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Maras & Moray

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Maras & Moray


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MARAS AND MORAY LABORATORY (1/2 DAY)

Starting in Cusco at your hotel at 8:00 am and head to the village of Maras and the experimental agricultural terraces of Moray.

Includes:

• Entrance to the salt mines of Maras.
• Transfers Tourist Bus.
• Guided Group.
• Guide and transportation at your disposal.

Not Includes:

• Tourist ticket.
• Hotel Reservation in Cusco.
• Other services not mentioned.

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Starting in Cusco at your hotel at 8:00 am and head to the village of Maras and the experimental agricultural terraces of Moray. First we reach Moray, according to historians Moray constructions were an important agricultural labora tory of the Inca Empire. Since its platforms are built with their irrigation canals and each constitute a microclimate. What is striking is the large difference in annual average temperature between the top and bottom of the depressions, a difference that reach up to 15 ° C. (59° F.) In Moray, Incas created their own microclimate to adapt plants to this altitude. After this, we will make a visit to the town of Maras and the salt mines. We will first visit the Temple of Maras, a prominent colonial church made of adobe with typical religious architecture where you can find cuzqueñian paintings depicting the Last Supper, Jesus and the apostles. It also shows beautiful houses with coats of noble Indians, reflection of an era of prosperity for the colony. Finally we will reach the Maras, an impressive complex of salt, which was already exploited since Inca times. Today the mines are still functioning and local farmers still market the salt, to this day, it is very popular in the market, so the place is a major tourist destination in Cusco.

Includes:

• Entrance to the salt mines of Maras.
• Transfers Tourist Bus.
• Guided Group.
• Guide and transportation at your disposal.

Not Includes:

• Tourist ticket.
• Hotel Reservation in Cusco.
• Other services not mentioned.


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