Chinchero, Moray and Salt Mines Tour

Our tour begins with the gathering from the hotel or the cusco airport in our private mobility, to direct us to the population of Chinchero, happening through very typical populations and beautiful landscapes that we will be able to enjoy in our route, arrival and visits the following places:

Moray.- One is to about 7 km to the southwest of Maras; it is unique archaeological group in its sort in the region. It is about an enormous terraces that are superposed concentrically in a gigantic hole, these beautiful terraces that served at the Inca time like an agricultural laboratory “Prototype as Conservatory” in which old quechuas experienced and obtained improvements. Place where incredible advances in agriculture were obtained.

Salineras or “Salt Mines”.- Located to the northwest of the town of Maras are constituted for about 3000 small wells with an area average of about 5 mts², operated from the time Inca, Colonial time and that even continues being exploded by the villagers. They indicate that the mountain has in its interior salt mines, a manante of salt water that arise from this mountain, serves during the time of drought to fill to the wells in form of “irrigation” every 3 days with salt water during a month, so that it is solidified gradually, then has the process for the consumption of the region.


Important! Tours are available as a PRIVATE SERVICE ONLY, and prices are per vehicle, NOT per person

Sedan vehicle 1 to 4 passengers SUV vehicle 1 to 4 passengers Van vehicle 5 to 9 passengers
$ 65 US dollars $ 90 US dollars $ 130 US dollars


The Cusco Tourist Ticket officially called Boleto Turistico del Cusco is a ticket which allows you to gain entrance to multiple attractions in and around Cusco and the Sacred Valley. You can also get a partial ticket (for fewer sites) and a single ticket

Tourist Ticket Pricing,

  • The Full Tourist Ticket for 130 soles per person
  • The Partial Tourist Ticket for 70 soles per person

To visit the Maras Salt Mines you will have to pay a separate admission fee of 10 soles per person.


Tour Type: Sightseeing, History and Culture
Pick up location: Cusco Aiport or Hotel
Drop off location: Any Hotel in the Sacred Valley and/or Ollanta Train Station
Tour Duration: 5 – 6 Hours approx.
Difficulty: EASY – MODERATE, you don’t need to be super-fit. Just mobile. Altitude acclimatization is recommended but not mandatory.
Recommended time to arrive in Cusco: NO LATER THAN MIDDAY (12 PM)

What is included:

  • Private and Comfortable Transportation with a professional driver. The type of vehicle will be provided based on the size of the group (SEDAN, SUV or VAN)
  • Pick up from your Hotel located in Cusco city or the Sacred Valley Towns
  • Driver
  • Drop off at your Hotel in Cusco city or the Sacred Valley Towns. We can also drop you off at Ollantaytambo Train station .

What isn’t included:

  • Admission Tickets to the sites. “Boleto Turístico” (Sacred Valley Tourist Ticket) which grants you access to the historical sites described in the tours
  • Food and beverages
  • Tips