Machu Picchu circuits from June 1st 2024

Starting this June 1st 2024, Machu Picchu will have new circuits and the capacity will increase to 5,600 visitors per day. This news was recently provided through Ministerial Resolution No. 000207-2024-MC which indicates that the Inca city of Machu Picchu will be able to receive 5,600 visitors in 1 Day per high season, it is also indicated that the income will be purchased in a new platform and which comes into effect this June 1st.

The high season begins from June 1 to October 15, 2024 and from December 30 to 31, 2024 (New Year's Eve).

Please read updated information at Machu Picchu circuits from June 1st 2024


Only the ticket that indicates "Llaqta of Machu Picchu" allows you to choose one of the four established circuits. The ticket that includes the Waynapicchu or Huchuypicchu mountains only allows you to visit circuit 4 and the ticket that includes the Machupicchu mountain only allows you to visit circuit 3.


Machu Picchu Circuit 1

Machu Picchu circuit 1
Machu Picchu Circuit 1

Aproximate hiking time: 2 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Lower Platform
  2. Upper platform
  3. Dry pit
  4. Viewpoint of the Temple of the Sun
  5. Granitic Chaos
  6. Water Mirrors Set
  7. Pisonay Square
  8. Archaeological Reserve


Machu Picchu Circuit 2

Machu Picchu circuit 2
Machu Picchu Circuit 2

Aproximate hiking time: 3 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Lower Platform
  2. Upper platform
  3. Dry pit
  4. Viewpoint of the Temple of the Sun
  5. Granitic Chaos
  6. Temple Square
  7. Intiwatana Pyramid (from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)
  8. Sacred rock
  9. Twelve Openings
  10. Oriental Qolqas
  11. Water Mirrors Set
  12. Temple of the Condor (from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
  13. Pisonay Square
  14. Archaeological Reserve


Machu Picchu Circuit 3

Machu Picchu circuit 3
Machu Picchu Circuit 3

Aproximate hiking time: 1:30 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Qolqas
  2. Agricultural Zone
  3. Waterway
  4. Dry pit
  5. Temple of the Sun set
  6. Inka House Set
  7. Water sources
  8. Water Mirrors Set
  9. Pisonay Square
  10. Archaeological Reserve


Machu Picchu Circuit 3 + 1

Machu Picchu circuit 3 + 1
Machu Picchu Circuit 3 + 1

Aproximate hiking time: 2:30 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Qolqas
  2. Agricultural Zone
  3. Waterway
  4. Dry pit
  5. Temple of the Sun set
  6. Inka House Set
  7. Water sources
  8. Water Mirrors Set
  9. Pisonay Square
  10. Archaeological Reserve
  11. Upper platform (Classic view of Machu Picchu from Guardian's house)


Machu Picchu Circuit 4

Machu Picchu circuit 4
Machu Picchu Circuit 4

Aproximate hiking time: 2:30 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Qolqas
  2. Agricultural Zone
  3. Waterway
  4. Dry pit
  5. Temple of the Sun set
  6. Inka House Set
  7. Water sources
  8. Sacred rock
  9. Twelve Openings
  10. Water Mirrors Set
  11. Temple of the Condor (from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
  12. Pisonay Square
  13. Archaeological Reserve


Machu Picchu Circuit 5

Machu Picchu circuit 5
Machu Picchu Circuit 5

Organized groups of the Inka Trail routes 1, 2 and 5

Aproximate hiking time: 1:30 hours

Places to visit with this circuit:

  1. Qolqas
  2. Agricultural Zone
  3. Waterway
  4. Dry pit
  5. Temple of the Sun set
  6. Inka House Set
  7. Water sources
  8. Set Three Covers
  9. Pisonay Square
  10. Archaeological Reserve


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