The adventure along the route of Moray & Salt Mines biking tour is a very popular and exciting adventure activity where this sport is practiced by bicycle. It enjoys beautiful landscapes very close to the Sacred Valley and having a breathtaking view of the snow, the path is a safe path and enjoys good technique in fast descent almost at the end, no experience is required because it is possible to walk in some difficult parts. The bike ride to Maras Moray is a tour in the upper part of the sacred valley, on this route we offer high-altitude cycling for beginners and experienced cyclists, the route consists of easy stretches around 35 kilometers of land. The important and beautiful part of this tour is the view of the Andean landscape along the bicycle route, such as snow-capped mountains, lagoons and local people working their lands, we also visit the archaeological site of Moray, beautiful circular terraces of experimental agricultural crops . Finally we visit the salt mines of Maras, salt mines that were very important in the pre-Inca, Inca and colonial times that are still used by local people.The bike tour along the route of Maras Moray and Salineras is a very popular and exciting adventure activity where this sport is practiced by bicycle. It enjoys beautiful landscapes very close to the Sacred Valley and having a breathtaking view of the snow, the path is a safe path and enjoys good technique in fast descent almost at the end. Enjoy with us a different way to discover this beauty land.
08:30: We pick you up from Hotel
09:00: Transfer to Chancadora (Head trail) - Chinchero
10:30: Starting the mountain biking from Chinchero to Moray
11:40: Guided tour of Moray
12:00: Continue by bike to Maras small town
13:30: Guided tour of the Maras Colonial town
13:40: Box Lunch on Maras
14:00: Downhill to Salt Mines
14:30: Salt Mines guided tour
15:00: Downhill to Pinchingoto
15:40: Continue the mountain biking to Urubamba
16:20: Take the tourist bus to Cusco
Departure Point: Cusco - We pick you up from your hotel.
Departure Time: 09:00
Briefing Point: Our guide will visit your hotel 2 or 1 day before the trek
Briefing Time: Between 17:00 - 18:00
Return Point: Cusco - Near to the main square
Service Level: Comfortable tourist-class tourist transport and professional guide English or Spanish.
Physical Rating: 3 - Demanding -
Age requirement: 2+ / All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Maras & Salt Mines Tour Operator: Tierras Vivas Travel
Crew: A Tierras Vivas Representative in Cusco and a profesional Tour Guide on the Moray & Salt Mines in Cusco.
Transportation: Tourist bus.
We will pick up our travelers from your hotel at 8:30 a.m. in our tourist transport, then go to the branch of Maras and Moray, from this point we will ride mountain bikes crossing the green fields and potato crops of the place , always accompanied by an impressive landscape surrounded by mountains. We will arrive to Moray, the agricultural laboratory of the Incas, with its complex agricultural terraces in the form of concentric circles, designed for the acclimatization of crops, our professional guide will accompany us for a tour in Moray and will explain us about the history of this important place. Then we will have a free time to take our delicious box lunch. Then we will continue to the town of Maras to visit its salt mines which are used by the residents of the community of Maras, these pools are fed by salt water that leaves the mountain Qaqawiñay and that is distributed in hundreds of small pools throughout of the skirts of the mountain. In this community we can find salt and salt ceramics treated for consumption. We will continue our tour, for an exciting descent by bicycle to the town of Urubamba, where we will have lunch in a tourist restaurant, then return to the city of Cusco in our private transport.