Maras
in Provincia de Urubamba of Cusco, Peru

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.335 and -72.157 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 20' 6" and W -72° 9' 24"
Currency and Currency Code:
Sol - PEN
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:12 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Lima
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 5:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
13.299 and 107.882 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ya Brang
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Peru in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Peru.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Peru. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Maras

Maras in Provincia de Urubamba (Cusco) is located in Peru about 340 mi (or 548 km) east of Lima, the country's capital town.

Current time in Maras is now 06:12 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Lima with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Maras, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Peru is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu in a distance of 59 mi (or 95 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Urubamba, Yucay, Huayllabamba, Huarocondo and Chinchero. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 60 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

15°C (59 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

13°C (56 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

12°C (53 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BELMOND HOTEL RIO SAGRADO

Address
3,1 mi
KM 75 8 CARRETERA URUBAMBA OLLANTAYTAMBO SACRED VALLEY
00000 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Tambo Del Inka a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Address
3,3 mi
Av. FERROCARRIL SN URUBAMBA
08000 Cusco
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Inkallpa Valle Sagrado Lodge & Spa

Address
4,1 mi
Paradero Posta
51 84 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sol y Luna Relais & Chateaux

Address
3,2 mi
Fundo Huincho A5
08660 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Pisonay Pueblo

Address
3,3 mi
Carretera Cusco - Ollantaytambo Frente al KM 71
84 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Hotel Hatun Valley

Address
3,0 mi
Rumichaca baja S/N
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sacred Dreams Lodge

Address
4,2 mi
Ollantaytambo Road, Pumahuanca
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 11:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Casa Saywa

Address
4,1 mi
Avenida Huayna Capac, Chichubamba
08660 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hanaq Mayu Hotel

Address
3,7 mi
Urb. La Campiña H4
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amaru Valle Hotel

Address
3,6 mi
Final del Jiron Grau S/N
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Man-made Salt Ponds, Peru- Valley and River Pt 2

Published: February 03, 2008
Length: 13:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: litxlit

Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley), Peru: If you plan on seeing the Maras salineras (salt ponds) skip this video. Don't spoil the surprise. If you will be in the area, but didn't know about them,...


Hand terraced Salt Ponds, Peru- Valley and River Pt 1

Published: February 03, 2008
Length: 19:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: litxlit

Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley), Peru: If you plan on seeing the Maras salineras (salt ponds) skip this video. Don't spoil the surprise. If you will be in the area, but didn't know about them,...


Salinas de maras - Peru

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 41:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Viagens e Caminhos

Salinas de Maras - Peru Veja mais em - http://jp-lugaresfantasticos.blogspot.com.br/2012/06/salinas-de-maras-peru.html Link deste vídeo - http://youtu.be/dtJL8e37jZ0.


Urquillos, 8 de marzo 2010

Published: May 09, 2010
Length: 40:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Neto Vargas

El 8 de marzo de cada año, en la comunidad de Urquillos, se celebra la fiesta de San Juan de Dios. Esta fiesta reune a muchos fieles, devotos y peregrinos que vienen de varios lugares.


Peru - Salineras de Maras - 2013

Published: July 21, 2013
Length: 03:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: GFSProduction

Salineras De Maras 58km (36 miles) NW of Cusco About 6km (3 3/4 miles) down the main road toward Ollantaytambo (northwest of Urubamba) is the amazing sight of the Salineras de Maras, ...


MTB en MARAS CUSCO - EDU

Published: June 14, 2014
Length: 34:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: eduasmereir

Ruta desde el pueblo de MARAS "CUSCO" pasando por las salineras hasta el Valle... Gracias Alberto buena ruta lml.


Maras, Moray y las Salineras de Maras

Published: October 30, 2013
Length: 53:30 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: fernandezjw

Maras es una región del Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley) en Perú. En esta región se encuentran dos increíbles lugares: Moray, ruinas encontradas cerca del pueblo de Maras que pertenecían...


Salineras de Maras, Salt Mines Maras Cusco

Published: June 23, 2014
Length: 54:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justo Paliza

Agencia de Viajes y Turismo ubicada en el Corazón de la Capital de los Inkas CUSCO ofrece a los turistas visitas Machupicchu wwwsuyosadventure.com.


Tejedora de Maras nos invita a conocer Moray

Published: June 29, 2012
Length: 32:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Viajando por Peru

Una tejedora cusqueña de Maras, provincia de Urubamba, invita a conocer Moray. En Moray se encuentran varios andenes circulares, que posiblemente tendrían la función de ser un centro de...


SANTUARIO DE TIOBAMBA MARAS URUBAMBA CUSCO PERU

Published: July 25, 2012
Length: 54:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alberto Lucana Quispe

Que nuestra Madre María Asunta al cielo interceda por nosotros...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Urubamba, Peru

Urubamba or Urupampa (Quechua "flat land of spiders") is a small town in Peru, located near the Urubamba River under the snow-capped mountain Ch'iqun. Located one hour from Cusco, Urubamba is the largest town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is also located near a number of significant ruins of the Inca Empire, including Machu Picchu. Tourists often come through the town on their way to visit these sites.

Located at -13.3042, -72.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cusco Region

Moray (Inca ruin)

Moray is an archaeological site in Peru approximately 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Cuzco on a high plateau at about 3500 m (11,500 ft) and just west of the village of Maras. The site contains unusual Inca ruins, mostly consisting of several enormous terraced circular depressions, the largest of which is about 30 m (98 ft) deep.

Located at -13.3292, -72.1956 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Peru

Maras, Peru

Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. The town is well known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds, in use since Inca times. The salt-evaporation ponds are up-slope, less than a kilometer west of the town.

Located at -13.3328, -72.1564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cusco Region

Urubamba Province

Urubamba Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.

Located at -13.3103, -72.12 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Maras.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maras