Machu Picchu: Circuit 1 Entry Ticket

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Discover the "Lost City of the Incas" at your own pace with a standard entry ticket to Machu Picchu (Circuit 1). Explore the sacred city at your own pace and marvel at the surrounding countryside.


  • Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu at your own pace through Circuits 1
  • Discover highlights of the citadel, such as the Temple of the Sun
  • Avoid long ticket lines at Machu Picchu by booking in advance
  • Take the famous picture from the observatory with the lost citadel behind
  • Scout the citadel of Machupicchu through the most famous circuit available


Explore the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu at your own pace with a standard entrance ticket to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reserve this entrance ticket to enter the site specifically through the Circuit 1. Scout Machu Picchu starting at the entrance where the security guards will verify your ticket and request your original Passport, then you will follow a one-way circuit where you might discover landmark attractions at your own pace, such as the Temple of the Sun, the terraced fields of the agricultural sector, and the Intihuatana stone (available from 7:00 am to 10:00 am), and take the famous picture from the observatory with the lost citadel behind.  For entering the Lost Citadel of Machu Picchu, it is mandatory that you are accompanied by an accredited guide. You are able to book your tour guide separately with us or hire the tour guide directly at the entrance of the ruins. You can independently organize transportation and tour guide for the visit.


Entrance fee to Machu Picchu Lost Citadel, circuit 1

Important Information

  • The full name, date of birth, nationality, and passport number of each participant is required in advance to confirm your admission to Machu Picchu
  • When booking youth or children, please provide copies of their passports to apply the discounted rate
  • You will receive a separate email from the activity provider with your official entrance ticket within 48-business hours. The GYG voucher is not an entrance ticket
  • The time slot of your visit will be confirmed along with the official ticket. Please wait for this information to buy a train ticket
  • All visitors entering Machu Picchu must be accompanied by an official tour guide
  • If you come from Cusco be advised that the trip may take more than 5 hours. The most common transportation is by train. From Poroy Station (Cusco) to Aguas Calientes (the last stop) it takes 3 hours & 50 minutes, followed by a 30-minute bus ride
  • Circuit 1 takes 2 hrs.

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This activity is non-refundable


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