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The Huayna Picchu trek leads to a view point overlooking the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. The trail loops around the very top of the mountain, where architectural vestiges such as altars, narrow staircases tunnels and terraces can be found, according to The Only Peru Guide. If you are afraid of heights, this trail is not be for you. This is a very a steep hike with some sections that will require the use of both hands and feet to scramble upwards.