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Cusco: Moray, Maras Salt Mines & Weavers Half-Day Tour

Cusco: Moray, Maras Salt Mines & Weavers Half-Day Tour

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Explore the ancient wisdom of the Incas at the Moray terraces and marvel at the spectacular salt mines of Maras on a breathtaking half-day tour from Cusco.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Please provide your hotel’s name and address in Cusco center. Please indicate if you are staying at a private accommodation (with address), you will then be provided with a meeting point close by.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit the most intriguing sites of the Urubamba Valley
  • Experience a day of unparalleled natural beauty
  • Discover the ancient landscapes of Moray and Maras
  • Watch an instructive cultural demonstration at a local weaving center
Full description
Travel through the historic Urubamba Valley on an unparalleled half-day tour from Cusco and pass the snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes. Meander through lush yellow fields of wheat and sleepy little villages en route to Moray. Upon arrival, learn about the ingenuity of the Incas in their mysterious circular terraces. Continue to the nearby village of Maras to explore its history as a center for salt production. Take in the spectacular nature and admire the unique quilt work of over 3,000 salt ponds spilling into the Sacred Valley. Finish the day back in Cusco in time to explore more of the magnificent city.
  • Hotel pick-up in Cusco
  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation
  • Hotel drop off - drop off is in the center of Cusco, not at your hotel
  • Entrance ticket to the Salineras salt mine (can be purchased n site for 10 soles)
  • Partial tourist ticket for Moray (can be purchased on site for 70 soles)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The entrance to all Inca archeological sites is free until further notice due to COVID-19 regulations
  • Partial tourist ticket for Moray is necessary (can be purchased on site for 70 soles)
  • Entrance ticket to the Salineras salt mine (can be purchased n site for 10 soles)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 169 reviews

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Half day Maras, Moray, and weavers

Tour included Moray, Maras salt mine, and an additional stop at the Chincheros weavers. I like that the guide took us through Moray, but would have liked more time to walk up to the highest view point for the classic overlook picture or it should at least be made clear that the tour won't go there. Too much time spent at the weavers.

September 30, 2019

Relatively well organized excursion, all details were given before. Pleasant solution not to be on the run on the visit of the sacred valley without missing these two superb sites! Be careful though, if you don't want to pay 2 times the entrance ticket to do Maras-Moray + sacred valley in two days

August 9, 2019

Must-see sights!

Excellent 6-hour tour departing in the morning from Cusco and going to the Salinas de Maras and the Archaeological Site of the Agricultural Ruins of Moray, with beautiful landscapes along the way. The guide, in addition to being very attentive, enriched the whole tour with his great knowledge, and the van driver made the trip safe and pleasant. Extremely punctual both in the search and in the return to the Hotel. It is very worthwhile, with time to listen to the guide, enjoy the landscapes, photograph and purchase souvenirs. I recommend!

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August 1, 2019

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