Mountain bike Tour Maras Moray, Peru cycling tours, biking tour
- Duration: 1 Day
- Code: BK1703
- Mountain bike through the lush hills of the Incas’ Sacred Valley.
- Pedal around Huaypo lakeside on the way to Moray.
- Go for a 21 miles (35 km) mountain bike drive through the Andes. Your day will be leaded by local and experienced guides.
- Go mountain biking in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and arrive to Maras salt pans.
- Trek across the remote Andean valleys and visit the breathtaking Rainbow Mountain.
This Peru mountain bike tour offers high altitude 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 Inca’s agricultural laboratory.
This Maras - Moray biking tour is suitable for all types of riders as it has fairly easy sections over its roughly 35km length. We’ll 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. This cycling tour is an excellent way to explore Cusco’s surroundings.
Biking tour Maras - Moray
At 8:00am we will pick you up from your hotel and head to Chinchero and Cruzpata (3200m). Here we’ll begin our bike trip, passing by Lake Huaypo, the archaeological sites of Moray and Maras, and the salt pools or Salineras. Lastly, we will descend a steep route to Pichingoto to reach the Sacred Valley and return to Cusco.
This journey is for beginner and experienced cyclists, where you can choose from paved roads or trail. It’s an unforgettable experience no matter which route you choose. The total time is 5 hours.
- Bicycle Kona Stinky Six full suspension
- Elbow, knee pads, gloves, helmet, goggles
- Rain jacket
- Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish)
- Private bus
- Entrance fee
We recommended bringing:
- Short pants and comfortable cycling clothes
- Water bottle
- Sunblock, sunglasses
From $89.00 USD per person
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Price are per person and in USD (United States Dollar).
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Maras Moray biking FAQs
To do the Maras Moray tour with Inkas bikes Destination working with professional guides who take first aid courses for any emergency, also provides the best quality protective equipment as elbow pads, knee pads, helmet gloves, as well as full suspension bikes Kona stinky six and our mobility that is constantly close to the group, make this tour very safe.
The important and beautiful of this tour is the view of the Andean landscape that is seen along the route by bicycle, such as snowy mountains, local people working the land and the archaeological remains of Moray, which are terraces built by the pre-Incas and used by the Incas. We will also see the salt mines in Maras, these were very important in pre-Inca times, Inca times, colonial times and even today are used by local people.
It is not necessary to have experience to do the Maras Moray bicycle tour, since in this route our guide will see the level that you have when riding your bicycle and select the most suitable and safe route, if you have experience, our guides will choose the best route for maximum enjoyment.
Our transport follows the group all the time and if you get tired on the bike and do not want to continue, you can continue in our transport until you decide to take the bike again.
The Maras Moray biking tour is a one-day tour that can be combined with any tour that arrives in Machu Picchu, be it adventure like Inca trail, Inca Juingle, Lares trek or other classic tours like Machu Picchu by train. You only have to request a quote or suggestions when you contact us.