The Machu Picchu Ticket (also known as Machu Picchu Entrance Ticket, Machu Picchu Entrance fee Ticket) is a ticket that gives you the right to enter the most emblematic places of Machupicchu,(please note that each site has it own entry ticket):
The entrances to Machu Picchu are administered by the Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco (decentralized organ of the Ministry of Culture). The purchase of tickets to Machu Picchu is essential. Since without this entry document you can not enter the Inca citadel. For this reason, if you are thinking on going to visit Machu Picchu citadel (one of the 7 wonders of the modern world), you must buy your entrance Machu Picchu with due anticipation. Well, because of the high demand that it has, they run out very fast. Here you will know everything about this important ticket, and how you can buy one in the Offcial Site of Entrance Tickets of Machu Picchu, so keep reading.
You must know that there are 4 types of tickets for Machu Picchuand this are:
It allows you to enter only the Inca city of Machu Picchu. With this ticket you can visit the most important places of the Inca citadel: the House of the Guardian, the Temple of the Three Windows, Intihuatana, the Main Square, the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Condor, the incredible terraces of the agricultural area and many other Inca constructions. In addition, depending on your time and physical condition, you can also visit the Sun Gate (Intipunku) and the Inca Bridge, which are located a few minutes from the citadel of Machu Picchu.
This Machu Picchu entry ticket gives you access to the Inca city of Machu Picchu and allows you to climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain. It is made for travelers who love the adrenaline. Well, with this ticket you can walk the narrow path of vertical walls that, flanking the cliffs of the Huayna Picchu mountain and challenging the mighty waters of the Urubamba River, takes you to the top of the Huayna Picchu mountain. However, you must not forget that this ticket is the most requested and the fastest is sell out.
It allows you to enter the Inca city of Machu Picchu and the Machu Picchu Mountain. This ticket is a good alternative to the previous entry. Since, in case of not finding tickets for Huayna Picchu, you can always choose to climb the Machu Picchu mountain, from whose top you can see the impressive landscape where the modern wonder of Machu Picchu and the Huayna Picchu mountain rise.
With this ticket you can enter the Machu Picchu Site Museum where the most representative samples of the archaeological finds that were found in the citadel of Machu Picchu are exhibited. In addition, with this same entrance, you can also visit the Botanical Garden of Machu Picchu, which is located next to the museum site. In this botanical garden the native flora of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is protected and conserved.
The opening hours of Machu Picchu Archaeological Park are from 6:00 am to 5:30 pm. However, the entry schedule is divided into 9 groups (in shifts of 1 hour each group) that start at 6:00 in the morning and end at 2:00 in the afternoon. Since January 2019, each shift or income group only allows 4 hours of stay in the Inca city of Machu Picchu. The availability of tickets to Machu Picchu, as well as the hours of entry and stay are distributed as follows:
|Machu Picchu Tickets and entry schedules 2019||Availability|
|Machu Picchu 6 a.m||800|
|Machu Picchu 7 a.m||800|
|Machu Picchu 8 a.m||800|
|Machu Picchu 9 a.m||560|
|Machu Picchu 10 a.m||600|
|Machu Picchu 11 a.m||600|
|Machu Picchu 12 a.m||360|
|Machu Picchu 13 p.m||540|
|Machu Picchu 14 p.m||540|
|Machupicchu 6:00 a.m. + Huaynapicchu Mountain 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.||
|Machupicchu 7:00 a.m. + Huaynapicchu Mountain 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.||200|
|Machupicchu 8:00 a.m. + Huaynapicchu Mountain 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.||200|
|Machupicchu 6:00 a.m. + Machu Picchu Mountain 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.||200|
|Machupicchu 7:00 a.m. + Machu Picchu Mountain 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.||200|
|Machupicchu 7:00 a.m. + Machu Picchu Mountain 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.||200|
Machu Picchu Tickets, according to the type of ticket you buy, only allow you the right to enter:
You can buy the Machu Picchu tourist ticket in 3 ways:
To pay for your reservation online, you can choose any of these 4 alternatives:
Collection offices of the Decentralized Directorate of Culture Cusco (DDC).
Reservation office - Casa Garcilaso. Garcilaso Street S / N - Garcilaso House Museum. From Monday - Saturday 07:00 - 19:30 hours.
Reservation office - Calle Maruri. Calle Maruri - Cusicancha. From Monday - Saturday 07:00 - 19:30 hours.
Cultural Center - Aguas Calientes. From Monday - Sunday 05:30 - 20:30 hours.
Windows of the Bank of the Nation of Peru (anywhere in the Peruvian territory). From Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. And in the Authorized Collection Agents: PERU RAIL: Av. Pachacútec S / N (Cusco), HOTEL MONASTERIO: Calle Palacios N ° 136 (Plazoleta Nazarenas - Cusco).
The reservation of Machu Picchu tickets is valid for only 3 hours. For this reason, you must make the payment of your reservation within this period of time.
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