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Salinas de Maras

Carreta a Maras | Urubamba, Maras 00051, Peru
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Day Tour to Maras, Moray and Salt Flats from Cusco
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Peru Off-the-Beaten-Track: Maras, Moray, and Salineras from Cusco
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Moray Terraces and Maras Salt Mines Day Trip
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“salt mines” (314 reviews)
“salt pans” (187 reviews)
“salt pools” (146 reviews)
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Carreta a Maras | Urubamba, Maras 00051, Peru
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"salt mines"
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"salt pans"
in 187 reviews
"salt pools"
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"sacred valley"
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"inca times"
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"interesting place"
in 49 reviews
"local families"
in 28 reviews
"dry season"
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"worth the trip"
in 36 reviews
"amazing site"
in 29 reviews
"water evaporates"
in 26 reviews
"day trip"
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"atv tour"
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"walk around"
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"entrance fee"
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"unique experience"
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"harvest salt"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our stop at Salinas de Maras. We were part of a tour group. The salt pools are on a hillside were really cool. There were little booths to buy goods. We bought some Peruvian salt as souvenirs. There are...More

Thank Kabingha
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had wanted to go here since I started researching my Peru trip! It was amazing to see in person! Gorgeous views all around. We took a tuk tuk from urrbamba and it was a very slow drive! It’s a little way out there. Don’t...More

Thank Mary Z
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had not idea what this place was about till I got there and funny enough as that was by mistake. It is really impressive to see the salt mines and streams of salty water moving quickly through. I've been to some salt mines around...More

Thank George G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The salt flats are very cool and make for some great pictures of course. Also you can buy some salt for cooking/ salted chocolate from the stores there!

Thank Sam K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good for photo-taking and quick visit. Be careful with the narrow walking paths between salt fields.

Thank bill2bill2
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Salinas de Maras - the salt ponds, is a must visit place in Cuzco Region. Very interesting place and impressive views. The narrow road add the sense of adventure.

Thank Joseph K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of my most favorite visits while in the Sacred Valley. Everything about this site was fascinating and beautiful. Do not forget before leaving to purchase some small bags of pink salt to bring home for yourself and as gifts! A must see...More

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strange Maras can also be found via Google spelled Moras, whatever, do NOT miss the opportunity to experience these salt ponds. We used Ollantayatmbo as our base during the 4-Days in Sacred Valley, visiting the Incan Ruins, Maras and Moray. Don't forget to take salt...More

1  Thank Joeipad25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it may not sound like an interesting site, the engineering and history of the mines is impressive. You travel down a winding mountain road which is not for the faint of heart but well worth the time and small admission fee to enter. There...More

1  Thank whatsnext2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a fascinating site, seeing the salt pans and the intricate network of canals. Went on a wet day, so muddy drive down in the tour bus. Gets quite busy so go early.

Thank Graham F
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Michelle K
September 29, 2017|
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Response from Jasper1800 | Reviewed this property |
A couple miles north of the city of Urubamba is a bridge over the Urubamba river. Cross the river and walk up to the Salt Pans. The trail is well worn and easy to follow.
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Natalie T
July 22, 2017|
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Response from chad n | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.
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tpishdad
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Alaoa | Reviewed this property |
There is 3 types of salt. One for consomption, the second also for your kitchen but larger and the third for your body and health. Bought the 3 rd catégorie 10 soles for 3 kg.
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