Visiting Cusco is always a great adventure. Imagine walking through its beautiful high Andean landscapes and the most iconic areas offered by the capital of the Inca Empire. Through this trip you can do it, but in an more exciting way, rided into a metal beast with four wheels.
This adventure is lived just an hour from the city of Cusco. You do not need any driving experience to participate in this magnificent activity, as we have automatic and semi-automatic motorcycles that will let you appreciate and be in contact with nature, local people, agricultural lands, high mountains, snowy peaks and unforgettable views. Plus, you will also have the option of visiting the archaeological center of Moray and salt mines of Maras.
07:00 We pick you up from Hotel
08:30 Driving to Cruzpata
09:00Starting the ATV tour in Cusco - Driving Lessons
09:30Driving to Maras
11:00 Guided tour to Maras
11:20 Driving to Moray
11:50 Salt Mines guided tour
12:30 Return to Cusco
We recommended take a small rucksack with:
We pick you up from your hotel at 9am in our private transport to take you to the community of Cruzpata located 40 minutes outside the city of Cusco, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Arriving at Cruzpata, we will start the practices before the excursion and the instructions to operate the four-wheel machines, safety explanation by our guide, distribution of equipment and finally we start our adventure. We will be driving approximately 2 and a half hours to 3 hours, during this time you can appreciate the daily life of people who live there and where you can admire the typical facades of the houses. We will stroll through spectacular places where few people access and where the nature reflect its greatest splendor to impress us at every moment. We will visit the Huaypo and Piuray lagoon located in Chinchero, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the area; on the route we can also observe the local agriculture closely, you will have the option of visiting the archaeological site of Moray, known as the "Inca agricultural experimentation center" and the salt mines of Maras, with its amazing salt pits. We will also admire the snowys and mountains, considered sacred for village people. Among the highest peaks, you will be able to distinguish the "Waqaq Willka", with 5,682 meters of height, known as the Veronica, as well as the guardian of the Sacred Valley of the Incas: "El Chicón", that has 5, 530 meters of height. You will also have a panoramic view of the "Vilcanota" mountain range, then we will return to our base where we will take our transportation back to Cusco.
Departure Point: Cusco - We pick you up from your hotel.
Departure Time: 09:00
Briefing Point: Our guide will visit your hotel 2 or 1 day before the trek
Briefing Time: Between 17:00 - 18:00
Return Point: Cusco - Near to the main square
Service Level: Comfortable tourist-class transport and professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).
Physical Rating:1 - Demanding - Easy
Age requirement: 2+ / All travellers under 18 age must be accompanied by an adult.
Tour Operator: Inca Trail Machu
What is the appropriate clothing for this tour?
Wear comfortable clothing, hiking pants and T-shirts during the day, and sweaters, raincoat and jackets for night. Remember in Cusco the weather changes easily and rains can suddenly occur.
Where to buy the Cusco tourist ticket?
These are the places where you can buy the Cusco Tourist Ticket:
Differences between the general and partial tourist ticket
The price for this ticket is S/70 (U$22) S/40 (U$13) for students with a valid ISIC card. It is valid for 1 day. Only you can visit City tour, Sacred Valley or Maras with this ticket. Not included the Cusco museums, Pachacutec Monument and the Centro Qosqo (It's a theatre where you can appreciate the typical dance of Cusco)