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Machu Picchu Visiting Guide


24 Jul Machu Picchu Visiting Guide

New regulations, as of July 1st, 2017, have been put into place regarding visits to Mach Picchu that we want to share with you:


•  Visits to Machu Picchu are broken up into two different shifts:

            Morning shift: 6 am – 12 pm

            Afternoon shift: 12 pm – 5:30 pm

            Please note that entrance isn’t allowed after 4:30 pm

•  The capacity of the Citadel is 2,500 visitors per day which will be split between the morning and afternoon shifts

•  The maximum length of stay in the Citadel is 4 hours

•  If you wish to re-enter the Citadel, you are required to purchase a second ticket

•  You may purchase 2 tickets for different shifts on the same day, however you are required to exit the Citadel after the first shift and then re-enter with your second ticket

•  Visitors are not allowed into Machu Picchu Citadel, Machu Picchu Mountain, or Huayna Picchu without a guide. For every 16 visitors, one guide is required.

•  There are 3 different paths to take when touring the Machu Picchu Citadel; your guide will lead you along 1 of these 3 paths during your visit.