World famous Inca trail to Machu Picchu, South America's best hiking experience

Machu Picchu was connected with the Inca city of Cusco and the rest of the Inca Empire by trails of excellent design in strict and perfect harmony with the natural Andean environment. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, crossing the Andes mountain range and sections of the Peruvian jungle and rainforest. Our amazing Inca Trail Tour passes several well-preserved Inca ruins and settlements before ending at the "Gate of the Sun" on Machu Picchu Mountain.

If you have decided to hike the inca trail to Machu Picchu, please keep in mind that the daily number of people accessing the trail is restricted and a government-issued inca trail trekking permit is required. Please check availability of permits before booking the Inca Trail hiking tour.

  • 4 Days Inca Trail

    Our Top Seller Hike will take you to Machu Picchu along one of the most beautiful paths on the planet. Our expert guides and support stuff will make sure you enjoy your trip to the fullest. Join us for The Inca Trail...

The Inca Trail and Machu Picchu archaeological site will not be closing in April 2016.

According to the Machu Picchu National Archaeological Park authorities, only Wayna Picchu mountain and Machu Picchu mountain -not Machu Picchu site- will be undergoing maintenance during the month of April 2016.

  • April 1-15, 2016: Huayna Picchu Mountain closed. No tickets available.
  • April 16-30, 2016: Machu Picchu Mountain closed. No tickets available.

In order to control access to the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Area, inca trail regulations need to be followed by all people hiking to the location; all permits are non-transferable and change of dates are not accepted by the government office in charge. The inka trail is closed throughout February for conservation projects.

Peru is a country of friendly people, beautiful scenery, and a great variety of cultural traditions. Hiking the Inca Trail creates lasting memories and instills a great sense of accomplishment once it is completed. This blend of outdoor adventure and historical exploration is a great way to experience Machu Picchu!

The Inca Trail is the best-known and most popular hike on the South American continent, complemented only by the iconic Inca site of Machu Picchu. Together they have become one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Our fully supported 4-day group-service trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a small group adventure where you will be sharing your experiences with a variety of like-minded travelers from all over the world. This is perfect for individuals, couples or small groups of friends. We invite you to come and enjoy this truly unique and memorable experience. Spaces are limited each day; please review Inca Trail booking information before making the reservation.

Machu Picchu Full Day

“Machu Picchu Day Tour” Tour Highlights Machu Picchu Tour Tour starts and ends in Cusco Departs any day Train tickets included Lunch at Machu Picchu pueblo

Inca Trail 4 days Trek

The stunning combination of Inca ruins, magnificent mountains, exotic vegetation and extraordinary ecological variety makes the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu the most immpressive trekking route in the world. *
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Inca Trail Andean Adventure

This 15 Days Adventure takes you to remote places of interest in Peru, such us the amazing Colca Canyon and the enigmatic Nazca Lines. Finish your adventure on top of Machu Picchu after following the Inca Trail. *
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Machu Picchu Travel

10 Days – A special package including assistance at your arrival in Lima, all accommodation and transportation required…and of course our world famous Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. *
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Inca Trail Express Tour

5 Days – Unforgetable journey to the lost city of the Incas; you will be hiking the Inca Trail towards the ruins of Wiñay Wayna and exploring one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.*
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Salkantay Trek

The scenery changes daily during the Salkantay Trek. Hike through cloud forests, small villages and grasslands, from a flattish valley floor to almost bare mountain peaks to your last destination, Machu Picchu.
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Inca Trail 2 Days

The Inca city of Machu Picchu, spectacularly poised on a rock among vertiginous green peaks, was not rediscovered until 1911 by American historian and explorer Hiram Bingham. *
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* Inca Trail Permit Required

If planning on booking the Inca Trail hiking tour, please call us toll free - USA/Canada: 1800.930.4319 UK:0800.242.5434 - or make a reservation here.
Salkantay Trek Alternative

The Peruvian government organization known as the INC (National Institute of Culture Cusco) is the entity that regulates maintenance, prices and availability of Inca trail permits and in conjunction with INRENA (National Institute of Natural Resources), authorizes companies to operate along the Inca roads to Machu Picchu.

Inca Trail Reservations INC authorization code for 2015: CI0088 (Inverciones Inca Trail Reservation EIRL). As an authorized tour operator of the Inca Trail, we have been granted the INC official sign.

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+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu April 16, 2012

    Machu Picchu trip Apr 16 2012

    The Salkantay trek was a really great time. It was my first time to peru and wanted a fun adventure in order to reach Machu Picchu. this trek delivered! The first day started on the early side, picking up the … Continue reading

  • 4 day Inca trek

    Machu Picchu travel May 31 2014-1

    The trek was without a doubt one of the greatest thing I have done, the food prepared by Domingo was exceptional and the porters were hard working and friendly. The trip was made especially awesome by our guide Grober, he … Continue reading

  • An unexpected journey

    Peru travel October 29 2015-2

    When I started this journey I did not know what to expect even though I read many reviews. It was exciting to meet 6 other young people like myself who motivated me to finish the trail. I wasn\’t prepared with … Continue reading

  • Big fishbowls barmy army

    Machu Picchu vacation

    I didn\’t know what to expect from this trip with regards to how fit I\’d need to be and how the high altitude would affect me and also with us being the first going out on the trail after the … Continue reading

  • Stairs !

    Peru trip December 19 2014-3

    When my wife and I were planning our trip to Peru we had a hard time picking between the train to Machu Picchu and a trek. We finally decided to trek it; picking a tour company was much harder. After … Continue reading

  • 4 days of steps !

    Machu Picchu trip August 28 2014

    Our 4 day trek was amazing! My friends and I have been planning this trip for months and I\’m very happy with how things turned out. Everything was perfectly organized for us. The actual trek was a bit harder than … Continue reading

  • The lazy legs

    Machu Picchu trip March 27 2015-1

    What a great adventure ! Lots of great people, sites, information and food. Thank you for everything. Fun ! Fun ! Fun ! It was amazing to see Machu Picchu in the afternoon when there were very few people. It … Continue reading

  • Genial Camino Inca

    Machu Picchu vacation September 12 2014-2

    This adventure at the Inca Trail was amazing ! It was four intense, beautiful but also tough days. Luckily there was the good company, the lovely weather and the great guides and crew to help me through the days. The … Continue reading

  • The freezing games

    Peru trip December 27 2014-2

    The hike started out great, the first day was fun and not to difficult although my sister (Eden) was sick the night before, she was feeling better. The second day started up hill rather soon into the hike. It was … Continue reading

  • Inka Trail 4 day / 3 night

    Machu Picchu trip August 20 2014-2

    Overall, this was a fantastic experience!! While there were definite challenges, especially at Dead Woman\’s Pass, this excursion was extremely rewarding! Juan Carlos and Cesar were amazing guides who were very helpful and informative about the historical sites we visited … Continue reading