Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes
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Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

An entry time to the Machu Picchu llaqta has been established and a maximum tolerance of 30 minutes will be allowed. This has been implemented to control the flow of tourists and improve the experience of visiting the archaeological site. It is important to respect this schedule to avoid delays and problems in planning the route.

The Ministry of Culture has clarified that only visitors who have a valid entry ticket will be allowed to enter. This means that those without a ticket will not be able to enter the facility.

The Culture agency made changes to the rules for the maintenance and proper use of the city or Inca city of Machu Picchu, located in the province of Urubamba, in Cusco.

Regulations for visiting Machu Picchu

As detailed in Ministerial Resolution No. 000508-2023-MC , published in the Legal Standards section of the Official Gazette El Peruano, new articles have been added to the regulations that regulate sustainable use and tourist visits to Machu Picchu. This standard includes various measures to ensure the preservation of the emblematic archaeological site.

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

The first amendment to the regulations is related to the entry time to the Inca city. This means that the entry time to each circuit must be the same as indicated on the entry ticket.

According to the regulations for visiting the citadel of Machu Picchu, a margin of 30 minutes is allowed for entry. After this time, it will not be possible to access the citadel, unless a valid justification is presented for unforeseen reasons or force majeure. This information was confirmed by the authorities in charge of the place.

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In addition, it is mentioned that the team in charge of controlling the entry of visitors to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu must ensure that the identification document number and the time indicated on the ticket coincide with the number and time presented at the time of entry. income.

Control of entry hours to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

Regarding the control of schedules, the rule establishes that the personnel designated by the Ministry of Culture will be responsible for supervising and ensuring that the entry times and the time that visitors remain in the place are met.

On the other hand, it is reported that the Ministry of Culture will be in charge of applying all the necessary measures to guarantee compliance with the established entry and stay times. This includes the use of technological and computer means if necessary to adequately supervise these measures.

It is established that the Ministry of Culture may ask other government institutions for help to ensure that the entry time and duration of time allowed in the facilities are met.

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Compliance officer for the visit to Machu Picchu

The Ministry of Culture has made several changes to the Regulations that govern the sustainable and tourist use of Machu Picchu, among them is the appointment of an officer in charge of ensuring the protection of cultural heritage.

According to the regulations, a member of the Ministry of Culture is designated as responsible for ensuring compliance with the protection of cultural heritage. This person will be in charge of supervising and monitoring the provisions established in this Regulation.

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

In addition, it is mentioned that the Compliance Officer has the authority to request information, carry out inspections and present reports on the degree of compliance with the standards established in this Regulation.

In order to fulfill their functions, it is the responsibility of the staff of the Decentralized Directorate of Culture (DDC) Cusco to provide the person in charge with all the necessary information and facilitate the physical and technological access they require.

Every six months, the Compliance Officer presents a report with suggestions to the Senior Management of the Ministry of Culture to assist in the preservation and administration of the Machu Picchu llaqta.

Eviction of tourists

One of the latest amendments to the Regulations for responsible and tourist use in the preservation of the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu implies that visitors must leave immediately.

According to this Regulation and related laws, failure to comply with these provisions will result in the immediate expulsion of tourists from the citadel of Machu Picchu, without the right to a refund for the cost of the entry ticket.

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

The DDC-Cusco will take the necessary legal measures and, if necessary, will inform the attorney general’s office of the Ministry of Culture.

The Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco (DDC Cusco) also informs the Regional Management of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco (Gercetur) about the tourism service providers that have failed to comply with the regulations, so that a sanctioning procedure can be carried out according to the laws in force in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism. Likewise, the respective professional association of Graduates in Tourism is notified so that they can take corresponding measures.

In addition, the DDC Cusco has reported this event to the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) so that it can take measures within its responsibilities.

Machu Picchu: Establish check-in time to Machu Picchu with a tolerance of 30 minutes

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