The beautiful province of Urubamba is located 78 km northeast of Cusco and is crossed by the Vilcanota River, but next to the town, the river takes the name of Urubamba.

Urubamba means “a-day journey pampas”, but the name is further than it really is, since Urubamba was one of the main areas of agricultural production during the Empire of the Incas.

The Urubamba River was called Willka Mayu or Sacred River, and it was sacred to the Incas since it gave shape to a valley where some of the most amazing cities and settlements of the Inca Empire were located, such as Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, among others.

Urubamba is one of the most productive places in the country; the territory produces the best white corn in the world, and in rainy season you can find native fruits from the valley, most of which come from organic farms.

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