Maras, Cusco, Peru
The salt flats of Maras True hidden beauty of the Sacred Valley. Passing through green mountain after green mountain of rugged Andean terrain, you’d be forgiven for never seeing them coming. Lying in the middle of inconspicuous mountains, with sun reflecting on it as though they were snow, the salt flats will stun you with their beauty, shining out like white gold. Depending on what season you travel. You can see pools of water in each section of the salt fields, shining like shimmering mirrors in the sunlight. Pass through and admire the white salt rocks against the background of green mountains, which provides you with as great a natural contrast you are likely to see anywhere in the world. Bringing your camera is necessary for this trip, and you will have many opportunities for a great photo. You can travel with a private guide who will maneuver you through the flats, explaining to you how they are kept and harvested, and you can even purchase the product itself from the local market!
Virtual Tour: To get a virtual tour drag into the map the yellow man next to the pin.