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Cordillera Vilcabamba

Highest PointSalcantay (6264 m/20,551 ft)
CountriesPeru
States/ProvincesCuzco (65%), Junín (27%), Ucayali (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area31,023 sq km / 11,978 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent318 km / 198 mi North-South
224 km / 139 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long12° 9' S; 73° 14' W
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Map of Cordillera Vilcabamba
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Cordillera Vilcabamba.
Cordillera Oriental (Peru)Level 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera AzulLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VilcabambaLevel 5
         Amazonia Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera UrubambaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VilcanotaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera CarabayaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Cordillera Vilcabamba

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Salcantay626420,551 
2.Pumasillo599119,656 
3.Lasunayoc596019,554 
4.North Cordillera Vilcabamba High Point415013,615 
5.Cerro Machu Picchu305110,010 
6.Huayna Picchu26348642 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Cordillera Vilcabamba

Abra Salkantay
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Mount Salkantay from the Salkantay trek, a lodge to lodge trek to Machu Picchu. The trek goes over a pass above 15000 feet near Mt. Salkantay (2010-05-22). Photo by David Parratt.
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Cerro Machu Picchu
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View from summit of Machu Picchu looking down on Machu Picchu site and behind the smaller Huayna Picchu (2010-05-27). Photo by David Parratt.
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Huayna Picchu
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The pointed form of Huayna Picchu looms over the world-famous view of Maccu Picchu in Peru (2008-03-29). Photo by Paul Mines.
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