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

  • Machu picachu

    Machu Picchu vacation December 11 2015

    It was a really fun adventure, although not as challenging as I\’d hoped it made up for in beauty!. The realization of seeing Machu Pichu after 4 days made you feel as though you have earned it!! Raul was great, … Continue reading

  • Machu Picchu 4 day 3 night trek

    Peru travel August 01 2014

    A great 4 days on the Inca Trail , tough but great! The food was excellent, the guide both funny and informative and the group was a good mix of age and ability. The first day was a nice \”break-in\” … Continue reading

  • Peru: The Most Beautiful Place On Earth

    Machu Picchu travel Jul 28 2012

    I had a great time on the Inca Trail. My expectations for the trek were pretty high and I found that all my expectations were fulfilled and more. Our first day was pretty mellow. It was a gentle incline with … Continue reading

  • High times in the Andes!

    Machu Picchu vacation July 18 2015-6

    Lots of fun. The vistas were spectular, and our guide Carlos was great. He did a good job weaving in the local Andean narrative into his explanations of what we saw and experienced. Day one was easy and good for … Continue reading

  • gringo :)

    Peru trip November 04 2015-4

    After the meeting i was more then ready to get going.. Joined the crew on the bus and could feel the warmth between everyone all ready. Juan carlos explained a few facts on the bus then the porters jumped on … Continue reading

  • Fantastic time

    Peru vacation November 04 2014-3

    As soon as I was collected from the hotel I was greeted with happy faces and felt welcome with my new Inca family ! Our tour guide \’King of the Mountain\’ was fantastic and very knowledgeable when it came to … Continue reading

  • Yo estoy caliente

    Peru travel December 27 2015

    I met the most beautiful Brazilian girl on the trail. She spoke 4 languages. Also she worked for Nike. I love Nike. Besides that, the trip was unbelievable we saw some of the most amazing sight. The Inca culture is … Continue reading

  • We’ll make it if He carries us

    Machu Picchu travel June 11 2014-2

    It was absolutely amazing. If you are looking for a difficult trek, look elsewhere. They carry your stuff and do almost everything you could want them to do. I\’m 20 and backpack so it was quite easy, but for my … Continue reading

  • And another detail, senores

    Peru travel March 27 2015

    Holding hands, in one single chain of exhausted travelers, we slowly motioned sideways up the last ten paces of the magnificent, marathon-long Inca Trail to reach the final destination of our odyssey: the Sun Gate. Standing on top of that … Continue reading

  • Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 31, 2011

    Peru travel Aug 31 2011

    My friends and I decided to go on the Salkantay Trek based on recommendations by friends of mine, and we were not disappointed. The trek was a once in a lifetime experience that we wouldn’t have wanted to miss. The … Continue reading