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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 yesterday

I would definitely recommend the early group at 7am. Get to Machu Picchu for opening a 6 and have a casual walk through to the ruins to the Wagnapicchu entrance. You have to present your ticket and passport once again. This needs to be booked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thomaspashley16
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely not as hard as people made it seem but was challenging at times. If you are not in shape, do not attempt going all the way up as i witnessed people struggling pretty badly. The clouds were unfortunately blocking our view most of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janejk24
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
3  Thank Matias T
Reviewed 3 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
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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 cantravellor | Reviewed this property |
We booked HP tickets directly through official Machu Picchu site. When you buy your MP tickets, you can add HP as well. We did it in July and booked in May. Later time was sold out so we did early hike. You get an extra 2... 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
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Packed trip...still feasible? (1 Replies)
PACKED trip to SA, doable or die trying? Trip: CUZ-AQP (arr. 7:30AM, dept, 1830 respectively) Season: late may, early june Time: 16 Days, 15 Nights. People: 2 (M/F, young) Budget: Lodging &lt;$50/night double occupancy optimal, Food: ~$20/pd/pp, able to cover the costs of about one extra flight and night bus transport everywhere. We can cover the costs of all the objectives listed below. Objectives: Machu Picchu- Not planning on hiking the inca trail. Want to lodge in Auguas...More
February 28, 2013|
Audubon, Pennsylvania
How long should we stay for MP/HP? (4 Replies)
I'm going to do the 4 day Inca trek to Machu Picchu with a few friends. We all want to get up to Huayna Picchu and spend time at Machu Picchu without feeling rushed to catch the Backpacker train back to Cusco. Is there enough time in day 4 to sufficiently see everything or should we plan on staying the night in Aguas Calientes and have a second day? We want to 'do it right' but also don't want to spend an extra day there, if there's plenty of time to see everything in 1 day.
February 06, 2011|
Response fromQA101|
It was around 715am when we got our first stunning glimpse of MP from the Sun Gate on Day Four of our wonderful trek with Q'ente. During the descent to MP, our guide, Socrates, was notified that tickets for the HP climb were still available, so those in our group of 11 who wanted to went directly to the base of HP. The rest of us had some time to admire the ruins in the morning sun. My husband and I had decided to celebrate our trek accomplishment by splurging on a night at the Sanctuary...More
Gustavo C
Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Issue with tickets to Machu Picchu. Please, help! (7 Replies)
I was trying to buy two tickets to MP and Huayna Picchu FOR May 30th . I've filled all the form and got to the end. It gave me a reserve code so I can pay for it. Just THEN I've noticed it says “disponibilidad 0” at the top. But I still have the reservation code and can pay for it. What does this means? If I pay I'll have the ticket or will end up stuck with a ticket I can't use? Also, if this means I can't get the ticket, is it possible to buy ONLY to the ticket (and maybe the guided...More
May 12, 2013|
Response fromGustavo C|
I just went ahead and paid the reservation and IT WORKED. It seems I was incredibly lucky and got the last two tickets oO