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Media Luna Tourism Circuit

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I'll never forget it!

Absolutely one of the highlights of our time in Peru. We were lucky enough to spend a full day with... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
kristinaten
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My family spent a memorable day with the Media Luna community and on the La Salineras salt mines... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
russian-sage
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The Media Luna tourism circuit consists of a variety of workshops designed to provide insight into local mores and customs of the Sacred Valley. Each workshop is lead by a member of the Association of Media Luna. You will get a chance to immerse...more
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San Jose de Media Luna, Urubamba 08660, Peru
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Absolutely one of the highlights of our time in Peru. We were lucky enough to spend a full day with the people of the Media Luna community near Urubamba, starting with a hike to the incredible Salineras salt mines and complete with a weaving/dyeing demonstration,...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

My family spent a memorable day with the Media Luna community and on the La Salineras salt mines hike with Don Tuburcio. This experience is as dear to us as our visit to Machu Picchu. The Media Luna folks were very welcoming and interacted with...More

1  Thank russian-sage
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Media Luna is a small community located 12 minutes away from Urubamba. It is connected to the salt mine in Maras by a 2 hours hike (round trip). After the hike, the community member will show you some workshops, including: herbs as natural medicine, guinea...More

Thank 亭方 王
Reviewed November 13, 2016

This was a very varied day. Meeting village people and learning what their expertise was. We had a young translator who was excellent. Our first part was walking up to the salt pans with one of the village elders, an incredibly fresh faced and fit...More

3  Thank mkkk64
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Media Luna is a great place where you'll learn so much about local culture and traditions! It's definitly worthed a stop! I specially liked the meal : fresh guinea pig miam miam :D People from the community are lovely and it's goog to support this...More

Thank Emilie_VisitDotOrg
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite part of our week in Peru. We had such a lovely time listening to the women explain their individual expertises. One explained textiles, one did medicinal plants, one raised cuy (Guinea pigs) and one prepared chicha (Peruvian beer. I liked the...More

1  Thank nycdoyle
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Tried booking the tour through email and phone number provided by the media Luna tour website but ultimately got a hold of the company via Facebook the night before we wanted to visit. Incredibly accommodating and easy to set up with less than 48hrs notice....More

Thank aebrodeur
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved this entire experience!!! Private walk up to the salt mines provided beautiful vistas and plenty of information about the incas and salt mines. Upon our return we were served a delicious Peruvian meal with fresh local ingredients and wonderful new flavored. Even my picky...More

Thank Paris1221
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved this tour. We did a hike to the Salt Mines of Maras in the morning, followed by a local village lunch and a visit to a number of different craftspeople around Urubamba. Each person was so happy to share their knowledge of...More

Thank kellymboulding
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We enjoyed our personalized morning tour with lunch of Media Luna. It is a great way to help a local community while visiting the Sacred Valley. They do their best to show you some local crafts and customs. You will get some great pictures and...More

1  Thank voyageur336
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