Explore Machu Picchu with the entrance ticket and enjoy a guided tour to discover its history and wonders.
The Peruvian government mandated in July 2017 that all visitors to the archaeological park of Machu Picchu do so in the company of an official tour guide, with the intention of making their visit to the ancient Inca city more orderly and complete.
The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu was named, as many already know, one of the seven wonders of the modern world and is not only an archaeological complex, but also a natural ecological sanctuary and a particularly beautiful place.
When you reserve your entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary you will have basically three options or alternatives to choose from:
The guide service in Machu Picchu consists of the company of an official tour guide throughout the time spent in the archaeological site, the duration of this guide service depends on the type of circuit chosen, but on average is approximately two hours. The cost of this service is NOT included in the entrance ticket.
The official tourist guides are required to complete a professional career in tourism, in addition to going through a process of accreditation and evaluation by the local authorities, before being able to offer guiding services in Machu Picchu.