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Huayna Picchu

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Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Admission Ticket
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Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Admission Ticket
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The Wayna Picchu mountain, Wayna Pikchu in Quechua, (with an altitude of 2667 meters above sea level) is part of the eastern foothills of the Salcantay massif, in Cusco, Peru. It is part of a large orographic formation known as Batolito de...more
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Carretera Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu 08680, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There’s a reason why you have to be 12 years old to climb this mountain. It’s another 1000 ft above the Citadel and requires effort and nerves to make it to the top. Once you are there the views are incomparable. But don’t let me...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KRempelDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, let´s face it you will go up more than 200 meters, mostly via very steep stairs and of course you will have to go down again. There will be a queue down at the entrance where they check your ticket and you have to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Florian254
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not as unsafe as everyone makes it out to be. It is a challenge to reach the top but once you make it there it's going to be all worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could give this a 5 star rating, it was overall a fantastic experience! The view is spectacular. The trek is difficult but completely shaded which helps with the heat. Along the way up it's nice to stop and take a look at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 291sfoley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If travelling to Machu Picchu you must hike up to Huayna Picchu for the spectacular views! The hike takes around 1.5 hours and is for the most part up steps. It is of a moderate difficulty but you can stop at various points as little...More

Date of experience: February 2019
23  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not an easy task but worth to booked earlier due to limited hiker. We are lucky to enjoy the clear view during raining season & manage to view Machu Picchu from different angle !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aprilfool1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hike is must if you are visiting MP, it takes 1.5hrs and slightly steep hike at the end but worth the pain. the 360-degree view of MP and Andes from here are amazing

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ritika s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a view you have of these streets and ruins while in Machu Pucchu. A definite MUST - SEE and DO!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I actually went in 2010. I got up at 3am to catch the early bus up to Machu Picchu, I needed to be there early to find the person stamping tickets allowing me to climb Huayna Picchu. On the far end of Machu there is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Siteseer1
Reviewed 13 February 2019

we had a great time once we reached the summit. but hike itself was challenging for us but worth it. The inca structures on the top are amazing. Unthinkable how they built them

Date of experience: February 2019
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vickit88
15 March 2019|
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Response from Samuel C | Reviewed this property |
Just buy your tickets directly from the official website. If you buy them from travel agents their prices are often times a lot more expensive. (MACHU PICHU DOT GOB) I'm not allowed to include links I bought my ticket... More
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Response from emloutravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, You are able to meet up inside as those leaving the Huayna Picchu trailhead still exit through the main complex. However, if your husband is planning on doing a tour of Machu Picchu either before or afterwards... More
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