Intipunku

Intipunku information

Location
Machu Picchu , Peru
Prices
unofficial reduced-charge admission fee to Inca Trail around US$3.00
Opening hours
checkpoint closes around 15:00
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The Inca Trail ends after its final descent from the notch in the horizon called Intipunku (Sun Gate). Looking at the hill behind you as you enter the ruins, you can see both the trail and Intipunku. This hill, called Machu Picchu, or 'old peak', gives the site its name.

It takes about an hour to reach Intipunku and, if you can spare at least a half-day for the round-trip, it may be possible to continue as far as WiƱay Wayna.