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Horseback Riding Maras Moray

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  • Large Group Service(Group Size: 02 Min - 16ppl Max)Start Time: 07:30
  • Small Group Service(Group Size: 02 Min - 08ppl Max)Start Time: 07:30
  • Private/Closed Group Service(Group Size: Upon Request)Start Time: 07:30

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  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Difficulty: 2/10
  • Pick up: Hotel Cusco
  • Drop off: Hotel Cusco
  • Availability: In stock
  • Tour type: Horseback riding

Horseback Riding Tour in Maras Moray

Our horseback riding maras moray tour, is one of our recommended tours in the city of Cusco, it is a good alternative to the traditional bus tour, on this tour you will enjoy magnificent views surrounded by mountains and snow-capped peaks such as Chicon in Urubamba, we will also visit the archaeological center of Moray which was an agricultural research center during the inca time, we will also visit the salt mines in Maras, here you will see how the salt is extracted by hand by the local people.

It can be visited even with children, no previous experience is necessary, since our horses are well trained and friendly.

Departure & Return Location:

Hotel Cusco.

Departure Time:

Pick up from your hotel (7:30am – 8:00am).

Horseback riding Maras Moray highlights:

  • The deep bowl shaped hollows of Moray look like a Roman amphitheater.
  • You will be awed by its expanse and cleverness and marvel the forward thinking and intelligence of the Incas.
  • Visiting Moray is a captivating experience for anyone interested in the history and culture of Peru.
  • Enjoy a horseback riding by off the beaten path.
  • Soak up views of the snow-clad peaks of Pitusiray, Chicon and Veronica peaks.
  • Enjoy the unique beauty of the Andean landscapes and plenty of photo opportunities.
  • The snow-white Salt Mines stun you with beauty, reflecting sunlight like white gold.

About us:
We are Huaynas Expeditions, a direct local tour operator in the city of Cusco, we do not share service with any other agency, as most of them they do. We will make the Horseback Riding Maras Moray tour even if your are 2 people only. we won’t cancel your trip!, we are a responsible company with vast experience in the tourism industry, we have the best professional team to make your journey unforgettable.

Itinerary

Cusco - Maras - Moray - Salt Mines - Cusco.

Our private transportation will pick you up from your accommodation in Cusco or Sacred Valley and take you to our starting site in the community of Pichingoto, which is located near the Vilcanota river in the Maras – Urubamba province. Here you will be taught to ride a horse and have the opportunity to meet your horse.
Then we will start the trip ascending for about 45 minutes to the salt mines Salineras de Maras, where you can see more than 5000 salt pools.

We will visit this place and walk through the pools to witness how salt is obtained by hand, and then we will continue riding for another hour and 15 minutes, for 6 kilometers, until we reach the colonial settlement of Maras. One of the oldest churches in Latin America, known as San Francisco de Assis, was built in this settlement.

We will travel to the church, then have lunch before taking a walk through the streets of the city, where you can see the coats of arms of various Spanish colonial families carved into the stone doorways.
We will continue along the historic Inca grazing roads for almost 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering 7 kilometers, until we reach Moray, a key agricultural testing and development center.

We will go to this wonderful Inca laboratory to see its great architecture and some of the local items that are still made there.During our visit, we will enjoy the breathtaking views that surround us, including several snow-capped Andean mountains that cannot be seen anywhere else in Cusco.

After our tour to Moray, we will enjoy our box lunch before returning to Cusco or the Sacred Valley in our private transport.

Bring your family and friends and experience another of present from the Peruvian land!

Time spent riding: 5 hours.
Level: Beginners – Intermediate.
Type of horse: Peruvian Paso Horse.
Weight limit: 100 Kilograms or 220,462 Pounds.
Maximum Altitude: 3,400 m / 11,154 ft .

Horseback Riding Maras Moray
Horseback Riding Maras Moray

Inclusions

Price Includes for Horseback Riding Maras Moray:

  • Pick up from hotel in Cusco.
  • Private round-trip transportation.
  • English / Quechua / Spanish professional Guide speak.
  • Intercoms (radios).
  • Horse ride to Moray.
  • Riding helmets.
  • Horse Manager.
  • Visit to the archaeological site of Moray.
  • lunch (picnic, included).
  • Horse ride to Salineras.
  • Visit to the salt mines of Salineras.
  • Horse ride back to Maras.
  • First aid kit.

Price Excludes for Horseback Riding Maras Moray:

  • Entrance fee to salt mines (15.00 Soles).
  • Tourist Ticket for archeological sites (70.00 Soles).
  • Tips (optinal).

Items to bring for Horseback Riding Maras Moray:

  • Original Passport.
  • Original Student Card (if you book as a student).
  • Travel insurance card is essencial.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sun protection cream.
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
  • Extra money.
  • Water.

Would you like Horseback Riding Maras Moray in a private service?

We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.

Our Horseback Riding Maras Moray private service, includes additional items such as:

  • Private Van.
  • Entrance fee to Salt Mines.
  • Tourist Ticket for archeological sites.
  • English / Quechua / Spanish professional Guide speak just for you.

Prices

We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.

We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.

We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.

LARGE GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: 02 Min - 16ppl Max)

USD
150
Per Person

SMALL GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: 02 Min - 08ppl Max)

USD
180
Per Person

PRIVATE GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: Upon Request)

USD
270
Per Person

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FAQ

Can I be picked up from Urubamba (Sacred Valley)?
Yes, let us know in advance to organize your pick up time.

At what time of the year can the tour be done?
You can enjoy our services at any time of the year.

Can I be dropped off at Ollantaytambo?
Yes, we can dropp you off in Ollantaytambo.

What is the weight limit?
100 Kilograms or 220,462 Pounds.

Do I need experience for horseback riding?
You do not need to have equestrian experience to participate in our excursions and trips.

What will I see on the tour?
You will be able to enjoy incredible landscapes, which you will hardly forget, and ride our Peruvian horses passing through less frequented roads. You will know places of great cultural and historical importance related to the Inca civilization. You will see closely the agricultural activities of the farmers in the area. You will have the opportunity to interact with peasant communities that preserve ancestral traditions.

What is the minimum and maximum age required to do this horseback riding tour?
The minimum age required is 9 years. However, the smallest of the family will be guarded during the ride by a member of our team. The maximum age is not established because it will depend on the physical and mental conditions of the person. But, attention, whether a minor or a senior citizen, will be accepted or not after an evaluation by the chalan (horse controller) or another authorized member of Huaynas Expeditions

Why Huaynas Expeditions?
  • High quality services
  • Best price guarantee!
  • Local 100% Peruvian Tour operator (Based in Cusco).
  • We Never Pass you onto another operator.
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
  • TripAdvisor recommended!
3 Reviews
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Dietrich Anderson

Couple Traveller

This place is amazing! All the food is grown on the Ranch and is organic. The staff is welcoming and amazing. You are in the heart of the sacred valley. If you want an experience like no other in Peru I highly recommend staying at the Ranch.

January 2, 2019

John Ukos

Family Traveller

awesome! Great tour guides providing beautiful horses and a delicious lunch. We will never forget this leg of our Peruvian journey.

December 11, 2018

Sebastian

Couple Traveller

A really good place for horseback riding through the Andes!

November 13, 2018
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