The Sacred Valley of the Incas: Maras & Moray

Maras is located 40 kilometers north of Cusco, in the Cusco Region of Peru. The town is well known for the salt mines, with thousands of above-ground salt pools, dating back to pre-Inca times. The salt mines are located four kilometers north of the town, towards Urubamba, down a canyon that descends to the Rio Vilcanota and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.  Read more