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Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries

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A rough climb but stunning views as a reward

Pinkuylluna is free to visit and is the opposite side of Ollantaytambo from the fortress. The... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2018
PaulandJenn
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Adelaide, Australia
Best aspect of Ollantaytambo

It is just a short walk uphill, on the opposite side of the town from the main site. It might be a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Cracovian
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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 22 December 2018

Pinkuylluna is free to visit and is the opposite side of Ollantaytambo from the fortress. The entrance is just off a town street. The climb is up a rough track and may not suit the faint of heartThe views from the granaries are of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PaulandJenn
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The climb is pretty steep in most parts, and lacks a hand rail in most areas.While climbing I encountered many people taking pictures with no regard to move or respectfully allow passing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

It is just a short walk uphill, on the opposite side of the town from the main site. It might be a bit difficult to find the entrance to the path, but any local knows where it is. The buildings are much larger than any...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the hike up here (more of a climb, really). Narrow, steep and rocky path was a fun challenge. Lot of interesting vegetation along the way and not crowded at all. Great views over the town and the fortress.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

These ruins are incredible! And FREE! You don’t need a guide. The first 10 minutes are the toughest. After that the incline is gentler. If you’ve acclimated have good knees I encourage. You have incredible views of the Ollantaytambo ruins. Yes, you are much higher...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 76MariaB
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This free trail is very close to my hotel so I decided to hike it the day after Machu Picchu. The trail offers great view of Ollantaytambo ruins but it is so steep and narrow with some jagged rock trail sections that I turned back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our morning hike to the granaries visible from ollantaytambo. Very few people and lovely view of the area plus the Inca fortress just across the valley .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I made this hike on my second day in Peru , so I was still acclimating to the altitude. For this reason it was a little more challenging , but it was certainly doable. I was escorted by a local dog that followed me the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 190fredv
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This hike is free and somehow tough. I found the hike tricky in some areas but worth it. If you have vertigo, I can do it and happy I did!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank celinef482
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

10mins walking to go to the storehouses, 5mins more to go to the other ruins above. Definitely worth it, view is amazing and storehouses itself are really interesting. For those interested, there is the possibility for a longer trek till the top of the hill...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cusco is at a significantly higher altitude than Ollanta and Machu Picchu. Unless you're traveling from altitude or know you won't have any problems, you should consider staying at lower elevations toward the beginning of... More
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