The Maras trek to Machu Picchu articulates a unique and pleasurable experience that lasts: 2 days 1 night will equip you with knowledge that is preserved by the local host population. You can enjoy archeological sites linked to the experience of traditional agriculture and use of salt mines with community administration of local people who have managed their resources since ancient times. You will have the opportunity to enjoy natural landscapes that will allow you to visit Maras beautiful place located in the upper Sacred Valley of the Incas, as well as Machu Picchu knowing the vision and way of life of the ancient Peruvians. We invite you to enjoy this motivating Experience, which will open new ways to get to know Cusco, Machu Picchu and all the wonders that await you.
|TYPE:||Culture, Nature, Adventure|
|DURATION:||2 Days / 1 Night|
|TYPE OF TRIP:||Standard and Private|
|RECOMMENDED DEPARTURES:||April to December|
DAY 1: CUSCO MARAS -OLLANTA- MACHU PICCHU
Departure from Cusco in the morning, we will visit first the archaeological groups of Cheqoq colcas (warehouses) of distribution of seeds in Inca and Moray times of Inca agricultural experimentation. The town of Maras. Continue with the Maras walk to the salt mines, salt mines and community administration.
We leave for Tarabamba where the bus is waiting for us on our way to Ollantaytambo. From there we leave by train to the town of Machu Picchu.
The explanations of the professional guide, will guide you on how to experiment and acclimatize the agricultural products consumed in the area, as well as the administration of the salt mines, which are patrimony of the community of Maras Ayllu. The cultivation of the products that they practice at the moment is traditional and harvested in harmony with the mother earth.
From the train station in Ollantaytambo, towards Machu Picchu village, it is approximately 2:55 hours. Overnight at Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU MARAVILLA MODERNA
We leave early in the morning, with transportation to go to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where we will take the train to Machu Picchu town and then the bus that will take us directly to the archaeological site, after a two and a half hour visit A tour on your own. In the afternoon we will board the return train to the city of Cusco.