Hello bloggers, today we are going to write and give some tips about the Hot Springs of Cocalmayo, which is close to (Machu Picchu village-Aguas Calientes) by the way. Read more in the blog below.
Santa Teresa, where is localized the hot spring cocalmayo, has become alternative route to go to MachuPicchu village-Aguas Calientes, in recent years for visit the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
The hot springs Cocalmayo, it has 3 pools of different sizes, temperatures and depths. The hot springs have kiosks with bars, restaurants and also a small rustic hotel, for the people who don’t like to make camping.
It is situated between a large river and a small mountain, there you can enjoy the natural thermal springs, it was built between a small mountain full of vegetation and the Urubamba river. You will find 3 pools of different sizes and depths. The water temperature varies between 39ª and 44ª and it has clear waters, the mixture of water will give a very comforting sensation.
Santa Teresa city was raised in 1957, today belong the province of La Convencion, region of Cusco, Machupicchu. It is known regionally and nationally for the production of fruits, coffee, coca leaves and other products that grows there, because the weather is hot.
Where is Localized in Cusco region?
It is located just 10 minutes from the bus from the city of Santa Teresa and 30 minutes from (Machu Picchu village-Aguas Calientes). There are camping parks in the area and it works 24 hours too, if you like camping.
It is a complex of thermal waters located on the coasts of the mountains and on the banks of the Urubamba River and has three pools, of different sizes and depths, which are supplied with medicinal water that varies between 39ºC and 44ºC.
How to get to Cocalmayo Hot Springs?
There are 2 alternatives to visit the natural pools of Cocalmayo in Santa Teresa, these club of pools are just 14 kilometers from the Inca village Machu Picchu-Aguas Calientes). There are two alternatives to visit Cocalmayo. From Cusco to Aguas Calientes-Machupicchu village in Tren. Or from Cusco to Cocalmayo by car, another tip is that by car is more cheap, because by tren is more expensive.
The Weather in Cocalmayo?
The weather is a subtropical jungle in all the region of MachuPicchu Sanctuary, with an average annual temperature is 22ª but in the summer temperature can rise even more, as the climate is subtropical jungle.
The Hot Spring of Cocalmayo:
Taking baths in the hot springs of Cocalmayo is an optimal experience also the waters are medicinal, and the vie are very beautiful, because It is situated between a large river and a small mountain. In Cocalmayo you can enjoy all year, also is open every day until the night.The water temperature varies between 38ª – 43 and the temperature of water will give a very comforting sensation, for relax your body after a trekking or travel from Cusco or Machu Picchu.