Day trip

Cusco: Moray, Maras Salt Mines & Chinchero Weavers Half-Day

Activity provider: Willka Travel
Day trip

Cusco: Moray, Maras Salt Mines & Chinchero Weavers Half-Day

Activity provider: Willka Travel
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Explore the ancient wisdom of the Incas at the Moray terraces and marvel at the spectacular salt mines of Maras on a breathtaking half-day tour from Cusco.

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup optional
Please provide your hotel’s name and address in Cusco center. Please indicate if you are staying at a private accommodation (with address) to coordinate your pickup.
Small group available


  • Visit the most intriguing sites of the Urubamba Valley
  • Experience a day of unparalleled natural beauty
  • Discover the ancient landscapes of Moray and Maras
  • Watch an instructive cultural demonstration at a local weaving center
Full description
Travel through the historic Urubamba Valley on an unparalleled half-day tour from Cusco and pass the snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes. Meander through lush yellow fields of wheat and sleepy little villages en route to Moray. Upon arrival, learn about the ingenuity of the Incas in their mysterious circular terraces. Continue to the nearby village of Maras to explore its history as a center for salt production. Take in the spectacular nature and admire the unique quilt work of over 3,000 salt ponds spilling into the Sacred Valley. Finish the day back in Cusco in time to explore more of the magnificent city.
  • Hotel pickup in Cusco (If option selected) We Have Two Options, Please Choose It Wisely.
  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation
  • Hotel drop off - drop off is in the Center of Cusco, Not At Your Hotel
  • Entrance ticket to the Salineras Salt MineS (can be purchased on site for 10 soles)
  • Partial tourist ticket for Moray (can be purchased on site for 70 soles)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The meeting point will be at Plaza Regocijo (Kusipata) at the fountain.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • The entrance to all Inca archeological sites is free until further notice due to COVID-19 regulations
  • Partial tourist ticket for Moray is necessary (can be purchased on site for 70 soles)
  • Entrance ticket to the Salineras salt mine (can be purchased n site for 10 soles)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 212 reviews

Review summary

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Trip was really nice. 3 interesting and beautiful places. Good guide who explained everything and also helped with taking photos. There are two things which we didn't like. First the fact that when we have bought a trip, there was information that we will be taken from the hotel. Then local organizer contacted us that we had to go 15 minutes to the pickup point. Moreover, few hours later, Get Your Guide sent us automatic email that we will be picked up from the hotel. We were really confused... Also, we didn't feel comfortable and safe as due to covid pandemic everyone should wear a mask but people didn't do this. There were 3 sick people without masks, who were coughing in the bus during the trip and no one from leaders asked them to put masks on their faces! Driver and guide were save because their seats were separated however I would expect that they will pay attention on trip attendees and educate them about rules for safety of all.

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April 2, 2023

Tour included Moray, Maras salt mine, and an additional stop at the Chincheros weavers. I like that the guide took us through Moray, but would have liked more time to walk up to the highest view point for the classic overlook picture or it should at least be made clear that the tour won't go there. Too much time spent at the weavers.

April 2, 2023

It was a good tour. The guide was nice and answered all of our questions. They took us to a place where we can see the weaving process but that place had pretty high prices, which I guess is normal for Cusco. Moray was very impressive to see in person. We stopped by a store that sold salt from Maras. It was more expensive than buying right outside the salt mines but according to the guide, the latter are mixed with not sure what. The salt mines were also super cool and we saw people from town collecting salt.

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April 2, 2023

Product ID: 116362