Action Peru Treks

Huayna Picchu Mountain.

Please keep in mind that this is totally optional and will have no effect on your trek as currently scheduled.

Huayna Picchu is something that many of our trekkers like to do after their Machu Picchu tour. Unfortunately, due to the way Machu Picchu tickets and Huayna Picchu tickets are structured with those hiking Inca Trail, it costs extra to do this hike.

The price to hike Huayna Picchu is US $75 per person. You would begin the hike at 10 AM. This would be after your 2-3 hour guided walking tour of Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu is a truly amazing experience.

Here are some answers to FAQ about Huayna Picchu


  • 45 minutes up, 30 minutes down


  • Moderate
  • Not as difficult as the uphill climbs on the Inca Trail
  • If you can hike the Inca Trail, you will be able to hike Huayna Picchu!


  • Generally not.
  • There are 200 people on the mountain during each group. There is no need for a guide

Other options if you decide to not hike Huayna Picchu

  • Relax at the cafe and enjoy the environment. Soak in the experience
  • Free time to enjoy Machu Picchu

When do we need to know if you would like to do this hike?

  • Permits to hike Huayna Picchu are limited. If you would like to do this hike, we will need to purchase the permits as soon as possible.