General Tourist Ticket

What is the Cusco Tourist Ticket?

With the Tourist Tickets of Cusco you can visit up to 16 tourist sites that are located in and around the Inca city of Cusco:

The Cusco Tourist Ticket, also known as BTC or BTG Cusco, is the entrance ticket to 16 main tourist attractions that are located in and around the city of Cusco - Peru. This entry document is administered by the Committee of Integrated Cultural Tourist Services Cusco.

What places can you visit with the Tourist Ticket?

However, the number of places to visit will vary according to the type of ticket you buy. Since, with a general tourist ticket you can visit all the tourist attractions mentioned above. While, with a partial tourist ticket you can only visit some of these places.

In general, the most visited destinations by most travelers are the following:

The General Cusco Tourist Ticket is classified into four types of tickets or tickets:

General Cusco Tourist Ticket:


Partial Tourist Ticket - Circuit 1: Archaeological Sites Cusco:

  • This ticket includes a visit to the main archaeological parks of the city of Cusco.
  • After the purchase of this ticket, the tourist has 1 day of validity to visit the 4 tourist places included in the ticket.
  • Sacsayhuaman is definitely the most popular tourist attraction included in this ticket. The immense stone walls of Sacsayhuaman make it one of the most mysterious places on the planet.
  • After the purchase of this ticket, the tourist has 1 day of validity to visit the 4 tourist places included in the ticket.
  • The entrance fee is 70 soles (21 USD).
  • There are no discounts for children or university students. However, Peruvian tourists pay 40 soles (12 USD).
  • Lugares incluidos:


Partial Tourist Ticket - Circuit 2: Touristic Circuit of Museums and South Valley:

  • This ticket offers admission to the main museums of the city of Cusco as well as the main archaeological sites of the South Valley of Cusco, a place little explored by tourists.
  • The most popular places included in this ticket are the archaeological sites of Tipón and Pikillacta. The first is a great example of Inca hydraulic engineering. The second was a pre-Inca urban center that shows large buildings in good condition.
  • After acquiring this ticket, the tourist has 2 days to visit the 8 tourist attractions included in the ticket.
  • After acquiring this ticket, the tourist has 2 days to visit the 8 tourist attractions included in the ticket.
  • The entrance fee is 70 soles (21 USD).
  • There are no discounts for university students or minors. Peruvian tourists pay 40 soles (12 USD) by presenting their identity document.
  • Places included:


Partial Tourist Ticket - Circuit 3: Archaeological Sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas:

  • This ticket offers a visit to the main tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an agricultural and urban area of great importance during the Inca empire.
  • All tourist attractions included in the ticket are visited by tourists who arrive in Cusco.
  • The ticket is valid for 2 days for the tourist to visit all the archeological sites included in the ticket.
  • Places included:


Where to buy the Cusco Tourist Ticket?

These are the places where you can buy the Cusco Tourist Ticket.
  • COSITUC main office: Tourist Galleries, Av. Sol N ° 103 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm).
  • OFEC branch offices: Street Garcilaso s / n (Monday to Saturday 8 am to 5 pm and Sunday 8 am to 8pm).

What is the price of the Cusco Tourist Ticket?

The price of the Cusco Tourist Ticket varies according to the type of visitor (adult / student) and the type of ticket (general / partial):


Cusco Tourist Ticket Foreign Cost National Cost Validity time
General Ticket PEN S/. 130.00 PEN S/. 70.00 10 días
Student Ticket PEN S/. 70.00 PEN S/. 40.00 10 días
Partial Ticket Circuit 1 PEN S/. 70.00 PEN S/. 40.00 1 día
Partial Ticket Circuit 2 PEN S/. 70.00 PEN S/. 40.00 2 día
Partial Ticket Circuit 3 PEN S/. 70.00 PEN S/. 40.00 2 día

Discounts of the Cusco Tourist Ticket for university students and children under 18

University students and children under 18 pay PEN S /. 70 for the General Ticket ❗

  • University students: they must purchase the ticket with their physical ISIC card. They must also have less than 25 years at the time of their visit in Cusco. It is also mandatory to show a copy of the student's identity document (or passport). The discount applies to the General General Ticket ’(reduction of approximately 45% of the actual ticket value).
  • Children under 18 years: to access this discount tourists must be between 10 and 17 years old (not applicable for people 18 years of age or older). You should only make the purchase with your valid identity document (or passport). The discount also applies to the General General Ticket ’(reduction of approximately 45% of the actual ticket value).
  • Important information about the Cusco Tourist Ticket

  • The Cusco Tourist Ticket does not include admission to Machu Picchu.
  • Does not include guide or transport services.
  • The validity of the tourist ticket starts from the day of purchase (check the validity of each ticket).
  • The ticket can only be used once in each tourist attraction.
  • You do not need to book the Cusco Tourist Ticket in advance you can buy it in person, once in Cusco.
  • What places are not included in the Cusco Tourist Ticket?

    The following tourist attractions of Cusco are not included in the Cusco Tourist Ticket. To visit them, the visitor must buy the following tickets:

  • Entrance tickets Machu Picchu: Allows entry to the Inca city as well as the Huayna Picchu mountain and Machupicchu mountain (must be booked in advance).
  • Tickets of the Religious Circuit of Cusco: It allows to visit the Cathedral, Church of San Blas, Archbishop's Palace and Chapel of San Cristóbal.
  • Ticket to the Mountain of the 7 Colors: It allows to visit the Vinicunca. The ticket can only be purchased at the same place.
  • Ticket to Choquequirao: It allows the entrance to the archaeological site of Choquequirao, known as ‘The last refuge of the Inca’. The ticket is purchased at the same place.
  • Questions and answers about the Cusco Tourist Ticket

    • Can I buy the Cusco Tourist Ticket online?

      No. This ticket can only be purchased in person at the authorized offices of the city of Cusco.

    • Does the Cusco Tourist Ticket include the archaeological site of Coricancha?

      No. This ticket includes the Coricancha site museum, which exhibits Inca pieces found in the archeological site. To visit the temple of Coricancha you must buy an entrance ticket at the same door.

    • Is the Tourist Ticket included in the Cusco City Tour?

      The Cusco City Tour visits Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay (Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket). Some tourism agencies already include admission to these places.

    • Is the ISIC card valid to buy the Tourist Ticket?

      Yes. University students under the age of 25 with a university card or ISIC card can access the Tourist Ticket discount.

    • Do the citizens of Peru have any discounts?

      Yes. Peruvians also have a discount on the price of the Cusco Tourist Ticket.

    • Do children under 10 pay?

      No. All children up to 9 years old enter the different tourist attractions included in the Tourist Ticket for free.

    • Does the Cusco Tourist Ticket have limited availability?

      No. The ticket has enough capacity for all tourists who wish to purchase it.

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