Join our biking tour to the Inca ruins of Moray and the salt mines of Maras, the most popular destination for two-wheel adventures.
During this tour, you’ll visit the agricultural laboratory of Moray and the famous salt mines of Maras, where we’ll explain the entire salt extraction process and its medicinal properties.
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Tour type: Private tour — If there are other riders for this tour on the same date, we will first ask you whether you accept or not the participation of other riders.
Language: Spanish or English — you choose the language!
Duration: About 11 hours.
Route type: Cross Country and Downhill (only the last part of the route is moderate downhill on singletrack, if you don’t master downhill, don’t worry, you can go down the route slowly and even walk on some parts). See the Video here!
Difficulty: Intermediate and Advanced
- A small backpack with its protector
- Waterproof jackets
- Poncho for the rain
- A bottle of water
- Pick up with vehicle from your hotel, Airbnb, etc.
- Transportation by vehicle: Cusco—Cruzpata
- Transportation by vehicle: Kachi K’ata—Cusco
- Specialized guides
- Mountain bikes with hydraulic brakes from recognized brands such as VikingX, Scott, Pivot, etc.
- Helmets, gloves, knee pads, and elbow pads
- Entrance tickets for Moray (buy the Cusco Tourist Ticket)
- Entrance tickets for the salt mines of Maras: 10 Soles (about 3 USD)
- Video and photo service
- Meal (except lunch)
- Tips (voluntary)
- * The tickets for the attractions can be purchased on the same day of the tour
The itinerary can always change because of weather, strikes and tour guide’s decision.
By 8:00 at your hotel.
Cusco to Cruzpata by vehicle
We will travel for about 1 hour by car to the indigenous community of Cruzpata where the biking will start.
Cruzpata to the archaeological site of Moray by Bike
This part of the route is mainly a flat earth-packed road with some moderate downhills and very few uphills. Upon reaching Moray, we will take a guided tour of this agricultural laboratory from the Inca period.
Moray to Maras town
This part of the route is mainly downhill on earth-packed road and only the last part is full uphill with several curves until reaching the town of Maras (the entire climb on bike will take about 20 minutes).
Maras town to the Salt Mines of Maras
This part of the route is moderate downhill on singletrack until reaching the salt mines where we will take a guided tour.
Maras Salt Mines to Kachi K’ata bridge
We will continue riding downhill the mountain over singletrack until we reach the Kachi K’ata bridge on the Urubamba River.
Kachi K’ata to Cusco city
At the Kachi K’ata bridge, we will take a private vehicle to return to Cusco.
Lugar de finalización del tour
Este tour en bicicleta termina en la Plaza de Armas del Cusco o en su hotel.
Group tour: 60 USD per person.
We leave every day at 8:00 — only under beforehand reservation.
We will pick you from your hotel.
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Our philanthropic objective is to help Andean and indigenous communities to improve their socio-economic conditions, with part of the tips received in free tours and a percentage from the paid tours.