Machacancha Hot Springs
The Machacancha Thermal Baths are located at 8 kilometers north west from Calca town, on the road that joins the districts of Calca and Lares. Its height is 3.050 m.a.s.l.
The thermal complex has three large pools where visitors can relax. Its waters have an average temperature of 40°C and the facilities are protected with a glass roof with metal structure, locker rooms and bathrooms.
The properties of the water are favorable for people with rheumatism, gout, anemia, neurasthenia and liver disorders.
Water features: yellowish colour, odorless, metallic taste, very nice and it looks clear.
Water classification: Sodium, magnesium, bicarbonate, sulfate and a high percentage of potassium and silicon chloride.
The city of Calca is located 50.5 kilometers from the city of Cusco, about an hour’s drive and 18 kilometers from Pisac. The city of Calca not only offers two magnificent hot springs (Machacancha y Minas Moqo), but also the chance to visit the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.