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How to buy Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu Tickets 2020

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How to buy Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu Tickets 2020

Your Machu Picchu Vacation allows you to enjoy one of the most incredible natural landscapes in the world. But that's not all, it is also possible to make two hiking trails considered among the best on the planet. It's about the treks to the tops of the Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu mountains. Both promise to see the Inca Citadel from the top, and are considered the adventures par excellence in the Wonder of the World.

 

The Huayna Picchu (also called Waynapicchu) is the summit that is located in the northern part of Machu Picchu, 2,720 meters above sea level, taller than Palcoyo Mountain Tour.

 

Peru government launches new website for booking Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountain tickets online in January 20220. If you're having trouble navigating the Peru government website to get your entry tickets to  Huayna Picchu Mountain and Machu Picchu Tickets 2020, we can help.

 

This is one situation where travel arrangements need to be certain. If you're not sure how to confirm your reservations and make payments, we can get them for you.

 

How much are Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain tickets?

 

Huayna Picchu Mountain Tickets 

This entrance ticket allows - in addition to making the tourist visit in the citadel of Machupicchu - access to the alternative route of the Huayna Picchu Mountain. This alternate route ascends progressively to the top of the mountain (2681 meters above sea level) from where you get an impressive view of the Machupicchu citadel and the sacred mountains of the surroundings.

 

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The entrance of the first shift (200 visitors) is between 7:00 and 8:00 hours, while the entrance for the second shift (200 visitors) is between 10:00 and 11:00.

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Adult $62 USD (200 PEN)
Student $38 USD (125 PEN)
Child $35 USD (118 PEN)

Machu Picchu Mountain Tickets

This entrance ticket allows - in addition to making the tourist visit in the citadel of Machupicchu - access to the alternative route of the Machupicchu Mountain. This alternate route ascends progressively to the top of the mountain (3061 masl) from where you get an impressive view of Machupicchu and the surrounding Vilcanota river.

 

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The entrance of the first shift (400 visitors) is between 7:00 and 8:00 hours, while the entrance for the second shift (400 visitors) is between 9:00 and 10:00 hours.

Adult $62 USD (200 PEN)
Student $38 USD (125 PEN)
Child $35 USD (118 PEN)


How to book Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain in 5 simple steps

 

Recommendations:

  • In the control post of access to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain you will be asked for the identity document or passport with which you made the purchase of your ticket. Remember that if you do not present this document, you will be prevented from entering.
  • The student rate is applied to undergraduate students under 25 who have a valid university card.
  • The prices of the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain tickets vary depending on the nationality and age of the visitor.
  • You can reserve the Machu Picchu and Mountain tickets one week in advance. During the high season of tourism (from April to October), with up to 3 weeks in advance.
  • We recommend you take the Machu Picchu Mountain hike with hiking shoes. The trails are made of stone and can be very slippery when wet.
  • Unfortunately, only those over 12 years old are allowed to enter Huayna Picchu Mountain. The trails are vertigo so it is not recommended for people who suffer from fear of heights.
  • The Huayna Picchu hike tickets are the most desired tickets in Machu Picchu. If you want to obtain one of the 400 tickets available, you must reserve them 3 months before. If you plan to visit during the high season of tourism (from April to October), make your Huayna Picchu reservations up to 3 months before.

Trails that include Huayna Picchu hike

Inca Trail Tours 4 Days

Salkantay Trek 5 Days 

2 Day Inca Trail Tour

2 Day Inca Trail with camping

Machu Picchu 3 Day Hike

Inca Quarry Trail

 

Frequently asked questions

 

1. Is not there an entrance ticket just for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain?

No. This tickets includes access to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. There is no ticket designed exclusively to access the ‘Huayna Picchu’ or ‘Machu Picchu Mountain´. Remember that the gateway to this adventure tourist attractions is located within Machu Picchu.

 

2. How to buy Huayna Picchu tickets online and Machu Picchu Mountain tickets with a discount?

There are special discounts for the tickets. To access this benefit you must make a reservation and send the necessary documents that prove the benefit through an e-mail.

These are the types of discounts:

  • University undergraduate students and under 25s: send a digital copy of the valid university card.
  • Minors (between 8 to 17 years old): send a digital copy of the passport or identity document that certifies the minor’s age. 
  • Citizens of the Andean Community of Nations (Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia): a digital copy of the passport or identity document that proves the nationality of the person.

3. Can I access discounts for the tickets with ISIC card?

No. Currently, the ISIC student card is not valid to buy any type of Machu Picchu ticket at a discount. The valid university card is the only valid document for the student discount.

 

4. Can I pay the tickets with a Visa card?

The official website only accepts ‘Verified by Visa’ cards. But we accept any type of Visa card through PayPal.

 

5. How to get Huayna Picchu tickets or Machu Picchu Mountain tickets if I do not have a credit card?

The official site of the Ministry of Culture of Peru only supports ‘Verfied by Visa’ cards. If you do not have one, you can not reserve your Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain tickets. However, you can reserve with us and make the payment through Western Union or a bank transfer.

 

6. I was wrong! How to change the data of my ticket?

Keep calm. Yes, it is possible to change personal information on the ticket. However, in any case, there is an economic penalty that varies according to the anticipated time with which the procedure is requested. Remember that the ticket is only valid for the day and time recorded on the ticket. If for any reason you do not make the visit on such date, there is no refund of money.

 

7. How to book Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain tickets for next year?

Only at the end of December do they start selling Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu tickets for next year. It is advisable to have patience and be attentive to the moment when the tickets are for sale. Try to buy your Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu tickets for a date close to June 24th, when is celebrated the Inca Sun Festival, so you can enjoy the Inti Raymi Tour 2020 and hike to Huayna Picchu in a single trip to Perú.

 

8. What to do if you lose the ticket?

The entry remains in PDF format in the visitor’s email. In case of loss, it should only print it as many times as necessary.

 

9. What other adventure to choose if there is no availability for Huayna Picchu reservations?

If you do not find availability for the Huayna Picchu Mountain tickets online, the best option is to climb the Machu Picchu mountain. This adventure is as amazing as the Huayna Picchu. Admission is allowed to people of all ages.

 

10. The Huayna Picchu hike tickets 2019 were sold out! Is there no solution?

Unfortunately not. If the Huayna Picchu hike tickets 2019 are already sold out there is nothing to do. Try to book Huayna Picchu Mountain tickets online months in advance.

 

11. How to get to Huayna Picchu?

To get to Machu Picchu and climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, you must first reach the city of Cusco. From Lima, the capital of Perú, you have two arrival options:

  • Travel by land.
  • Travel by air.

If you decide to travel by land, the travel time is approximately 22 hours, while by plane the travel time is one and a half hours without stops.
Once you have arrived in the city of Cusco, you must take a train to transport you to Machu Picchu. Once there you can climb the Huayna Picchu mountain.

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