Double entrance to Machu Picchu
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What is a double entrance to Machu Picchu?

Do you want to acquire a double entrance to the Inca city? Then know that you can purchase multiple tickets with tickets that include the Machu Picchu or Huayna Picchu mountains. These tickets are preferred by visitors looking for a bit of adventure on their trip to Cusco, Peru.



There are 2 double entrances in the Inca city: a) Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu ticket and b) Machu Picchu + Mountain ticket. Both allow more visiting hours as well as the entrance to the archaeological site and an adventure route.


What is a double entrance to Machu Picchu?

  • It is a ticket that includes the entrance to Machu Picchu and one of the mountains that surround the archaeological site. That is, these tickets allow you to visit the Inca archeological site as well as make the trek through one of the hiking trails there.
  • There are two such tickets: a) the Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu ticket and b) the Machu Picchu + Mountain ticket . All offer more than 6 hours of visit.

What places to see with the ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu?

With this ticket you can visit the following tourist attractions:

  • The archaeological site of Machu Picchu – The famous Inca city that includes emblematic constructions such as: the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Condor, the Sacred Rock, the Inca Bridge and many more.
  • The new mountain Huayna Picchu – The incredible summit whose hike is considered one of the best short routes on the planet. There you can visit the mysterious Temple of the Moon.
  • Group 1:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 6 am The tourist can stay until 1 pm
    • In Huayna Picchu: admission is from 7 am to 8 am
  • Group 2:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 7 am The tourist can stay until 2 pm
    • In Huayna Picchu: admission is from 7 am to 8 am
  • Group 3:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 8 am The tourist can stay until 2 pm
    • In Huayna Picchu: admission is from 10.30 am to 11.30 am

And what does the Machu Picchu + Mountain ticket offer?

With this ticket you can visit the following tourist attractions:

  • The archaeological site of Machu Picchu – The Inca city that includes all the constructions made by the Incas hundreds of years ago. There tourists can take the famous postcard photo of Machu Picchu.
  • The amazing mountain Machu Picchu – The summit located north of the Inca city, which offers an incredible hike. From the summit you can see a unique landscape of Machu Picchu.
  • Group 1:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 6 am The tourist can stay until 2 pm
    • On the Mountain: admission is from 7 am to 8 am
  • Group 2:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 7 am The tourist can stay until 3 pm
    • On the Mountain: admission is from 7 am to 8 am
  • Group 3:

    • In Machu Picchu: admission is from 8 am The tourist can stay until 3 pm
    • On the Mountain: admission is from 9 am to 10 am

What are the other tickets to Machu Picchu?

In addition to the double entrances to Machu Picchu, there are other entrances such as:

Entrance Machu Picchu Solo – Ticket that allows entry only to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. It is the ticket with the highest availability, so most visitors choose it.

Entrance to the Site Museum of Machu Picchu – Ticket that allows entry to the Site Museum of Machu Picchu ‘Manuel Chávez Ballón’. This museum is located in the town of Aguas Calientes, at the foot of the mountain where the Inca city is.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – Famous tour that travels 43 kilometers in 4 days and 3 nights until arriving at the Inca city of Machu Picchu. The tour includes: food, transportation, camping equipment, tour guide, tickets and more.

View of Machu Picchu the new wonder of the world
Machu Picchu covered by fog

How to get double tickets to Machu Picchu?

You can get double tickets to Machu Picchu in person in Cusco (Peru) or through the official sales website (or with a tourism agency):

These are the authorized places of sale:

  • Garcilaso Street S / N, Cusco: ‘Casa Garcilaso’.
  • 324 Maruri Street: Puzzled Address of Cusco Culture.

The double ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu must be purchased online 3 or 4 months in advance. This ticket has a lot of demand so it is necessary to buy it in advance. In addition, it is one of the best adventures in Cusco.


Can I use double tickets for two different days?

  • To visit Machu Picchu on two different days it is necessary to buy two tickets for two different days. .
  • There is no ticket that allows you to visit Machu Picchu on two different days.
  • Double tickets allow you to visit two tourist attractions on the same day (example: Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu on the same day).

How to stay all day in Machu Picchu with double tickets?

  • The Inca archaeological site remains open from 6 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon. There is no ticket that allows you to stay all day in Machu Picchu .
  • The entrance ‘Machu Picchu Solo’ allows you to stay in the Inca city for 4 hours from the moment you enter. To stay there all day it is necessary to purchase two tickets for the same day.
  • • Double tickets allow you to stay for more than 6 hours in the Inca city. They are definitely the best option for an extended visit in Machu Picchu.

Is it hard to get double tickets?

  • Definitely the double entrance Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu is the most difficult to get. This ticket is the favorite adventure for tourists due to its challenging roads near cliffs. This ticket must be purchased 3 or 4 months before the desired visit date.
  • On the other hand, the double ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain is a less risky but more difficult experience due to the greater distance of its roads. This ticket can be purchased without problems 3 or 4 weeks in advance of the date you intend to travel.
  • In any case, both tickets must be purchased online from anywhere in the world. Otherwise, you run the risk of not finding available tickets, once in the city of Cusco.

More information about double tickets to Machu Picchu

  • The Huayna Picchu mountain can only be visited by people over 12 years old . Instead, the entrance to the Machu Picchu mountain is allowed to tourists of any age.
  • The Machu Picchu site museum in Aguas Calientes houses many of the objects found in the excavations after the discovery of the Inca site. It also offers an interactive exhibition about the history of the sacred city of the Incas.
  • The Machu Picchu Solo ticket also offers a little known hiking trail. It is the ascent to Intipunku (Puerta del Sol) , the old access road to the Inca city used by the Incas.
  • The tour guide service is mandatory at the Inca archaeological site, but not in the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountains .

Advice from people who have been there

Machu Picchu

Lola R.By: Lola R.

“A great show“

“I exceeded one hundred percent all our expectations. I thought that when you see many photos and documentaries, after arriving you are disappointed. But this is not the case in Machu Picchu. That stone city in the middle of those mountains is simply spectacular. “


 

By Ticket Machu Picchu – Last updated, December 5, 2019

 


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