Explore them with Enigma Peru! The Salinas de Maras (Maras Salt Mines) stand at 3,380m (11,089ft) in the Urubamba Valley outside of Cusco. These nearly 5,000 salt pans are believed to have been developed in pre-Inca times and are still hand-harvested by local families in the area!
Here's a fun fact: Did you know that sal de Maras (salt of Maras) has been said to be the "healthiest" salt on the planet?
To learn more about visiting these salt pools and about the properties and origins of this ancient Inca marvel, contact our Travel Designers here.