Urubamba Tourism & Travel Guide

5 Days
Bike and hike to Machu Picchu, Peru

Biking through Inca trailFurther down Inca trailSmall town of Aguas CalientesHiking in the heartl...

11 Days
10 Days Getaway in Peru: The Amazon Jungle & Machu

This is a ten day tour that starts off deep in the Amazon Jungle, followed by a trip to see ...

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This Gorgeous Hotel Looks Like A Spaceship And Is Lodged At 1200ft In The Air

Credits: AirbnbIt's 5am in Peru, and you're wide awake. It could be owed to the jaunty call of th...

Sonalika Debnath
11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites That Should Make It To Your Bucket List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has, for the longes...

Sumedha Bharpilania
"The Hike of Death" - Huayna Picchu

Let me start of by clearing a confusion most people have, Huayna Picchu and Wayna Picchu are one ...

Lemuel Dsouza
4 Days
On the Inca trail - Machu Pichhu and Cusco City

Machu Pichhu, the name resonates with mystery, intrigue and of course one of the new Seven Wonder...

Arvind Kamath

About Urubamba

Following breakfast on the third day, I hiked by crossing the Vilcanota River by hanging in a basket or ‘Oroya’. The river is a segment of the Urubamba River. My next stop was the hydroelectric station village. I spent some time exploring the archaeological ruins of Intihuatana. It is a ritual stone associated with the astronomic clock or calendar of the Inca. After travelling for two more hours I arrived in Aguas Calientes, which is also known as Machupicchu Pueblo. It is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu. This place is enclosed by stone cliffs, cloud forest and rivers.

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