Aguas Calientes Tourism

Machupicchu (official name, from Quechua Machu Pikchu machu old, old person, pikchu pyramid; mountain; or prominence with a broad base that ends in sharp peaks, "old peak") or Machupicchu Pueblo (Spanish pueblo village), also known as Aguas Calientes (Spanish agua water, caliente hot, warm, "hot waters" or "hot springs"), is a location in Peru situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province. It is the seat of the Machupicchu District. Machupicchu lies at the Willkanuta River. It is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu which is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) away or about a 1.5 hours walk. There are many hotels and restaurants for tourists, as well as natural hot baths which gave the town its colloquial Spanish name. The baths were destroyed by floods several years ago, but have been rebuilt.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Aguas Calientes in Peru. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Aguas Calientes like a local. After your splendid visit to Aguas Calientes, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Cusco. Take a short trip from Aguas Calientes and set some time aside to explore the Cusco. Dotted with places like Machu Picchu, Sacsayhuaman, Sacred Valley; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport. Tour packages of Aguas Calientes are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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