Tour Sacred Valley, Maras and Moray full day

Full Day | $ 73 USD per person

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day tour is a 1 day tour, it takes you on a tour full of history and magnificent views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas at 2800 meters above sea level. A sacred valley rich for its fertile lands, climate and geographical conditions located on the banks of the Vilcanota river, which allowed it to be a center of agricultural production through the systems of terraces, also highlighting its hydraulic systems, it also established urban centers, The Sacred Valley of the Incas was also the site of urban, military and religious centers such as Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, which are part of the natural and cultural beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

And then you can see the majesty of Maras – Moray a tourist destination part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (3300 m.a.s.l.), has magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains Chicon and La Veronica contrasting with its green forests, vegetation that this has and the Vilcanota mountain range, through this tour you will see the great experimental center of agricultural production are the circular terraces of Moray and the famous pits of pink salt “Salineras” of Maras of more than 5000 salt wells that were made with stone walls irregularly with mud mortar that delimit each well and are fed by a spring and this feeds different wells, Until today they are used and exploited by the population and are much admired by thousands of tourists culminating with a visit to the archaeological site of Chinchero, a mystical place with a lot of traditional history.

Ready to Travel Peru recommends you to opt for this tour of the Sacred Valley, Maras and Moray because it is a complete tour and includes the visit to all the archaeological sites that are located within the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

DURATION: 12 -13 HOURS (full day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 07:00 – 19:00 HRS.

$ 73 USD

Foreign Tourist

$ 62 USD

National Tourist

ITINERARY

  • Pick up from your hotel starting at 06:30 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).
  • Quick stop at the viewpoint of Taray, to appreciate the scenic beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where you can take the famous postcard photos.
  • We will continue our journey to the town of Pisaq to continue the tour to the archaeological site of Pisaq, located on a mountain in the shape of condor important because it expresses the progress of architecture, presence of squares and Inca neighborhoods, important for the famous solar observatory “Intihuatana” and pre-Hispanic cemetery” Tantana Marka “the largest found in South America.
  • Stop to replenish energy to continue our visit “lunch at a tourist restaurant in Urubamba.
  • Continuing with the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo known as the “living Inca city” built on two mountains, a strategic point within the Sacred Valley of the Incas for having agricultural, military, religious and administrative complexes; striking for maintaining urban planning since ancient times.
  • The town of Maras is an important passage point to reach the “Salt mines of Maras” characterized by the presence of more than 5 thousand salt wells of pink salt for its extraction, important for human consumption since Inca times.
  • We continue our visit to Moray famous for its circular terraces which is believed to have been a center of agricultural experimentation of crops used by the Incas because they achieved several microclimates that allowed the cultivation of products from different regions of Peru.
  • Finally we will visit Chinchero appreciating the construction of its terraces, as well as the textiles that are made by the villagers.

INCLUDES

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco)
  • Entrance tickets to tourist attractions (Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Maras and Moray)
  • Lunch at a tourist restaurant
  • Tourist transportation to all the sites described
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish).

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Rain poncho (depending on the season November – March).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sunscreen, snack.
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

TOUR SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS, MARAS AND MORAY FULL DAY

The tour Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day is a 1 day tour, a tour that begins with a visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas located in the foothills of mountain ranges, snow-capped (2800 m a.s.l.) bordered by the great Vilcanota River or Wilcamayu (Sacred River). ) bordered by the great river Vilcanota or Wilcamayu (Sacred River) in Inca mythology was believed to be the place where the sun was born and this was the one that fertilized the land in addition to it is represented in the constellation of the milky way, the Sacred Valley is rich for its fertile land, climate and geographical conditions located on the banks of the river Vilcanota, which allowed him to be a very important center of agricultural production through the systems of terraces also highlighting its hydraulic systems, In it was also established urban, military and religious centers such as Pisaq, where the sacred valley begins adapting its terraces to the natural geometric design of the slopes, Ollantaytambo a political, astronomical, religious, military and agricultural center which highlights the great temple of the sun.

Then we go to Maras – Moray is a tourist destination that is part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (3300 m a.s.l.) has magnificent views of the snow- capped mountain Chicon and La Veronica contrasting with its green forests, vegetation that this has and the Vilcanota mountain range, through this tour you will see the great experimental center of agricultural production with are the circular terraces of Moray and the famous pits of pink salt “Salt mines” of Maras of more than 5000 salt wells that were made with stone walls irregularly with mud mortar that delimit each well and are fed by a spring and this feeds different salt wells, Until today they are used and exploited by the population, this salt of Maras is marketed locally for consumption. It is worth mentioning that this tour is very visited and admired by many tourists to finally have the last visit to the archaeological site of Chinchero, a mystical town with a lot of traditional history that persists to this day.

Ready to Travel Peru recommends you to opt for this tour of the Sacred Valley, Maras and Moray because it is a complete tour that includes the visit to all the archaeological sites that are located within the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

DURATION: 12 -13 HOURS (full day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 07:00 – 19:00 HRS.

ITINERARY

      To start the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas + Maras Moray, we will pick you up from your hotel starting at 06:30 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).

  • Already located in the tourist bus our first point of visit will be in the viewpoint of Taray, to appreciate the scenic beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • We will continue our tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a magnificent view and the starting point of this great tour to the Sacred Valley where you can take the famous postcard photos.
  • We will continue our tour to the archaeological site of Pisaq, located 32 kilometers northeast of Cusco, a place where the great Sacred Valley of the Incas is born, located on a condor-shaped mountain that expresses the progress of religious and agricultural architecture by the presence of squares and Inca neighborhoods, of which the most important thing to highlight is the famous solar observatory “Intihuatana” and pre-Hispanic cemetery “Tantana Marka” the largest found in South America. Also Pisaq was an administrative center dedicated to the control of agricultural production in addition to this Pisaq is characterized by its craft market and the very pelicular form of negotiation “barter” (exchange of products) ancient custom that today is losing its practice performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
  • After having visited these two wonderful places we will have a stop to recover our energies and have a delicious lunch in a tourist restaurant in Urubamba.
  • We continue our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with our next point of visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo known as the “Living Inca City” built on two mountains, strategic point within the Sacred Valley of the Incas for having agricultural, military, religious and administrative complexes in Ollantaytambo, In Ollantaytambo we can highlight the great temple of the sun that consists of 6 pink granite monoliths that are joined by engravings that make up the ceremonial platform, the town of Ollantaytambo is also well known for maintaining the Inca urban planning since ancient times.
  • Inside the tourist bus we will go to our stop which is the town of Maras, an important point of passage to reach the “Salineras de Maras” characterized by the presence of more than 5 thousand wells of pink salt and its warm water springs whose flow is conducted by thousands of small ponds of little depth, In Inca times, this archaeological site was used for purification rituals which were consumed with special unction and used in festivities associated with the summer solstice on December 21st. Nowadays, the consumption of this salt is the economic activity to which the population of Maras is dedicated.
  • After the visit of the salt mines of Maras we will leave towards the archaeological site of Moray that extends between the more than 3200 meters of altitude, the same that is irrigated by some springs, Moray is very characteristic for its terraces in circular form where the natural depression was taken advantage of which is believed that it was a center of agricultural experimentation of crops used by the Incas obtaining diverse microclimates, It also has ceremonial fountains and concentric terraces in whose agricultural surfaces have been found average temperature variations of up to 5 ° C and which allowed the cultivation of products from different regions of Peru.
  • Our last point of visit will be Chinchero, whose name derives from Quechua meaning “brave man”, built on top of a hill surrounded by terraces, which has shrines, an urban center where was the residence of the Inca Tupac Inca Yupanqui, a place moderately cold and dependent on rainfall for agricultural production also in turn is characterized by maintaining the urban style and its textile art that are made with alpaca fibers made by locals.
  • We finish the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas + Maras Moray with the return to Cusco after a wonderful day.

INCLUYE

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day tour includes the following services:

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco).
  • Entrance tickets to the tourist attractions (Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Maras and Moray).
  • Lunch at a tourist restaurant
  • Tourist transportation to all the sites described
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish).

NO INCLUYE

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day tour does not include the following services, take into account them

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

The price Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day accommodate to the type of service you wish to purchase as it can be a shared service or private tour, please contact us at [email protected]avelperu.com or call our contact numbers +51 935520609 or +51 9353526655 and see the rates and discounts we have for students, children and adults depending on the season.

Price Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day tour for national tourist is from $ 62 dollars in shared service.

Price Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and Moray full day tour for foreign tourist is from $ 73 dollars in shared service.

These are some recommendations that are suggested to visitors to do the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras and  Moray full day.

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Rain poncho (depending on the season November – March).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sunscreen, snack.
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.