Scaling the Breathtaking Mount Huayna Picchu in Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu from Huayna Picchu

Peru is an exotic South American country which boasts of some of the most glorious beaches in the world. It is home to the iconic Inca site, Machu Picchu. Which is one of the most visited tourist spots in the world with an estimated 400,000 people visiting the site annually. It is also a major source of revenue for the country and the linchpin of its tourism industry.

Scaling the Breathtaking Mount Huayna Picchu in Machu Picchu

Anyone who has ever been to Machu Picchu or has seen pictures of the ancient Inca site will see the tall, lush green, beautiful mountain in the background. The mountain is known as Mount Huayna Picchu and is one of the most striking places in Machu Picchu. Not only does it look stunning but it offers some of the most breathtaking views you are ever going to witness.

Mount Huayna Picchu

Mount stands about 1,000 feet taller than the city of Machu Picchu and is a very demanding excursion for someone willing to scale its  peak. The trek to Mount Huayna Picchu is still one of the most recommended activities for tourists to engage in. When they visit Machu Picchu as it provides stunning views of the ancient ruins and the surrounding mountains of Machu Picchu.

The climb to Mount Huayna Picchu is definitely not for people who are afraid of heights and are faint of heart. The climb is steep, and at parts of the trek, you might feel out of breath if you are not a regular hiker. The crucial thing for people who are willing to scale Mount Huayna Picchu is the fact that only 200 people are granted admission to climb it every day. So it will be wise to book in advance and get in line way before dawn so you can be part of the lucky 200 people climbing Huayna Picchu.
There is no other way to get to Mount Huayna Picchu other than buying a ticket before sunrise. Which is crucial since many people want to see the sun rise above the horizon from the peak of the mountain. Trust me when I say that viewing a majestic sunrise from Huayna Picchu will be something that you will never forget. Don’t forget your camera. When you go to Huayna Picchu as you will want to take lots of pictures of the surroundings and preserve those special moments. Facebook