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Discover an Alternative Route to Machu Picchu by Valencia Travel


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The Machupicchu Mountain alternative route


The Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDC) informs that as of the first week of October 2021, the alternative routes to the mountains Machupicchu, Waynapicchu and Huchuypicchu are open.

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The Machupicchu Mountain alternative route will have 400 spaces per day, distributed in 2 schedules:

  • First schedule from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 a.m.

  • Second schedule from 08:00 to 09:00 hours.

Visitors with this type of ticket must enter the Machupicchu Mountain route directly and leave the monument by the same path. This type of ticket will have the possibility of a re-entry to the llaqta to carry out circuit 3 (under/short - yellow colour). The Waynapicchu Mountain alternative route will have 200 spaces per day, distributed in 4 schedules:

  • First schedule from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 a.m.

  • Second schedule from 08:00 to 09:00 hours

  • Third schedule from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Fourth schedule from 12:00 to 13:00.

Visitors who access this alternate route must complete circuit 4 (under/long - light blue) and will not be able to re-enter the monument.

The Huchuypicchu Mou