Entrance tickets

The site of Machu Picchu is gaining popularity and therefore the local government has decided that they need to up the level of protection for Machu Picchu making sure that the site is duly protected for the years and visitors to come. Therefore, the INC, the governing body that manages Machu Picchu has implemented some new regulations that take place from July 1 onward. Below we will inform you of the most important changes and how they affect the visits to this majestic Inca heritage.

Summary:

Machu Picchu is without doubt the biggest tourist attraction to be found in Peru and one of the bigger ones in South America. Due to this popularity one would thing that buying entrance fees to see this New Wonder of the World would be straightforward but unfortunately as with many things in Peru it is not. Therefore following we will try to give you an overview of the options one has to obtain one of the daily 2500 tickets for Machu Picchu available.

Being such an elaborated and outstretched site, obviously many people would like to get a Birdseye view of the site. The most famous and known way to see the site of Machu Picchu from above is from the towering mountain behind Machu Picchu, namely Huayna Picchu. Nevertheless as the entrance rules and fees for Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu have changed recently for many people this is no longer an option. For more information about Huayna Picchu, please click here.

The official Machu Picchu Museum is the Museo de Sitio Manuel Chávez Ballón, this Machu Picchu museum tries to achieve the preservation and dissemination of cultural and archaeological research.