Huayna Picchu Mountain Detailed information 2023

Brief specific details of the Huayna Picchu mountain

  • Price: $75.
  • Summit height: 2,693 meters / 8,835 feet
  • Walking kilometers: 02 kilometers / 1.6 miles
  • Walking difficulty: Moderate and high
  • Circuit in Machu Picchu: Circuit 4.
  • The Temple of the Moon (The Great Cave) is built in Huayna Picchu.
  • Photos in Machu Picchu: They are landscape photos from the top of Huayna Picchu and the entire valley.
  • Tourists per day: 200 visitors.
  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • Tour guide: Yes, mandatory.
  • Buy your tickets to Huayna Picchu in advance: Between 05 to 03 months before.

What is the Huayna Picchu mountain like, and where is it located?

Huayna Picchu does locate behind the actual site of Machu Picchu and the sacred stone; the climb is quite possible for all averagely fit travelers. For many explorers climbing Waynapicchu MT is one of the highlights when visiting Machupicchu vacations. The hike is enjoyable, as you will observe how the Andean people cut some steps out of the Rocky Mountains. As we climb around Waynapicchu will see Machu Picchu and the Urubamba River with its green Mountain areas from different angles, viewing our way following the Inca Trail.

Before you reach the highest point of Huayna Picchu, you will also have to go through a tunnel carved into a rock “great experience.” The higher you get, the more structures you will recognize on the top of Mt; some facilities, houses, balconies, lookouts, ritual places, and more are built on impossible places that speak to your imagination. The magnificent views (on a clear day or cloudy days, sometimes you cannot even see the site from here) of Machupicchu seen from Huayna Picchu are breathtaking and give you an impression of the magnitude; of the Inca site and the Andes Mountains “surrounding landscapes.”

huayna picchu hike

Huayna Picchu hike

Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu – Hike instructions to Huayna Picchu

  • Be healthy and fit for the walk.
  • Steep hiking trail
  • Walk with careful
  • Stay on the path
  • Do not bring food
  • Do not throw garbage
  • No smoking
  • Do not write on the walls or floor
  • Don’t jump for your selfies or photos

What are the groups and schedules of the Huayna Picchu mountain to go for a walk?

Capacity: 200 people allowed daily: These are the updated ticket schedules for Huayna Picchu.

First group:

  • The entrance to Huayna Picchu: Between 07 and 08 in the morning.
  • Tickets available to Huayna Picchu: 50.

Second group:

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu: Between 08 and 09 in the morning.
  • Tickets available: 50.

Third group:

  • The entrance to Huayna Picchu: Between 09 and 10 in the morning.
  • Tickets available: 50.

Fourth and last group of walkers:

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu: Between 10 and 11 in the morning.
  • Tickets available: 50.

Tour’s Time

  1. To Huayna Picchu, a hike takes 2 hours (round trip), the best walk.
  2. To Huchuy Picchu takes 45 minutes (round trip); another great option is located on the way to Huayna Picchu, MT.
  3. The Great Cave takes 4 hours (round trip) and another strenuous hike behind Huayna Picchu Mountain.

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