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Discover the New Circuits of Machu Picchu

Circuit 1 – Panoramic

Circuit 1 offers beautiful panoramic views of Machu Picchu from the upper parts of the site. Note that this circuit does not include access to the urban area of the citadel. There are 4 routes within Circuit 1, two available year-round and two only during the high season (June, July, August and September).

A

Route 1-A: Machu Picchu Mountain Route

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  • Highlight: Stunning views and the iconic postcard photo of Machu Picchu.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes round trip.
  • Note: No access to the urban area.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 10:00.
B

Route 1-B: Upper Terrace Route

Machu Picchu Tour
  • Highlight: Classic photo opportunity from above the guardhouse.
  • Duration: 2 hours round trip.
  • Note: No access to the urban area.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
C

Route 1-C: Portada Intipunku Route

Sun Gate Explorer in Machu Picchu
  • Highlight: Hike to the Sun Gate with panoramic views.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes round trip.
  • Note: Previously accessible only via the Inca Trail.
  • Availability: High season only.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00.
D

Route 1-D: Inka Bridge Route

Machu Picchu Inca Bridge
  • Highlight: Scenic walk to the Inca Bridge.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes round trip.
  • Note: No access to the urban area
  • Availability: High season only.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00.

Circuit 2 – Classic Machu Picchu

Circuit 2 is the most comprehensive tour, covering both the upper terraces and the urban sector of Machu Picchu. Available year-round, this circuit is divided into two routes.

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Route 2-A: Classic Designed Route

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  • Highlights: Guardhouse, Main Gate, Intiwatana, Temple of the Sun, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, and more.
  • Duration: Full exploration of the citadel.
  • Recommendation: Purchase tickets in advance due to high demand.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00.
B

Route 1-B: Lower Terrace Route

Machu Picchu Tour
  • Highlights: Qolqas (storerooms), terraces, Inca House, Water Fountains, Water Mirrors, and Pisonae Plaza (Main plaza).
  • Note: Offers photo opportunities similar to the classic photo.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00.

Circuit 3 – Urban area and royalty

Circuit 3 focuses on the lower urban part of Machu Picchu and includes adventurous hikes.

A

Route 3-A: Waynapicchu (Huayna Picchu) Route

Machu Picchu From Huayna Picchu
  • Highlights: Inca House, Main Plaza, Sacred Rock, and the hike to Huayna Picchu.
  • Hike: Moderate hike and 4 hours round trip.
  • Note: No postcard photos.
  • Recommendation: Purchase tickets in advance due to high demand.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 07:00, 18:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00.
B

Route 3-B: Royal Designed route

Machu Picchu Royal Palace
  • Highlights: Water Fountain, Inca House, Temple of the Condor, and Water Mirror.
  • Note: No extra hikes included.
  • Availability: All year round.
  • Entry Times: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00.
C

Route 3-C: Grand Cavern Route

Grand Cavern - Temple of the moon
  • Highlights: Inca House, Main Plaza, Sacred Rock, and the hike to the Grand Cave or Temple of the moon.
  • Hike: 4 hours round trip.
  • Availability: Available only during high season.
  • Entry Times: 07:00, 09:00.
D

Ruta 3-D: Huchuy picchu

Huchuy Picchu em Machu Picchu
  • Highlights: Inca House, Main Plaza, Sacred Rock, and the hike to Huchuy Picchu.
  • Availability: Available only during high season.
  • Entry Times: 10:00, 12:00.

Get your Official Machu Picchu Tickets

There are several ways to buy official tickets, 1 is through our website, we have an advanced and easy to use system. 2 On the official government website (Peruvian Ministry of Culture).

Buying tickets to Machu Picchu online is a straightforward process, but it’s important to follow each step carefully to ensure a successful purchase. Here is a step-by-step guide:

Book Machu Picchu tickets through our advanced and easy reservation system. Click on buy tickets and it will take you to an exclusive section so you can start to see the availability and buy in an easy and safe way.

Choose the type of route or circuit you wish to purchase, then select the date that is available and then the schedule. Then you will be able to add extras to your ticket and finally click on buy ticket and you will be taken to the checkout. Complete your reservation by filling out the passenger and billing information, we accept all major credit and debit cards. 

Follow this:

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  • Select the type of ticket and route, then the date and click on Check Availability.
  • Then it will open the ticket page you selected, here you can choose the date and times available. Then add the number of tickets you wish to purchase as well as the different types.

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  • Finally click on Buy now and you will go to the checkout page; here you will be able to fill in your billing and passenger information.

Step 1: Visit the Official Website

Go to the official ticketing website of the Ministry of Culture of Peru: TuBoleto.cultura.pe. This is the official platform for purchasing tickets to Machu Picchu and other archaeological sites.

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Step 2: Select Your Destination

On the main page, you will see various destinations. Click on “Machu Picchu” to proceed.

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Step 3: Select the Ticket Type

There are different rates available:

  • General Rate: For foreign visitors.
  • Promotional Rate: For Peruvian visitors and members of the Andean Community (CAN).
  • Tickets for Cusqueños: For residents of Cusco.

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Choose the appropriate ticket type based on your eligibility.

Step 4: Choose Your Circuit and Route

Machu Picchu has 3 circuits divided into 10 routes. Select the circuit and specific route you wish to take. The options include:

  • Circuit 1: Upper terrace route, Intipunku Cover Route, Puente Inka Route
  • Circuit 2: Classic Designed Route, Lower Terrace Route
  • Circuit 3: Designed Royalty Route, Great Cavern Route, Huchuy Picchu Route and Huayna Picchu.

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Step 5: Choose the Date and Time

Select the date you wish to visit and choose an available time slot. Each time slot has a limited number of tickets, so it’s important to book in advance, especially during peak seasons.

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Step 6: Enter Visitor Information

Fill in the required details for each visitor, including name, date of birth, nationality, and type of identification. Ensure that all information is accurate as it will be checked at the entrance.

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Step 7: Review and Confirm Your Booking

Review all the details of your booking, including the circuit, date, time, and visitor information. Confirm that everything is correct before proceeding to payment.

Step 8: Choose Payment Method

Select your preferred payment method. The website accepts various payment options, including credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express), and local payment options like BCP and IZIPAY.

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Step 9: Complete the Payment

Enter your payment details and complete the transaction. Ensure that you receive a confirmation email with your tickets attached. Print your tickets or have them available on your mobile device to present at the entrance.

Additional Tips

  • Book in Advance: Tickets can sell out quickly, especially for popular routes like Huayna Picchu. Book as early as possible.
  • Check for Updates: Occasionally, the Ministry of Culture updates the ticketing process or availability. Check the official website for the latest information.
  • Bring Identification: Carry a valid ID or passport as it will be checked along with your ticket at the entrance.

By following these steps, you can easily secure your tickets to Machu Picchu and enjoy a smooth and memorable visit to this incredible archaeological site.

Ticket prices

When planning your visit to Machu Picchu, it’s essential to understand the various ticket prices and the policies that apply. This section provides comprehensive details on the different types of tickets available, their costs, and important policies to keep in mind.

All Circuits 1 Tickets

(except Circuit 1 + Machu Picchu Mountain)

Circuit 1 + Machu Picchu Mountain

All Circuits 2 Tickets

(Classic circuits)

All Circuits 3 Tickets

(except Grand Cavern and Huayna Picchu)

Circuit 3 + Grand Cavern

(Temple of the moon)

Circuit 3 + Huayna Picchu

  • Students**: With the original student card issued by the university up to 25 years old, containing the following: university information, personal information of the student, photo of the student and a valid date no more than one year before the date of the visit to Machupicchu.
  • Child***: 3-17 years old.
  • National: Peruvians and Andean Community countries (Ecuador, Colombia Peru and Bolivia)

Frequently asked questions about Machu Picchu Tickets

The tickets that sell out the fastest are Circuit 2, the classic route, and Huayna Picchu. Circuit 2 is popular because it covers the main attractions of Machu Picchu, while Huayna Picchu is limited to 400 visitors per day, making both options highly sought after. Check the official Machu Picchu ticket availability

Go to our Prices section for more details, there are 2 types in general, and these depends where are you from.
Foreign from S/. 152 PEN to S/. 200 PEN.
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru from S/. 64 PEN to S/. 112 PEN. This is not the final price if you buy online.

No, be sure to enter your data correctly, and do not forget to bring your passport to enter the citadel.

In Cusco:

  • Where: Ministry of Culture Office, Calle Maruri 324, Cusco
  • When: Monday to Saturday, 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • How to Pay: Cash (Peruvian soles) or credit card

In Aguas Calientes:

  • Where: Ministry of Culture Office, Avenida Pachacutec, Aguas Calientes
  • When: Daily, 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • How to Pay: Cash (Peruvian soles) or credit card

It is not common that the tickets to Machu Picchu sold out, first of all, make sure there are no tickets for the day you want, remember that from 2019 the entrance type changed, now the tickets are sell for a specific time or hour. The entrance begins from 6 AM to 2 PM in the afternoon, so make sure there are spaces for other times for the day you want.

Normally the tickets have a high demand for the months of June, July and August, for those dates try to buy well in advance.

You like Hiking? Buy Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu.
No more tickets for Huayna Picchu? Buy Machu Picchu + Mountain.
You like Museums? Buy Machu Picchu + Museum.
Just want to visit the main part of Machu Picchu? Buy Machu Picchu Only Ticke

The Ministry of Culture has enabled since 2021 7 different types of tickets that give you access to different parts of Machu Picchu.

Currently only 4 are available, the ones described above.

You can buy Online or Box Office:
Official Offices in Cusco:
1. Street Garcilaso s/n Cusco – The Garcilaso House is only 2 blocks from the Main Square, in the Historic Center of Cusco.
2. Street Maruri 324 – The Desconcertada Direction of Culture Cusco is also a few meters from the Main Square of the city.

The availability of Machu Picchu tickets for the following year (2025) is officially on sale in mid-December 2024 and early January 2025. But this may vary, so you have to be aware and visit this page again to keep updated and informed of any changes.

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