FAQs

Will I be able to explore all of Machu Picchu in One Session?

It may be a bit difficult and rushed.  It is still not clear how many circuits you can visit in one session.  The circuits are from 2 to 3 hours to complete with your guide.  After that, you should have free time to explore more or walk to the Inca Bridge or the Sun Gate. You are also allowed to come back for a second session in the afternoon, but you will have to purchase a second ticket to do so.

If I want to visit Machu Picchu Citadel for the second session or a second day do I need a guide?

No, you do not need a guide to return to Machu Picchu for a second session or second day.  However, you must show proof or your previous session ticket to enter without a guide.

How much does a second ticket to Machu Picchu Cost?

A second ticket to Machu Picchu cost $55.

If I climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, will I be able to see much of Machu Picchu?

If you purchase entrances to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain climb, you are given extra time at Machu Picchu.  For Huayna Picchu you have 2 hours extra until 2pm and for Machu Picchu Mountain, you have 3 hours extra until 3pm.

Can I climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain in the afternoon session?

No, there are no entrances to either climb available in the afternoon.

How are the One Day Tours to Machu Picchu affected by the change?

Those doing the One Day Tour to Machu Picchu will arrive in the mid-morning to Aguas Calientes on their chosen train service.   There will be time to get a quick lunch and then take the shuttle bus up to Machu Picchu with your guide to start the second session at 12pm to 5:30.

If I want to visit Machu Picchu Citadel for the second session or a second day do I need a guide?

No, you do not need a guide to return to Machu Picchu for a second session or second day.  However, you must show proof or your previous session ticket to enter without a guide.

How much does a second ticket to Machu Picchu Cost?

A second ticket to Machu Picchu cost $55.

If I climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, will I be able to see much of Machu Picchu?

If you purchase entrances to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain climb, you are given extra time at Machu Picchu.  For Huayna Picchu you have 2 hours extra until 2pm and for Machu Picchu Mountain, you have 3 hours extra until 3pm.

Can I climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain in the afternoon session?

No, there are no entrances to either climb available in the afternoon