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Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu Travel Guide: 147 reviews and 309 photos

Although touristy, there is a certain charm to Aguas Calientes.

At the heart of Aguas Calientes

At the train depot

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:hot springs, ecolodge, massage after the trek
  • Cons:tourist hub
  • In a nutshell:A Tourist Hub During The Day & A Ghost Town at Night
  • Last visit to Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu: Sep 2007
  • Intro Updated May 10, 2009
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2010 at 7:13 PM

    Wonderful area you have written excellent tips about! Hot springs work wonders, don't they!

  • EllenH's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2009 at 6:03 PM

    Thank you for clear and concise tips. Much easier then reading through 100s of pages.

  • joiwatani's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2009 at 4:13 PM

    Great tip. We are thinking of visiting Macchu Picchu!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2009 at 11:28 AM

    Yes, I'm sure those hot waters (plural) must feel really good after a long trek. Travel in this area sounds a bit complicated, but I'm sure it's worth the trouble.

  • Arkeolog's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2009 at 2:22 PM

    looks interesting and charming. thanks for sharing.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2009 at 11:23 PM

    It was fun walking to Aguas Calientes, then I just dipped into the pools for a short time...nice tips, Norman :)

  • unaS's Profile Photo
    Dec 9, 2008 at 2:19 AM

    On my Wis List. Useful tips. Thanks for sharing.

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2008 at 8:59 AM

    Agunas Calientes must be a nice place with hot Springs. I miss Japanese hot springs. Have a nice day, Marissa

  • SteveOSF's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2008 at 4:59 PM

    Looks like a great place to visit. Nice tips!

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2008 at 3:35 PM

    I really want to go here. Great info on your General Tips and the hotel looks wonderful!

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