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Overview

Have you ever done biking in an exotic destination as Peru? The Maras and Moray Biking Tour will give you a full experience in a mountain bike. You will go trough Andean landscapes to the Moray Archaeological Centre and the salt mines in Maras.

Moray is an experimental inca center for agriculture. Its circular terraces of Inca agriculture were suitable for harvesting several kinds of plants. Maras is salt mine that has hundred of small wells of 5 km2. The salt is extracted by a drying process used since the Inca time.

This tour is available 365 days a year. We recommend it to people of all ages. During the visit to Maras and Moray you will learn more about Inca Culture in a very funny and challenging way!

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Maras and Moray Biking Tour

  • 08:30 Pick up from your hotel to Cruzpata.
  • 09:00 Start of the biking tour at Cruzpata.
  • Visit to the Moray Archaeological Centre.
  • Visit to the Maras salt mines
  • Arrival to Urubamba city.
  • Return by bus to Cusco.
  • 18:00 Arrival to Cusco.

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The Maras Moray Biking DOES Include:

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Transfers: Cusco – Cruzpata, Urubamba – Cusco
  • Box lunch
  • Mineral water bottle
  • Professional Bilingual English Spanish Guide
  • SCOTT bycicle and equipment

The Maras Moray Biking Tour Does Not Include:

  • Tickets for Moray center.
  • Tickets for Maras salt mines

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Detailed Itinerary

Maras Moray Biking Tour – One Day Tour

Visit the more important agricultural centers of the Inca Empire: the experimental center of Moray and the salt mines of Maras. The first was used as a laboratory where the Inca people tried to cultivate all kind of plants. Maras salt mine is composed of thousands of salt wells where people from nowadays use a drying process to get the salt. The same process as Inca people used back in their time.

MARAS MORAY BIKING TOUR – ITINERARY

You wil be picked form your hotel at 8:30 in the morning. We will get to Cruzpata at 9:00 and will start the biking tour here. Throughout the road you will see Andean hills, traditional flora and people with typical clothes.

Once we get to Moray, our first destination, the guide will take you by the circular terraces. Later we will get to Maras where you can take outstanding pictures of the salt wells! The last destination is Urubamba city. A bus will take us back to Cusco.

What to bring for this tour

What you need to take for the Tour:

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Small backpack
  • Extra money
Upgrade options for your comfort

You can always ask for an upgrade for all of our services:

Trains: you can ask for a high class train, the Hiram Bingham luxury service.

Accomodation: If you feel like staying in a hotel during your stay in Cusco even for a couple of hours, we have plenty of options for you. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.

Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.

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Prices

Prices: Fares for the Maras Moray Biking Tour depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy).

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