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Machu Picchu FAQ's

Machu Picchu Opening Times

There are two visiting hours, the first shift starts at 06:00 and the second starts at noon, each shift has a limit of 2500 people. The entrance time to the Mountain and Huayna Picchu are only in the mornings, remember to book your tickets in advance to choose a convenient entry time to the citadel of Machu Picchu and one of its mountains.

Entry Schedule
Each shift has a limit of 2500 people
Morning Shift 06:00 hrs. to 12:00 hrs.
Afternoon Shift 12:00 hrs. to 17:30 hrs.
  • Get some water and meal in Machu Picchu Town, The Citadel of Machu Picchu is a small area but hot.
  • Water and Food are sold outside the citadel but They are very expensive.
  • If you chose the first shift and still wish to stay in the citadel but you need to get water and food try to do it before noon to re-enter.
  • You can travel by bus or walk to the entrance gate of the citadel.
  • We recommend wake up early to get the first bus to the citadel and avoid the long rows.
  • It is better to spend your energies walking and enjoying the tour inside the citadel than going up on foot.
Machu Picchu Mountains
Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu First Schedule 07:00 hrs. - 08:00 hrs.
Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Second Schedule 10:00 hrs. - 11:00 hrs.
  • The guided tour in Machu Picchu and ascent the Huayna Picchu mountain will take about 4 hours approximately , for this reason, We recommend you start your visit to Machu Picchu as early as possible.
  • Anyone over 12 years old can visit the mountain, however, if you suffer vertigo or cardiovascular disease we recommend to book and ascent The Machu Picchu Mountain.
Machu Picchu + Mountain
Machu Picchu + Mountain First Schedule 07:00 hrs. - 08:00 hrs.
Machu Picchu + Mountain Second Schedule 09:00 hrs. - 10:00 hrs.
  • We recommend booking your tickets for Machu Picchu Mountain weeks or even months in advance.
  • The Machu Picchu Mountain is about 600 meters above the citadel, we recommend exercising before so the ascent is not very difficult.
  • Ascent and descend the Machu Picchu Mountain takes around 3 to 4 hours.

Visiting the Site Museum will offer a wide panorama about the history of Machu Picchu, the museum is open from 09:00 hours. You can visit the museum before or after your tour in the citadel, this will depend on the time of entry you have chosen.

The Museum of the site is open from 09:00 to 16:30 hours.
The high season starts in May and ends in August, remember to book your tours and entrance tickets on time, in this way you can visit the most popular places in Machu Picchu.
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