Ticket Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu – Availability

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  • Meet the Huchuy Picchu mountain, a mountain near Machu Picchu recently opened for tourists.
  • From the top of this mountain you have a spectacular scenic view of all of Machu Picchu.
  • Availability is limited so buy your tickets online in advance. Take advantage of the cheap opening prices!

Enter Machu Picchu and have the experience of reaching the top of Huchuy Picchu. This mountain is the smallest of Machu Picchu, but not the least graceful. The hike takes you along a path that skirts the small mountain until you reach what was probably a temple linked to the coca leaf. From the top you can see Machu Picchu from another perspective. Start planning your next trip to Machu Picchu and have a beautiful hike to Huchuy Picchu. Also, purchase your ticket knowing the availability and all the information of the ticket and the circuit so you can have a better decision. Take advantage of this ticket, it is ideal for high season.

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Start making your reservation and get everything ready for your trip. Here, we help you check availability and start your reservation with just one click.

  1. Be sure to consult with the Huchuy Picchu ticket.
  2. Thanks to our virtual calendar, you will know the availability status for the whole year.
  3. The number of available tickets will appear on the right margin, in the boxes for each day of the month.
  4. You can start your reservation by clicking on the day you wish to travel or on the blue “Book now” button.

Live Availability ─ Ticket Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu

Note: The availability is shown in real time and corresponds to the number of spaces available on the selected date. “0” means that there is no more space available.

Machu Picchu experience with the Huchuy Picchu ticket

  • The Huchuy Picchu mountain, has a trail which is accessed after touring part of the Inca citadel.
  • It can be done in groups of family, friends, even couples can do it.
  • Everything will start from the allowed schedules. The first one is from 11:00 in the morning. The second schedule allows the entrance from 13:00 hours.
  • It is advisable to use sunscreen and a hat or cap.
  • The entrance to the Inca citadel is through the lower platforms.
  • The tour of Machu Picchu, appreciate the terraces and the agricultural area.
  • We walk through Machu Picchu by the Temple of the Sun and contemplate the Pisonay Square.
  • The tour continues until you reach the Sacred Rock.
  • The tour of Machu Picchu, has a duration of approximately 1 hour.
  • At this point you will need to register, as the checkpoint is located.
  • The checkpoint is a few meters from the Sacred Rock.
  • In the registration you must write your name and surname, leave your signature and write down the time of entry.
  • The Huchuy Picchu ticket allows a hike to this mountain. The average time of the hike does not exceed one hour.
  • During the walk you can see some birds, insects and flora of the place.
  • On the way back you have to go through the checkpoint again to register the time of departure.
  • The tour of Machu Picchu will continue for about an hour more.
  • You will be able to visit the 12 Vanos, the Water Mirrors, the Temple of the Condor and also the eastern part of the colcas.
  • The exit is made by a few platforms below where you entered.
  • The tour has an average duration of 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • The ascent to Huchuy Picchu is voluntary.
  • Likewise, only tourists over 18 years old can do it.
  • This ticket is exclusively for sale during the high season.

The Royal Tour of Machu Picchu
The Ministry of Culture of Peru, generated a series of changes on the circuits to visit Machu Picchu. The Royal Circuit is the third of the 3 general circuits. It has 4 variations and the Huchuy Picchu ticket is one of the ideal options for the high season. From now on, the high season will be available from June 1st to October 15th. Dates in which the sale of these tickets will take place. Although it is one of the high season options, it is recommended to make the reservation with the necessary anticipation.

Which of the schedules is the best option?

The entrance ticket to Machu Picchu, which belongs to the route of the Royalty, allows the entrance in two schedules. It is important to know that only 50 tickets will be sold online. Each schedule will have 25 tickets per day. The entrance hours to Huchuy Picchu are at 11:00 and 13:00 hours. Let’s learn more about the benefits of each of these schedules.

Group 1: 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • It is an ideal ticket for last minute purchases. In addition, you will have a trip without much haste or dawn.
  • You will find a lot of people with whom you can orient yourself to have a safe trip.
  • You can choose to make the ascent to Machu Picchu on foot. As long as you have the necessary time.
  • You can make the trip in one day. The entrance timetable will allow you to do it without problems.
  • You will finish the tour at a suitable time for lunch, between 14:00 and 15:00 (probably earlier).
  • You will find Machu Picchu without any trace of fog (ideal for high season and dry season).
  • You will have beautiful views of Machu Picchu and part of the geography of the place.

Group 2: 13:00 – 13:30

  • You can leave Cusco at a time that does not require getting up early.
  • The average travel time between Cusco and Machu Picchu is 5 hours (calculate your time).
  • You can make the trip to Machu Picchu in just one day. Plus you can return at an ideal time.
  • You will find that Machu Picchu has quite a few visitors.
  • During the hike, sometimes good friendships are made.
  • It is advisable to do the tour after a delicious lunch.
  • Bring some water with you so that you can hydrate properly.
  • You can see part of the sunset of Machu Picchu can be there until 16:00 hours maximum.

By using this entrance ticket Huchuy Picchu, you can have a tour of 3 hours and 30 minutes. The tour will start in the agricultural area of Machu Picchu. Passing by important sites, such as the Pisonay Square, Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and also the walk to Huchuy Picchu. You will not be able to have a postcard photo, but you will find a beautiful view of the Pisonay Square together with the Inca terraces and buildings.

The Circuit of the Huchuy Picchu Ticket

  • Although this is a new ticket, the circuit is similar to the previous one.
  • The tour is the same in both schedules.
  • Do not forget to use mosquito repellent and sunscreen.
  • The complete tour of the Huchuy Picchu Circuit Ticket has an average duration of 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Depending on the number of people you can take a short break near the Sacred Rock.
  • You will be able to have unique photos of Machu Picchu when you reach the top of Huchuy Pichu.
  • Below is the map of the Huchuy Picchu ticket, available during high season.
Map to get to Huchuy Picchu
Map to get to Huchuy Picchu

Complete route map of circuit 3 – Huchuy Picchu Mountain Route

Map to get to Huchuy Picchu
Circuit 3 (Machupicchu Royalty) – 3-D Route: Huchuypicchu Route (available only in High Season)

Recommended itinerary according to the schedules

ActivityEstimated time
Group 1 ScheduleEntrance to Machu Picchu11:00 – 11:30
Registration CheckpointUntil 12:00 hrs (**)
Ascent route (round trip)1 hour and 30 minutes
Total tour of Machu Picchu2 hours of travel
End of tour2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Group 2 ScheduleEntrance to Machu Picchu13:00 – 13:30
Registration CheckpointUntil 15:00 hrs (**)
Ascent route (round trip)1 hour and 30 minutes
Total tour of Machu Picchu2 hours of travel
End of tour4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

What will we find with the Huchuy Picchu ticket?

The Huchuy Picchu ticket includes:

  • Know part of the Inca Trail on the way to Huchuy Picchu.
  • Climbing to the top of Huchuy Picchu is optional.
  • You can have a tour of Machu Picchu for 2 hours on average.
  • During the ascent you will have beautiful views and the opportunity to learn more about the flora and fauna of the place.
  • You will visit the lower part of Machu Picchu, including the Pisonay Square and the Sacred Rock.
  • You will also visit the Temple of the Condor and the Temple of the Water Mirrors.

The Huchuy Picchu Mountain ticket does not include:

  • You will not be able to access the upper platforms.
  • It will not be possible to take the postcard photo, but it will be possible to take some similar ones.
  • It does not include any other service.
  • Transportation by train.
  • Food, drinks or snacks.
  • Souvenirs.
  • It does not include access to other circuits or the ascent to other mountains.

How far in advance should I book this ticket?

More and more people are encouraged to visit Machu Picchu. It is estimated and expected with great anxiety that tourists return massively to Cusco Peru. Although the growth is regular, for the moment, it is recommended that reservations for the Huchuy Picchu ticket be made three weeks in advance.

Keep in mind that there are only 50 daily tickets and this may be the last possible option to complete the trip to Machu Picchu. In case you see that the availability of most tickets is zero, it will be the indication to purchase this ticket. Sometimes it is not advisable to hesitate.

Discounts to enter Machu Picchu even in high season
Tickets to Machu Picchu can be made virtually and also accessing special discounts. The most used discounts are for the Andean Community of Nations where the countries of Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia participate. Every citizen or native of these countries can have discounts. Another important group that can enjoy discounts are university students under 25 years old. In both cases they have to prove the condition or nationality to access the discount.

Why choose this ticket?

  • It is mainly the ticket that can help you realize your trip to Machu Picchu.
  • In addition, they have a quite beautiful tour. Although the activity is short.
  • It has one of the best circuits because it allows you to know Machu Picchu and the Inca Trails that connect with Huayna Picchu and the Great Cavern.
  • The hike does not require great effort and can be done safely by people of legal age.
  • You will have unique photos of Machu Picchu. The Huchuy Picchu offers a beautiful view of the pyramid where the Intihuatana is.

Frequently asked questions about the reservation and availability of the ticket and the Huchuy Picchu route.

  • 1) From when can you book the Huchuy Picchu ticket?

    Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu can be booked throughout the year. However, in the case of the Huchuy Picchu ticket, it is exclusively for the high season. In this sense, it will be available from June 1st until October 15th. Therefore, you will have access to the reservations even before they are enabled.

  • 2) How long is the tour of Machu Picchu and Huchuy Picchu with this ticket?

    The circuit that was enabled for the Huchuy Picchu ticket is designed for a maximum of 3 hours and 30 minutes. This means that you can visit the first section of the Inca citadel in 1 hour, the ascent and descent of Huchuy Picchu for 1 hour and 30 minutes and the final section in one hour.

  • 3) What is Huchuy Picchu?

    Huchuy Picchu was probably one of the most important enclosures of Machu Picchu. Its functionality is not clear, besides that much of its structure collapsed. There is only a sector that would point out that it was an important temple and of great value for the carved stone that conforms it. Some mention that it would be the temple dedicated to the coca leaf.

  • 4) How long will it take me to walk to the access area of Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes?

    If you decide to make the ascent on foot from Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu Pueblo, as time permits, you will be able to complete the hike in 2 hours. Keep in mind that the hike is by ascending stairs and can be quite exhausting.

  • 5) Before entering Machu Picchu, where can you have lunch?

    The second schedule of Huchuy Picchu, allows visitors to have an excellent lunch before entering Machu Picchu. One option is to have a buffet lunch at the Tinkuy restaurant. Although in Machu Picchu Pueblo, you can find several options and of different types.

  • 6) I want to get to Huayna Picchu, what do I do?

    Although before the ticket allowed you to enter Huchuy Picchu and then continue along the route to Huayna Picchu, today that option is impossible. Each circuit must be respected and each destination has its own specific ticket. Remember to be respectful with the circuits.

  • 7) Can older adults do this tour?

    Yes, the route is not demanding, but it is recommended that people go up to the access area of Machu Picchu in the ecological buses. This will allow you to have a safe and energetic trip.

  • 8) Which route or entrance tickets to Machu Picchu allow me to take the postcard photo?

    In order to get the postcard photo it is important to follow the Panoramic Route or Circuit. All the variations to this destination allow you to have beautiful views of Machu Picchu and the classic postcard photo.

  • 9) Does the Huchuy Picchu ticket allow me to climb Huayna Picchu?

    The Huchuy Picchu ticket is exclusively for the route that connects to Huchuy Picchu. In case you want to go all the way up to Huayna Picchu, you will need to book this ticket. In addition, you will need to make the reservation much further in advance than expected.

  • 10) Does the Huchuy Picchu ticket allow me to enter the Great Cavern (Temple of the Moon)?

    In case you want to hike to the Great Cavern (Temple of the Moon) it is necessary to make a reservation for this ticket. Another important factor is that the reservation of this ticket can only be made during the high season or from June 1st to October 15th.