Lares Hot Springs
The Inca thermal baths of Lares Valley are completely natural water that comes from the Andean mountains. This water is recommended for the treatment of rheumatic disorders (arthritis), traumatic disorders in treating fractures, bone and joint pain, muscle pain, stomach ailments, etc. Enjoy the best tour ever in a natural Inca spa enjoying the beauty of the valley and the landscape in the outdoor hot pools.
The hot springs of Lares are located at over 10,000 feet (3,250 m) above sea level and are a tourist attraction in the area, with temperatures range between 96º-111º F (36º-44º C). The outcrops of medicinal mineral water contain calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulphates, iron, manganese, and copper, among others. All of these minerals cause the water to have a yellowish tinge. They also help to create stalactites and stalagmites at the entrance to the baths. There are 4 pools the first has a temperature of 105 41 º C, is supplied from the main waterhole combined with cold groundwater with surface temperature of 64 17 ° C. This pool has a dimension of 5 meters long and 3.50 meters wide and 1.50 meters deep. The second pool has a temperature of 35 ° C, its size is 6 meters long and 4 meters wide and 1.5 meters deep. The third pool has a temperature of 38 ° C, its size is 15 meters long and 8 meters wide and 1.5 meters deep.