Which is better Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain?
While Huayna Picchu is a more dramatic and popular hike, Machu Picchu Mountain offers just as incredible (some argue paramount) views from the summit. As the mountains are facing one another, both hikes offer similar views of the surrounding landscape and incredible views of the citadel.
Is Peru in the mountains?
Mountains of Peru
Peru is synonymous with mountains. … They are an intricate system of large and small mountain ranges -approximately 20 of them- crowned by a thousand summits that tower over 5,000 meters and more than thirty that rise above 6,000 meters.
Why is Machu Picchu one of the 7 Wonders of the World?
Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls. … Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.