It’s Machu Picchu, what is there not to love and be inspired by this place and awed at its design and history. This walk wasn’t that hard, and the views are amazing!
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Intipuncu, or Sun Gate is an absolute must do when visiting Machu Picchu. The walk takes about an hour or so to get there and the reward is life changing! Prepare for a steady incline, moderate hike with altitude considerations. Take it slow, stop frequently...More
Intipunca is part of the complex of Machu Picchu and it is more than sure that you will visit it during your tour in the place. Your guide will explain to you the "use" and the "meaning" of the place for the civilization of Inca.
After seeing the ruins of Machu Picchu, I decided to take the hike up to Intipuncu, the Sun Gate. It was a reasonably demanding hike of about an hour up with proper trails, no hands and feet. Stop over here and there to take a...More
If you are going to visit Machu Picchu Citadel, I highly recommend that you hike to the Sun Gate, “Intipunku.” Unlike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you do not need to pay for an entrance ticket. What is so cool about it? It is the gate with which...More
the climb is steady and harsh, but worthwhile. Make sure you do it slow and at a healthy pace. It is too hard any other way. Beautiful sights all over, just majestic.
My wife and I were not quite aclimatized, and it took us about 90 minutes climb up there with about 3 stops, but once there it was awesome! Beautiful view (see pictures) and a place where one could feel the magic and spirituality. There were...More
Our trip to this area was full of surprises along with wonderful archways/stone entrances like this that made one wonder at their building achievements so long ago and in such elevated situations - it would not have been easy.
After a gruelling 3 day, 4 night hike when we reached Inti Punku and got a glimpse of Machu Picchu for the first time, we were filled with a sense of accomplishment. However, this site too is quite special. It is thought to be the...More