PRICE.- $190 DOLARES P.P
Our transportation will pick you up 08:00 a.m at your hotel in Cusco, then We will travel to Chinchero here we will visit the textile center and the inca ruins the next small stop is in the Mirador of Raqchi to be able to appreciate part of the Sacred Valley
Then we arrive to Maras here our staff of Maras Adventure is waits with the ATV full equipment such as gloves, helmets, etc. Here our specialized Tour Guide will provide you all the necessary information on the proper use of ATV, also we will describe the route to cross, culminating this brief orientation we will begin our journey in the direction to Moray, you will be escorted by an experienced instructor through winding trails, climbing hills and find themselves sections of the area, in Moray we will have enough time to visit the circular terraces that were built in enormous natural depressions or holes in the soil surface, where the Incas used for scientific research in agriculture as to acclimatize their seeds brought from different parts of the Inca Empire. What is surprising is the difference in mean annual temperature between the top and bottom of the terraces down to about 15 °C , after this visit we went to the town of Maras, we will have a brief stop at the main square, then headed to the famous salt mines, better known as Salineras which are constituted by about 4000 small pools on the mountainside, where people fill the pools with salt water that flows from the mountain during the dry season, irrigation has to be done every 3 days, so that when water evaporates, the salt contained therein are slowly solidified, to get a salt production every 30 days. Then we take again the ATVs and we return to the starting point, here our transportation will be waiting and we will go to Misminay.
Here we have our lunch and some activities
Lunch “Pachamanca”, at the end of our activities we return our house where our lunch is ready., the Pachamanca is a typical dish based on beef, chicken with ingredients such as huacatay, chili, cumin, pepper and other spices, as well as additional original Andean products such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, cooked only on the basis of preheated stones which makes the taste different from the typical food of the city and after at 4:00 pm we will Return to Cusco.
THE TOUR INCLUDED
- Private transportation
- Tour Maras, Moray and Salt mines by ATV
- Professional tour guide speak English
- Lunch in Misminay
- Entrances fees for the tourist places