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“Last but one”
Review of Winay Wayna

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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This was the last set of Inca ruins I saw on the Inca trail before heading out to Machu Picchu itself the very next morning. It was very close to that last campsite.
As we traversed the Inca trail, and got closer to Machu Picchu, the other ruins seemed to get more grand. For instance, Winay Wayna had 12 fountains - Machu Picchu has 16.
Once again these are very impressive ruins, certainly from the top looking down. But it is a long way to the buildings at the bottom - over 100 steep steps - which you have to climb up again. At altitude. After a couple of days hiking already.
But do it I say - chances are you'll never be here again. Well worth it!

Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This was easily my favorite Inka site out of the 4-5 sites that we visited during the 4-day Inca Trail hike. Not half as crowded as Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains and waterfalls are simply stunning.

Not sure if you can get to this place easily on your own. I was glad I did it with Alpaca Expeditions.

The site closes at 5:45pm in March (and I would guess all off-season) so if you were planning on seeing the sunset here you should probably check that the sunset happens before 5:45 on the day you’re going.

1  Thank Annerbananers
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We arrive at this peak in half an hour. It has opened a very beautiful panorama. We made a wonderful photo. Really liked it.

1  Thank lina65
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

The place and views are amazing. Not as crowded as Machu Picchu and you can really walk around and breathe history and almost forget which century it is. You can really see this as The last rest stop before The big city. The llamas make for a calm atmosphere as well. It is a pro to have a guide with you so you can interpret the place.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

After hiking for a good while, you come upon these preserved ruins along the Incan trail.
Worth spending some time hiking up and around exploring them. More great views. Adds to the Incan experience!

Thank bas0921
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