LARES HOT SPRINGS

In this article you will find information about the Hot Springs in Lares, Cusco.
Also, you can read about how to get to the Lares hot springs complex, the cost of the entrance, the properties of the water and much more.

The hot springs of Lares, are in the district of Lares, province of Calca.
To 300 meters from the town, at an altitude of 3,250 m.a.s.l.

It is the most visited hot springs in Cusco for their healing properties for various diseases, including stomach and rheumatic diseases and conditions such as arthritis.
Also, they are ideal for fracture treatments, osteoarticular and muscular pains, among others.

What is the temperature of the Hot Springs in Lares?

The waters of the thermal baths of lares have a temperature that oscillates between 36º and 44ºC.
The complex has three pools, the first one reaches a temperature of 41º C and is supplied by the main water eye. It has a dimension of 5 meters long, 3.50 meters wide and 1.50 meters deep.
The second reaches 35º C, it is 6 meters long, 4 meters wide and 1.5 meters deep. While the third presents 38 º C, about 15 meters long, 8 meters wide and 1.5 meters deep.

Chemical composition of the water of the Lares hot springs:

Its water is yellowish in color, it is composed of sodium, calcium, chlorides, magnesium, potassium, sulfates, bicarbonates, manganese, iron, zinc, boron, copper and dissolved solids.
At the entrance of the hot springs in Lares you can see the presence of stalactites and stalagmites.

How to get to the Lares Hot Springs from Cusco?

First you must take a bus or remis from the city of Cusco to Calca. This trip can last around two hours and in the case of going by bus, the cost of transport oscillates at s / .10 per passenger.

In Calca, you must take a combi or a van to the district of Lares and in approximately two hours you will have reached your destination. The cost of this trip is around S /. 10
In Calca, you can take a taxi or walk about one kilometer (20 minutes approx.) to the Lares hot springs.

In summary, to arrive from Cusco to the Lares thermal complex, a minimum of 4 hours and 20 minutes are required.

Finally, if you are a lover of the camps, Lares thermal complex has a sector to be able to camp. In the same establishment you can rent a tent.
And in case you want to stay in the same complex, you can do it in the rooms of the thermal complex.

Entrance to the Hot Springs in Lares

Foreign adult……………………… S/. 10
Foreign child …………………….. S/. 5

National adult…………………………. S/. 4
National child ………………………… S/. 2

Rents
Room ………………………………… S/. 50
Camping …………………………… S/. 7

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