PRICES IN DOLLARS
👤 Minimum number of people: 1
⌚ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
This is a very quiet and interesting tourist circuit where you will learn about agriculture, textiles and the inca history. This excursion is high recommended for people of all ages and/or physical condition.
The trip starts picking-you-up from your hotel at 7:30 am. Then we will go to the town of Chincheros and the archaeological site of Chincheros. This town is famous for its beautiful and colorful textiles, the women of Chincheros are the reason why the custom of making textiles was kept alive, currently they still use the same techniques of their Inca ancestors.
We will continue to the Moray archaeological site. During the trip we will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Moray is a very special and unique place because of its circular platforms. These Inca terraces were used to obtain different varieties of cereals and agricultural products. The incas considered this place as an agricultural laboratory where they carried out cultivation experiments at different heights.
Finally, we will visit the Maras’ salt mines. In this interesting and beautiful place, we can see how salt is extracted by hand, the whole variety of salt and its different uses. It had a non-stopped operation since the inca ages, the most important in south region. After enjoying the Salt mines, we will return to Cusco city where the journey ends.