ATV Maras, Moray Salt ponds & lagoons

Your adventure on ATVs will be very nice and you could enjoy the beauty of the landscape along the way. When you are going to arrive you will visit Maras salt mines and the archaeological site of Moray, where the Incas experimented with several products at different levels of altitude to know what level was suitable for each product. Then you will have lunch near the Piuray lagoon, where the locals still practice the artisan fishing. Also you will see Huaypo lagoon.

DURATION
1 DAY
DEPARTURES
Daily
PHYSICAL LEVEL
CATEGORY
Adventure
BEGIN IN
Cusco
PLACES
Maras, Moray, Salineras y Chinchero

Itinerary of ATV Maras, Moray Salt ponds & lagoons

Itinerary

Our Tour starts at 7:00am. We will pick you up from your hotel heading northeast of the city of Cusco along the way we'll appreciate beautiful scenery.

We will arrive at the base camp to collect the ATVs and we will have an explanation of what we should keep in mind about safety and rules for driving on the road.  

We will start the adventure on the ATVs to Maras salt mines. After that we will make a descent for security in our private car. Then we will continue with the ATVs towards Maras. Then Moray, where we will see the amazing agricultural laboratory of the Inca Empire. Along the way we will have the opportunity to see the snowy Chicon and Veronica on the White Mountain.

Next we are going to Piuray lagoon where we will have lunch and see some agricultural activities the people of the place. We will continue our excursion to the Huaypo lagoon and finally our trip ends up the base camp in Cruzpata, where our transport will take us back to Cusco.

This program includes

  • Box Lunch
  • Pick up from hotel 
  • Professional Guide
  • Safety Equipment
  • Transportation (Shared service)
  • Vehicle (ATV)
Transport

Touristic

Meals

Box Lunch

This program does not include

  • Admission to Moray
  • Entrance to Maras Salt
  • Return to the hotel

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Passport
  • Raincoat (between October to March)
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses.

Recommendations

  • The altitude of Cusco is above 3400m.a.s.l. or 11150f.a.s.l. and is provably that you have fatigue or headache. We suggest you drink coca tea.
  • The rainy season is from October to March
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Don’t forget medication and/or personal items you will need
  • Personal medication
  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof clothing during rainy season (October to March)
  • Water bottles