Sunrise Peru Trek
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Why Sunrise Peru Trek??...

why Sunrise Peru Trek

Group Size

1.-SMALL GROUP SERVICE: (02-06ppl Average – 08 People Max): Our most popular trek and offers to visitors the most economical method to trek the Inca Trail and alternative Inca Trails to Machu Picchu; For Families with children, Honeymooners and Couples.

2.-GROUP SERVICE: LARGE GROUP: (04-12ppl Average – 16 People Max): 02 Guides over 08 people) If you are a group of 06 people or more Please contact us to give a good discount. / you'll be joining a group of other hikers like you coming from overseas, a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends.

3.-PRIVATE SERVICE: All inclusive (GROUP SIZE UPON REQUEST) for Families with children, Honeymooners and Couples. Special trek program just for you, and you can depart any day you wish and choose the group size, we don´t add any people, is arranged just for you. All private groups include additional services, such as: extra porters, horses to ride and to carry your personal gear (for alternate treks).

Maras Moray Tour

Maras Moray Tour is an remarkable day tour that includes car drive and short walking through circular Inca terraces and the scenic salt mines  of Maras at 3,300masl.  A short but compressed walking day tour to a nearby place will surely help everyone freshen up from the hectic work days. This small package consists of lots of fun: visit to a religious shrine, walking to a mountain lying above the sacred valley of the Incas and capture scenic pictures. 

The Maras Moray Tour is a natural and cultural highlights located at two hours from the city of Cusco.  Cusco is very famous city for its rich cultural, historical heritage, lies in the Central Region of Peru. This central hub of the country, lying within it the only international airport, stands as the port to every nooks and corners of Peru. It is thus, the main transit to Machu Picchu, Choquekirao and more. Maras Moray Tour takes you to visit the Circular Inca terraces used by the Incas as an agricultural experimentation center; here you’ll see how the temperatures of the terraces differ from one to the next; thanks to that the Incas could adapt the edible plants to different altitudes. Maras is an awe-inspiring salt mines where the locals drawn by hand.

This is a wonderful tour after visit Machu Picchu; it is a less visited tourist place. Our team will pick you up at Hotel and we starts with Cusco sightseeing. Cusco valley, also called city of temples, constitutes the most revered Inca temples in Peru existing from antiquity. Then we continue a car drive through the picturesque paved route to Maras Moray where our Guide will explain you al concerning to the sites. The tour includes walking so; you have to be equipped with appropriate walking shoes.

Maras Moray tour

TOUR DESCRIPTION

The one-day Maras Moray Tour starts in the city of Cusco when we will pick up from your hotel at 08.30am. On our bus to start our tour to the following locations:

MARAS:

Located on the West of Cusco to 3300 m.s.n.m thence is appraised the mountain range of Urubamba and the summits of the Veronica (5682 m.s.n.m) and the Chicon (5530 m.s.n.m) Its important occupation began when the cusqueños noble of the Inkario were undressed of their palaces in the Qosqo and had to leave to settle down in other small towns like Maras. It has a church made in you marinate, typical from the provincial religious architecture, to the interior of the church keep linen cloths from the Cusqueña School.

MORAY:

About 7 km to the southwest of Maras; it is unique archaeological group in his sort in the region. One is depressions or gigantic natural holes in the surface of the land that were used to construct in their contours agricultural terraces or platforms with their respective channels of irrigation, is because a prototype of conservatory or biological experimental station enough outpost for his time that helped to that the American man of the antiquity inherited to the humanity a 60% of the vegetal products that consumes, the Andean man consume a thousand and average of diverse varieties of Potatoes, hundred and means of maize, and very many other products.

SALINERAS:

Or salt mines, located to the northwest of the town of Maras are constituted by about 3000 small wells with an area average of about 5 ms², during the time of drought they fill or they water every 3 days with salt water that emanates of a located natural manante in the superior part of wells so that when evaporating the water, the salt contained in this one is solidified gradually. later the salt is struck and thus granulated; the salt later will be pocketed in plastic bags and shipment to the markets of the region; today that salt is being iodized reason for which, its consumption is not harmful.
Finally we return to Cusco at approximately 15:30 hrs.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

Maras Moray tourAll departures for Maras Moray Tour are guaranteed, so once you've booked you can be sure you're going! This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.

TOUR AT A GLANCE

  • TYPE: Adventure, landscape and Cultural
  • DEPARTURE DAYS: Daily departures
  • BEST TIME TO VISIT: All year around
  • TRAVEL TIME: 1 Day
  • GROUP SIZE: Minimum 2 people
  • MAXIMUM HEIGHT: 4,000mts. At the Chichero viewpoint
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy
  • PRICE: US$ 60 dollars per person

BRIEF ITINRARY

Day 1.- MARAS MORAY TOUR

  • At 8:00am leave the city of Cusco.
  • Visit the colonial village of Maras
  • Explore the circular Inca terraces of Moray
  • Explore the salt mines of Maras
  • Stop a the viewpoint of Chinchero
  • Stop in the town of Chinchero
  • Short Walks through the Highlights

DEATILED TOUR ITINRARY

DAY 1: AN AWESOM “MARAS MORAY TOUR”:   CUSCO - MARAS - MORAY - CUSCO

Maras Moray tourIn just half a day, this tour lets you Maras and Moray agricultural terraces, which are located in the province of Urubamba. You will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery on the way to the places listed and full of culture and tradition people. It is recommended tour for individuals and / or groups of all ages. We begin the tour with pick up from your hotel at 08:30 am then headed by bus to the town of Chinchero, which is located 28 km from the city of Cusco.

This village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland since the place was a very important time of Tahuantinsuyo agricultural center. We can also see buildings with colonial style and the typical market of this town during the stop. Continuing the tour headed to the picturesque town of Maras, located 52 km from Cusco at an altitude of 3,380 m; the importance of place is given by the salt mines it possesses; those salt mines are composed of about 3,000 small wells approximately 5m ² of which the salt is removed. Obtaining salt follows the process of extraction and drying salt water from an underground spring.

The "Maras" have been exploited since Inca times in which it was used as a means of economic exchange. Then we continue to the archaeological group of Moray, located about 7 km. Maras. Moray is a group of terraces or circular terraces of different sizes, which at the time of the Incas were used as an agricultural experimental center; here it was where the Incas performed their studies of plant adaptation to new ecosystems. Moray is seen as the superposition of concentric stone rings expands as it rises; the total depth is a 150 m. In each place you visit you will have time to enjoy the scenery and take pictures; after the tour return to Cusco, the full tour takes about 5 hours, it will be back to the city of Cusco at approximately 14.30 hrs.

MARAS MORAY TOUR INCLUDES

  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Private transport
  • Professional bilingual guide throughout the day
  • Entrance fees to Maras and Moray
  • First aid kit

EXCLUDED

  • Drinks: mineral water, soda, beer, chocolates
  • Tips
  • Lunch

WHAT TO BRING TO TRAVEL:

In your small backpack you must include the following things:

  • Jacket for rain or poncho
  • Cold Sweater
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Camera with extra battery
  • Hat or cap
  • Sun glasses
  • hiking shoes
  • Mineral water
  • Extra money 100.00 average Suns
  • Toilet paper

LOCATION OF THE TOUR