The Quad Bike ATV Tour to Maras Mora is one of the most preferred half-day tours in Cusco.
On this ATV Cusco adventures on wheels experience, you will be visiting two prominent archaeological sites of the Sacred Valley of Incas.
Maras Salt Terrace:
Maras Salt Flats sits on one side of a hill. This picturesque setting is one of the prime attractions. Locals here continue practicing the age-old techniques of salt farming.
They let the natural spring water into these geometrically shaped salt puddles. When the water evaporates completely, it leaves behind crystals of salt. They manually scrape them out. The Salt of Maras is pinkish in color.
Moray Agricultural Terrace:
Moray agricultural terraces are an out worldly attraction. It is a testament to the advancement of the farming techniques of the Incas.
These circular-shaped terraces seem more like a hole in the ground. The only difference, this has different levels. It somewhat resembles the Roman amphitheater.
The temperature varies at each level. In fact, there is a difference of 15 degrees celsius from the top to the bottom of the terrace. This was more like an agricultural laboratory for the Incas. They tested the growth conditions of different types of crops here. Peru now produces over 500 different types of potatoes.
All the Quads are good and are well maintained. Are frequently serviced. The tour guides are experienced tourism professionals from the region. They have extensive knowledge about the history and culture.
Join in an unforgettable adventure on wheels half-day trip to the two prime sites of Sacred Valley.
Departure Time: 07:40 am or 01:00 pm
We will be picking you up from your respective hotels in Cusco. The experience starts with a 45 minutes drive from Cusco to Cruz Pata. Here our guide will give you a safety briefing before handing you the ATVs and gears.
Our first stop will be at Laguna Huaypo. This is one of the scenic lagoons in Cusco. Here the nature is amazing.
Then, the amazing experience begins. You will be on the Quad Bike to Moray. Moray is home to the agricultural terrace where the Incas used to experiment with different farming techniques.
Our guide will explain to you in detail how farming played a vital role in Incas.
We will then be visiting Maras, home to the salt terraces. You will have plenty of time at each tourist destination.
After the guided tour, you will be riding back to Cruzpata from where our private transport will transfer you back to Cusco.
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