What is the price of the tickets to Machu Picchu?

Tickets to Machu Picchu can be purchased online. There is an official website as well as several pages of authorized tourism agencies. If you decide to travel without a tour, you must buy your tickets and travel to ‘Mapi’ on your own. At the door they will ask for your ticket at the time you chose. There are two additional entrances that allow you to visit Huayna Picchu and Machupicchu Mountain. The price varies depending on the type of ticket you chose. There are discounts for minors, university students and citizens of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia.

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu


The trip to Machu Picchu without a tour

The trip to Machu Picchu can be done in two ways: with a tour or without a tour. If you decide to go with a tour, you must contact a Cusco tourism agency. If you decide to go on your own it is necessary to buy the tickets to Machupicchu. Tickets are on sale at authorized agencies in the city of Cusco: a) Calle Maruri 340. (from 7 am to 7 pm) and b) Calle Garcilaso s / n (from 7 am to 7 pm). However, the best way to get availability is to buy online through the official website of the Ministry of Culture of Peru (www.machupicchu.gob.pe). It is also possible to get tickets through the websites of the authorized tourism agencies. Once you get the tickets, you only have to travel to Machu Picchu by own account. To do this, you must follow the following route: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu. To carry out this route without problems, you must also purchase train tickets (from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes) and bus tickets (from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu). It is recommended that train tickets also be purchased online through the two available companies: Peru Rail and Inca Rail.

Entrances to Machu Picchu

There are three different entrances to Machu Picchu: Entrance Machu Picchu Only – This ticket allows you to visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with all its famous buildings: the temple of the sun, the temple of the condor, the Intihuatana and more. Of course, it also allows you to take the classic postcard photo of Machupicchu. This ticket is the one that most tourists use to know the wonder of the world. Entrance Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu – This ticket includes a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu with all its famous buildings. In addition, it includes the tour of the Huayna Picchu mountain, at the top of the archaeological site. This ticket is one of the most famous and required by tourists as it offers an incredible adventure. Entrance Machu Picchu with Mountain – This ticket includes a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu with all its famous buildings. In addition, it includes the tour of the Machu Picchu mountain, the highest in the place. This ticket also offers an incredible adventure on the trip. It is preferred by tourists who did not get the entrance to Huayna Picchu.

Prices and discounts

Entrance Machu Picchu Only:
TICKET MACHU PICCHU ONLY 2021 OFFICIAL
Foreign Price National (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador). Price
Adult152 S /Adult64 S /
Student77 S /Student32 S /
Minors (3 to 17 years old)70 S /Minors (8 to 17 years old)32 S /
* Children under 3 years old enter for free.
Entrance Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu:
TICKET MACHU PICCHU + HUAYNA PICCHU 2021 OFFICIAL
Foreign Price National (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador). Price
Adult200 S /Adult112 S /
Student118 S /Student80 S /
Child (8 to 17 years old)118 S /Child (8 to 17 years old)80 S /
* In 2021, due to the pandemic, the Huayna Picchu mountain is closed to the public.
Entrance Machu Picchu with Mountain:
TICKET MACHU PICCHU + MOUNTAIN 2021 OFFICIAL
Foreign Price National (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador). Price
Adult200 S /Adult112 S /
Student118 S /Student80 S /
Child (8 to 17 years old)118 S /Child (8 to 17 years old)80 S /
* In 2021, due to the pandemic, the Machu Picchu mountain is closed to the public.

Tickets and their schedules

Each type of ticket has a different visiting hours: Entrance Machu Picchu Only: Entrance Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu: Entrance Machu Picchu with Mountain:

Availability

Each entry has a number of available entries as follows:

Additional Information

The entrance to Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu has little availability and there are many tourists who want to purchase this ticket. For this reason, it is advisable to buy the ticket (online) 3 or 4 months in advance. Otherwise you will not get availability. The other tickets: Machu Picchu Only and Machu Picchu with Mountain can be purchased a few days or weeks in advance without problems. In those cases you can make the purchase online or in the same city of Cusco during your trip.

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By Machupicchu Terra – Last updated, September 15, 2021


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