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Aguas Calientes

 

This small town is surrounded by jungle-covered mountains and next to the Urubamba River. Aguas Calientes has one main attraction, the thermal baths. These are open pools with a stunning view. Many trekkers come here and rest their weary bones after the Inca Trail. The hot waters are reputedly medicinal.
Machu Picchu is the main reason travellers visit here. The whole area is very beautiful and there are many wonderful walks in the area that pass many waterfalls and streams. There is also some good wildlife that can be seen, with many birds, including the cock-of-the-rock, and many orchids. The Mandor Waterfall can be reached in a couple of hours, and it is also possible to climb to the top of Putu Cusi, the peak opposite Machu Picchu on the other side of the Urubamba River.

Get in touch:

 Huaraz Office:

  • 27 de Noviembre 777, HUARAZ
  • +51 43 423375
  • +51 941 925 002