On your trip to the Wonder of the World you will have the possibility of hiking through two mountains: Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. Both mountains need a special ticket. Both offer spectacular views. However, these two adventures are not the same.
The ascent to the Huayna Picchu mountain is one of the most amazing walks. However, if you cannot overcome your fear of heights, we recommend you book the ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain .
1) Do the entrances to these mountains include a visit to the Inca City of Machu Picchu?
Yes . Both the ticket to enter the Huayna Picchu and mountains Machu Picchu include visiting the Inca city of Machu Picchu and the Inca constructions: Sun Temple, Intihuatana, Temple of the Condor, etc .
2) How long before buying tickets to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain?
It is recommended to buy the entrance to Huayna Picchu 3 months in advance. The entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu mountain must be purchased 3 weeks before.
3) Can children enter Machu Picchu mountain?
Yes. The entrance to the Machu Picchu mountain is allowed for children and adults. Minors must enter with their father, mother or both.
4) Which of the tickets is cheaper?
The price of tickets to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain have the same cost.
Check the prices of the Machu Picchu tickets.
5) Can I suffer from altitude sickness in these mountains?
Yes. Huayna Picchu is 2,720 meters above sea level Machu Picchu Mountain, 3,082 meters above sea level At that height it is normal to suffer from altitude sickness. However, if the tourist has already acclimatized to the city of Cusco (3,399 masl) the symptoms will be zero or minimal.
6) Are the mountains Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu dangerous?
No. Both Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu mountains have security elements such as ropes or assistants. The tourist is recommended not to look for a road through sections not marked or allowed.
7) In which of the two mountains can I find the best photos of Machu Picchu?
The two mountains offer incredible views of the Inca City of Machu Picchu. Tourists can also do the trek to the Intipunku (Puerta del Sol) to have good landscapes in the Wonder of the World.
8) Which of the two mountains to choose?
Machu Picchu mountain is ideal for families looking for a little adventure in their vacations in Peru. Huayna Picchu is recommended for young adventurers. After all, both summits are good options in the Wonder of the World.
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