Participate, learn and enjoy!
Ready to connect with Mother Earth in a unique natural environment, visit the salt mines of Maras and collect your own salt, harvest your own veggies from our organic vegetable garden, learn about the local people and their history.
Salineras Ranch is just for you! Choose your favorite workshops, and let our staff take care of everything.
If you stay with us at the ranch, you will enjoy fully customizable packages with a 10% discount on all activities.
**Transportation is not included**
This is an exclusive hands-on experience harvesting salt in the famous Salineras de Maras. You’ll have unique photos, take home a taste of Peru, and have a delicious meal on the grounds of a stunning horse ranch in the heart of the Sacred Valley.
$65.00 per person
With us, you get more than instagram-worthy photos of the ancient Salineras de Maras (and of course you’ll have plenty of those), you get an authentic experience, visiting the site with the local owners of the salt pools. After the tour we serve snack and refreshments on the grounds of our beautiful ranch. In accordance with our fair trade and community support values, all of the profits from this activity go to the owners of the salt pool.
Visit the Salt Mines
$35.00 per person
Come enjoy a wonderful day with us - there is so much to do on and around the ranch and we specialize in customizing experiences. Whether you are a family of a foodies, adventure seekers, horse people, interested in culture, history and tradition, or a mix of all of these, our ranch is the place for you... Let us do the planning and coordination, so you can relax and enjoy the day.
Starting at $160.00 per person
This workshop will change the way you view your brew and what you know about Peruvian coffee. You’ll learn about growing, harvesting and, most importantly, preparing great coffee. Working alongside a local farmer will give you a hands-on experience roasting and grinding the coffee beans, and you’ll be astounded by the different ways this delicious beverage can be prepared.
$45.00 per person
Here in the Sacred Valley, our chocolate is as unique as it is delectable. In this workshop, one of our expert local farmers will explain the artisanal cacao production process using some rare and delicious beans. You’ll then learn how it’s toasted and ground, and will get to make a delicious, pure artisanal cacao bar.
$45.00 per person
Pachamanka or “Pot of Earth” or, “Earth Oven” is a treasured and delicious traditional feast in the Cusco region and an homage to the goddess Pachamama “Mother Earth.” Bonfire-heated stones are buried in the ground with layers of meat, local potatoes, herbs and spices, wrapped in plantain leaves. Before the food is unearthed and beautifully served on our stunning ranch in the Sacred Valley, your local hosts dressed in traditional ethnic wear will make a andean ritual offering to Mother Earth.
$155.00 per person
This is a fun activity for families and builders of all ages. With us, you’ll get off-the-beaten-path, relax on on the grounds of our beautiful horse ranch and make mud-bricks (Adobe blocks) yourself along with the locals. It will be a perfect way to unwind before or after touring the nearby Sacred Valley attractions, while doing something fun and truly local.
Mud Brick Workshop
$35.00 per person
Together with an expert, learn easy ways to improve your photography skills. It doesn’t matter what type of photography equipment you have. This is a 100% practical workshop that will fascinate you.
$85.00 per person
Get to know and learn
Our workshops are all very practical and you can participate actively. We count with local people and professionals from other parts of Peru so you can get the most out of your workshop. Have fun while getting to know the peruvian way of living and working.
Make an unique experience!
We take you on an unforgettable journey!