This tour is an alternative, in Sacred Valley of the Incas, to meet some of the valuable Inca architecture as Moray, the picturesque village of Maras and its salt mines (Salineras), located within the path to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Transfer Cusco - Maras - Moray - Salineras - Return to Cusco
At 8:15 in the morning pick up from your hotel to start the Tour in Moray, beautiful architectural complex located 38 kilometers from Cusco, For students of this place, Moray was possibly an Inca agricultural research center where they took crop out experiments at different heights is believed that Moray could have served as a model for calculating agricultural production not only the Urubamba Valley but also from different parts of Tahuantinsuyo. We will continue to Maras is a small town where the Northwest are The Salineras, which is situated between the gorges of the hill Cruz Mocco, LlullyMocco and Chupayoq, at a height of 3,200 m.s.n.m. The salt mines have approximately 3 million salt wells, operated by 360 families or members thereof which are from Maras Ayllu and Pichingoto. The dimensions of the wells ranging between 2 to about 5 meters, these being fed by a main eye saltwater. In Maras this activity is artisanal mining is complementary to agriculture, this being passed from generation to generation since Inca times, where exploitation was on a smaller scale because of the small population of the time.
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