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Exploring The Strange Town of Aguas Calientes Peru

Aguas Calientes Peru

Are you going to trek Machu Picchu? If yes, then you will be planning for hotels, restaurants, guides, and equipment. Also, you will be searching for a village or city for your comfort zone nearest to Machu Picchu. Well, here, Aguas Calientes is the place you are searching for all needs. 

In this blog, you’ll explore the strange town of Aguas Calientes Peru. We will give you the exact reason for exploring Aguas Calientes. Also, we are briefing the facilities and experiences of the tourists in this city.    

Aguas Calientes Peru

History of Aguas Calientes

In the 19th century, Aguas Calientes was only a small village in which a group of wage workers was living. But, the joining railway tracks to this village attracted import and export of many businesses. This time the village started developing.

Also, the plus point of the village is that it is located nearer to Machu Picchu. It takes hardly 4 hours to reach Machu Picchu. This is why the village started attracting tourists. Because of tourist attractions, many businessmen started hotels, restaurants, and massage centers. There are numerous shops and restaurants to date at this place.

Aguas Calientes Peru

Geographical Importance

The main importance of this village is that it is close to Machu Picchu. Also, the availability of tourist services facilitates the basic needs of tourists.

It is a great place to have rest before climbing Machu Picchu. The population of the village is merely around 5,000. But, you can see a big line of hotels, restaurants and massage centers here.

Also, this village is located on the banks of the Urubamba River. Here, you can enjoy hot water. At the end of the village, you can explore high peaks.

Aguas Calientes Peru

Review of the Village

As there is nothing much fascinating in the village, tourists often come here for one night and then steps towards Machu Picchu. You can see that many restaurants are copies of each other. Also, the services offered in the village are little in budget. As in Cusco, the prices are high; you will get great prices here.

You can explore the church in the village. Also, there is a museum a mile ahead of the village. This museum is least visited by tourists. The main reason to stay in Aguas Calientes Peru is to reach Machu Picchu easily and comfortably.

One can enjoy hot waters on the bank of river Urubamba. Also, exploring high peaks will make your day. Hope this blog post well explained the experience of tourists ‘Exploring the Strange Town of Aguas Calientes Peru’.

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