Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Aguas Calientes

#5 of 7 in Parks in Machu Picchu
Rejuvenate your muscles at Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), a complex that includes natural thermal pools with different temperature, changing rooms, restrooms, hot and cold showers, and a small snack bar. Bring a swimsuit, and if you forget flip-flops and towels, you can rent some at the entrance. Don't be put off by the murky pools, as that is mostly the effect of sulfur and other minerals in the water. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Machu Picchu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A great way to relax after a long day hiking in the hills. Varied temp pools are nice for when the hot ones are too much. A cd plunge then back to warm. Spent about 3 hrs here  more »
  • No matter if you take the Inca trail or the train from Ollantaytambo to visit Machu Picchu you will have to pass through this tourist town, an probably stay one night. Prices are a bit inflated in gen...  more »
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