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Maras Adventure offers this wonderful journey of adventure in our fantastic high mountain bikes, our route will introduce you to the top of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and enjoy the magnificent views of snow-capped mountains and, in this way we will have the opportunity to visit the archaeological sites of Maras, Moray, Salt mines and Chinchero, where our expert Tour Guide will explain the history and tradition of rural and farming communities of Maras. Currently the area of ​​Maras is considered one of the most unique and beautiful landscapes of the region of Cusco and cycling along these routes becomes a very special and exciting tour of full adventure, especially if our tourists combine your bike tour with our Zip line "The Flight of the Condor" which has 04 lines full adrenaline. During the tour of the narrow ways and go up and down  in the mountains of this route are so thrilling, our customers will has a glimpse of traditional farm life with rural residents in the area of Maras and be in direct contact with nature .Maras Adventure recommends this tour for people who are looking for something different on their journey, to have a beautiful memory of their passage through Cusco, because experience new alternatives combining history, culture and adventure are usually very interesting, 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 in favor of our poor children in the most remote villages of Maras.

 

TYPE OF SERVICE: PRIVATE

DURATION: FULL DAY

AVAILABILITY: ALL YEAR

PROMOTIONAL PACKAGE:  You can mix your tour of Mountain Biking  with the Zip Line "Flight of the Condor"

                                                 the same Day!!!!

 

Read More... Biking Tour in Maras

ITINERARY:

Our mountain bike tour 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 to the archaeological site of Chinchero after this tour we will go to Cruzpata community where the staff of Maras Adventure awaits for us with the mountain bikes, here our specialized Tour Guide will provide us all the  necessary information about the appropriate use of bicycles, also we will describe some of the route will cross, culminating this brief orientation begin our journey in the direction of Moray (takes no difficulties trails are flat and small decreases), the archaeological site of Moray is a unique archaeological site in the region of Cusco, circular terraces were built in enormous natural depressions or holes in the soil surface, where the Incas used for scientific research in agriculture and to acclimatize their seeds that they brought from different places the Inca Empire.  What is surprising is the difference in mean annual temperature between the top and bottom of the terraces down to about 15 ° C in the principal depression, after this visit we went to the town of Maras (the tour does not present many difficulties are smooth paths with small declines own natural canyons of the area), this city is also famous for its salt mines, better known as the Salineras which consist of over 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 the salt contained evaporates in the same solidifies slowly to get a salt production every 30 days. After the tour we will return in our private transportation to your hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley of Urubamba.

INCLUDES:

  • Specialist Official Tour Guide
  • One Mountain Bike per passenger
  • All the equipment
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Maras.
  • All the transfers

NOT INCLUDED:

  • The entrance fees to the archaeological sites
  • Food
  • Tips

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Backpack with personal items
  • Rain jacket or poncho (December to April)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Water
  • Hat or cap for sun protection
  • Sunscreen (sunscreen)
  • Camera and spare batteries
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra money (soles) for tips or to buy some souvenirs.