Are there restrictions to enter Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu, the archaeological jewel of the Peruvian Andes, is a dream destination for travelers from all over the world. However, before planning your visit, it is crucial to be aware of the possible restrictions and requirements for entering this historical and cultural site. Here we provide you with detailed information to ensure that your experience at Machu Picchu is unforgettable.

General requirements to enter Machu Picchu


Before venturing out to discover the mysteries of Machu Picchu, it is essential to take into account some general requirements. Firstly, be sure to purchase your entry tickets in advance, as daily access to the site is limited. You can buy your tickets online or in Cusco, the city near Machu Picchu.

Also, keep in mind that there are two visiting shifts: in the morning and in the afternoon. Each shift has a maximum capacity, so plan your visit according to your preferences and availability. Tickets also include access to the main areas of Machu Picchu, but if you want to explore Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you will need specific tickets.

It is important to note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional safety and hygiene measures have been implemented. Be sure to check the latest updates before your visit to comply with all protocols established by authorities.

Specific restrictions to enter Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, being a site of historical and cultural importance, has some specific restrictions to preserve its integrity and ensure a positive experience for all visitors. Entry with large objects, such as bulky backpacks, umbrellas or tripods, is not permitted. In addition, it is prohibited to touch or climb the structures to maintain the conservation of the site.

To guarantee the safety of visitors and preserve the tranquility of the place, entry with music equipment or speakers is prohibited. It is recommended to walk in silence to appreciate the serenity and beauty of the surroundings. It is also crucial to respect the directions of site staff and follow designated routes to avoid damaging sensitive areas.

Complete Experience in Machu Picchu: Casa del Sol Hotel

If you are looking for a complete experience when visiting Machu Picchu, consider staying at the Casa del Sol Hotel. Located just five minutes from the train station and in front of the bus station that takes you to the town of Machu Picchu, this hotel is the gateway to a world of beauty, wisdom and wonder.

Casa del Sol Hotel offers you a comfortable and luxurious stay with stunning views of the Andes peaks. Its strategic location allows you to easily access the wonders of Machu Picchu while enjoying the serenity away from the tourist bustle.

Exclusive features:

  • Panoramic Views: From the comfort of your room, enjoy panoramic views that will leave you breathless. Observe the first rays of the sun illuminating the majestic mountains that surround Machu Picchu.
  • Exquisite Gastronomy: Delight yourself with authentic Peruvian cuisine in the hotel's exclusive restaurant. Expert chefs use local ingredients to offer you a unique culinary experience.
  • Personalized Service: The friendly and professional staff at Casa del Sol Hotel is committed to making your stay an unforgettable experience. From reception to room service, every detail is carefully managed.

Book now and experience the magic of Machu Picchu

Don't miss the opportunity to explore Machu Picchu and enjoy a unique stay at Casa del Sol Hotel. Book now and witness the beauty, wisdom and wonder that await you in this special corner of the Peruvian Andes. Your adventure in Machu Picchu begins here!