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Private Guided Tour in Machu Picchu
"Your tour begins from either the train station or at your hotel in Aquas Calientes our contact will wait for you with a sign and will take you to the bus station that will take you to Machu Picchu. You'll enjoy this drive that takes about 30 minutes. Once in Machu Picchu your professional guide will be waiting for you to start your 2.5-hour private tour where you'll visit the most important viewpoints for your classical pictures. Some of the places you'll visit on this tour is The Temples of The Sun The Main The Condor etc. The palaces of the Inca Princess
From $52.00
 
Day Trip to Machu Picchu by Train
"This expedition will start early on the morning when we pick you up from your hotel or hostel and then drive to Ollantaytambo. In Ollanntaytambo we will board the train to Aguas Calientes and as soon as we arrive we will take a bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. There will be a guide waiting at the mountain and after meeting up with him he will start the 2 hour guided tour. You may have up to 4 hours after to explore the mountain by yourself and relax. If you would also like to hike Huayna Picchu Mountain please arrange that before. After we will go back to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco."""This tour will guide you through time to when the Incas thrived and ruled Machu Picchu. This rarely visited region offers travelers a perspective into the real lives of Andean farmers and how they aggregate the land. This tour is for travelers who want totitle=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Ideal+choice+for+families&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour
From $325.00
 
Day Tour to Machu Picchu by Inca Rail Train
"This expedition will start early on the morning when we pick you up from your hotel or hostel and then drive to Ollantaytambo. In Ollanntaytambo we will board the train to Aguas Calientes and as soon as we arrive we will take a bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. There will be a guide waiting at the mountain and after meeting up with him he will start the 2 hour guided tour. You may have up to 4 hours after to explore the mountain by yourself and relax. If you would also like to hike Huayna Picchu Mountain please arrange that before. After we will go back to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco."""This tour will guide you through time to when the Incas thrived and ruled Machu Picchu. It is for travelers who want to explore Machu Picchu but do not have the time to take an alternative route. The Inca Rail Train will offer the most comfort on this joutitle=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Ideal+choice+for+families&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour
From $369.00

Huayna Picchu Tips (34)

How to get tickets to Machu Picchu

You may think Buying Machu Picchu tickets online should be simple, however it could be a daunting task for travelers. There is a lot of confusion and frustration. Since Machu Picchu tickets can not be...
aplaza
Nov 13, 2015

Only for fittest

You will have to climb for a very narrow path, it will take you 45 minutes to 1 ½ hour to complete it and you will arrive to a plce where you will see and amazing landscape of Machu Picchu Citadel, it...
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MJL
Mar 15, 2010

Huchuy Picchu

Most of the hikers choose to go to Huayna because it's the most famous in Machu Picchu area, but there's also the little Huchuy Picchu that you can also go up. When you descend about halfway to the...
smf834
Jun 03, 2009

Extra climbing at Huaynu Pichu -- Moon Temple!

If you’re not in a rush to go down from Huayna Picchu, there is also an alternate route to the great cave of the Moon Temple. Ladders are involved to go down to the great cave and some people might...
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jumpingnorman
Jan 31, 2009

Go up jutting peak you see on pics of Machu Pich

After seeing the Machu Picchu the previous day, I returned to go up that mountain that overlooks it and looks so amazing on pictures (that jutting peak you see guarding the ruins). The mountain is...
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jumpingnorman
Jan 31, 2009

Hiking Huayna Picchu

I have just been reading all the post's and I just wanted to clarify a few things.... I think taking a bus to Machu Picchu is no problem. That is what I would suggest looking into. If your asking...
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Sydvicious
Jan 12, 2009

Make the climb!

If you are taking the time to go to Machu Picchu then make the climb up Huanya Picchu. Be warned, there are some spots that if you lose your footing you may plummet to your death. Aside from that, the...
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ru4pot2
Oct 19, 2008

Make the climb!

If you are taking the time to go to Machu Picchu then make the climb up Huanya Picchu. Be warned, there are some spots that if you lose your footing you may plummet to your death. Aside from that, the...
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ru4pot2
Oct 19, 2008

Climbing Macchu Pichu Mountain instead

Everybody strives for climbing Huayna Picchu, we followed our tour guide's advice instead and climbed Machu Picchu Mountain, which is located opposite Huayna, on your left hand when you enter the...
emmemma
Sep 02, 2008

Waynapicchu

This was the hike from hell. It was challenging, steep, exciting, and we were unprepared! Our guide told us that usually people make it up in about 45 minuts and down in another 45 minutes. She has...
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malianrob
Dec 21, 2007

Climbing Huayna Picchu

To get another breathtaking view of Machu Picchu, you can join all the strength you have left and climb the Huayna Picchu. The hike takes around an hour. I was completely wasted from climbing the...
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ThiagoRamos
Mar 02, 2007

Huayna Picchu

Es la montaña símbolo de Machu Picchu, la más alta detrás de la Ciudad Inca que se aprecia en las clásicas fotografías. Se puede acceder a ella por un empinado camino de piedra y apreciar desde allí...
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elpariente
Mar 01, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Huayna Picchu

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Aguas Calientes

This tiny town is home to about 1600 people. From a small farming settlement, it grew into a major tourist hub with the construction of the railroad that brings in hundreds (if not thousands) of...
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Inca Trail

As I mentioned in my Phuyupatamarca campsite tip, we began our fourth and final day on the Camino Inca by hiking up to see the beautiful snowcapped peaks of the Salkantay (6270 m) and Veronica (5680...
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Llamas / Other Animals

After taking your best pictures of the citadel, keep climbing the steps until you reach the Agricultural Sector. You´ll find yourself surrounded by llamas of many colors and sizes. I wasn´t attacked...
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Ruins

The Ruins are astonishing. You can look at pictures all day and never come close to the experience of being there. You can see the cut of the rocks, wonder to yourself "why build here and so far from...
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Temples

After walking past the Residential Sector, you´ll reach the District of the Priests and Nobility, where all the temples and palaces are located. The Temple of the Sun, shaped like a "P", will...
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Sacred City

The "Lost City of the Incas" was built in the 15th century. It was inhabited for about 100 years, before being deserted at the time of the Spanish conquest. The Spaniards never made it to Machu Picchu...
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Getting to Huayna Picchu

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Santuario Historico Machu Picchu, Peru

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  • Sunday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Monday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Tuesday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Wednesday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Thursday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Friday 07:00 to 11:00
  • Saturday 07:00 to 11:00

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