Moray Tour Peru & Salineras – Overview
Known for its lush, Cusco has alot more to offer, this tour will take you to less known places such as Inca ruins, picturesque villages and towns. Salineras have been the main salt mines in Cusco since ancient times, and besides them you will also visit the agricultural experimentation place of Moray, where new crops were developed by the ancient Incas.
Local weaving visit, Salineras and Moray Tour
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco in the morning of your Moray tour Peru and transported towards Salineras, or the salt mines of Maras. The journey is through beautiful landscapes with the views of Sacred Valley, Salkantay mountain (the tallest in the region) and farmlands of potatoes, crops, barley… Once you arrive to Salineras, you will have a guided tour of the whole salt extraction process. There are over 3000 salt pools all carved into earth in the mountain side, being filled everyday by a strem of salty water.
After visiting the mines, you will drive to Moray agricultural place. The Incas carved three deep terraces in a bowl shape that served to adapt plants to different conditions of weather.
When you’ll finish with the tour at this place, you will head towards Chichero where you will visit one of the local weaving industries, where local ladies from Chinchero will show you how they still use flowers, roots and seeds to dye the wool of the alpacas, llamas and demostrate the weaving process of making a blanket. They will also offer you a cup of MUÑA tea, or the local mint, while they explain you about their work.
Inclusions & exclusions
Inclusions on the Moray Tour Peru
- Transport for the duration of the tour
- Professional tour guide
Exclusions on the Moray Tour Peru
- Entrance tickets
- Moray US$ 23 (S/70 Peruvian soles)
- Salineras US$ 3 (S/10 Peruvian soles)
- Meals and drinks (you will be back in Cusco by lunch time)
Prices for the Moray Tour Peru
2 – 3 people US$ 80 per person
4 -6 people US$ 70 per person
7 – 10 people US$ 50 per person
Note: For one person contact us. Also if there are more menbers than 10 let us know for the best price.
Once you have sent the deposit, please fill in our booking form below with your details. Once we have both, we will confirm your tour. Thank you so much for choosing PERU BY LOCALS.
Reserve your spot making a deposit here for the following tours: Machu Picchu full day, Sacred Valley, City tour, Walking tour, Salineras and Moray Tour, and Acclimatization walk.