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Pacha Peru Explorers

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Salt salt everywhere

3,000 vats of salt support the economy in this area. Salty water that runs down from the mountain... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
Great time!

Best tour ever! Private tour with comfortable van and very knowledgeable guides! Definitely... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2019
Sara M
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Urubamba, Peru
+51 998 037 474
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Reviewed 4 days ago

3,000 vats of salt support the economy in this area. Salty water that runs down from the mountain is woven through the vats with irrigation. When the water evaporates it leaves white salt on the top, pink salt in the middle and brown salt on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SKClev
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Best tour ever! Private tour with comfortable van and very knowledgeable guides! Definitely recommend them!!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sara M
Reviewed September 9, 2018

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!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kk5565
Reviewed September 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FrequentFlier516395
Reviewed May 27, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 297hilarys
Reviewed May 5, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed May 1, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GuyJohannesburg
Reviewed April 11, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank idealjourney
Reviewed February 6, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank newyorkcity2017
Reviewed January 19, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank spieglerg
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March 22, 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