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Things To Do in Machu Picchu

January 2019

Great Adventures in Machu Picchu

Hot springs in Machu Picchu

One of the baths is the one located in Machu Picchu town, this has some hot springs named after a river near them (Aguas Calientes river). Learn more about these miraculous hot springs in Machu Picchu.

The hot springs of Aguas Calientes are at a distance of 800 meters from the town square of Machu Picchu. Its waters emanate from beneath the sulfur earth and gush from the rocks at different temperatures.

The pools built in this tourist center are for the use of thermo-medicinal water baths for all visitors who wish to relax for a moment.

These waters offer natural resources for medical therapies, also serve as a treatment for rheumatism, help to release stress and toxins, improve metabolism and prevent high blood pressure.LEARN MORE

Aguas termales de Cocalmayo

The hot springs of Cocalmayo also known as thermal baths of Santa Teresa are the ideal place to relax after an exciting adventure in the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu that most likely will leave your body tired and craving for some relaxation and rest.

Location. – The town of Santa Teresa is located in the valley of the Urubamba River, in the district of the same name, province of La Convención, department of Cusco. It is located approximately 14 kilometers from Machu Picchu town and 220 kilometers from the city of Cusco.LEARN MORE


The Butterfly Farm of Machu Picchu is a nice place to visit during your visit to the Wonder of the Modern World. It will be a real privilege to observe the vital development of the 500 species of butterflies that inhabit the place.


The Machu Picchu Butterfly House is located approximately 15 minutes from Aguas Calientes. Getting to the place is very easy, you just have to follow the road that leads to the “Sito Manuel Chavez Ballon Museum” or Mandor Gardens. In this case, you can take advantage of the time and also visit these two places mentioned above.LEARN MORE

Orchids in Machu Picchu! Visit the orchid conservation center.

Orchids in Machu Picchu are plants that have great economic benefits and of course help in the health of people. Therefore, the existence of orchids in Machu Picchu Pueblo, makes the place a privileged one in Cusco and Peru for having a great variety of this species in flora.

Therefore, if you have a trip planned to Machu Picchu, do not forget to consider in your activity plan to visit the Orchid Conservation Center in Machu Picchu, in addition to visiting places like the “House of Butterflies”, the Allcamayo Waterfalls and others.LEARN MORE