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Difference between entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
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Difference between entrance tickets to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu offers many experiences according to its five types of entry tickets: a) Machupicchu Only ticket, b) Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu ticket, c) Machupicchu + Mountain ticket, d) Machupicchu + Huchuypicchu ticket and e) Machupicchu + Inca Bridge ticket. If you already know when to come to Machu Picchu, but don’t know which ticket to choose, below we present the difference between entry tickets to the wonder of the world.



With what ticket can I get the classic photo at Machu Picchu?
One of the goals of tourists is to get the classic photo of Machu Picchu. This photo is obtained in the Guardian House sector and is available with the tickets: a) Machupicchu Only, b) Machupicchu + Mountain and c) Machupicchu + Inca Bridge. These tickets are the most requested by visitors, so it is recommended to buy them 3 months in advance. The purchase is online.

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Machu Picchu has 4 entry ticket options

Differences between tickets to Machu Picchu


Types of entry to Machu Picchu
QualitiesMachupicchu OnlyMachupicchu +
Huaynapicchu
Machupicchu +
Mountain
Machupicchu +
Huchuypicchu
Machupicchu +
Inca Bridge
Price152 S/.200 S/. 200 S/.152 S/.152 S/.
CircuitCircuit 1, 2, 3 or 4Circuit 4Circuit 3Circuit 4Circuit 1 or 2
AdditionalOnly visit to
Machu Picchu
Visit to Huaynapicchu
mountain
Visit to Machu Picchu
mountain
Visit to Huchuypicchu
mountain
Visit to Inca
Bridge
ReentryNoNoYesNoNo
Classic photoYes included in
Guardian’s House
No included in
Guardian’s House
Yes included in
Guardian’s House
No included in
Guardian’s House
Yes included in
Guardian’s House
Main TempleYes includes No includes No includes No includes Yes includes
Sun TempleYes includes Yes includes Yes includes Yes includes Yes includes
House of the IncaNo includes Yes includes Yes includes Yes includes No includes
Sacred RockYes includes Yes includes No includes Yes includes Yes includes
Schedules9 schedules from 6 am to 2 pm 4 schedules from 6 am to 10 am 2 schedules from 6 am to 8 am 8 schedules from 6 am to 1 pm 8 schedules from 6 am to 1 pm
Availability3 thousand income a day 200 income per day 400 entries a day 200 income per day 400 entries a day
Buys3 months before 2 months before 2 months before 1 month before 3 months before


The ‘Machu Picchu Only’ ticket

  • This ticket is the most requested by tourists who visit Machu Picchu.
  • It allows you to get to know Machu Picchu through the classic circuit. The tourist can choose circuit 1, 2, 3 or 4. Circuit 2 is the most requested.
  • This ticket allows you to get the classic postcard photo in Machu Picchu from the Guardian House sector.
  • The Inca buildings available are: the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • This ticket has 9 times: from 6 am, 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm.
  • The ticket must be purchased approximately 3 months in advance.

The ‘Machu Picchu + Huaynapicchu’ ticket

  • This ticket is one of the most popular in Machu Picchu.
  • It allows you to get to know Machu Picchu through circuit 4 (through the lower part of the Inca citadel). In addition, it allows you to hike the Huayna Picchu mountain.
  • This ticket does not allow you to get the classic photo of Machupicchu in the Guardian House sector, but it does allow you to get a photo from the lower sector of the platforms.
  • The Inca buildings available are: the Temple of the Sun, the House of the Inca, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • This ticket has 4 times: from 6 am, 7 am, 8 am and 9 am.
  • The ticket must be purchased approximately 2 months in advance.

The ‘Machu Picchu + Mountain’ ticket

  • This ticket offers the toughest hike in Machu Picchu, as well as the classic photo at the Inca citadel.
  • The chosen circuit is ‘3’ (through the lower part of the Inca citadel). In addition, it allows you to hike the Machu Picchu mountain.
  • This ticket, in theory, does not allow you to get the classic photo of Machupicchu in the Guardian House sector. However, before making the hike to the mountain one can visit the Guardian’s House and get the photo (ask a guard or your tour guide).
  • The Inca buildings available are: the Temple of the Sun, the House of the Inca, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • This ticket has 2 times: from 6 am and 7 am.
  • The ticket must be purchased approximately 2 or 3 months in advance.

The ‘Machupicchu + Huchuypicchu’ ticket

  • This ticket is one of the newest in Machu Picchu.
  • Like the ‘Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu’ entrance (the entrance to both mountains is at the same door); allows you to get to know Machu Picchu through circuit 4 (through the lower part of the Inca citadel). In addition, it allows you to hike the Huchuypicchu mountain.
  • The hike to Huchuypicchu mountain is short compared to Huayna Picchu. Lasts between 30 to 45 minutes.
  • This ticket does not allow you to get the classic photo of Machupicchu in the Guardian’s House sector, but it does allow you to get a photo from the lower sector of the platforms (beautiful photo).
  • The Inca buildings available are: the Temple of the Sun, the House of the Inca, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • This ticket has 8 times: from 6 am, 7 am, 8 am and 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm.
  • The ticket must be purchased approximately 1 month in advance.

The ‘Machu Picchu + Inca Bridge’ ticket

  • This ticket, new to Machu Picchu, is highly requested as it allows the most requested visit to Machu Picchu, as well as a short walk to the Inca Bridge, at one end of the Inca citadel.
  • The Inca Bridge allowed entry to the eastern sector of Machu Picchu.
  • The ticket also allows you to visit Machu Picchu through the classic circuit. The tourist can choose circuit 1 or 2. The latter is the most requested.
  • During this circuit you can get the classic postcard photo in Machu Picchu from the Guardian House sector.
  • The Inca buildings available with this ticket are: the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • This ticket has 8 times: from 6 am, 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm.

Advice from people who have been there

Machu Picchu

From: Almer TBy: From: Almer T

“Wonderful“

“Machu Picchu is wonderful, I have been to many beautiful places but none can feel so much energy, Machu Picchu recharges you, it is also one of the most mysterious places I have ever known and that everyone should know at some point in their life.“


 

By Ticket Machu Picchu – Last updated, November 7, 2023