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Phone:
  • Very important – We need the address and information about the hotel that you are staying at, in the city of Cusco, to be able to pick you up at the time when the tour starts

To confirm reservations it is required to pay 50% in advance and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.




  • All rates for our Peru Packages are expressed in US dollars (subject to currency exchange rates) and are priced per person
  • The rates for Peruvians only include VAT
  • All our rates are subject to availability and circumstances
  • Children under 2 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies) and are not permitted on this tour
  • Children from 3 to 10 years and 11 months are considered DCC (child) and thus eligible for special rates and obliged to share the room with their parents
  • Children over 11 years old are considered adults
  • Minors must travel with an identity document
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas, or New Year


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