Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero
Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero
Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero Sacred Valley Also Called Sacred Valley Alternative
Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero–This alternative Sacred Valley option allows you to explore the other highlights of the Valley, a bucket-list for everyone. This option is perfect for those who are staying in Ollantaytambo town before their trip continues to Machu Picchu or just taking the train in the evening, so we make sure to drop you off at the train station on time to continue your journey to the wonder of the world. It is also great for those who come back from Machu Picchu and want to visit the iconic sites as you make your way to Cusco or even if you stay in Ollantaytambo, we pick you up from your location.
As named popularly Sacred Valley of the Incas or Urubamba valley as an official name, it is a relaxed and incomparably beautiful and tucked under the tawny skirts of formidable foothills of the Urubamba mountain range, long the home of attractive colonial towns, isolated weaving villages, the Rio (river) Urubamba, massive Incan agricultural terraces, ancient Incan temples, perfect to explore on this day tour with a Peru Summit Adventures private guide at your side. The Incas built several of the empire’s greatest estates, temples, and royal palaces between the sacred centers of Cusco and Machu Picchu positioned like great bookends at the south and north ends of the valley. This Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero Tour is a perfect one to visit these historical sites that all locals are proud of them. This is a great way to explore the Sacred Valley while learning about the Incan stuff like history, agriculture, nourishment, religious and so on.
Places to Explore Moray, Maras Salt Mines, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero
- Chinchero Inca ruins & colonial church
- Moray Incan farming testing center
- Maras salt ponds
- Ollantaytambo Incan ruins & Ollantaytambo town
- Stop offs en route
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UPGRADED COMFORT: Premium or Comfort trips are led by Peru Summit Adventures experts, an experienced crew at your side, or top trip leaders/guides, and tap into private local experts' resources to allow for in-depth exploration and special access to unique sites that only the local leaders/guides know. Itineraries are carefully crafted and fully planned, with plenty of free time to roam. Camping gears are high-end and accommodations are high-end or best available. Ground transportation and most meals (especially in hikes) and activities are included in the trip price.
EASY - MODERATE: Designed for everyone. Hotel nights and/or lodge nights, day tours, nature walks, hikes of two to four hours on some days. Other physical activities are sometimes included, such as optional sea kayaking, horseback riding.
Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
While we expect the tour will run as the itinerary describes to Moray Maras Salt Mines Ollantaytambo Chinchero. Participants should accept that there is the possibility of changes, being necessary liable to local conditions, eg, strikes, natural disasters, these changes might be at the discretion of your travel company.
Min 2 ppl, Max 8 ppl
Minimum of 02 people is needed to depart. Family groups, couple travelers, friends, or even if you’re a SOLO traveler, you are welcome to our trips. Price is per person, which is based on two people who might share a room/tent. The itinerary is described and based on shared services as well as semi-private service; however, if you are looking for a private service, that would be upon request.
No, the number of people to visit these places are not limited yet, the entrance ticket can be purchased at one of the sites in the Sacred Valley (the entrance ticket is included); thus you could book this day tour even with a couple of days in advance.
A day to experience Moray Ruins, Maras Salt Mines, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero
A day to explore the other highlights of the Sacred Valley
The following itinerary is only a SAMPLE, which is completely customizable based on your interest or you can stay with it.
At 7:30 am, your Peru Summit Adventures private guide comes at your hotel to pick you up, next, you will drive to the first site to visit, which is Chinchero town.
Chinchero is a quaint village of great weavers with a lovely 17th colonial church and Incan archeological remains around, once here you will enjoy the picturesque atmosphere of this place and the rich history which will be delivered by your private guide.
The next place to visit is Maras salt ponds, which were the main provider salt center to Cusco and it’s still even today for many communities around and the Sacred Valley, where locals still farm the salt by hands as the Incas used to do it centuries ago.
The following site to visit is Moray, an Incan farming research center, because of this place, today we are able to have over 3000 sorts of potatoes and other plants, at this place you will see those spectacular rounded-shape terraces specially designed to get microclimates, which were good for plants adaptation and acclimatization.
After Moray, the place to visit is Ollantaytambo, an iconic Incan site and historical site from the Spaniards collision time, where the Incans defeated the Spaniards for several times during the Manco Inca’s rebellion after 1536. Ollantaytambo also is famous for its temple of the sun whose 100 tons of construction rocks were brought from 5 miles away.
Once the tour is over, we will drop you off at your hotel in Ollantaytambo, train station, or another place.
Note on Itinerary
Although we do our very best possible to adhere to the schedule above, this itinerary is subject to change for several reasons beyond our control, including strikes, weather, natural disasters, and terrain conditions. On some occasions, these conditions may demand us to deviate from our original schedule, in which case we will provide the best available alternative options. And we’ll make a great experience of it!
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