Urubamba River, Sepahua
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
The Urubamba River or Willkamayu is a river in Peru. Upstream it is called by its Aymara name Willkanuta . Within the La Convención Province the naming changes to Urubamba. A partially navigable headwater of the Amazon River, it rises in the Andes to the southeast of Cuzco. It originates on the slopes of Khunurana in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, near the La Raya pass. It flows north-north-west for 724 kilometers before coalescing with the Tambo River to form the Ucayali River.John Walter Gregory, the British geologist, drowned in the river on June 2, 1932 while on a geological expedition to the Andes.The Urubamba is divided into Upper Urubamba and Lower Urubamba, the dividing feature being the Pongo de Mainique, an infamous whitewater canyon.Upper UrubambaThe Upper Urubamba valley features a high population and extensive irrigation works. A number of ruins of the Inca Empire lie in the valley, including the Incan city of Machu Picchu, Patallaqta, Pikillaqta and Raqch'i.Put Urubamba River on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sepahua trip itinerary maker.
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Ao entrar no Trem em direção a Machu Picchu, não pensei que ficaria maravilhada com a paisagem do Rio Urubamba entre as montanhas. Digno realmente de filmes!When entering the Train toward Machu Picchu, I didn't think you'd be amazed at the Urubamba River landscape between the mountains. Worthy indeed of movies!show original
Simplesmente maravilhoso! Você pode ver suas melhores paisagens durante a viagem de trem de Ollantaytambo até Águas Calientes.. Tem que ser durante o dia!Simply marvelous! You can view your best landscapes while traveling by train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.. It has to be during the day.show original
Río que empieza con el nombre de Vilcanota para finalizar con el de Urubamba. Atraviesa el Valle Sagrado de los Incas y pasa por desfiladeros y tierras de cultivoA river that starts with the name of Vilcanota ending with the Urubamba. Through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and passes through gorges and farmlandshow original
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