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Address: Carreta a Maras | San Isidro G-15, Cusco 00051, Peru
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Private Maras Moray and Chinchero Tour from Cusco
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Very Interesting and Beautiful surroundings

We loved our visit here. It was a beautiful drive in and gorgeous at the site. Makes for really unique photos. We were even able to buy salt directly from them. I also thought it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our visit here. It was a beautiful drive in and gorgeous at the site. Makes for really unique photos. We were even able to buy salt directly from them. I also thought it was unique that this is one of two salt mines in the world which are configured like this. I would definitely schedule a visit if... More 

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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must if you come to Cusco. Do not forget to buy your pink salt that's the best. You won't regret to visit these site.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Due to time constraints we wanted to see sacred valley and salinas de Maras in one day. We found an agency for a decent price of around 50 usd and were not disappointed. We liked it a lot wandering around the pools!

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Usa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i did this tour with a great agency fro cusco, the guide was so nice with good information and very knowledgeable.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fascinating place. The Incas made pits to store water that is saturated with salt. Very unusual.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These are the salt mines where salt is extracted from the water coming out of the mountain. Very interesting. Great photo opportunity. The people are very nice.

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Paso Hondo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We weren't able to spend much time here, but it was incredible to see this pre-Incan salt mine that had been fought-over centuries before the Inca's time. We were on a "tour" that stopped at other locations the same day, and for that we were a bit rushed. I would recommend visiting as part of a tour that only stops... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The salt mines are a cool place to stop on your way from Cusco to the sacred valley. Not a whole lot to do here but look at the salt mines. But would definitely recommend stopping here and seeing how massive this place and also buying some great pink salt.

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Mpls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth visiting and didn't cost very much. This one is on its own and wasn't combined with others into a ticket (those are kind of a waste because only a few sites are worth visiting).

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The salt mines are so cool. The view from the viewpoint above the mines is just breathtaking! There are so many salt pans that you can see from up there-it is just unbelievable! Then when you go down to the actual site and can walk around the pans, you see up close how intricate the system is.

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