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Maras, Moray, Salineras

moray maras


Description of the Tour:

We will move on to pick you up at your hotel at 09:15 hrs in our tourist bus to start our by the following places:


Located to the West of the Qosqo to 3300 m.s.n.m. from there can be seen the cordillera of Urubamba and the snow-white peaks of "La Verónica" (5682 m) and the "Chikon" (5530 m) its important occupation began when the cusqueños noble of the inkan were stripped of their palaces in the Qosqo and had to leave to settle in other small towns such as Maras. It has a church made of bricks, typical of the provincial religious architecture, the Interior of the Church are saved paintings from the Cusqueña school.


It is about 7 km. southwest of Maras; grouparchaeological unique in its kind in the region. It's depression or giant natural holes in the ground which were used to build terraces or agricultural terraces with their respective irrigation canals in its contours, it is thus a prototype of greenhouse or experimental biological station quite advanced for its time which helped the American man of antiquity to inherit humanity 60% vegetable products that consumesthat the Andean man consumes a thousand and means of different potato varieties, a hundred and half corn, and many other products

Salt: or "salt mines"

located Northwest of the town of Maras are constituted by about 3000 small wells with an average area of about 5 m², during the dry season are filled or "water" every 3 days with salt water that emanates from a natural manante located at the top of the wells so that the water evaporates, the salt contained in this gradually solidifythen salt is beaten and so grainy; the salt will be then bagged in plastic sacks and sent to markets in the region; today that salt is being iodized reason why, its consumption is not harmful. Finally we will be returning to the city of Cusco to 15:30 hrs approximately. Duration: 6-7 hours approximately.

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