Because the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu is one of the destinations most visited by travelers from around the world. The Peruvian government since the July 15, 2011, ordered the following measures of access to Machu Picchu:
- Income is from Monday to Sunday, including holidays.
- The schedule entry is from 06:00 hrs. until 16:00 hrs. And you can stay in until 17:00 hrs.
- They can only enter 2500 people per day. It is noteworthy that most people focus on Machu Picchu between 10:00 hrs. and 14:00 hrs.
If you want to purchase the Machu Picchu Ticket, Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu or Ticket Machu Picchu + Montaña as a student must have the ISIC Card (International Student Identity Card), and must send us a scanned copy of your ISIC Card with effective date, this requirement by the Ministry of Culture.
What Ticket Machu Picchu choose?
The above tickets are differentiated by the type of access each of them listed below:
Availability Machu Picchu Ticket: This ticket allows you to visit the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. 2500 spaces per day.
Availability Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu group 1: Besides visiting the archaeological site of Machu Picchu, with this ticket you can climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain. 200 spaces per day. Group 01: Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu 07:00 to 08:00 hours.
Availability Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu group 2: This ticket will allow you to climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain and visit the Inca City of Machu Picchu. 200 spaces per day. Group 02: Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu 10:00 to 11:00 hours.
Availability Machu Picchu + Mountain: In addition to visiting Machu Picchu, you will have access to ascend the mountain Machu Picchu. 800 spaces per day.
Availability Machu Picchu + Museum: With this ticket you can visit the Citadel of Machu Picchu, Manuel Chavez Ballon Museum and Botanical Garden.
See more details about Types of Ticket Machu Picchu.
At the time to see availability on a certain date, could exist enough available spaces, but this does not mean that you can postpone your purchase for a long time, on the contrary, you should take advantage while there is availability. You should be aware that some agencies buy the Machu Picchu Ticket, Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu or Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain for big groups and it would not be strange if in the course of 10 minutes were occupied 40 spaces. Also note that while you see the availability online, many agencies and many people in different parts in the world are booking those spaces.
If there is no availability of Machu Picchu Ticket, Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu or Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain, there is a small chance that spaces are released, since once made the booking there are 2 hours, before this is annulled because of nonpayment; however, this does not happen often. And if you want to use this option you will have to be aware, by updating from time to time the website to see if space is freed.
Live Availability Ticket Machu Picchu
Note: Availability is displayed in real time. First you must choose the Archaeological Center, followed by the date of your visit. The number shown per day is the number of places available to the selected date. “0” means that there is no longer any space available.
This information is provided courtesy of the Regional Directorate of Culture of Cusco.