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Huayna Picchu

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The Wayna Picchu mountain (with an altitude of 2667 meters above sea level) is part of the eastern foothills of the Salcantay massif, in Cusco, Peru.
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Carretera Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu 08680, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Huaynapicchu is a great trek for trek lovers. Offers great views of the citadel below, a tunnel, and at the summit it's awesome! highly recommend it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trekkerferrito
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife booked our trip to Machu Picchu as a birthday surprise for me, so I wasn´t aware she had paid for admission to Huayna Picchu, or even what Huanya Picchu was! Upon arrival to Machu Picchu we hired a fantastic guide - Lucho -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chilean2011
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a perfect day the day before, for our climb on Waynapicchu it was overcast. it was better and cooler that way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank finallyfree
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a mildly rainy and cloudy day. We are middle aged, in good health and sporting a "gotta do it" attitude. We went with our guide and was so glad to have gone with someone who knows the trail. You climb straight up 1000...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank txberardo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many other reviews have nailed it. It is doable if you are in reasonable shape; you can go at your own pace. The views are magical. If you have issues with heights this is not for you. I have mild / moderate issues with heights...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bay-Area-Foodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After researching I was not completely confident I wanted to do this after I was told about how scary it could be. I am not deathly afraid of heights but am somewhat scared. Most parts that have a risk there is a handrail or rope...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Jasen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ascending the huayna pichu is not easy. The path to the top is full of stone stairs, some parts you will have to crawl and others will be very careful because you are ascending in the cornice. Beside this things, the reward is great. Terrific...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Matias T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take it easy and keep going! It's wonderful and fascinating at the same time. A bit of a clog-jam to start the trail when we arrived at the main site. Could have been better managed. However, going on up the steep hills and looking arounf...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martins251
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a day! It was so extreme for me but it was also so rewarding. The views are breathtaking. The best way to celebrate my birthday.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mtodorova1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother, father, and I opted in for the hike up Huayna Picchu which is the large mountain that sits behind Machu Picchu and provides spectacular views of the site given the 1,180 foot height advantage. From a distance, it does not look as though...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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
May 26, 2018|
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Response from cantravellor | Reviewed this property |
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