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Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries

Lares Calle, Ollantaytambo, Peru
+56 9 8449 7658
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One of my favorites of Peru

One of my favorite experiences in Peru. No entrance fee, yet you can experience history hands-on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jzyhsy08
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Great view, quiet and for free ;-)

We did the low budget things around Ollanta, so we climbed up to these ruins and were impressed by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raephels
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Lares Calle, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite experiences in Peru. No entrance fee, yet you can experience history hands-on without heckling and at your own pace. I would say there are different "levels" of the hiking there. The average person could make it to the granaries ok. Above...More

Thank jzyhsy08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the low budget things around Ollanta, so we climbed up to these ruins and were impressed by this nice view! Additionally it was very quiet up there what created a nice atmosphere in the afternoon.. definitely worth to see it! Up to the...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pinkuylluna is just few minutes from Ollantaytambo town square. It is quite steep and would take about 1-2 hours, depending on your speed, to get the site. The path is narrow but not really bad to hike. It has great bird's view of entire town...More

Thank CBC80
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike isn't as crazy as it looks from below, or maybe it's just short enough that you're practically at the granaries and then onto the four towers that mark the crown of the head of the Tunupa, the god of abundance, before you know...More

Thank TedW67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not gonna lie. I "hiked" parts of this on my hands and knees. The hike is somewhat strenuous but the problem for me was the height and the narrow paths. That being said there is a huge sense of accomplishment to conquering the trail...More

Thank ETParker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't make it all the way to the top of this one but you still have good views of the town and the Archaeological Park. Have to walk down the right alley to find it.

Thank oldpuebloaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most tour groups skip this free hike because of how steep it is but I really recommend taking a couple of hours to check it out because the views are amazing! As long as you don't have altitude sickness and you're quite fit, this hike...More

Thank travelcomesfirst89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found out about Pinkuylluna by chance from our tour guide, who made a quick comment about it while we at the Ollantaytambo Ruins. And we absolutely loved it! From the Ollantaytambo Ruins, you have a great view of the Pinkuylluna grain storage houses -...More

1  Thank SunshineGirl2929
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a fabulous archaeology site that is not as difficult as it looks. Pace yourself if you are new to the elevation and you will find a group of superbly preserved granaries in an incredibly scenic a lightly visited location. Take the side trails....More

Thank George S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A must-see and must-do in the town. About an hour-long round-trip hike, to explore the granaries, and see a gorgeous bird's eye view of the town. The hike is FREE (and you don't need a guide), it's short, and there are way less people on...More

1  Thank Ashli A
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Response from sqroot3 | Reviewed this property |
Cusco is at a significantly higher altitude than Ollanta and Machu Picchu. Unless you're traveling from altitude or know you won't have any problems, you should consider staying at lower elevations toward the beginning of... More
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