Winay Wayna, Machu Picchu

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One of the most impressive sites along the Inca Trail, the ruins of Winay Wayna give a good representation of daily life in the settlement. Clinging to the side of a steep hill, the ruins show the foundations of houses, remnants of staircases, and the bases of water fountains. Notice the agricultural terraces of previously cultivated land, which sit above and below the main ruins, and are now often grazed by wild llama. Nicknamed 'Little Machu Picchu', the well-preserved ruins add to the landscape, as the terraced fields form steps down the hillside. Plan my day in Machu Picchu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • This was easily my favorite Inka site out of the 4-5 sites that we visited during the 4-day Inca Trail hike. Not half as crowded as Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains and waterfalls are simply...  more »
  • We arrive at this peak in half an hour. It has opened a very beautiful panorama. We made a wonderful photo. Really liked it.  more »
  • The heart problem is those ladders you experiment. In two hours the normal tempo. I went with my wife to relax relax 105 minutes. But the landscape. When it is finished.
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