Waterfall Velo de la Novia in the hot springs of Churín

Years ago, Peruvians and foreigners have come to the baths thermos medicinal of Churín, either suffering from some ailment or simply relax in an atmosphere of fresh air and nature.

Churin hot springs, medicinal watersChurín is the capital of Pachangara district in the province of Oyón, department of Lima, at 2265 meters above sea level and 207 km northeast of Lima. It has a pleasant dry climate and the average annual temperature ranges between 11 ° C and 16 ° C. it is advisable to visit it at time when there is no rain, that is between April and December.

Hot springs have temperatures ranging between 28 and 35 degrees Celsius and is believed to have beneficial properties for treating asthma, diabetes and chronic inflammatory phases as arthritis.

Contains lithium, iron, magnesium sulfate, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, aluminum, calcium sulfate, calcium bicarbonate silicon chloride, among others.

Main thermal springs

Churín thermal baths, medicinal watersDestacan: “Los Baños de la Juventud” para adultos y niños, compuesto por un chorro de agua principal, recomendable para el dolor de cabeza y enfermedades de los ojos; y uno secundario que cae con más fuerza es un excelente “masajeador”.

“El Baño de los Novios” que consiste en una poza natural y una escondida y pequeña gruta.

“Los Baños de Mama Warmi” ubicada a unos cuantos metros de la anterior y posee una pequeña cascada que termina en una poza natural de mayor tamaño.

“Los Baños de Santa Rosa” cuyas instalaciones son antiguas y que se caracteriza por presentar aguas que ayudan a curar infecciones del hígado y estómago.

“El Señor de los Milagros” cura enfermedades de tipo bronquial.

Además, el lugar cuenta con buenos restaurantes y alojamientos para todas las posibilidades económicas, y también es apta para acampar.

Horarios de visita:

Según información del Mincetur, el horario de visita en todo el año es de 7 de la mañana a 4 de la tarde.

Se sugiere llevar ropa ligera para el día y ropa de abrigo para la noche, además de traje de baño y bloqueador solar.

Mapa de ubicación

Plano para llegar a los Baños Termales de Churín, aguas medicinales - noticias

They are:

“The Bath of Youth” for adults and children, comprising a main water jet, recommended for headaches and eye diseases; and secondary one that falls harder is an excellent “massager”.

“The bathroom of the couple” which is a natural pool and a hidden and little grotto.

“The Baths of Mama Warmi” located a few meters from the last and has a small waterfall that ends in a natural pool larger.

“The Baths of Santa Rosa” whose facilities are old and is characterized by waters that help cure liver and stomach infections.

“The Lord of Miracles” cure bronchial disease type.

Also, the place has good restaurants and accommodation for all economic possibilities, and is also suitable for camping.

Opening hours:
According to information from MINCETUR, visiting hours throughout the year is 7 am to 4 pm.

It is suggested to wear light clothes for the day and warm clothing for the night, along with swimsuit and sunscreen.

Location Map

(Source: hoyviajesaperu.com, mincetur.gob.pe; Photos: verdetur.com, sumaqperu.com, churinmarcaperu.blogspot.com; Video: Youtube-Churinperu)