Maras and Moray are two amazing attractions located within a short distance of each other, creating the perfect half-day tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Maras is famous for its salt evaporation ponds, which have been in use since at least Inca times. Moray, meanwhile, is an Inca archaeological site that looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. Built as an agricultural laboratory of sorts, it consists of several large terraced circular depressions which were used to test crop production in various microclimates. Together, these two sites provide one of the most fascinating spectacles in the Cusco Region.
If cycling at high altitude sounds like too much effort, then come with us as we visit Maras and Moray as part of an ATV (quad bike) adventure! We’ll pick you up at your hotel at around 07h00, and then drive to the salt evaporation ponds at Maras (for safety reasons, we can’t drive the quad bikes down the sharply-bending road...