Sacred Valley Bike Tour to Maras Moray offers an exciting adventure of biking down the hill to visit the two Inca ruins – Maras and Moray in the Sacred Valley of Incas. Both these sites have a historical significance.
It is ideal to sign up for the half day mountain biking tour while you acclimate in Cusco city before your trip to Machu Picchu.
Salinas de Maras are geometrical salt puddles on a slope of a hill. These salt puddles are manually supplied with natural spring waters. The salt farmers then let the water to evaporate.
It leaves behind salt crystals which are scrapped out manually. This is a traditional salt farming method which has been followed since Incan civilization.
The agricultural terrace of Moray has been of importance to Incas. These circular terraces have different layers. To Incas, this was more of an agricultural laboratory. It is here they have been inventing different farming techniques.
Each layer of this agricultural terrace has a different temperature. This helped the Incan farmers to determine the quality of growth of crops at different temperature levels.
We operate this half day mountain bike adventure to the archaeological site of Moray and Maras both in small groups and as a private guided tour. Contact us to plan your unforgettable half day tour to the two iconic sites of Sacred Valley of Incas.
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Cusco Hotel Transfer
At 0800 in the morning, we will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. We will get your bike ready and will drive you to Chinchero. It is around 40 minutes drive away from Cusco.
Here we will begin our Sacred Valley Bike Tour to Maras Moray. We will be visiting the agricultural terrace of Moray and will be continuing to see the salt terraces in Maras.
After the tour, we will do a downhill biking to Urubamba town in the heart of the Sacred Valley of Incas. This tour is ideal for bikers of all levels of experience, mixing the activity of biking with learning about the ancient Inca culture.
No unpleasant surprises, everyhting was just as planned. The trip was very nice and the guide was top class. Thanks to Marko and entire Happy Gringo team.
We heard that Happy Gringo Tours was popular for Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and booked the trail with them. On reaching Cusco we decided to do the Sacred Valley Biking experience with them too. It was the best decision we made. We felt very safe as there was a supporting vehicle trailing behind us and we could simply stop biking and get into the vehicle if we felt tired. The guide made sure that we biked on single tracks and led the group. It was both safe and fun.