Half-Day Cycling Tour Of Maras And Moray From Cusco

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    We will pick up of all our guests from hotels in Cusco
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

This Peru mountain bike tour offers high altitude biking and cycling through the Andean mountains near Cusco, passing the city of Maras and the Inca terraces of Moray. This second site was used for experimenting with different types of crops at different temperature conditions; as such, Moray was known as the Incas agricultural laboratory.This Maras & Moray cycling tour is suitable for all types of riders as it has fairly easy sections over its roughly 35km length. With your professional guide youll pass by small villages, see sweeping views of the high plain and surrounding mountains, and marvel as hummingbirds and butterflies buzz by. The route also takes in the Salineras, or salt drying ponds. Here, some 5,000 salt ponds slowly evaporate and offer up their tasty minerals. Lunch will be included, as will a bicycle and all safety equipment.

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

Your tour will start at 8am with a pick up from your hotel. You'll then head to Chinchero and Cruzpata to begin the bike trip. The group will pass by Lake Huaypo with a beautiful view of the amazing lake. Then you'll continue the bike ride to the archaeological sites of Moray, where you will stop to visit and have a guided tour in this special place.

In Moray, you'll be able to rest and stop for lunch, and after lunch continue toMaras. You will have a small stop in the main square before finally continuing to the salt pools, or salineras, of Maras. Finally, you will descend a steep route to Pichingoto to reach the Sacred Valley and return to Cusco for the tour's end around 1pm.

Inclusions

  • Pickup and drop-off at accommodations
  • Private transportation all throughout the tour
  • Kona Stinky-Six bicycle with full suspension
  • Elbow and knee pads, gloves, helmet, and goggles
  • Rain jacket
  • Professional bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to Moray and Maras
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

It's highly recommended you bring the following items: Short pants and comfortable cycling clothes, backpack, sneakers, water bottle, sunblock, and sunglasses.

The following information is mandatory for booking: hotel info, height & weight, passport number, and date of birth.