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Machu Picchu 2024 entrance: availability, changes and prices

In 2024, by regulation of the Ministry of Culture of Peru, the cost of entry to Machu Picchu was increased. Remember that you must buy your ticket in advance. What other changes are there at the entrance to the Wonder of the World in 2024? Find out about availability, changes, prices and all the information.



Can I buy my ticket to Machu Picchu 2024?
The sale of Machu Picchu 2024 tickets begins in December 2023. However, in ‘Ticket Machu Picchu’ you can buy them from much earlier and thus ensure income to the Inca city. Remember that you will receive the ticket in December (as regulated by the Machupicchu authorities), ready to be printed and used.

Tourists in Machu Picchu
Tourists in Machu Picchu

Ticket availability Machu Picchu 2024

In 2024, the entrance to Machu Picchu continues to be in great demand. To get the ticket and secure entry; must be booked in advance (even from 2023).

This is the real-time availability


Are there changes in Machu Picchu in 2024?

These are the main changes in Machu Picchu: from January 1, 2024

  • By Ministerial Resolution 000047-2023-MC, the entry ticket to the Inca citadel for 2024 was increased.
  • The entrance hours to Machu Picchu are: from 6 am, 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
  • The use of masks is recommended, but not mandatory. The tour with a tour guide is also optional.
  • It is advisable to comply with certain prevention measures against Covid 19 such as the use of masks. However, its use is not mandatory. The tour with a tour guide is also optional.
  • The maximum time of stay of the visitor is now 2 hours and 30 minutes from the moment of entering the Wonder of the World (this time can be extended if the tourist sees it necessary).
  • In 2024 there are up to 5 types of entrance tickets: entrance ‘Machupicchu Only’, entrance ‘Machupicchu with Huaynapicchu’, entrance “Machupicchu with Mountain’, entrance ‘Machupicchu with Huchuypicchu’ and entrance ‘Machupicchu with Inca Bridge’.
  • Another modification to take into account is that re-entry to the Inca city is not allowed, except in the case of the ticket ‘Machupicchu with Mountain’.
  • Free admission is for children under 3 years old.

Schedules Machu Picchu 2024

In 2024 there are 6 types of official tickets:

  • Ticket Machu Picchu Only
    • Schedule 1: Entry from 6 a.m.
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 7 a.m.
    • Schedule 3: Entry from 8 a.m.
    • Schedule 4: Entry from 9 a.m.
    • Schedule 5: Entry from 10 a.m.
    • Schedule 6: Entry from 11 a.m.
    • Schedule 7: Entry from 12 p.m.
    • Schedule 8: Entry from 1 p.m.
    • Schedule 9: Entry from 2 p.m.
    • Schedule 10: Entry from 3 p.m.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
    • Schedule 1: Entry from 7 am / Entry to Waynapicchu from 8 am to 9 am
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 8 am / Entry to Waynapicchu from 9 am to 10 am
    • Schedule 3: Entry from 9 am / Entry to Waynapicchu from 10 am to 11 pm
    • Schedule 4: Entry from 10 am / Entry to Waynapicchu from 11 am to 12 pm
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 7 am / Entry to the Mountain from 8 am to 9 am
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 9 am / Entry to the Mountain from 10 am to 11 am
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu
    • Schedule 1: Entry from 7 am / Entry to the mountain from 8 am to 9 am
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 8 am / Entry to the mountain from 9 am to 10 am
    • Schedule 3: Entry from 9 am / Entry to the mountain from 10 am to 11 am
    • Schedule 4: Entry from 10 am / Entry to the mountain from 11 am to 12 pm
    • Schedule 5: Entry from 11 am / Entry to the mountain from 12 pm to 1 pm
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Inca Bridge
    • Schedule 1: Entry from 7 a.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Schedule 2: Entry from 8 a.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    • Schedule 3: Entry from 9 a.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Schedule 4: Entry from 10 a.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Schedule 5: Entry from 11 a.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Schedule 6: Entry from 12 p.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Schedule 7: Entry from 1 p.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Schedule 8: Entry from 2 p.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Schedule 9: Entry from 3 p.m. / Entry to the Inca Bridge from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Map Machu Picchu Citadel – Ticket Types

How to buy the entrance to Machu Picchu 2024?

There are 2 ways to buy Machu Picchu tickets: a) in person at an authorized office in Cusco or b) from any country through the internet.

How to buy the ticket in Cusco (Peru)?

To buy the ticket, the visitor must go to the authorized offices and make the purchase with their passport, identity document or university card.

Remember that the face-to-face purchase for 2024 begins in December 2023. Therefore, long queues form in Cusco to get the entrance ticket. It is best to buy it online in advance.

The authorized offices in Cusco are:

  • At Casa Garcilaso: Street Garcilaso s/n Cusco – Peru.
  • In the Disconcerted Directorate of Culture Cusco: Street Maruri 324, Cusco – Peru.
  • In Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town): Avenue Pachacutec s/n.

How to buy the ticket online?

To buy the ticket online, you just have to enter the ‘Ticket Machu Picchu’ website and choose the type of ticket on the date of your preference. Remember with us you can buy your 2024 ticket from 2023. You can also get the best discounts on the price of your ticket.

The steps to follow are the following:

  • Enter www.ticketmachupicchu.com.
  • Check the availability of the type of ticket on the desired date and time.
  • Complete the visitor’s personal information.
  • Make the payment of the entrance price to Machu Picchu with a credit or debit card.
  • Print the tickets and present them on the day of the visit.

How to get discounts in Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu offers discounts to the entrance price for university students, minors and citizens of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN): Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia.

Discounts for university students

  • This benefit applies to undergraduate students, under 25 years of age, who are studying at the time of their visit.
  • The purchase of the ticket is presenting the current university card.
  • The ISIC student card is no longer valid to buy the ticket Machu Picchu.
  • The student discount ticket can only be purchased in person in Cusco or through the website of an authorized tourism agency.

Discounts for minors

  • This benefit applies to children or adolescents between 3 and 17 years of age in all countries.
  • The purchase of the ticket is with the passport or identity document that certifies the age of the minor.
  • The income is accompanied by his father, mother, both or a proxy.
  • This type of discount can be purchased in person or online through the official website of the Peruvian Ministry of Culture or the website of a tourism agency.

Discounts for CAN citizens

  • This benefit applies to citizens of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador or Bolivia.
  • The purchase is made by presenting the passport or identity document that certifies the nationality of the visitor.
  • Citizens of these countries who are also minors or university students; have an even greater discount.
  • This type of ticket can be purchased in person in Cusco.
  • It is also possible to do it online with the official website of the Ministry of Culture of Peru or through the website of an authorized tourism agency.

Machu Picchu ticket payment methods

The payment of the ticket in person in Cusco can be made with cash or with a credit or debit card.

Payment online at Ticket Machu Picchu is made with these main payment methods:

Visa card payment

Payment with MasterCard

  • The official website also accepts MasterCard cards as a payment method. However, only ‘MasterCard SecureCode’ cards are accepted.
  • Tourism agencies accept any type of MasterCard as a payment method.

Payment with paypal

  • The websites of tourism agencies use PayPal as the main payment method.
  • PayPal accepts any type of credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).

How to get Machu Picchu 2024 tickets in advance?

One of the main problems during the purchase of the Machu Picchu entrance is availability. To ensure the visit to the Wonder of the World, each type of ticket must be purchased with a certain type of anticipation.

In the event that tourists want to visit Machu Picchu for the first months of 2024; It is recommended to buy the ticket online from 2023. This way you can ensure your entry to the Inca city.

If you buy your Machu Picchu 2024 ticket in person in Cusco (especially during the first months of the year); most likely there is no longer current availability.

Each type of ticket must be purchased with a different advance time:

  • Ticket Machu Picchu Only: reserve 3 or 4 weeks in advance.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu: reserve 2 or 3 months in advance.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain: reserve 3 or 4 weeks in advance.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu: reserve 3 or 4 weeks in advance.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Inca Bridge: reserve 3 or 4 weeks in advance.


Questions and answers

  • 1) When do Machu Picchu 2024 tickets go on sale, exactly?

    According to the rules of the Ministry of Culture of Peru, tickets go on sale only in December 2023. The exact date is not certain although it is supposed to be in the middle of the month, approximately.

  • 2) I can’t buy Machu Picchu tickets for 2024! What should I do?

    In case you cannot buy your 2024 ticket, it is best to do it through Ticket Machu Picchu. There you can buy your ticket from any date in 2023. You can get availability yes or yes.

  • 3) Does the official page not allow you to buy the entrance to Machu Picchu 2024?

    The official page enables the sale of 2024 tickets from mid-December 2023. You cannot make the purchase before.

  • 4) How to get the ticket for the first days of January 2024?

    If you are scheduled to visit in the first days of January 2024, it is best to buy your ticket from 2023. Tickets for the first days of the year are the first to sell out.

  • 5) Can I buy the entrance to Machu Picchu for 2024 if it is still 2023?

    Tickets are available from December 2023. However, in ‘Ticket Machu Picchu’ you can buy your ticket much earlier. You just have to buy your ticket in advance. You will receive your ticket in December, ready to print and be used.

  • 6) Does Machu Picchu close one day of the year in 2024?

    No. Machu Picchu remains open every day of the year except for unforeseen emergency situations.

  • 7) How to hire a tour guide in Machu Picchu?

    In 2024 it is recommended to enter Machu Picchu accompanied by a tour guide. To hire one, you must hire one online or at the entrance gate of the Inca site.

  • 8) Are the prices of the ticket Machu Picchu in 2024 the same?

    No, by Ministerial Resolution 000047-2023-MC, the entry ticket to the Inca citadel for 2024 was increased.

  • 9) Is it safe to buy the ticket online

    Buying online is still the main way to buy tickets. Ticket Machu Picchu is an authorized agency that has internet security systems.

  • 10) Is there a new entrance to Machu Picchu in 2024?

    Yes, as of January 1, the ‘Machu Picchu + Intipunku’ ticket was created, which allows you to take the hiking route to the top of Puerta del Sol, as well as a route to Machu Picchu through Circuit 3.

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By Ticket Machu Picchu – Last updated, April 16, 2024