8:50 a.m. Our sightseeing tour, cultural, begins with the pick up from the hotel on our own mobile to start our visit to the following places.
MORAY: It is about 7 km southwest of Maras ; archaeological site unique in the region. It is a big natural depressions or holes in the ground surface that were used to construct in its contours farming terraces with irrigation is therefore a prototype greenhouse or well
Advance biological research station.
MARAS: Located 3,300 meters west of Cusco from there you can see the Cordillera Urubamba and the peaks of " Veronica " ( 5682 m) and the " Chicon " ( 5530 masl),
Its important occupation began when the Inca's Cusco nobles were stripped of their palaces in Qosqo and had to leave to settle in other small towns like Maras.
Maras Salt mines are located northwest of the town of Maras are constituted by about 3000 small wells with an average area of about 5 m², during the dry season are filled or "water " every 3 days with salt water emanating from a natural fountain located in the top of the wells so that the water evaporates, the salt contained in it gradually solidifies and subsequently elaboration.
Cost: S/.35 / USD 13
THE SERVICE INCLUDES:
- Tourist transport.
- Professional guide
THE SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Tickets (BTC) for Archaeological sites*
- Entrance fee to Salt Mines ( S/.10 )
- Personal expenses.
- Lunch and other extras.
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
- Light clothes for walking
- Water, Money in Soles for shopping, Camera fully charged.
- Extra money for shopping.