Macha Cancha Hot Springs, Natural and Medicinal Baths

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The Thermal Baths of Machacancha are located 8 kilometers northwest of the city of Calca, located by the road that connects the districts of Lares and Calca. At an altitude of 3,050 m.s.n.m.

The terma has three large pools where visitors can relax. Its waters have an average temperature of 40ºC and the facilities are protected with a glass roof with metallic structure, dressing rooms and toilets.

The properties of water are favorable for people who have rheumatism, gout, anemia, neurasthenia and conditions in the liver.

Water characteristics: yellowish color, odorless, pleasant metallic taste, limpid appearance.

Classification of water: Sodium, magnesium, bicarbonated, sulfated and with a high percentage of potassium chloride and silicon.

The city of Calca is located 50.5 kilometers from the city of Cusco, an hour’s drive approximately and 18 kilometers from Pisac. The city of Calca not only offers two magnificent thermal baths (Machacancha and Minas Moqo), but also the possibility of visiting the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.

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