Maras is located at a distance of 48.10 km. through the Cusco – Chinchero – Urubamba highway at 3 700 m.a.s.l. of altitude.
Las Salineras de Maras is an impressive complex of salt exploitation, located in the landscape called Qoripujio, at a distance of 4 km. from the city of Maras. It has salt mines, these mines were exploited since the Inca era as a form of economic value exchange.
Day 01: Cusco – Chinchero – Cruzpata – Urubamba
We will leave Cusco at 09:00 hrs and we will be transported to the town of Cruzpata (Maras) from where we will start to ride the bike and we will pass near the Huaypo Lagoon, after a short tour you will reach Moray where you can observe a unique construction of several groups of terraces formed by concentric platforms that served to help preserve the ecosystem. Here you will have a guided tour and enjoy lunch before continuing to the town of Maras and a spectacular descent from a trip to the salt mines, after which we will head towards the city of Urubamba, where the return bus will be Waiting to take him back to Cusco at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Our service includes:
- Transportation – Round Trip
- Professional guide Spanish – English
- Complete equipment (helmet, gloves, Mountain Bike).
- Box lunch
Our service does not include:
- Entrance to salt mines. (s / 10.00).
- Tourist ticket or admission to Moray.
We recommend carrying:
- Shorts or comfortable clothes for cycling.
- Sunscreen, sunglasses.
- Small backpack.
- Water bottle, personal snacks.