Types of Machu Picchu tickets
There are several different types of Machu Picchu Tickets available: Machu Picchu Only, Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu + Montana and Machu Picchu + Museum.
Tickets cannot be purchased at the entrance to Machu Picchu, and must be purchased from an authorized ticket distributor or directly from the Ministry of Culture.
General tickets for Machu Picchu are limited to 2,500 per day, while combined ticket types (excluding the Museum) are limited to only 400 per day.
|Type Ticket / Sites||Machu Picchu Citadel||Huayna Picchu Mountain||Machu Picchu Mountain||Machu Picchu Site Museum|
|Machu Picchu Solo Ticket||YES||NO||NO||NO|
|Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Ticket||YES||YES||NO||NO|
|Machu Picchu + Mountain Ticket||YES||NO||YES||NO|
|Machu Picchu Museum Ticket||NO||NO||NO||YES|
What is the difference of the tickets for Machu Picchu?
The 4 types of tickets include the entrance to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, in addition to other incredible experiences. To visit the Wonder of the World you will have to choose one of these tickets.
Below we will detail what is included in each of the Machu Picchu entrance tickets, to help you decide which one to choose. Remember that the type of ticket you choose will determine the type of experience you will have at the Wonder of the World.
Types of tickets
Only Machu Picchu
This ticket gives you general access to the citadel of Machu Picchu only, with entrance hours from 6 am to 6 pm. You can enter and leave Machu Picchu as many times as you like during the day. Price 2014: 126 soles (approx. US$ 47).
Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
This ticket grants you general access to the citadel of Machu Picchu from 6am – 6pm, and entrance to the controlled hike of Huayna Picchu. There are only 400 tickets available per day, which are then divided into 2 entrance schedules for Huayna Picchu: 200 tickets for the entrance from 7 – 8am and 200 tickets from 10 – 11am. Price 2014: 150 soles (approx. 55 dollars)
Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain
This ticket grants you general access to the citadel of Machu Picchu from 6am – 6pm, and entrance to the controlled walk of the Machu Picchu Mountain also known as Machu Picchu Mountain. There are only 400 tickets available per day for this type of ticket, with an entry time of 7 – 11am for Machu Picchu Mountain. Price 2014: 140 soles (approximately US$ 52).
Machu Picchu + Museum
This ticket gives you general access to the citadel of Machu Picchu from 6am – 6pm, and entrance to the Machu Picchu Museum. The ticket is only valid for one day and the date indicated on the ticket.
The museum is located on the bus road between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu, just before you cross the bridge and start climbing the mountain. Named after the late archaeologist who lived in Machu Picchu (Manuel Chávez Ballón), the museum was reopened in October 1992 after a long period of closure. Major exhibits include artifacts recovered from Machu Picchu since it was rediscovered in 1911 (some as recent as 2004), as well as some pre-Columbian items. The museum is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. Price 2014: 140 soles (approximately US$