The Alcamayo is a waterfall, becoming one of the attractions of great natural spectacle and which is very close to the town of Aguas Calientes and which can be used during your visit to Machupicchu.
Where is Allcamayo or Alcamayo Falls located?
The waterfall of Allcamayo or Alcamayo is located 1 kilometer from the town of Aguas Calientes and 10 kilometers from the citadel of Machupicchu at an altitude of 2040 meters above sea level.
Precio de las entradas
There are 2 different prices: If you enter the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes you will not have to pay this fee because it is included in the entrance fee.
- National tourist : 5 soles
- Foreign Tourist : 10 soles
How to get to Alcamayo Waterfalls
The only way is through a hike that has a duration of 25 to 40 minutes of travel for it you will have to make the entrance through the entrance gate of the hot springs of Aguas Calientes, and then take the detour that is fully signposted for your arrival to the Alcamayo falls.
Stone sculptures in Alcamayo Machu Picchu Village
During your tour to the waterfall of Alcamayo you will see sculptures and constructions made of miniature stone representing the citadel of Machu Picchu, these works of art were made by local artists in a number of 36 works, all of them can be seen and photographed for free.
Among the works of art of sculpture are represented in the following:
- The Sun God
- The Moon Goddess
- The Pachamama
- Works of Pachacutec, etc