Machu Picchu Entry Regulation
(Beginning January 2019)
Shifts and Visit Duration
Morning Shift: From 6:00 AM to
Afternoon Shift: From 12:00 Noon to 5:30 PM (No entrance
allowed after 4:00 PM.)
Maximum time of visit inside the Machu
Picchu Citadel: 4-hrs.
Time color coded: A colored stamp will be placed on your
entrance ticket according to entry time for better control.
Visitors that wish to re-enter the Machu
Picchu Citadel will be required to purchase a new ticket for the
No visitors will be allowed to enter
without a guide on the first visit.
A second visit can be made without a
guide, but guests will have to present their first visit ticket.
Upon arrival, guests will choose between
circuits 1 and 2 and coordinate it with their guide.
Circuit 3 is for people with
disabilities only, and requires previous authorization by the
Visitor Assistant Office and Tourist Services of the PANM.
Machu Picchu also has alternate circuits
with different permanence times which are specified in the table