Very interesting place for short visit- nice view. Max 1 h pee visit. Magic landscape. Difficult to reach via local road.
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It's a bumpy ride followed by an narrow descent into the head of the valley where the salt laiden water springs from the mountain. Channelled into hundreds of individual ponds. It makes for some creative photography particularly if the local people in their bright clothes...More
This place is a must go! It is amazing to see how Mother Earth provide us with wonderful and abundant resources! The water comes down from a natural spring in the mountain and it is directed to hundreds of shallow pools to collect the salt....More
4000 salt ponds coming together to become a huge area of salt mining. The colors of this place was amazing. I highly recommend to see this place.
Salt producing place near the Maras town. It is an amazing place where salty mountains and natural running water meet and salt is extracted. Hard to get there place (non-paved roads). Highly recommend it. Don't forget to stop in Maras town and have some Chicha...More
Very beautiful and historic place. It's a pity that the workers there are very bad paid. We did a walk there and can recommend that! Take the bus from Urubamba up and tell them that you want to visit the salinas. Then walk the rest...More
I highly recommend this place! it was stunning and interesting and unusual. To think, we almost didn't come here! I would recommend doing what we did. We went to Machu Picchu and then stayed overnight in Ollantaytambo (lovely little town with amazing ruins) and then...More