The ticket to Huayna Picchu or "Wayna Picchu" allows you to visit the Inca city of Machu Picchu, visit the famous Wayna Picchu mountain, and have the best postcard of your trip to this wonder.
Wayna Picchu is a Quechua word that means "Young Mountain". It would come to be the antonym of the also famous Machu Picchu mountain that means "Old Mountain". Huayna Picchu has a viewpoint at the top, which allows one of the best views of the citadel of Machu Picchu, you can also see remains of Inca terraces on the hillside, as well as a half-built temple known as "The Temple of the Moon".
To reach the Huayna Picchu you must purchase in advance the entrance ticket to the Wayna Picchu mountain (at least 3 months in advance), you must arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu, either on foot or by bus, then you must walk to the entrance checkpoint through the circuit No. 3, which starts from the bottom of the citadel. The ascent takes between 45 to 60 minutes depending on the physical condition of the person.
The entrance schedule for the "Wayna Picchu Mountain" is as follows:
- First group : Machu Picchu -Huayna Picchu 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
- Second group : Machu Picchu -Huayna Picchu 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Remember that the maximum capacity for Waynapicchu is 400 people per day, divided into two groups of 200 each.
We recommend you to book in advance, at least 3 months in advance.
To book your ticket to Huayna Picchu you must follow these steps
- First you must make a virtual reservation through the official website of the Ministry of Culture. You must choose the date and time when you will visit both Wayna Picchu and the citadel of Machu Picchu, you must enter your personal information (Be careful in this part, as changes generate penalties).
- At the end of the virtual reservation process you will get a "code", which you can use to pay for your reservation.
If you wish to purchase your tickets easily, you can do it online through this page:www.miticketmachupicchu.com