Problems buying tickets to Machu Picchu in 2023? To purchase the ticket, you must make an online reservation months before the arrival month of your trip in 2023. This is because the purchase of the ticket through the official website is sold out at the best times.
Machu Picchu is the most visited and mysterious citadel to visit in Peru. Every day, a total of two thousand travelers arrive from Lima, the capital of Peru, to Cuzco and visit the citadel.
From Cuzco there are several ways to get to Machu Picchu. You can reach the Inca Trail in 2 days, the Inca Trail in 4 days, the Salkantay Trail, the Inca Trail from Cachicata among other alternative trails. For all travelers arriving by train or other means of transportation, we recommend reserving your entrance to Machu Picchu in advance.
Find out how to secure your ticket to Machu Picchu 2023 in advance
Important factors for buying tickets to Machu Picchu
Travelers would like to take the time to do their package to Machu Picchu, but many times work and / or studies do not allow it. If possible, buy your ticket in Machu Picchu at the last minute. Upon arrival in Cuzco, ticket availability may have been exhausted for the dates of your visit. This can prevent you from making the long-awaited visit to the sacred city of Machu Picchu.
The price, which increases year after year, increases even more for last minute bookings. Therefore, so that the entrance to Machu Picchu is done without unnecessary expenses, it is recommended to purchase train tickets in advance, in order to avoid last minute inconveniences.
One of the main reasons that prevent visiting Machu Picchu is the access limit that has existed for some years. For this reason, travelers are recommended to purchase all necessary tickets to Machu Picchu as soon as possible.
How to book and buy tickets to Machu Picchu?
Access the website of the Ministry of Culture of Peru. Please be patient as the site may take time to load. You can change the language to Portuguese by clicking on the Brazilian flag in the upper right corner.
Choose the places you want to visit: at the top of the calendar, before closing, choose first or visit the place. You must decide if you want to visit Machu Picchu or visit the Manuel Chávez museum. The Manuel Chávez Ballon Museum is a small museum that is worth seeing before visiting Machu Picchu. It has some artifacts with descriptions in several languages and it is located near Águas Calientes. Then you have to choose the route.
Places: here you can choose if you want to visit only the citadel of Machu Picchu, or if you also want to visit the Huayna Picchu mountain or the Machu Picchu mountain.
Date: After selecting the places to visit, you can choose the day you want to go by clicking on the calendar.
Quantity – Choose the number of tickets needed – Click the arrows to choose the number of tickets needed in quantity.
NOTE: If you need to purchase KIDS tickets, click the button in the upper right corner “Student Tickets”. Children under 7 years old have free access. Children over 8 years old pay the same as students.
Personal Information – You must now enter your information exactly as it appears on your passport.
Final step: finalize your application. You are now on the last page. A pop-up window may appear to read the terms and conditions of the service. Enter your email address. Verify that all the information entered is correct. Remember, all details must match your previous request.
When all these steps are completed, click “Generate Reservation”. You will now see some pop-ups including the booking form. This is important, so do not close the window, as the ticket has not yet been paid! Check the reservation number generated on the page and copy it. Then select the “Payment” tab on the main panel, which will take you to a new page.
Pay for your tickets. Now you must enter your reservation code on the payment page.
Save and print your tickets. When payment is complete, print the receipt and tickets and save to your computer as PDF.
How to book tickets to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain for next year?
The sale of tickets to the mountain for the following year does not begin until the end of December of the current year. It is advisable to be patient and be attentive to the time at which the tickets will go on sale.
Try to buy your tickets to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu on a date close to June 24, when the Festa do Sol (Inti Raymi) is celebrated in Cuzco. So you can enjoy Inti Raymi 2023 and walk to the Huayna Picchu mountain in a single trip to Peru. Also, add the Palcoyo Mountain tour to your travel package for a complete trip to Peru.
Machu Picchu tickets
Check ticket prices for Machu Picchu 2023 and visit the 7th wonder of the world “Machu Picchu”. Prices vary according to the type of ticket depending on the age or nationality of the tourist. In addition, university students have access to special discounts. Learn all about the values for Machu Picchu 2021.
|Tourist||Tourist from Perú|
|Machu Picchu tickets||USD 70||USD 41||USD 37||USD 27|
|Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu||USD 86||USD 57||USD 54||USD 40|
|Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain||USD 86||USD 57||USD 54||USD 40|
|Machu Picchu + Museum||USD 77||USD 45||USD 47||USD 30|
Only Machu Picchu tickets
Machu Picchu has several different visiting hours (the citadel also called Llacta). You can enter and stay for 3 hours visiting Machu Picchu, during the morning or afternoon shift.
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 6:00 am
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 7:00 am
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 8:00 am
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 9:00
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 10:00
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 11:00
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 12:00
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 1:00 p.m.
- Entrance to Machu Picchu from 2:00 p.m.
Machu Picchu (Citadel) + Tickets to the Huayna Picchu mountain
The Huayna Picchu mountain is the most requested and most of the tickets tend to end, as does the income from Machu Picchu. We normally recommend booking as soon as possible. That’s because there are only 200 access slots available per day.
The Huayna Picchu mountain has a peculiar shape and narrow and very steep, almost vertical trails. It is an adventure trail that everyone wants to do. The uphill trail is considered one of the best short hikes in the world. At the top of the mountain you will have a panoramic view of the entire citadel of Machu Picchu. In the mountain you have access to new archaeological ruins.
From the Huayna Picchu mountain, you can see the snake-shaped Vilcanota river and the beautiful landscape around the mountain. This mountain is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have in Machu Picchu. The ticket to Huayna Picchu is offered in only two different times.
Entrance hours to the citadel of Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
- Mountain Machu Picchu Citadel from 6:00 am + Huayna Picchu Mountain from 6:00 am – 8:00 am
- Machu Picchu Citadel from 8:00 am + Huayna Picchu Mountain from 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Upon reaching Machu Picchu, you must first visit the citadel of Machu Picchu and then climb the mountain.
Tickets to the Citadel of Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain
Machu Picchu Mountain is the second most popular mountain and the best alternative after Huayna Picchu Mountain. Its altitude is 3200 m / 10500 ft. Upon reaching the top of the mountain, you will be able to see the citadel of Machu Picchu in its entirety (temples, terraces, squares and stairs of the Inca city).
If you use a binocular, you can see Llactapata Mountain, Salkantay Mountain, and the Santa Teresa Hydroelectric. This ticket has three different access times to Machu Picchu mountain.
Entry schedule to Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain
- Machu Picchu Citadel from 6:00 am + Machu Picchu Mountain from 6:00 am – 7:00 am
- Machu Picchu Citadel from 7:00 am + Machu Picchu Mountain from 7:00 am – 8:00 am Machu Picchu Citadel from 8:00 am + Machu Picchu Mountain from 10:00 am – 11:00 am
In all three cases, you can enter Machu Picchu from six in the morning. You can stay inside Machu Picchu at most until two in the afternoon.
Machu Picchu Citadel + Chavez Ballon Museum
The Manuel Chávez Ballón Museum, located in Águas Calientes, will allow you to learn more about the history of Machu Picchu and its Inca Empire. With a complete sample of objects found in the Inca city and an interesting multimedia exhibition. The ticket that combines Machu Picchu + Museum will provide a unique cultural experience, as you can visit the entire Inca city of Machu Picchu and enter the local museum.
You can enter Machu Picchu according to the chosen schedule:
- Machu Picchu in the morning: 6:00 – 13:00
- Machu Picchu in the afternoon: 14:00 – 17:00
The time of your visit will depend on the turn you choose to enter Machu Picchu.
- If you want to book the Machu Picchu + Montanha ticket online, you can only select a time for your entry.
- Also choose what time you want to climb the mountain.
- It is very important to pay 100% of your tickets.
- Once booked, you can change the date or cancel the ticket, the amount is non-refundable.
- If you want to buy the ticket with us, after making the payment, the reservations department will send you a copy of your ticket to Machu Picchu by email.