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Pacha Peru Explorers

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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This was amazing. It's important to know the history and the details of how this site operates to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen K
Carmel, Indiana
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Interesting place to visit, you can buy many thinks for cook and bath made by salt. Also there is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lima, Peru
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Urubamba, Peru
+51 998 037 474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was amazing. It's important to know the history and the details of how this site operates to have context. Plan to buy some salt that is sold on site - just remember it will add more weight than you might expect to your luggage!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit, you can buy many thinks for cook and bath made by salt. Also there is good place for pictures.

Thank FrequentFlier516395
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My fiance and I did the ATV tour to the salt mines and it was incredible! Javier and Sandro were great guides and absolutely saved us in a bind. My fiance forgot to bring sunglasses and had trouble seeing through the dust - Javier gave...More

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 5 May 2018

After seeing endless archeological sites, this is really a fascinating change. Still actively used today as it was centuries ago, this individually owned salt terraces still get salt from an unlikely underground water source that bring salt laden water to the surface that is then...More

Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 2 May 2018

What an interesting place, still run by many individual families to produce a variety of salt types, pink, flower and normal salt. The source of the salt is from a naturally salty spring and is worth a visit if you are in the area. A...More

Thank GuyJohannesburg
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I guess I was skeptical a place like this would be worth seeing. They allow you to walk down and into the salt mines and if your car is down in the city/valley below you can hike all the way down. Make sure you get...More

1  Thank Ed-IdealJourney
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I found this tour company online and was misguided by the positive reviews of their tours. The reviews that I read are inaccurate and do not reflect the poor experience I had. I booked my tour of Rainbow Mountain with Javier Ayala who met me...More

2  Thank newyorkcity2017
Reviewed 19 January 2018

To hear how the water runs from Bolivia to here, underground and comes out here, they form pools that collect salt water, later they let it evaporate to cllect salt is very interesting

Thank spieglerg
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We took two separate tours on 2 days with Javier and Pacha Peru. Day 1: Half day ATV tour(highly recommend) to Moray archeological site and the Maras salt mines. This was one of the highlights of our trip. It is not easy drive as you...More

1  Thank Riken M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We took the 5 day Salkantay Trail with Pacha Peru, from Cusco. there were 5 of us, aged 20 to 59, and we all loved the trek. You need to be relatively fit to do the full trek without hopping onto a horse to summit...More

1  Thank claire a
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23 March 2018|
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Response from XiaobaiBoston |
Hi Javier, Is +51 998 037474 your phone number? Are you on WhatsApp? Or do you have an email address? Thanks, Xiaobai