Warmi Wañusqa

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Ascent to Warmi Wañusqa
Descent from Warmi Wañusqa

Warmi Wañusqa (Quechua warmi woman, wife, wañuy die, -sqa a suffix (wañusqa died, dead),[1] "woman who died" or "woman died", also spelled Huarmihuanusca, Huarmihuañusca, Warmihuañusca, Warmihuanuscca, Warmiwañusca, Warmiwañuscca, Warmi Wanusca) is a mountain pass in the Cusco Region in Peru. It is located in the Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. Warmi Wañusqa lies on the Inca Trail to Machu Pikchu, southwest of the archaeological site of Patallaqta.[2] It is situated at a height of 4,200 metres (13,780 ft).[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ congreso.gob.pe

Coordinates: 13°14′34″S 72°29′03″W / 13.24278°S 72.48417°W / -13.24278; -72.48417