Way above Machu Picchu Cathedral is the top of Machu Picchu Mountain. Such an amazing place to sit and take in the breathtaking scenery nevermind an incredible view of the Cathedral itself!
- ELEVATION: 3080 mt. / 10104 ft.
- ELEVATION GAIN: 640 mt / 2099 ft.
- MOUNTAIN RANGE: Salkantay massif
- CAPACITY: 600 People per day
- HIKING DURATION: 3.5 hours round trip
- NUMBER OF STAIRS: 2041
- OPEN: From 7 to 8 am / 9 to 10 am
- LOCATION: South of Machu Picchu
- MEANING: Old mountain
There are two turns to climb Machu Picchu Montaña, for each turn the peruvian goverment sell only 300 tickets
- First turn from 7 to 8 in the morning 300 people
- Second turn from 9 to 10 in the morning 300 people
If you book your entrance to Montaña for the first turn you must pass the control of Montaña anytime betwen 7 and 8 in the morning after you pass the control you can take your time to climb it.
If you book for the second turn you must pass the contro of MONTAÑA anytime betwen 9 and 10 in the morning after you pass the control you can take your time to climb it. actually the second groups is the most popular because you may get better climate
Montaña Machu Picchu is located right across of huayna picchu mountain, actually Machu Picchu is between Machu Picchu Montaña and Huaynapicchu is in the middle of the two mountains. Machu Picchu Montaña is 3080 mt. / 10104 ft. Hiking up to the top takes about 1.5 hours all the way by inca stairs, it has 2045 steps from Machu Picchu to the top of Montaña and the way back takes about one hour, you need al least 3 hours to do the Montaña.
the view of mountain machupicchu is amazing. the view that has of the total are of the location of machupicchu is amazing is like being on top of the world. if you hit a beautiful day with sun shining for sure this point will be the best of your entire trip.
machupicchu mountain is highest of huynapicchu at 3080 mt. / 10104 ft. from there you can see the entire inca citadel of machupicchu, you see the top of huynapicchu, the vislcanota that surrounds the entire inca city, you see the famous inca trail that comes from behind machupicchu mountain, you see valleys, glaciers , villages in the distance, you see glaciers like the salkantay, wakaywilly, pumasillun. the view is incredible. is a tero suber to that place where the incas took their offerings to be closer to their heavenly gods. accept the challenge
The view from Montaña Machupicchu is amazing. You get a view of the entire location area of Machu Picchu is amazing is like being on top of the world. If you get a beautiful day with sun shining for sure this point will be the best place of your entire trip. Machu Picchu mountain is higheer than Huynapicchu at 3080 mt. / 10104 ft. From there you can see the entire Inka citadel of Machu Picchu, you see the top of Huynapicchu, the Vilcanota river that surrounds the entire inca city, you see the famous inca trail that comes from behind of Machupicchu montaña, you see valleys, glaciers , villages far away, you see glaciers such Salkantay, Wakaywilka, Pumasillun. The view is incredible. It is a challen climbing to that place where the Incas used to carry out their rituals in order to be closer to their heavenly gods. accept the challenge