Maras Adventure offers this wonderful tour in our Peruvian Paso horses in Cusco and Maras, so you will have the opportunity to ride on our nice horses and visit the archaeological sites of Maras, Moray, Chinchero, The salt mines or in the National park of Sacsayhuaman of Cusco so our expert Tour guide will explain about the history, tradition and farming of those places. Currently the area of Maras is considered one of the most unique and beautiful landscapes of the region of Cusco and touring the route of Maras Moray in our Peruvian Paso horses becomes a very special and exciting tour full of adventure, especially if our tourists combine their tour of horseback riding with our Zip line "The Flight of the Condor” http://cuscoperuzipline.com/ which has 04 lines of full adrenaline. Along the walk our customers will be in direct contact with nature and the rural town of Maras, enjoying beautiful views of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba. Maras Adventure recommend this tour for the people who are looking for something different on their journey, to have a beautiful memory of their passage through Cusco, so we can said that our rates are the best from the others travel Companies of Cusco and the best news is booking your tours to us, you will be supporting our social works to our poor children in the most remote villages of Maras and this are the big difference between the others Travel Companies.

Our tour of the Peruvian Paso horses begins with the gathering of our passengers at their hotels in Cusco or Sacred Valley which is 45 minutes from the city of Cusco, in the tour of horseback riding of Cusco are included the visit of the Archeological places of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay and in our tour of horseback riding of Maras we included the visit of Chinchero, Moray, The Salt Mines and Maras town. 

TYPE OF SERVICE: PRIVATE

DURATION: FULL DAY IN THE PLACE OF MARAS AND HALF DAY IN THE PLACE OF CUSCO

AVAILABILITY: ALL YEAR

 

 

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ITINERARY. -Our tour of the Peruvian Paso horses begins with the gathering of our passengers at their hotels in Cusco or Urubamba Valley which is 45 minutes from the city of Cusco, our day begins with a visit of the archaeological site of Chinchero, after this tour we will go to the main square of the village of Maras, where the staff of our Company will be waiting for us with the nice Peruvian Paso Horses. After a brief orientation, we begin our journey on horseback toward the circular terraces of Moray where the Incas used it as a laboratory for acclimatize the seed and do research in agriculture. What is surprising is the average annual temperature difference between the top and bottom of the terraces down to about 15 ° C in the principal depression, after Moray we will mount the Peruvian step horses again  to going back to the village of Maras and then our next stop is the famous Salineras of Maras, to see and learn about an ancient method pre- Inca of salt production, Salineras which are constituted by about 4000 small pools on the mountainside, where people fill the  pools with salt water that flows from the mountain during the dry season, irrigation has to be done every 3 days, so that when water evaporates, the salt contained therein are slowly solidified, to get a salt production every 30 days, at the end of the tour we will return in  our private transportation to your hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley of Urubamba.

HORSEBACK RIDING TOUR TO MARAS - MORAY- CHINCHERO INCLUDED:

  • Official English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • Private tourist transportation from Cusco to Maras
  • Peruvian Paso Horses
  • Horseman to help you with the horses
  • All the transfers

NOT INCLUDES:

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological places
  • Soft or alcoholic and soda drinks
  • Tips

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  • Day backpack with personal items, can be carried in the saddle bag
  • Rain jacket or poncho (December - April)
  • Hiking or tennis shoes
  • Drinking water
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  • Sun block (sun protection cream)
  • Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra money (soles) for tipping or to buy some souvenirs