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Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries

Lares Calle, Ollantaytambo, Peru
+56 9 8449 7658
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Great hike and site

Visit these stunning ruins of Incs granaries. It’s a steep climb but the ruins and the views are... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
William R
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Great Views

This little hike has a nearly unmarked trailhead, its free, minimal other folks, has a great view... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Visit these stunning ruins of Incs granaries. It’s a steep climb but the ruins and the views are worth it!

Thank William R
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This little hike has a nearly unmarked trailhead, its free, minimal other folks, has a great view to the other immediate ruins over Ollantaytambo and of the little town. Trail is a bit rocky and uneven, Interesting place to put the grainaries, no easy midnight...More

Thank Castlepete
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Having climbed Ollantaytambo the previous day I decided to challenge myself to the Pinkuylluna granaries. The site is completely free, unusual in this area, but as a result the tracks are not really well maintained so take care scrambling up altho its definitely doable even...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Come here in the afternoon when the main ruin across the valley has been over run with tourists. These ruins are in excellent condition, one of my places on our two week trip

1  Thank Bill K
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The climb to the granaries was one of the most demanding climb for me. This of course varies with your personal fitness level. However, I was very glad to have done this as the views were simply spectacular. Take it slow, take breaks and you...More

1  Thank A I
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

the steep hike up to these ruins takes 30-45 mins & the path is loose in parts. Trainers/hiking boots are recommended. However you will be rewarded with incredible views of the town below & the Ollantaytambo ruins opposite. Entry to the site is directly opposite...More

Thank yeemai
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We had a free day in Ollantaytumbo and our guide suggested that we climb up to the granaries. So, armed with out helpful hiking stocks, we climbed up the rough trail to the granaries. It was somewhat challenging because the trail is very steep, uneven...More

Thank Madmonk_13
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We started out shortly after breakfast and located the simple sign indicating the trail to Pinkuylluna with an intention to make our way up the trail to take a few photos of the granaries. The weather was sunny, we were the only ones on the...More

Thank whundas
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

From the simple little gate off the town street to the spectacular views across the town and of the main ruins, this hike is well worth making time for - and it's free!

1  Thank Don B
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

It''ll take you about an hour and a half and if it is hot take water. The views are stunning and there's not too many people up there. The way begins through a gateway across one of the main watercourses in the town leading off...More

Thank Jeff E
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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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