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Mountain Bike Tour to Moray & Salt Mines

Duration 5Days / 4Nights altitude 00KM Distance 64KM Difficulty High Tour Guide Español English Visitinca Site

Overview

Description

This beautiful bicycle tour will allow you to discover the high part of the Sacred Valley of The Incas. This tour combines magnificent views of the Sacred Valley and the mountains snow overlooking, the discovery of archaeological sites, and the freedom that comes with the practice of mountain biking on small roads, and also having a view of the traditional agricultural life.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Moray and Maras

We pick you up at your hotel, then drive in our private van to Cruzpata. There we receive instructions about the mountain bike ride. Afterwards, we start with our Mountain biking through the local farmlands enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Andes mountains. We arrive at the archeological site of Moray also known as “The Greenhouses of the Incas” which is unique and fascinating. Different levels of terraces are carved into a huge bowl, part of which was further excavated by the Incas. The terraces have varied microclimates depending on how deep into the bowl they are. They were thought to have been used by the Incas to discover the optimal conditions for their crops.

After time to enjoy and explore this beautiful Inca sight, we continue with our ride towards the colonial town of Maras,   we then cycle downhill to the pre-Inca salt mine. Thousands of salt pans have been used for salt extraction since before Inca times. A hot spring at the top of the valley discharges a small stream of heavily salt laden water, which is diverted into salt pans and evaporated to produce a salt that is used for cattle licks. Finally we continue cycling downhill to Urubamba then take our van back to your hotel in Cusco.

End of our Services

Includes

Includes

  • Private transportation
  • All equipment
  • English speaking guide
  • Tour in Moray & the Salt mines

Not includes

  • Entrances to the Salt mine & Moray.
  • Meal

Findings

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Small daypack
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Sun hat/cream
  • Boots or Sturdy walking shoes
  • Pants are recommended not shorts
  • Rain poncho in case whether are cloudy.

Payments

RESERVATIONS

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us machupicchuwondertravel@gmail.com and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.

Please keep in mind that significant price reductions are available for groups. All our tours are fully guaranteed, departure every day. Contact us for more information for the tour that you are choosing, or to begin customizing your own itinerary.

MACHU PICCHU WONDER TRAVEL is a tour operator travel agency in Peru and the city of Cusco, We really know what we do and offer, We are well managed, with several offices in Peru and a long list of travel destinations, offering all travel alternatives in Perú, from family trips, honeymoon trips and luxury travel, including adventure tours and exploring trips to the jungle, for almost any budget”

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