Mountain Biking in Sacred Valley Cusco
Located at an altitude of 3700 meters above sea level,Maras is located at a distance of 48.10 km across the road Cusco – Chinchero – Urubamba. The Salineras of Maras is a stunning complex of explotation of salt located on the hill near pichingoto,exactly located in Qoripujio, at a distance of 4 km from the town of Maras. It has salt mines, these mines were exploited from the Inca period as a form of exchange of economic value. Maras can visit the salt mines through a narrow path, here one time can be found with mules carrying even the salt extracted from the natural salt mines.
Cusco – Chinchero – Cruz pata – Urubamba
We leave Cusco at 08:30 hrs and will be transported to the town of Cruz pata (Maras) from where it will start to handle the bike by a flat route and pass near the lagoon of Huaypo and the village of Mahuaypampa.
After a short distance you will reach Moray where you can see a unique construction of several groups of terraces formed by concentric platforms that served to help preserve the ecosystem and make plantations and experimentation of plants brought from the coast,mountains and jungle of the Peru, used it almost as a greenhouse.
Here you will have a guided tour and enjoy a lunch before continuing to the town of Maras and a spectacular descent of a trip to the salt mines known as salt, which has more than 3,000 wells of salt,where after a process is removed carefully the saltlayers, after which we head to the town of Urubamba where the return bus will be waiting to take you back to Cusco approximately at 17:00 hrs.
- Mountain bike team
- Transportation way and return
- Mountain bikes
- Professional Guide
- Not incluyed income (salineras moray)
- Expenses extras