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Cusco: Full-Day Horseback Riding Tour to Maras & Moray

Product ID: 387644
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Explore the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas on horseback and stop to visit the Inca ruins of Moray and the famous salt mines of Maras.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

From hotels in central Cusco. Please wait in the lobby or hotel entrance for your guide.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Explore picturesque Maras and its famous salt mines
  • Visit the site of Moray and learn more about the life of the Inca people
Full description
Enjoy a full-day tour on horseback around the stunning landscapes of the famous Sacred Valley. Ride amongst snow-capped mountains and historic farmlands as you make stops with your guide to visit the archaeological site of Moray, the town of Maras, and the spectatcular Maras salt pans. 

Get picked up from your hotel in the morning and en route to the ranch receive an activity briefring from your guide.

At the ranch, receive a brief introduction to how to control and steer your horse. You will be given a horse based on your experience and activity level. 

Ride towards the archaeological site of Moray with incredible views of the stunning scenery composed by snowy mountains and serene farmland. At Moray your guide will explain the importance of this archaeological site, where the Incas adapted the farming of plants and foods to different altitude levels. 

Jump back on your horse and continue to the town of Maras. Make a small tour of this picturesque village where you will see a church that is over 400 years old. Stop for your included buffet lunch, which includes vegetarian options, at Tunupas Restaurant. 

Leave the horses and travel in a vehicle to visit the famous Maras salt mines. The salt mines have been worked by the locals even from pre-Incan times which involves making small wells to hold water that contains salt particles that settle at the base to be extracted.

Arrive back in Cusco around 4:30 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Cusco
  • Buffet Lunch with vegetarian option
  • Snacks and water
  • Bilingual guide
  • Saddle
  • Safety helmets
  • Muleteer
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees
  • Cusco Tourist Ticket Site Pass
  • Insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 200 lbs (91 kg)

From US$ 180 per person

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Horseback Riding Cusco

Product ID: 387644