Discover Peru’s spectacular countryside on this scenic bike trip from Cusco! Pedal to the Inca agricultural wonder at Moray and the ancient salt evaporation pools at Maras, and explore with your knowledgeable guide! Encounterencounter shepherds, llama and alpaca, remote mountain villages, and spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes Mountains. This off-the-beaten-path bike trip from Cusco is a fun, cultural, historic, and outdoor experience for active travelers and curious adventurers alike!
Set out from Cusco’s bustling city streets and discover Peru’s spectacular countryside, on this scenic bike trip from Cusco. Pedal to the Inca agricultural wonder at Moray to discover the mysterious circular terraces descending over 300 feet (100 meters) to form a large amphitheater. Tour the grounds with your local, bilingual guide, pedal onward to discover the ancient salt evaporation pools at Maras, where civilizations have been mining salt for 1000 years.
As you bike along scenic roads and paths with your guide, encounter shepherds, llama and alpaca, remote mountain villages, and spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes Mountains. This off-the-beaten-path bike trip from Cusco is a fun, cultural, historic, and outdoor experience for active travelers and curious adventurers alike!
Duration: Full Day
Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Cusco
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Begin your Moray and Maras bike trip from Cusco with 8:00 am hotel pick-up. Take a private shuttle 1 hour to a rural farm where you’ll meet your guide and set up with your bike. From the Chequerec farm, you’ll set out along a smooth, dirt road toward the Inca complex at Moray. The trip (moderate) will take you approximately 2.5 hours along scenic roads.
Upon arrival at the archaeological complex, you’ll have time to enjoy a boxed lunch and tour the terraces with your guide. From Moray, you’ll set out for another 2-hour downhill bike trip (easy-moderate) to the spectacular Maras Salt Mine. Here, encounter over 3,000 pre-Hispanic salt evaporation pools extending across the mountains and glistening in the sun. After touring the mines with your guide, you’ll leave your bikes and return to your hotel in Cusco via private car.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.