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Quad tour to Maras and Huaypo Lagoon

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Up to 15 people GROUP SIZE
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3,800 m / 12,467 ft MAX. ALTITUDE
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Join our quad adventure and enjoy a wonderful half-day experience at the Maras salt mines and the mysterious Huaypo Lake.

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Meeting point

Pick up from your hotel at  about 7:00 – if applicable. For the 13:00 shift, we will assign you a different meeting point from your hotel.

Cusco to Cruzpata

Vehicle transfer for 1 approx.

Training in Cruzpata

We will provide you with a brief training in Cruzpata on the correct handling of the quads and safety parameters.

Cruzpata to Huaypo Lake

About 1 hour of ATV experience on compacted dirt with a trained Guide. This less-traveled route is ideal for riding ATVs.

Arrival at Huaypo Lagoon

You’ll have an excellent view of the lagoon, and you can observe the local flora and fauna as you ride the ATV.

Back to Cruzpata

Approximately 1.5 hours on quad bikes.

Cruzpata to Maras salt mines

Due to the number of vehicles and topographical features of this route, you will go to the Maras salt mines by vehicle. This vehicle ride takes approximately 30 minutes.

Arrival in Maras and guided tour

You will receive a brief and concise explanation of this place. Your Guide will explain the historical significance of this attraction and its importance to the local people.

Back to Cusco

By vehicle.

Ending point

This tour ends near the Plaza de Armas around 13:00 or 19:00 hours approx. If you have booked a private tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.


  • Would you like a single or a double rider quad?
    • Single: A quad bike for one person.
    • Double: A quad bike for two people (two people ride on one ATV).
Quad type
$35 per quad$50 per quad
  • Would you like a single or a double rider quad?
    • Single: A quad bike for one person.
    • Double: A quad bike for two people (two people ride on one ATV).
  • * At least two quads need to be booked to run this tour privately.
Tipo de cuatrimoto
$75 por cuatrimoto$90 por cuatrimoto


DetallesTipo de tour
Horario– 07:00 a 13:00
– 13:00 a 19:00
Tú decides
DíasTodos los díasTodos los días
Idiomaes/en simultáneamenteen ó es
Tamaño10 a 15 pax.Tú y tus amigos
IncludedType of tour
Pick up from your hotel
(for morning shift only)
Quad and helmets
Tourist vehicle
Quad driving training
Personalized service
Ticket for Maras: 20 soles pp
Drop off at your hotel


  • People with reduced mobility.
  • You can drive a quad bike from the age of 18.
  • Children under 18 must ride a double quad bike with an adult.
  • Maximum weight allowed: 100 kg per person.
  • Maximum number of passengers per quad bike: 2 people.
  • Maximum combined weight of pilot and co-pilot on a double quad: 150 kg.
  • Maximum speed: 45 km/h.

What do I bring?

  • Sweaters or jackets.
  • Anti-slip shoes.
  • Raincoats.
  • Caps or hats.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • A bottle of water.
  • Local currency in cash for your entrance tickets.



Group tours:

  • All pick-ups and tour ending times are approximate.
  • Pick-ups apply only for hotels located in the historic center.
  • Your pick-up time will depend on your hotel location.
  • If you are out of the historic center, we’ll arrange a meeting point.
  • If it’s hard for the vehicle to make it to your hotel, we’ll arrange a meeting point.
  • We don’t do pick-ups if there are festivals, strikes and car trafic.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups and meeting points one day prior your tour.

Private tours:

  • Pick-ups are sharp on time.
  • Pick-ups apply for all Cusco city.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups one day prior your tour.
  • The tour ending time is still aprox; but, we’ll do our best to finish the tour as scheduled.


  • Authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru.
  • Clean and modern ones.
  • Sedan looking auto, 4×4, H1, Van, Renault and Mercedez Benz (it will depend on the group size).

Seats – group tours:

  • You reserve a seat in the bus, not a specific number of seat.
  • If you get picked-up first, then you can choose some seats (your pick-up time will depend on your hotel location).
  • Couples seat together to 95%; however, we can’t warranty this will happen to 100%.

Kids, minors, students and Peruvians may have discounts but an official ID is required to show:

  • Kids and minors: Bring their official passaports to prove their age.
  • Students: Bring your offficial passport and goverment issued ID.
  • Peruvians: Bring your oficial ID.

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation. See also our terms.


Cancellation of the tour is free as long as you do so at least 48 hours in advance, otherwise we will charge 100% of the tour price. See also our terms.


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