The entrance to Huayna Picchu is the most difficult to get in Machu Picchu. Booking a ticket can be frustrating. In the first place, there is the problem of reserving it in advance. Then there is the drama of making the purchase online. However, getting a ticket is not as complicated as it seems.
The most recurrent problem is finding availability.The Huayna Picchu reservation must be made 3 months in advance. If you plan to make your visit for the high season of tourism (from April to October), with up to 4 months.
In case you no longer find availability try these steps:
Only people over 12 years old can enter the Waynapicchu mountain. This is because the roads are very steep and narrow. Outside the trails there are frightening precipices. But do not worry, these are very safe. Of course, if accompanied by teenagers, try to monitor them closely.
No. The ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu is the only entrance that allows entry to the Waynapicchu. This ticket includes access to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. There is no ticket designed exclusively to access the ‘Huayna’. Remember that the gateway to this adventure tourist attraction is located within Machu Picchu.
The tour of Machu Picchu can be done before or after the ascent to Huayna Picchu. For this you must choose between one of the 2 groups of income: Group 1: from 7 am to 8 am Group 2: from 10 am to 11 am
The website of the Ministry of Culture of Peru is the official ticket sales website. It accepts only Visa card as a method of online payment. However, this card must be affiliated with the ‘Verified by Visa’ security service.
If you do not have a ‘Verified by Visa’ card, you can not make your purchase on the official website. We recommend that you follow these steps to solve the problem:
A very frequent problem in the official sales website of the Machu Picchu ticket is that it does not work. Why this difficulty? Most of the time is because the web is in maintenance. Other times, the website is not compatible with any type of cell phone.
Try these steps to solve the problem:
Other of the most common problems on the official website are reservations for next year. Only in mid-December, the Ministry of Culture of Peru allows to book a Waynapicchu ticket for the following year. This causes a race for the first income to Waynapicchu Mountain during the last days of the year.
A solution to this problem is to stay alert to the opening of spaces on the official website. As soon as tickets are opened for the following year, many people will try to get theirs.
To book an entry to Huayna Picchu, you must complete your personal information such as: names, surnames, type and document number. This information must match your passport or identity document so that you can enter the Wonder of the World.
Did you make a mistake and want to change your data? Keep calm. Yes, it is possible to change personal information on the ticket. However, in any case, there is an economic penalty that varies according to the anticipated time with which the procedure is requested.
Remember that the ticket is only valid for the day and time recorded on the ticket. If for any reason you do not make the visit on such date, there is no refund of money.
There are special discounts for the ticket price Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu. To access this benefit you must make a reservation and send the necessary documents that prove the benefit through an e-mail.
These are the types of discounts offered by the Waynapicchu ticket and the necessary documents to access these benefits:
Looking for adventure in Machu Picchu but the tickets to Huayna Picchu are sold out? The best options are to make the trek to Inti Punku (Puerta del Sol) or ascend to the top of the Machu Picchu mountain. Which is the best option?
There are 2 schedules of entrance to Waynapicchu. Group 1 accesses the mountain from 7 am to 8 am Group 2, from 10 am to 11 am.
These are some advantages of booking in each of the 2 schedules:
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