MACHU PICCHU REGULATIONS 2023 – 2024
Machu Picchu citadel is a hotspot destination for all of those wanting to check off another place from their bucket list or just have the opportunity to visit this majestic Incan citadel that has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983. With that in mind, the Peruvian government issued new regulations which started in 2021 and NOW in 2023 after pandemia, the regualtion still are changing in order to help conserve and maintain this historical site in the most pristine conditions possible.
Time in Machu Picchu
The time designated for you to enter Machu Picchu is selected when you buy your tickets in advance. For whichever assigned time indicated on your ticket, you have the full hour to enter the archaeological site. We suggest you arrive at the bus stop in Aguas Calientes at least one hour before your entrance time at the Machu Picchu ruins.
- An entry ticket to Machu Picchu is valid for 4 hours.
- An entry with a Huayna Picchu ticket gives you 4 hours to go on a Machu Picchu tour and do the hike. This tour includes the Circuit #3, see more information about circuits here!
- An entry with Machu Picchu Mountain ticket gives you 4 hours to take a guided tour and do the hike. This hike is longer than Huayna Picchu hence why you have more time in Machu Picchu, the included tour will be following the circuit #3.