The Ticket Machu Picchu of the afternoon shift allows you to visit the Inca city in the afternoon. You can enter the citadel from 12 noon and stay in it until 5:30 pm. Visiting Machu Picchu from noon will allow you to see the citadel with maximum natural light, which will allow you to observe the sanctuary in all its splendor. Enjoy the sunset in Machu Picchu is unique, the rays of the sun fall on the city in a warm way giving a pleasant and charming atmosphere, you can get beautiful shots of Machu Picchu. During the rainy season, noon and sunset are often the moments when the sky is cleared and exposes the beauty of the landscape surrounding the ancient Inca city. Watching as the sun sets behind the sanctuary mountains is simply unforgettable.
What does the Machu Picchu Ticket include?
With this ticket you can enjoy the main attractions of the Inca city of Machu Picchu: the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the Condor, the Royal Palace, the Guardian’s House , The Sacred Rock, the beautiful terraces of the agricultural area and many more enclosures. In addition, you could take short hikes to Intipunku (Puerta del Sol) or the Inca Bridge.
The schedule of entrance to Machu Picchu for the Morning Shift is from 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
If you are going to visit Machu Picchu afternoon shift, it is possible to leave Cusco on the same day, you must first drive by car to one of the train departure stations that go to Machu Picchu and from there arrive to the town of Aguas Calientes . The whole tour is done in about 4 hours, so you must leave very early in Cusco to arrive in advance to Aguas Calientes. But it is always preferable to go in time and it is advisable to spend the night before in Ollantaytambo, in order to take in a quieter way the morning train that leaves from the local station until Machu Picchu.
By rule, to enter Machu Picchu, you must do so in the company of an authorized guide. You can take the services of a private guide or join a group. The services of the guides can be taken at the entrance gate of the Inca citadel or with a travel agency.