If an adventure trip entices you, then our Sacred Valley ATV tour to Maras and Moray is for you. This fun-filled half day tour in the Sacred Valley of Incas will take you to two prime sites Maras and Moray.
Maras is the salt mines in the Sacred Valley of Incas. These salt terraces known to exist from pre Inca time. It has been passes from generation to generation. However the technique they use here is still the traditional one. Maras is one of the unmissable tourist destinations in Cusco.
They let the natural spring water into these geometric shaped puddle and let it sit for days. As it evaporates it leaves behind the crystals of salt. The salt farmers scrape the out manually.
These salt have a distinct nutritious value, texture, colour and taste.
One of the most raved site in the Sacred Valley of Incas is archaeological sites of Moray. Moray agricultural terraces are circular terraces with different levels. It resembles the Roman amphi theatre. They are dug into the ground into different layers. It is said that each of these levels have different temperature.
Infact, there is a difference of 15 degrees celsius from the ground to the bottom of the terrace. This is a testament to the advancement of farming techniques during Inca civilization. The Incas experimented the growth conditions of different crops in different temperate zone in these terraces.
Why Encuentros Peru Adventure?
We are an outdoor adventure our company based in Cusco. We have an excellent team of local guides who will be guiding you on this ATV Quad Bike Tour to Moray Maras and salt flat. They are tourism professional with an extensive knowledge about the history and culture.
We have our own Quad Bikes which are quite new. They are in excellent condition, we service them regularly. Moreover, we will be providing you all the basic kits that you will be needing on this tour. This is the best ATV tour Cusco has to offer.
Still wondering the reasons to visit Sacred Valley of the Incas? Here are the reasons.