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Huayna Picchu

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Huayna Picchu is located towards the north of the Inca city of Machu Picchu. To climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu, should reach the checkpoint and entrance to Huayna Picchu and the road begins a few meters from the Sacred Rock is followed, it is...more
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Machupicchu Pueblo, Machu Picchu 05184, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this as part of our visit to Machu Picchu. We went up at 10am you must book your tickets a few months in advance the spaces fill up quickly. Was challenging but well worth it. Great views from the top.

Thank Jasevo55
Reviewed 3 days ago

Short but steep hike. You can look down at Machu Pichu. Book in advance because the park allows only 400 per day to enter the trail.

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 4 days ago

My 26 year old son and I tackled the 10 AM hike. The 200 of us walked at our own pace and the camaraderie on the trip was an unexpected charm. It was strenuous - we ran cross country during the previous year to train--and...More

1  Thank 96Karen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not much to say really, you climb the mountain and then OMG you see the view. This is a must do activity. The climb is OK with plenty to see on the way up. You'll hear some horror stories about the climb but to be...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Incredible views that you have to work for! My wife and I pre-booked a hike up to Huayna Picchu when we visited Machu Picchu and were so glad that we did. It's a bit steep, which was tough since I'm pretty petrified of heights, but...More

1  Thank jrp113
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the full long trail which took about 4hr to complete with a very competent and professional guide from machupicchu center. The guide was able to lead us to the Moon Temple right before the trail splits to reach the summit. After the moon...More

Thank hikerjoemendoza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughters and I used a private guide Hernan Hermosa for our trip to Peru. He suggested we climb the peak in the first group of the day and he secured our passes ahead of time as there is a limit of how many are...More

Thank danarae61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are stunning. After 4 days on the Inca trail our legs were screaming -- NO MORE and we almost didn't do it (after booking and paying in advance ) but what fools we would have been to not press ahead to the top...More

Thank tinekevermaat
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw people going up there, that is one thing, how people built that, way up. I just cannot comprehend

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking up Huayna Picchu is somewhat difficult, especially for people who are not used to hiking about 1000 feet up to 8,924 feet. You climb rock stairs, then go down the same way for part of the hike. Only 200 people are allowed to hike...More

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TracyLane
July 7, 2018|
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Response from cantravellor | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can absolutely do this hike at any age as long as you are reasonably active and aclimitized. We booked early HP hike. We lined up for bus at 5 AM in AC and had no problem getting to HP in allotted time between 7-8... More
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Vincent N
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Jon S | Reviewed this property |
I booked none of my tickets through tour people. I got all of my tickets on line. Just type Machu Picchu tickets in Google and the site to check availability comes up. You can see what is available from this site. Then... More
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LalithaKarthik
May 26, 2018|
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If you're experienced and fit enough to hike up lots of stairs (takes about an hour) then you should be fine. We went in July so it was dry but sun gets quite hot later in morning. Would recommend doing early time slot if... More
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