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Huchuy Picchu Mountain Ticket

Huchuy Picchu Mountain Ticket

Huchuy Picchu is a 1.9 kilometer round trip trail located near Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru. It offers panoramic views and is rated moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April through October.

 

Huchuy Picchu will offer you a vision of Machu Picchu, from a totally different angle from the usual ones, but much closer to its buildings. You will get beautiful and very rare photos of Machu Picchu. The difficulty is moderate.

 

The Huchuy Picchu tickets + Circuit 4 involve the same trail as the Huayna Picchu ticket. The difference between this ticket is the small mountain. Huayna Picchu is a lot taller of the Huchuy Picchu mountain. In case the Machu Picchu tickets are sold out, this ticket is the best alternative to Machu Picchu.

 

Book Online the Huchu Picchu tickets and add the guided tour!

HUCHUY PICCHU TICKETS

This ticket is the best alternative to the only Huayna Picchu tickets.

 

Essential Tickets

Huchuy Picchu Schedules & Availability

The Huchuy Picchu tickets will have 200 spaces per day, distributed in 9 schedules:

 

Huchuy Picchu Schedules Availability tickets
Entrance from 06:00 to 07:00 hrs 50 Tickets
Entrance from 07:00 to 08:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 08:00 to 09:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 09:00 to 10:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 10:00 to 11:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 11:00 to 12:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 12:00 to 13:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 13:00 to 14:00 hrs. 50 Tickets
Entrance from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs. 50 Tickets

 

IMPORTANT DATA:

  • Visitors who access this alternate route must complete circuit 4 (long bass - sky blue line) and will not be able to re-enter the monument.
  • They are reminded that tickets can only be used at the selected time.
  • The admission capacity to the llaqta will be enabled 100% from October 10 to December 31, 2021, except for modifications that may be given by virtue of the Supreme Decrees of alert levels in the Cusco Region.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Machu Picchu Private Guide

If you want to have a Machu Picchu private guided tour. Click in the book

 

Number Traveler Price per person
Solo Traveler  U$ 60
2 Travelers  U$ 30 per person
3 Travelers  U$ 20 per person
4 Travelers  U$ 15 per person
5 Travelers  U$ 12 per person
6 Travelers  U$ 10 per person
7 - + Travelers  U$ 8 per person

 

Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu tickets

This tourist bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu is leaving every 5 minutes, you can take any bus with your bus tickets to Machu Picchu. If you want to see the sunrise, we recommend to wake up at 05:00 am,
In the high tourist season you will find a line and usually you will need to wait 30min before to take the bus. in the low season, only you will wait 10 min in the line. If you need the bus ticket to Machu Picchu, book online!

 

Where is the bus station to Machu Picchu?

Where is the bus station of Machu Picchu

 

Ticket train to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail Machu chose the best schedules and best prices of the train tickets to Machu Picchu and we published in our booking online. Usually it is very difficult to choose the best time to visit Machu Picchu, but Inca trail machu facilitates this selection of schedules. Our staff will prepare your best time to take the train and visit Machu Picchu, you are not lost the time!, we take care of your entire trip to Machu Picchu by train.

Train ticket to Machu Picchu

Transfer Train tickets from Poroy - Mapi - Poroy

These tickets train involve the Expedtions (Perurail) or Voyager (IncaRail) service train. In these are services included the transfer from your hotel in Cusco - Poroy - Cusco and the train ticket from Poroy - Machu Picchu - Poroy. 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and he will take the train station and when you will return to Poroy the same driver will be waiting in the train station and he will drop you up in the hotel.

 

Vistadome or 360 Paronamic train from Ollanta - Mapi - Ollanta

This train service is leaving from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu and Ollantaytambo. Once booked it, our booking department will send an email with your ticket train attachment..

 

Expedtion or Voyager train from Ollanta - Mapi - Ollanta

This service is an economic tourist train, in this Machu Picchu train ticket included only the ticket. If you want to add the transfer, please select this option in our system book online.

 

Bimodal service (transfer & train from CUS - Mapi - CUS)

Bimondal service involve the tourist bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, there you will cacth the train to Machu Picchu. Once finished to visit Machu Picchu, You will take the train to Ollantaytambo, there the staff of the train company will take the tourist bus and this bus will drop you off in the Av Sol (IncaRail) or Wanchaq train station (Perurail).

Machu Picchu train tickets

Private Transfer from Cusco - Ollanta - Cusco

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and he will drop you off the train station and Once arrival to train station of Ollantaytambo. our driver will be waiting and transfer to the hotel.

Private transfer from Cusco to train station

 

Huchuy Picchu Ticket + Circuit 4 - Map

Huchuy Picchu + circuits 4 map

 

What is Huchuy Picchu?

Huchuy Picchu is located right next to the most popular Huayna Picchu and is next to the beautiful ruins of Machu Picchu. Although more hikers pass Huchuy on their way to Huayna, Huchuy offers stunning views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding wooded area with less foot traffic. The summit is a short hike and is a good complement to your Machu Picchu adventure.

 

Huchuy-Picchu-Mountain

 

Machu Picchu tickets vs Huchuy Picchu tickets

 

               

Huchuy Picchu Tickets

Machu Picchu Tickets

Price: U$ 62 U$ 62
Visit Durations: 3 Hrs 4 Hrs
Level: Moderate Moderate
Altitude: 2497 m 2497 m
 Visiting hours Between 7:00 - 14:00 Between 7:00 -14:00
Shared tour: No Yes
Private tour: Yes Yes
Return to visit: No No
Circuit: 3 1 - 2
All entrance tkts: 400 2232
Best season: March to January All year

 

Machu Picchu ciurcuit 1 - Map

 

Huayna Picchu tickets vs Huchuy Picchu tickets

 

 

               

Huchuy Picchu Tickets

Huayna Picchu Tickets

Price: U$ 62 U$ 85
Visit Durations: 3 Hrs 5 Hrs
Level: Moderate Difficult
Altitude: 2497 m 2693 m
 Visiting hours Between 7:00 - 14:00 Between 7:00 -11:00
Shared tour: No No
Private tour: Yes Yes
Return to visit: No No
Circuit: 3 4
All entrance tkts: 400 200
Best season: March to January March to December

 

Huchuy Picchu tickets vs Machu Picchu Mountain

 

 

               

Huchuy Picchu Tickets

Machu Picchu Mountain

Price: U$ 62 U$ 85
Visit Durations: 3 Hrs 6 Hrs
Level: Moderate Difficult
Altitude: 2497 m 3200 m
 Visiting hours Between 7:00 - 14:00 Between 7:00 -10:00
Shared tour: No No
Private tour: Yes Yes
Return to visit: No Si
Circuit: 3 3
All entrance tkts: 400 200
Best season: March to January March to January

 

Huchuy Picchu: Best trips for you!

The highlight of your visit to Peru is Machu Picchu and Huchuy Picchu. You will travel to Machu Picchu by train and then bus up to the site. After the visit to Machu Picchu, you can do other activities nearby like the walk to Mandor garden and waterfalls. If you want to see more of the Inca culture, you can visit the sacred valley of the Incas, the agricultural terraces of Moray and the salt mines of Maras with thousands of pools local people harvest salt from since Inca’s days

Machu Picchu: Top hikes to Machu Picchu

During your visit to Machu Picchu and Huchuy Picchu, you can choose between a variety of treks. These range from a full-day excursion to Inca Trail tours through the Urubamba Valley of the Cusco region. The multi-day tours can be combined with climbing of Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu or Huchuy Picchu mountains, but you can also walk along the Urubamba Riverside following the footsteps of the 4 day Inca Trail visiting archaeological sites such as Llactapata, Sacsaymarca, Phuyupatamarca, Wiñay Wayna and you can combine them with the Rainbow mountain tour. A trek through Andean villages with their inhabitants still practicing old traditions. If the 4 day Inca Trail is sold out, the best alternative hike is the Short Inca Trail, such as Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, Inca Quarry or Inca Jungle Trek. There are no limits to your thirst for adventures around the Machu Picchu area!

 

 

Hike to Huchuy Picchu Mountain
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Huchuy Picchu, behind Machu Picchu, is the simplest alternative to climbing Huayna Picchu. It's the last option on the list; in fact, it is not a true alternative but rather something like a consolation prize. Huchuy Picchu is the smallest peak in Machu Picchu and is located right next to Huayna Picchu. You can only climb this mountain with valid tickets to enter the Huayna Picchu mountain. The difference is that it is very small, the hike is much shorter, and it is not particularly challenging.

 

Most people go directly to Huayna Picchu and they no longer have time or energy to travel this small mountain as well. But don't make this mistake. If you already have in your possession one of the 400 tickets available Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu and some extra time. Huchuy Picchu will offer you a vision of Machu Picchu, from a totally different angle from the usual ones, but much closer to its buildings. You will get beautiful and very rare photos of Machu Picchu. The difficulty is moderate.


Choose the Huayna Picchu schedule that you prefer but remember that you must buy the ticket three months in advance.

 

What places can you see with the Huchuy Picchu ticket?

  • See the main attractions of the Inca City of Machu Picchu by circuit 4 (Long bass).
  • Climb the Huchuy Picchu mountain.

Capacity

According to the DDC of Cusco, the capacity of admission to the citadel of Machu Picchu will be enabled to 100% (about 3,500 people) from October 18 to December 31, 2021, except for modifications that may be given by virtue of the decrees Supreme alert levels due to the pandemic in the Cusco region.


The alternative route to Huchuy Picchu Mountain will have 200 spaces per day.

What is included in Huchuy Picchu + Circuit 4 tickets?
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  • Circuit 4  (Long bass circuit).
  • Entrance to the Huchuy Picchu mountain (Wayna Picchu).

Not Included
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  • Professional guide (USD 15)
  • Machu Picchu circuit 1  (High long - U$ 62)
  • Train Ticket to Machu Picchu
  • A shuttle bus round trip to Machu Picchu (USD 27)

If you want to have a private guide in Machu Picchu. We recommend to choose the option PRIVATE SERVICE. 

Prohibitions in Machu Picchu
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During your visit to the Llaqta of Machu Picchu the following is prohibited:
  • Carry backpacks, bags or bags larger than 40x35x20 cm (16x14x8 inches).
  • Enter with food and utensils.
  • Enter with any illegal substance or under its influence.
  • Enter with any type of alcoholic or alcoholic beverage.
  • Carry canes, umbrellas, umbrellas, portable seats, tripods, supports or extensions for cameras, cell phones or any other stabilization or extension element for filming and / or photography.
  • Enter with animals, with the exception of guide dogs.
  • Feed domestic and wild animals.
  • Enter with any type of sprays.
  • Make any type of graffiti.
  • Enter with any type of musical instrument, megaphone or speakers.
  • Make loud or annoying noises such as clapping, shouting, whistling or singing, among others.
  • Use virtual applications with cell phones or mobile devices in narrow arteries.
  • Enter with heels or hard-soled shoes.
  • Access with baby carriages.
  • Entering with sharp objects and / or weapons of any kind.
  • Enter with banners, posters, posters, clothing for advertising purposes, costumes, among other objects of this type. Take filming or photographs for advertising purposes.
  • Causing a riot, jumping, lying down, running, undressing or creating disorder.
  • Climb or lean on walls and / or structures. Touch, move or extract lithic elements.
  • Disturb, collect or extract flora or fauna.
  • Carry out activities that distort the sacred character of the Llaqta de Machupicchu; such as fashion shows, dances, social commitments, obscene acts contrary to morals and good customs or any type of activity that implies the impairment or deterioration of the monument, its natural environment and / or facilities.
  • Smoking, vaping or making any type of fire.
  • Throwing waste of any kind.
  • Not respecting the established circuits and routes.
  • Outpatient commerce in the monument and surrounding areas up to Puente Ruinas.
  • Perform overflights with paragliders, drones or any type of smaller ship.
  • Performing acts or entering with prohibited objects on this list will generate the immediate expulsion of the visitor without the right to reimbursement and the initiation of the corresponding legal actions. The park rangers of the Ministry of Culture and the agents of the National Police are the authority inside the monument.

Health protocol to avoid covid-19 in Machu Picchu
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Although it has the Safe Travels seal, granted by the World Travel and Tourism Council, which certifies it as a safe destination, it is essential to comply with the measures required by the sanitary protocol for all visitors.


Sanitary protocol

The measures established by the sanitary protocol require that all visitors must wear a mask when entering and during their entire stay in the Inca citadel, as well as carry the affidavit of health in print or in digital format on their mobile phone.


This is followed by taking the body temperature of tourists. Those who present 38 ° C or more cannot enter the Inca citadel. If any symptoms associated with covid-19 are identified, the suspect will be isolated in the isolation area and the event will immediately be reported to the competent authority.


Before starting the tour, it is necessary to disinfect the footwear and personal equipment of the visitors, as well as hand hygiene.


During the tour of the citadel, tourists must maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 meters between each person. Food consumption is not allowed during the visit.


Visitors are prohibited from collecting or collecting archaeological or natural material, as well as touching the surfaces of the archaeological walls, as established in the "Regulation of sustainable use and tourist visit for the conservation of the citadel of Machu Picchu".


Schedule of entry

During the validity of the health emergency, the daily tourist visit schedule to Machu Picchu begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.


According to the Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco, there are nine time ranges for the entry of visitors to the citadel of Machu Picchu, the first time range being from 06:00 to 07:00 hours and the last from 14:00 to 15 : 00 hours.


Visitors must board the bus that transfers from Machu Picchu Pueblo to the citadel with a maximum of 30 minutes prior to the time range that appears on their respective entrance tickets.

 

Tourist circuits

The circuits for the tourist visit in the Inca citadel are unidirectional and there are four defined circuits.

  • Short High Circuit. It implies the ascent to the lower or upper platform (general explanation area) of the so-called House of the Guardian to continue along the Main Portal, the Granitic Chaos sector (Quarries), the Plaza de los Temples, the set of Mirrors of Water and the exit by the Plaza del Pisonae.
  • Long High Circuit. It includes the ascent to the lower or upper platform (general explanation area) of the so-called House of the Guardian to continue along the Main Facade, the Granitic Chaos sector (Quarries), the Plaza de los Temples, Llamakancha, Sacred Rock, Eastern Qolqas and the exit is through the lower terrace.
  • Short Low Circuit. It includes the entrance through the Qolqas sector, terraces adjacent to the Dry Moat (general explanation area), Casa del Inca, Espejos de Agua complex and the exit through the Plaza del Pisonae.
  • Long Low Circuit. It implies the entrance through the Qolqas sector, terraces adjacent to the Dry Moat (general explanation area), Casa del Inca, Llamakancha, Sacred Rock, Eastern Qolqas and the exit is through the lower terrace.

From the reopening until further notice, the visiting hours to the Intihuatana and Templo del Cóndor complexes will not govern, while the Temple of the Sun complex will not be available for tourist visits.

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