Santa Teresa (Peru)

Santa Teresa (La Convención) is a town within the Southern Sierra of Peru in the province of La Convención.

Understand

Santa Teresa offers an alternate, cheap way of getting to Machu Picchu, not to mention amazing thermal springs.

Get in

Take the bus from Cusco towards Quillabamba and get off at Santa Maria. From Santa Maria either hike up the Santa Teresa river or take the bus to Santa Teresa.

Daily buses run to Quillabamba from the Santiago terminal in Cusco (7-8 hours, ~ 4US$) via Santa María.

Do

Hike to Machu Picchu (four hours).

Visit the amazing Aguas Termales de Colcamayo - entrance 5 soles, shared taxi to there 3 soles per person.

Sleep

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