The Urubamba (Vilcanota) river



The Urubamba River, also known as the Vilcanota River, is located in the province of Urubamba, in the department of Cusco, Peru. This place offers a magnificent natural landscape that attracts travelers from all over the world in search of adventure and connection with nature.

In which Inca Trail tours can I appreciate the Urubamba River?


The classic Inca Trail 4 days and the short Inca Trail 1 day are routes that offer incredible views of the Urubamba River. These excursions combine the history of the Incas with natural beauty, providing breathtaking panoramas of the river.

Activities Available upon Arrival


Upon arriving at the Urubamba River, visitors can enjoy exciting activities such as rafting in its crystal clear waters or panoramic hikes with views of the Peruvian Andes. They can also immerse themselves in the local culture by participating in cultural experiences in nearby communities, learning about traditions, handicrafts and the lifestyle of the region.

Restaurants and Lodging


In the areas near the Urubamba River, such as Aguas Calientes and Ollantaytambo, there are a variety of restaurants and accommodations available for visitors. The restaurants offer delicious food and some have breathtaking views of the river and mountains. As for accommodation, there are options for all tastes, from cozy places to luxury hotels designed for a comfortable and memorable stay.

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