Climbing the mountain of Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu Montaña) is one of the highlights and the second most popular activity when visiting Machu Picchu. This ticket gives you general access to enter Machu Pichu at 08am and climb the mountain of Machu Picchu at 09am.
The entrance to climb Machu Picchu Montaña is inside the citadel of Machu Picchu. You must be at the Machu Picchu Montaña entrance checkpoint between the hours of 9am - 10am (09:00-10:00).
You are given maximum time of 4 hours to complete climbing Machu Picchu mountain. Then you are allowed an additional 3 hours to explore the citadel of Machu Picchu after you finish your climb to Machu Picchu mountain.
You don't need a guide to climb Machu Picchu mountain. But you must be accompanied by an official guide the entire time you visit the citadel of Machu Picchu. Please hire Machu Picchu a guide ahead of time to avoid last minute problems.
Your ticket to Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Montaña must be printed on paper. Your Machu Picchu ticket will not be accepted from a cell phone or mobile device. You must also provide your original passport. The name on your passport and your Machu Picchu ticket must match.
All of the Machu Picchu Mountain tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. All Montaña tickets are valid for 1 day only, for the date and times stated on the ticket. You can only re-enter one time with this ticket, so please plan ahead as there are no bathrooms inside Machu Picchu. And no food is allowed inside Machu Picchu in order to preserve this world wonder for future generations.
Cancellations or refunds of Machu Picchu tickets are not allowed by Peru's Ministerio de Cultura. The Ministry of Culture only allows you to change the date of your visit. To make a change, there is an administrative fee of $5USD + a percentage of the ticket cost:
30% if 24hr before original visit date
25% if 48hr before original visit date
10% if 72hr before original visit date