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Tickets to Machu Picchu for Peruvians


Machu Picchu is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world but many Peruvians have not yet visited it. Doing it is easier than it seems. Citizens of Peru have a special discount on the entrance and train prices. There is even free admission for cusqueños on Sundays. Find out about the requirements and go ahead and visit the Inca Citadel.


Representation of the Inca in Machu Picchu


How much does the Machu Picchu ticket cost for Peruvians?

The price of tickets for Peruvians depends on the type of ticket chosen.


There are 5 types of tickets:

  • Ticket Machu Picchu Only
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu
  • Ticket Machu Picchu + Inca Bridge

The price of the Machu Picchu Only ticket is the most used because it allows you to enter Machu Picchu, appreciate the Inca archaeological structures and take the classic postal photo in the Wonder of the World.


Machu Picchu Ticket Price for Peruvians:

Ticket Machu Picchu Only Price for citizens of Peru
Adult 64 S/.
University student (under 25 years old) 32 S/.
Child (3 to 17 years) 32 S/..

*The prices shown are in Peruvian soles and belong to the Ministry of Culture of Peru.


Does the ticket have a discount?

There are special discounts on the price of the Machu Picchu ticket for undergraduate university students (under 25 years of age) and children (from 3 to 17 years of age).

University students must make their reservation by sending a digital copy of the current university card together with the national identity document (D.N.I).

Children (3 to 17 years old) access the discount by making the reservation and sending the digital copy of the D.N.I. proving the age of the minor.

Children under 3 years of age enter for free as long as they present their D.N.I. that proves age. The income is accompanied by their parents or an older person.


Where to buy Machu Picchu tickets for Peruvians?

There are 3 ways to get the Machu Picchu entrance for Peruvians:

  • Booking a tour that includes a visit to the Wonder of the World
  • Buying the ticket directly in the city of Cusco.
  • Booking the ticket in advance online.

The places authorized to sell the ticket in Cusco are:

  • Garcilaso Street s/n Cusco (Garcilaso House).
  • Calle Maruri 324, Cusco (Ministry of Culture of Peru).
  • Pachacutec Avenue s/n (town of Aguas Calientes).

The cheapest way is to purchase the ticket in Cusco or online. However, to ensure entry it is advisable to do it online and in advance.

In the network there are several websites that offer the sale of the Machu Picchu ticket. There is also the official site of the Ministry of Culture of Peru. Which to choose? Choose the most reliable site that provides you with the best service.

At MachuPicchu.Center we offer you a fast, safe and quality service. We have internet security service and various payment methods. We are authorized by the Ministry of Culture of Peru.


How to buy the tickets?

To book tickets online on our web platform, you only have to follow the following steps:

  • Check the availability of any of the 5 types of tickets to Machu Picchu in the month, day and time of your choice.
  • Complete the reservation form with your personal data (names, email, country, gender, age, type and number of document).
  • Pay the price of the ticket through Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.
  • Receive the Machu Picchu tickets in your email inbox (in PDF format). Print it out and present it the day you enter the Wonder of the World.

What documents to present to reserve the ticket for Peruvians?

  • The most important document to make the reservation and during the entrance to Machu Picchu is the D.N.I.
  • This document must be current. At the time of your admission, they will check that the data of your D.N.I. match those on your ticket.
  • University students must present the current university card in addition to the D.N.I.
  • Foreigners residing in Peru must present their immigration card to access discounts and other benefits

And where to buy train tickets?

Unlike foreigners, Peruvians benefit from the local train to Machu Picchu. This service has an economic cost (24 soles, round trip).

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