Visit the Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain, both mountains are located on the sides of the Inca city of Machu Picchu (archaeological zone) and here we tell you which one you can choose. The Huayna Picchu mountain (Wayna Picchu) is located on the right side of Machu Picchu, while the Machu Picchu mountain is located on the left side of Machu Picchu. Both mountains are incredible, everything will depend more than everything on the adrenaline you want to experience.
Huayna Picchu Mountain (Wayna Picchu)
The Huayna Picchu mountain is the most famous mountain and is the second most requested attraction by national and foreign tourists. In order to access this mountain, it is necessary to book 3 months in advance since it has limited places and it sells out quickly, especially in the months of May, June, July, August, which are the months where there is a large tourist visit.
Huayna Picchu (Wayna Picchu) is located at 2667 meters above sea level and to reach the top you must be in good physical condition, since it has an ascent of approximately 300 meters through narrow paths and ravines. The walk is a bit difficult, to get to the top you have a walk of approximately 1 hour to 2 hours, everything will depend on your physical condition, that is why you have to be in excellent physical condition.
What to see in Huayna Picchu
• Amazing Inca constructions, flora and fauna, the Temple of the Moon and the Inca Chair. In addition to having an incredible view of Machu Picchu from the top.
When do they open Huayna Picchu?
It is estimated that the Huayna Picchu Mountain will open in early 2022, since at the moment it is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And if you are planning your trip to Machu Picchu and you want to visit Huayna Picchu, get in touch with us to be able to reserve it so you can purchase a ticket to Huayna Picchu 2022 – 2023.
Machu Picchu Mountain
The Machu Picchu mountain also known as the Old Mountain is located at 3,082 meters above sea level and 600 meters above the Inca city of Machu Picchu. The Machu Picchu mountain is the other main attraction after Machu Picchu and if you like adventure and trekking you must visit this Machu Picchu mountain. On the way you will be able to observe beautiful landscapes, flowers and fauna, the Inca bridge, and from the top you can have an incredible view of the Inca city of Machu Picchu and the Vilcanota river.
The path to this mountain is much wider and easier than Huayna Picchu. The climb to Machu Picchu mountain is approximately 1 hour and a half to 2 hours, everything will depend on the physical condition of each person.
When do they open the Machu Picchu Mountain?
It is estimated that the Machu Picchu Mountain will open in early 2022, since at the moment it is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And if you are planning your trip to Machu Picchu and you want to visit the Machu Picchu mountain, get in touch with us to be able to reserve it so you can purchase a ticket to the Machu Picchu mountain 2022 – 2023.