Tour Maras Moray
Tour of Maras Moray
8:30 a.m. pick up fromthe hotel and transfer with guided visit towards the non-traditional circuit MARAS MORAY single archeological grooup in its gender. It is about depressiones or giant natural Holes in the surface of the land that were used for building in their surroundings terraces or farming terraces With theirrespective canals of watering. What draws the attention is the differene of anual media temperature Between the upper part and the bottom of the depressiones, that gets to have until 15° C in the main depresssion Of some 30 meters deep.
MORAY for its weather conditios ad other characteristics was an important center of domestication, Climatizatin and hybridatin of vegetable wild species that were modified or adapted for the human Consumption. Then we will direct towards Salineras, located at 7 kms from Moray, we will pass y a Spaniard typical town calles Maras.
Towards the northewest of he town o Maras are located the famous Salineras known by some as “mines of salt” they are constituted by 3000 small wells with an average area of some 5 m2 (squared meters) built in a side of the inclination of the mountain “Qaqawiñay” that during the inca epoch of dry are filled or watered every 3 days with salted water that emerges from a natural stream that located in the upper part of the wells so that when water evaporates, the salt kept in this gentlly eliminates and becomes solid.
That process will continue for approximately a month until obtaining a considerale volume of solid salt, for some 10 cms. Height from the floor that afterwards is hit and thus granulated; which will be bagged in plastic sack and sent to the markets of the region; today that salt is being given with iodine so its consumption is not harmful.
THE SERVICE INCLUDES:
- Journey Maras Moray
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
- Touristic transportation (shared service)
- Tourism for every touristic site in Cusco
- Professional guide of the zone
THE SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Touristic ticket for Moray (S/. 70.00 soles)
- Touristic ticket for Maras /S7. 70.00 soles)
- Trekking to the Mountain of Colors 1 day
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