Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu, which one to buy?


Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, the wonder of the World has different types of Entrance tickets that fit the needs and preferences of the visitors. Here's what are the types of entrance tickets for Machu Picchu you can pick up:

1 - Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu (the citadel or "Llaqta")

This is the first of all types of tickets, this entrance ticket is one of the most purchased by visitors, 800 spaces per each entering time are on sale, recommended for those who make the trip to Machu Picchu round trip or also known as trip to Machu Picchu full day. As its name suggests, it will only allow entry to the citadel for a period of 4 hours from the time printed on the same ticket and valid only for the assigned date. The available times are the following:

1st. Turn:

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 6 a.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 7 a.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 8 a.m.

2nd Turn:

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 9 a.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 10 a.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 11 a.m.

3rd Turn:

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 12 p.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 1 p.m.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu or Llaqta from 2 p.m.

Prices

The prices for this entrance ticket are as follows:

Foreigners

  • Adults: S /. 152.00, USD 52.00 (approx)
  • Students: s /. 77.00, USD 27.00 (approx)

Andean community (Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Perú)

  • Adults: S /. 64.00, USD 22.00 (approx)
  • Students: S /. 32.00, USD 11.00 (approx)


2 - Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu with Huaynapicchu

The entrance to Machu Picchu with Huaynapicchu is perhaps the most demanded among all existing, 200 spaces available for each turn are on sale and these are sold out very quickly so it is recommended to make the reservation of this ticket at least with about 3 or 2 months in advance, recommended for those visitors who wish to stay longer as it allows the visit of the citadel for 6 hours, likewise many visitors who stay for the night in the town of Aguas Calientes prefer this ticket to visit the Huayna Picchu Mountain the next day and in the early hours of the morning to appreciate the almost empty citadel and admire the sunrise in this magical place. It should be noted that the hike to Huaynapicchu lasts 3 hours round trip, so you will have 3 additional hours to visit the citadel of Machu Picchu. The available hours are:

  • First turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 6 a.m. Join Huaynapicchu between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Second turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 7 a.m. Join Huaynapicchu between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Third turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 8 a.m. Join Huaynapicchu between 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Prices

The prices for this entrance ticket are as follows:

Foreigners

  • Adults: S /. 200.00, USD 68.00 (approx)
  • Students: s /. 125.00, USD 42.00 (approx)

Andean community (Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Perú)

  • Adults: S /. 112.00, USD 38.00 (approx)
  • Students: S /. 80.00, USD 27.00 (approx)


3 - Entrance to Machu Picchu with Mountain Sector

The entrance to Machu Picchu with Mountain Sector is one that offers visitors a different perspective and view of both the citadel of Machu Picchu and its surroundings, 200 spaces per time are available, ideal for those visitors who want to capture different views but impressive of the citadel, likewise is a perfect option for those who could not access one of the spaces of Huyanapicchu, the walk is less steep but longer, this ticket will allow you to stay 8 hours in the citadel and is ideal for those who spend the night in Aguas Calientes and wish to visit Machu Picchu early in the day. The available hours are:

  • First turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 6 a.m. Join the Mountain between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Second turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 7 a.m. Join the Mountain between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Third turn: Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu starting at 8 a.m. Join the Mountain between 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Prices

The prices for this entrance ticket are as follows:

Foreigners

  • Adults: S /. 200.00, USD 68.00 (approx)
  • Students: s /. 125.00, USD 42.00 (approx)

Andean community (Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Perú)

  • Adults: S /. 112.00, USD 38.00 (approx)
  • Students: S /. 80.00, USD 27.00 (approx)





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