Machu Picchu tickets availability in real time

Machu Picchu, an emblematic symbol of the Incan civilization, continues to enchant travelers worldwide. As we step into 2024, understanding the ticket availability and options is key to planning a seamless and enriching visit to this world-renowned heritage site. This guide provides detailed insights into various ticket types, pricing, best visiting times, and essential travel tips.

How to check the availability of the Ticket Machu Picchu?

  1. Choose the type of input / circuit of your preference.
  2. Choose the month and locate the day you want to visit.
  3. Check available spaces. For example, the term “1200” means that there are 1200 tickets available on that day for that type of ticket, that is, it is the sum of available spaces for each time slot.
  4. If you want to reserve a Machu Picchu Ticket, simply click on the number of the day you want to reserve and that’s it, you can book easily.

Types of Tickets and Circuits

  1. Standard Admission – Circuit 2

    • Overview: Explore the core of Machu Picchu with striking Incan structures.
    • Availability: 1,144 tickets daily across six time slots.
    • Price: 152 soles (foreigner adult), 64 soles (Peruvian adult).
  2. Huayna Picchu – Circuit 4

    • Overview: A challenging hike offering a bird’s-eye view of the citadel.
    • Availability: 400 entries per day, entry between 7 am – 11 am.
    • Price: 200 soles (foreigner adult), 112 soles (Peruvian adult).
  3. Machu Picchu Mountain – Circuit 3

    • Overview: A serene hike to Machu Picchu Mountain, less crowded with panoramic views.
    • Availability: 100 tickets per day, entry from 7 am – 8 am.
    • Price: 200 soles (foreigner adult), 112 soles (Peruvian adult).
  4. Huchuy Picchu – Circuit 4

    • Overview: A less strenuous alternative to Huayna Picchu with similar vistas.
    • Availability: 200 entries per day.
    • Price: 152 soles (foreigner adult), 64 soles (Peruvian adult).
  5. Inca Bridge – Circuit 2

    • Overview: Visit the Inca Bridge, showcasing Incan engineering skills.
    • Availability: Included in Circuit 2 ticket.

Ticket Pricing and Booking Process

Ticket TypeForeigner AdultPeruvian Adult
Standard Admission – Circuit 2152 soles64 soles
Huayna Picchu – Circuit 4200 soles112 soles
Machu Picchu Mountain – Circuit 3200 soles112 soles
Huchuy Picchu – Circuit 4152 soles64 soles
Inca Bridge – Circuit 2 (Included)

Best Time to Visit

  • Dry Season (April-September): Clear skies and stable weather, peak season from June to August.
  • Shoulder Months (May, September): Fewer tourists with favorable weather.
  • Off-Peak Season: Tranquil experience, unpredictable weather.

Travel Tips

  • Accommodation: Ranging from budget-friendly hostels to luxury hotels in Aguas Calientes and Cusco.
  • Transportation: Bus and train services from Cusco to Aguas Calientes.
  • Altitude Sickness: Acclimatize in Cusco, stay hydrated.
  • Packing Essentials: Comfortable shoes, rain gear, sun protection, water, snacks.