The best entrance to Machu Picchu
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Which of the tickets Machu Picchu is the best?

To enter Machu Picchu you have 3 possible tickets and an optional one to the museum of the place. Saying which of the entries is the best is very relative. Everything will depend on how you want to enjoy the Inca City. Machu Picchu offers different types of experiences to satisfy the tastes of all its visitors.



The entrances to Machu Picchu are: a) ‘Machupicchu Solo’, b) ‘Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu, c) Machupicchu + Mountain. There is also an optional ticket that allows you to visit the Machupicchu site museum ‘Manuel Chávez Ballón’.

The best entrance to Machu Picchu
Know which of the tickets to Machu Picchu is the best for you

Why should I choose the entrance Machu Picchu Solo?

  • With the Machu Picchu ticket you can only tour the entire Inca city .
  • This is the most purchased and popular ticket in Machu Picchu.
  • This is the best ticket if what you want is a quiet and smooth start
  • In total there are 3 circuits designed for you to tour Machu Picchu.
  • Even Circuit 3 is designed for people who may present difficulties, whether due to age, health problems or disability.
  • If you wish, this ticket also gives you a dose of adventure: you can make the trek to the Intipunku or Puerta del Sol of Machu Picchu .

These are the updated schedules:

    Group 1 – Tourists enter from 6 am

    Group 2 – Tourists enter from 7 am

    Group 3 – Tourists enter from 8 am

    Group 4 – Tourists enter from 9 am

    Group 5 – Tourists enter from 10 am

    Group 6 – Tourists enter from 11 am

    Group 7 – Tourists enter from 12 pm

    Group 8 – Tourists enter from 1 pm

    Group 9 – Tourists enter from 2 pm


Is the entrance to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu the best?

  • It is the ticket that will give you the most intense experience in Machu Picchu. And it is definitely the best ticket for those looking for a great adventure
  • Climbing the mountain Huayna Picchu is considered among the best 5 short walks in the world .
  • And its steep trails, incredible views and Inca remains make climbing this mountain a unique experience in the world.
  • Only in Huayna Picchu can tourists visit the famous Temple of the Moon .
  • The ticket also includes the tour of the Inca City of Machu Picchu.
  • Only people over 12 can climb the Waynapicchu.
  • If you want to buy the ticket you must do it two months in advance
  • Only 400 people per day can access the Waynapicchu.

These are the updated schedules:

Group 1

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 6 am
  • Tourists enter Huayna Picchu from 7 am to 8 am

Group 2

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 7 am
  • Tourists enter Huayna Picchu from 7 am to 8 am

Group 3

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 8 am
  • Tourists enter Huayna Picchu from 10.30 am to 11.30 am

Is it a good idea to choose the entrance Machu Picchu + Mountain?

  • The Machu Picchu mountain is usually confused with the Waynapicchu, but it is definitely not the same.
  • The Machu Picchu mountain is the great summit on which the Inca City is built .
  • This mountain offers the same experience as the Huayna Picchu. However, its roads are not as steep and allow you to make a quiet journey.
  • The excursion through this mountain is also a magnificent experience since it gives you the best views of Machu Picchu.
  • So if you are looking for a great adventure, without too much vertigo, this is the best ticket for you.
  • Only 800 tourists a day can enter Machu Picchu mountain .

These are the updated schedules:

Group 1

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 6 am
  • Tourists enter the Mountain from 7 am to 8 am

Group 2

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 7 am
  • Tourists enter the Mountain from 7 am to 8 am

Group 3

  • Tourists enter Machu Picchu from 8 am
  • Tourists enter the Mountain from 9 am to 10 am

And the entrance to Machu Picchu museum?

  • If it is one of the people who loves archeology, history and culture; The Machu Picchu museum ticket is the best ticket for you .
  • This entry allows a visit to the site museum ‘Manuel Chávez Ballón’ is the best way to know the importance of Machu Picchu
  • In the museum you can find an exhibition of Inca objects extracted during the excavations in Machu Picchu.
  • You can also see an interactive audiovisual exhibition that will help you understand the importance of Machu Picchu.
  • This ticket will give you a great experience if you come with children as it also includes a visit to the botanical garden located next to the museum .

These are the updated schedules:

In the Site Museum:

  • Every day from 8 am to 4 pm

What is the best entrance to Machu Picchu?

The best entrance to Machu Picchu depends on the type of visitor and the experience you are looking for. Each ticket is designed for a type of tourist:

  • Machu Picchu Solo Ticket
    • Ideal for older adults.
    • Ideal for a family trip with children.
    • Good option for people with different abilities.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
    • Young adventurers.
    • Good option to travel in a group of friends.
    • If you come a second time to Machu Picchu.
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain
    • Young adventurers.
    • Good option for a family trip with children.
    • Good option to travel in a group of friends.
    • If you did not find availability for Huayna Picchu.
  • Machu Picchu museum ticket
    • Ideal for people interested in history.
    • Good option for a family trip with children.

Advice from people who have been there

Machu Picchu

Cecilia MBy: Cecilia M

“Machu Picchu is everything you expect.“

“It was a very pleasant experience to be in the wonder of Peru. My friends and I bought different entrance tickets and we were all very happy with each moment we lived in Machu Picchu. Walking through the city made of stone and climbing its mountain was unforgettable. An emotion forever. “

 

By Ticket Machu Picchu – Last updated, December 4, 2019

 

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