Huayna Picchu

Discover Huayna Picchu, Perú

Country & Region

Perú ∕ Andes

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Activity profile

Discover & Learn, Sport

Entrance fee

21 -50 $

Time you should plan to discover the place

Outdoor: 1 day (without travel time)

How to get to Huayna Picchu?

From the archaeological site of Machu Picchu, you climb up toward this peak on foot. The trail is about 3 hours, round-trip.

About Huayna Picchu

This is the mountain that appears in the background of the famous photograph of Machu Picchu. Reaching an altitude of 2720 metres above sea level, and to summit this peak you must walk on hands and feet, in parts. The hike to and from the peak takes 3 hours. Tickets to hike this mountain are limited and very popular, so we recommend that you book ahead!