Highlights: Moray archaeological park, Salt Mines (lookout) and beautiful landscapes, Huaypo lagoon and natural formations
Duration: 8 hours
Departures: Daily, 10 am
Route: Trail and offroad
We leave Cusco in our private transport towards the northwest to the town of Maras where our top class base (Casa Osqollo) is located. Here we will take our safety equipment and ATVs (quads) to start our practice session, in which the passengers learn to drive the ATV in a safe and responsible manner. Then we start our adventure heading to the beautiful Huaypo lagoon where the landscapes and peace of the environment will get you in synch with the nature and rural lifestyle of the surrounding towns, then we continue to visit the archaeological complex of Moray an ancient laboratory used for agricultural purposes, it is a majestic place that shows the understanding and bond these cultures had with the Pachamama (mother nature). After this we take the trail to the salt mines of Maras where we will observe the amazing amount of ponds set up on the Incas empire time and where the famous pink salt is produced, all trough off road paths with beautiful views of the sacred Apus (snowy mountains that surround sacred valley). After that we visit the church of Tiobamba an architectural beauty oddly located in a remote location, and take another route back to the starting point where our private transport will be waiting for us to return to the city of Cusco.This is an exciting tour for people of all ages that gives you the perfect dose of adventure and culture with the added extra of unbelievable views and amazing experience riding through open fields definitely a must do when visiting Peru.
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Price: US$ 160.00
Minimum: 2 Quads
Additional Passenger: US$ 70.00
- Private transportation (round trip)
- Fuel, basic equipment (helmet and gloves)
- Adventure guide
- Quad (Yamaha model Grizzly 350cc automatic)
- Rain clothes if necessary
- Driving lessons if necessary
- Photos of the tour
- Entrance tickets to Maras salt mines
- Lunch (CASA OSQOLLO)
You can make the tour with a single ATV for an additional amount of US$ 70.00 upon the normal price.