ATV Tour in Cusco, Maras, Salineras and Huaypo

Cuatrimotos Cusco Maras
Maras and MoraySalt Mines Maras
Cuatrimotos Cusco Maras
Maras and Moray
Salt Mines Maras
Zip Line en Maras

General information

  • Easy bookingBook safely and easily, directly with local operators.
  • Duration of the tourHalf day: Starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 12:30 PM.
  • Max alttitudeCusco is located at 3400 meters above sea level.
  • DifficultyThis tour does not require a lot of previous knowledge in ATV driving, there is 15 minutes of training.
  • Best timeThe best time of the year to visit is from April to October, and if you like the rains, the ideal months are from November to March.

Itinerary

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions (usually rainy season from November to March). Choose your best ATV tour in Cusco Maras below.

1. Group ATV tour to Moray and salt mines of Maras
Duration: Half day

  • Group ATV tour to Moray and Maras salt mines - Half Day
  • We will pick you up at your hotel around 7:00 am or 1:00 pm.
  • From Cusco to Cruzpata by bus: We arrive at this village located at 3,644m above sea level in about 50 minutes.
  • In Cruzpata our guide will give you a 15 minute training session.
  • From Cruzpata to Moray by ATV: Moray is an Inca archaeological complex.
  • Moray to Salt Mines by ATV and bus - Please note that we will only go by ATV to Tiobamba and then take the bus to the Maras Salt Mines. Due to their conservation, it is not possible to enter. However, we will be able to see the salt mines from a lookout point like all visitors.
  • On the way from Moray to Salineras, we will see the snow-capped peaks of Veronica and Chicon.
  • Return from the salt mines of Maras to the city of Cusco by bus.
  • You will be back in Cusco around 13:00 or 19:00 depending on your departure time in Cusco.
  • This tour ends two blocks from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

2. Group ATV tour to Huaypo Lagoon and salt mines of Maras

Duration: Half day

  • Pick up at your hotel at 7:00 am or around 1:00 pm, if requested.
  • From Cusco to Cruzpata by bus: We arrive at this village located at 3,644m above sea level in about 50 minutes.
  • In Cruzpata, our guide will give you a 15-minute training session.
  • Cruzpata to Huaypo Lagoon by mountain bike: this lagoon offers a unique natural beauty in terms of its flora, fauna and landscape.
  • From Huaypo Lagoon to the salt flats by mountain bike and bus: Please note that we will only go by ATV to Tiobamba and then take the bus to the salt flats of Maras. Due to the conservation of the salt mines, it is not possible to enter them. However, we will be able to see the salt mines from a lookout point like all visitors.
  • On this route we will also see the snow-capped peaks of Veronica and Chicon.
  • Return from the Maras Salt Mines to Cusco by bus.
  • You will be back in Cusco around 13:00 or 19:00 depending on your departure time in Cusco.
  • This tour ends two blocks from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

3. Group ATV tour with two lakes + the viewpoint of five snow-capped peaks

Duration: Half day

  • Pick up at your hotel at approximately 7:00 or 13:00 hours - upon request.
    From Cusco to Cruzpata by bus: We arrive at this village located at 3,644m above sea level in about 50 minutes.
  • In Cruzpata, our guide will give you a 15 minute training session.
  • From Cruzpata to Huaypo Lagoon by ATV.
  • From Huaypo lagoon to Piuray lagoon by ATV, through the district of Chinchero.
  • Piuray lagoon to the viewpoint of 5 snow-capped mountains.
  • Return to Cusco by bus.
  • You will return to Cusco around 13:00 or 19:00 depending on your departure time in Cusco.
  • This tour ends two blocks from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

4. Group ATV tour to Maras, Moray, Piuray lagoons and Huaypo lagoon.

Duration: Full day - full day

  • Pick up at your hotel at approximately 7:00 a.m. - upon request.
  • From Cusco to Cruzpata by bus: We arrive at this village located at 3,644m above sea level in about 50 minutes.
  • In Cruzpata, our guide will give you a 15 minute training session.
  • Cruzpata to Salt Mines by ATV and bus: Please note that we will only drive the ATV to Tiobamba and then take the bus to the Maras Salt Mines. Due to the conservation of the salt mines, it is not possible to enter them. However, we will be able to see the salt mines from a lookout point like all visitors.
  • On this route we will also see the snow-capped peaks of Veronica and Chicon.
  • From Salineras to Cruzpata by bus, we will have lunch in Cruzpata.
  • From Cruzpata to Moray by mountain bike: Moray is an Inca archaeological complex.
  • From Moray to Piuray and Huaypo lagoon by quad.
  • From Huaypo lagoon to Cruzpata by ATV.
  • Return to Cusco city by bus, you will be back in Cusco around 15:15.
  • This tour ends two blocks from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

5. Private ATV Tour in Cusco Maras

Duration: Half day or full day.

  • Pick up at your hotel at the agreed time, we recommend 8 am.
  • You can choose to visit the following attractions: Moray, Salineras, Huaypo
  • Lagoon, Piuray Lagoon, Nevados viewpoints and others.
  • We will finish this tour anywhere in the historic center, for example, at the Plaza de Armas or we will drop you off at your hotel or Airbnb.

What are we going to do?

  • You will visit the salt mines of Maras.
  • You will learn how the Incas tested their agricultural products at different altitudes.

What is included?

  • Pick up at your hotel or at Plaza Regocijo (your choice) if you are already out.
  • Private transportation round trip.
  • Professional local guide.

Not included

  • Meals
  • Tickets
  • Tips

What to bring to the tour?

  • Cash for souvenirs, tips, extra snacks.
  • Comfortable shoes or trekking shoes
  • Warm and light clothing
  • Sunglasses

Not allowed

  • Littering
  • Making campfire
  • Jumping, climbing Inca walls

Recommended

  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Know more about ATV Tour in Cusco, Maras, Salineras and Huaypo

Discover the natural and archaeological beauty of Cusco with mountain bike tours, visit the following places: Moray, the salt mines or Salineras, the Huaypo and Piuray lagoons. On this route you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the Andean or mountainous landscapes of Cusco, the communities of the rural areas and you will also be able to observe the seasonal and native birds of Cusco in the lagoons.

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Departure times of ATV in Maras:

Group Tour: Starts every day at 7 am and 1 pm.
Private tour: Upon request, we recommend starting this tour at 8 am.

Duration (Approximately 5 hours):

7 am – 1 pm – half day tour.
1.00 – 7.00 pm – half day tour
7:00 am – 3:15 pm – full day tour

Tour options

Group or private tour, you choose how you want, the tour is designed exclusively for adults over 18 years old.
If you have children or minors, we recommend that you book a private tour.

Transportation

Cusco to the place where the ATV tour will take place (round trip) in tourist transportation.
The tour is done on semi-automatic ATVs.

Pick up and drop off point

Shared service: Pick up 2 blocks from the main square of Cusco and return to the same place.
Private service: Pick up at your hotel or lodging and return to the same point.

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