Mountain-Biking to Moray Salt Mines
MOUNTAIN-BIKING TO MORAY-SALT MINES
Located at an altitude of 3700 meters above sea level,Maras is located at a distance of 48.10 km across theroad Cusco – Chinchero – Urubamba.
The Salineras of Maras is a stunning complex ofexploitation of salt located on the hill near pichingoto,exactly located in Qoripujio, at a distance of 4 km fromthe town of Maras. It has salt mines, these mines were exploited from the Inca period as a form of exchangeof 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 thenatural 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) fromwhere it will start to handle the bike by a flat route andpass near the lagoon and Huaypo and the village of Mahuaypampa.
After a short distance you will reach Moray where youcan see a unique construction of several groups ofterraces formed by concentric platforms that served tohelp preserve the ecosystem and make plantationsand experimentation of plants brought from the coast,mountains and jungle of the Peru, used it almost as agreenhouse. Here you will have a guided tour andenjoy a lunch before continuing to the town of Marasand a spectacular descent of a trip to the salt minesknown.
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 ofUrubambawhere the return bus will be waiting to takeyou back to Cusco approximately at 17:00 hrs.
- Mountain bike team
- Transportation way and return
- Mountain bikes
- Professional Guide
- Not incleyo income (salineras moray)
- Expenses extras