Moray

location:

It is located 53 km from Cusco ( 1 hour by bus on the route Cusco-Maras), at 3385 meters above sea level.


description:

It is about of natural gigantic holes, that were used to build terraces around them with their own irrigation aqueducts; what is outstanding is the difference of temperature during the year between the upper part and the bottom of the hole, which can be 15 degrees C different. The biggest hole is 150 meters deep and the terraces are 1.8m tall (average).

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attractives:

The terraces, built over retaining walls filled with fertile soil and irrigated with watered by complex systems allowed to grow more than 250 vegetal species. These terraces were used as Inca laboratories to make experiments with their crops. Moray has history and landscape beauty.


schedule:

Schedule: from 7:00 to 18:00 hours, fee included in the touristic ticket.
Cost: Entry included in Cusco Tourist Ticket.






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