Urubamba
in Provincia de Urubamba of Cusco, Peru

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.305 and -72.116 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 18' 16" and W -72° 6' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Sol - PEN
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:48 AM (Friday)
Timezone: America/Lima
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:49 am and 6:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
13.299 and 107.882 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ya Brang
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Peru in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Peru.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Peru. Last Update: 2024-02-23 07:29:28

Delve into Urubamba

Urubamba in Provincia de Urubamba (Cusco) with it's 7,540 habitants is a town located in Peru about 342 mi (or 551 km) east of Lima, the country's capital town.

Time in Urubamba is now 05:48 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / Lima with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Urubamba, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Peru is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu in a distance of 55 mi (or 89 km), North-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Yucay, Maras, Huayllabamba, Chinchero and Huarocondo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 58 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of February 2024

15°C (59 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

15°C (59 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

11°C (51 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BELMOND HOTEL RIO SAGRADO

Address
2,2 mi
KM 75 8 CARRETERA URUBAMBA OLLANTAYTAMBO SACRED VALLEY
00000 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Tambo Del Inka a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Address
0,3 mi
Av. FERROCARRIL SN URUBAMBA
08000 Cusco
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Pisonay Pueblo

Address
1,7 mi
Carretera Cusco - Ollantaytambo Frente al KM 71
84 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Sol y Luna Relais & Chateaux

Address
1,1 mi
Fundo Huincho A5
08660 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amaru Valle Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Final del Jiron Grau S/N
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Casona de Yucay Hotel

Address
2,0 mi
Av. San Martin 104 - Plaza Manco Ii
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sacred Dreams Lodge

Address
2,0 mi
Ollantaytambo Road, Pumahuanca
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 11:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Hatun Valley

Address
1,8 mi
Rumichaca baja S/N
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Capilla Lodge

Address
1,7 mi
Rumichaca Alta S/N
Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kuychi Rumi

Address
1,6 mi
Urubamba Road km. 71.5
084 Urubamba
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 09:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Peru Part 11: Pachamanca, a Peruvian Harvest Feast

Published: May 22, 2014
Length: 23:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The Culinary Institute of America

For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA The Incas considered the fertile valley of the Urubamba River to be a sacred place. One legend claims that the sun refreshes itself at night in...


Plaza mayor de Urubamba city empapada

Published: January 18, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pipoz13

Lluvia de octubre inusual.


Chincheros Town - Cusco

Published: April 27, 2009
Length: 30:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: peru4x4adventures

Village of Chinchero (3772 masl / 12.375 fasl) 28 km / 17 miles northwest of Cusco (45 minutes by car) A must see is the Colonial church where beautiful paintings of the CuscoSchool are kept....


Peru's Sacred Valley 4

Published: June 24, 2011
Length: 42:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LPMikeska

Larry & Nancy tour ,Part 4 of 5: The Sacred Valley of the Incas or Urubamba Valley is a valley in the Andes of Peru, close to the Inca capital of Cusco and b...


Urubamba - Sacred Valley Muppetsaway's photos around Urubamba, Peru (sacred valley peru wine)

Published: December 11, 2010
Length: 58:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Muppetsaway's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/muppetsaway/sth_america_07/1187460480/tpod.html This blog preview was made...


MEMORABLE HOTELS, Monasterio de la Ricoleta

Published: July 12, 2011
Length: 47:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: travelswithmywife

Today San Agustin Monasterio de la Recoleta is a hotel with all the comfort and amenities of the finest establishements. It was the first Catholic Monastery in Cuzco. It is a historical religious...


Llueve de improviso en Urubamba

Published: December 19, 2013
Length: 00:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pipoz13


tinkus mollos sr. de torechayoc -urubamba

Published: January 07, 2014
Length: 23:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: paolita diaz zarabia


Urubamba Peru

Published: May 25, 2014
Length: 40:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ethan Pearlstone

Volunteered in Peru for 4 months building mud stoves..... and made this. Enjoy.


Serruchando el lechón

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 00:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pipoz13

Cual pedazo quiere casera? Video tomado en las afueras del mercado de Urubamba el 2 de noviembre. Costumbre popular de comer lechón el "día de todos los mue...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sacred Valley

The Sacred Valley of the Incas or the Urubamba Valley is a valley in the Andes of Peru, close to the Inca capital of Cusco and below the ancient city of Machu Picchu. It is located in the present-day Peruvian region of Cusco. In colonial documents it is referred to as the "Valley of Yucay. " According to recent researches it encompasses the heartland of the Inca Empire. The valley is generally understood to include everything between Calca and Lamay, Písac, and Ollantaytambo.

Located at -13.3333, -72.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Valleys of Peru, Inca

Urubamba, Peru

Urubamba or Urupampa (Quechua "flat land of spiders") is a small town in Peru, located near the Urubamba River under the snow-capped mountain Ch'iqun. Located one hour from Cusco, Urubamba is the largest town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is also located near a number of significant ruins of the Inca Empire, including Machu Picchu. Tourists often come through the town on their way to visit these sites.

Located at -13.3042, -72.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cusco Region

Maras, Peru

Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. The town is well known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds, in use since Inca times. The salt-evaporation ponds are up-slope, less than a kilometer west of the town.

Located at -13.3328, -72.1564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cusco Region

Urubamba Province

Urubamba Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.

Located at -13.3103, -72.12 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Yucay

Yucay is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the district Yucay in the province Urubamba in the region Cusco.

Located at -13.3167, -72.0892 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cusco Region

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Urubamba.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Urubamba