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Chinchero & Moray Tour Peru + Machu Picchu, 2

Moray Tour Peru

Our Chinchero & Moray Tour Peru allows you to visit some magical sites as Chinchero, Moray, the Salt mines, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu in one trip, this 2 day tour will allow travelers to experience some of the fascinating Inca sites, in the proximity of the Sacred Valley combining with the impressive views of Vilcanota Mountain chain.

Moray is a stunning archaeological site, located northwest of Cusco (34 miles) on a high plateau at about 3,500 m (11,500 ft.) The Chinchero & Moray tour Peru enables you also to visit one of the most famous weaving centers in Cusco region (Chinchero), where you will have the opportunity to interact with the indigenous women (best weavers of the region) to learn the process of the hand-made textiles. This Chinchero & Moray tour Peru is the best way to connect to  “Machu Picchu”, you will have a beautiful train ride from Ollantaytambo to  Aguas Calientes town, where we spend a night in the hotel.

Highlights of  Moray Tour Peru + Machu Picchu:

  • Chinchero the Inca ruins and weaving center.
  • Amazing mountain scenery.
  • The impressive Inca Laboratory of Moray.
  • The exceptional Salt mines.
  • The Majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Ollantaytambo Inca Fortress
  • The beautiful train ride to Aguas Calientes
  • Machu Picchu the lost Inca City.

Overview

Chinchero & Moray Tour Peru+ Machupicchu – Overview

  • Day 1.- Cusco – Chinchero – Moray – Salt pans – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 2.- Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Ollantaytambo– Cusco.

Itinerary

Itinerary of  Moray Tour Peru + Machupicchu:

Day 1 : Chinchero – Moray – Salt mines – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.

Chinchero sacred valleyIn the morning at the scheduled time we’ll pick you up in the lobby of your Hotel, we then have a 40 minutes of bus drive to arrive to the fertile plain of Chinchero full of farming fields & beautiful landscapes, at Chinchero we will stop to see the locals weaving centers and the Inca ruins. We will continue our drive to the town of Maras, which has nice colonial doorways made of stone, unique around Cusco region, 20 minutes later we will arrive to the Inca ruins of Moray called “the Inca laboratory”. The guide will show us this wonderful place and we will walk around.

We then drive to the Salt mines with beautiful views of Urubamba Mountain range and  passing by many farming fields we will arrive to the salt pans of Salineras, where we will be able to observe the fascinating salt mine own by the locals, with more than 3000 pools still in production, since many centuries ago. We will have a short drive to Urubamba for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit Ollantaytambo Inca fortress, after to visit this formidable Inca site we will have the train ride to Aguas Calientes.

Hotel in Aguas Calientes:

Meals included:  lunch

Day 2. Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Back to Cusco.

Machupicchu TourAfter your breakfast at the hotel, the guide will pick you up and lead you to the bus station, we then board the bus that will take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Where you will have a guided tour of the Citadel, our guide will show us the Main Plaza, the Sun Temple, the Sacred Sun Dial (Intihuatana), the Royal palace, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Main temple, Sacred Rock, warehouses, and all the most important places. It will be a wonderful experience at this wonderful and charming place. After the guided tour you will have free time to explore the area on your own or you can take the following hiking options:

  1. Climb to Wayna Picchu; suggested for the most adventurous people, Wayna Picchu is a great option to observe the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being very high and distant (we suggest you to book it in advance).
  2. Walk to Sun Gate; all the visitors of Machu Picchu are allowed to walk (approx. 2 hours up and down) up to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku)
  3. Montaña Machu Picchu; it is much longer and higher than Wayna Picchu so it needs at least 3 hours of intense hike up and down to be finished it but it is definitely worth it.

In the afternoon at the schedule time you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, and then we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo. The journey by train takes approximately 1:40 Hours, upon your arrival to the train station, you will transferred back to the hotel in Cusco.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Inclusions

Included for  Moray Tour Peru + Machu Picchu:

  • Entrance fee for tour to Moray, Chinchero, Salt mines, Ollantaytambo & Machu Picchu.
  • Private transportation
  • Guide for Chinchero & Moray tour Peru + trip to Machu Picchu.
  • Meals: described on the itinerary of Moray tour Peru.
  • One night hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Train tickets round trip (expedition class).
  • Bus tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Transfer Cusco/Ollantaytambo/ Cusco.

Not included in Moray Tour Peru + Machu Picchu:

  • Tip for the crew (guide and driver)
  • Meals not described on the itinerary
  • Entrance fee to Wayna Picchu and Montaña
  • Entrance fee to the hot springs.
  • Hotels in Cusco.
  • Extra drinks.

Note: The tickets for Wayna Picchu is limited to 400 people per day, so it is necessary to book in advance; if there is no more spaces for Wayna Picchu Mountain, another good option to walk is Machu Picchu Montaña, which has more spaces available but also it is limited.

Recommended things to bring for Chinchero & Moray Tour Peru

  • A small back pack with essential items
  • Water bottle, camera, sunblock, hat
  • original Passport or ISIC card in case of students
  • Rain coat or rain poncho
  • Money for tips and souvenirs
  • Change of clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes or runners
  • A warm clothes to return to Cusco

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