ATV tour: Huaypo lagoon + Maras

Book a quad tour to the Huaypo lagoon and the Maras salt mines, full adventure and adrenaline on ATVs.


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Meeting point
  • We will pick you up from your hotel at about 7:00 or 13:00 – if applicable.
  • You Should Read the Details and Notes Tab so there are no misunderstandings at all.
Cusco to Cruzpata

1 hour approx. by vehicle on paved road.

Tranning at Cruzpata

You will have a brief training at Cruzpata about the correct handling of ATVs and safety parameters.

Cruzpata to Huaypo lagoon
  • 1.5 hour approx. by ATV on dirt road
  • On this route there are not many cars, this is very good for security reasons
Arribal at Huaypo lagoon
Return from Huaypo to Cruzpata
  • 1.5 hour approx. by ATV on dirt road
  • The return on ATV is by using the same road you used to reach the lagoon
Cruzpata to Maras salt mines

30 minutes by vehicle on a dirt road. We don’t use ATVs to reach to the Maras salt mines because of safety reasons (there are many vehicles on this route).

Arrival at the Maras salt mines

Brief explanation about the salt mines, remember that this tour is focused on adventure (not on history). If you want this tour focused much more on history, you book the Maras and Moray tour by bus.

Return to Cusco

By vehicle.

Ending place

This tour ends next to the Plaza de Armas at about 13:00 or 19:00. If you book a private tour, we can drop you off at your hotel.

Price

How do you want your service, group(shared) or private?

Group:

  • Do you want a Single Rider ATV or a Double Rider ATV?
    • Single Rider ATV: One atv for one rider
    • Double Rider ATV: One atv for two riders
  • The prices shown in the table are per ATV in US dollars ($).
ATVsSingle Rider ATVDouble Rider ATV
1$35$50
2$35$50
3$35$50
4$35$50
5$35$50
If you want to reserve more ATVs, contact us.

Private:

  • Do you want a Single Rider ATV or a Double Rider ATV?
    • Single Rider ATV: One atv for one rider
    • Double Rider ATV: One atv for two riders
  • The prices shown in the table are per ATV in US dollars ($).
ATVsSingle Rider ATVDouble Rider ATV
1$75$90
2$75$90
3$75$90
4$75$90
5$75$90
If you want to reserve more ATVs, contact us.

Details

DetailsGroupPrivate
Schedule– 7:00 to 13:00
– 13:00 to 19:00
You decide
DaysEvery dayEvery day
Languagees/en simultaneouslyes or en
Size10 to 15 pax.You and your friends
IncludedGroupPrivate
Pick up from your hotel
Professional Guide
Driver
Tourist vehicle
ATVs and helmets
Personalized service
Boleto Turístico Cusco
Entrance tickets for Maras: 15 Soles pp
Drop off at your hotel

Important:

  • The maximum weight allowed per person is 100 kg.
  • The total number of riders per ATV is 2. The maximum combined weight is 150 kg.
  • For a better and more comfortable experience, we recommend 1 person per ATV
  • The maximum speed is 45 km/h
  • Must be 18 years or older; otherwise, parents must give a written authorization

What do I bring?

  • Sweaters
  • Rain ponchos
  • Anti-slip shoes
  • Caps or hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • A bottle of water
  • Local currency in cash for your entrance tickets
  • * Dollars, Euros and cards are not accepted
  • * You can buy the entrance tickets the same day of your tour

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Notes

Pick-ups and timings:

Group tours:

  • All pick up times and tour ending times are approximate
  • We will pick you up as long as you are in the historic center; otherwise, we will coordinate another meeting place
  • For the 13:00 schedule, we normally don’t pick custumers from their hotels because there is a lot of traffic, we will coordinate a meeting point.
  • If your hotel doesn’t have a car access, the streets are one-way only or there is a lot of car traffic, then you will walk some blocks to get in the bus
  • We may not pick you up for some tours due to schedules, festivals and strikes
  • When being picked up, we will call for your name, lastname and tour destination; otherwise, don’t get on the bus
  • We will coordinate all pick-up time details one day prior your tour

Private tours:

  • Your pick up time is sharp on time
  • We will do our best to pick you up from your hotel regardless your hotel location
  • We will coordinate all pick-up time details one day prior your tour
  • Your tour ending time is still aproximate; however, we will do our best to end the tour on the scheduled time

Vehicle type and seats:

Vehicle types — group tours and private tours:

  • We implement vehicles authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru
  • The type and size of vehicle will always depend on the group size
  • We implement modern vehicles with air conditioning: H1, Van, Renault and Sprinter

Seats — group tours:

  • You book a seat in the bus — you don’t necessarily book a specific number of seat
  • If you are picked up first from your hotel, then you can can choose some seats
  • Your pickup time will depend on your hotel location
  • Travel partners or couples seat together to 95%; however, we don’t warranty this will happen to 100%

Atv type:

Modern ATVs (Honda TRX 250 brand).

Road type:

  • Much of the road is paved track.
  • The last part of the road is a dirt road (compacted earth) with bumps, therefore:
    • Dust comes in through the windows
    • The vehicle ride is sometimes bumpy

Operability and itinerary:

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation.

Cancellations

The cancellation is free as long as you do it 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 100% of the tour cost will apply.

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