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 adventure passes several well-preserved Inca ruins and settlements before ending at the "Gate of the Sun" on Machu Picchu Mountain.

Book your Machu Picchu hike and Inca Trail Permit 2023 or Pre-Reserve for 2024 in advance to avoid disappointment

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 inca trail permits before booking any hiking tour that requires it.

If thinking about a Machu Picchu tour, it is very important to book as early as possible. By doing so, be confident you will be the first in line and most likely get the Machu Picchu hiking permit needed for your awesome Peru adventure.

  • 4 Days Inca Trail

    Our Top Seller Machu Picchu hike will take you to the Inca's empire capital 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. Book the Best Inca Trail today!

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 tour along the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu is the best alternative for 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.

" In 1983, UNESCO named Machu Picchu, Peru´s World Heritage Site. UNESCO cited the city´s magnificent site, its architecture and its significance as an almost perfectly preserved example of Incan technology and social organization.

While trekking the Inca Trail, you will enjoy first-class personal service from our professional, bilingual, licensed and certified guides."

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Inca Trail Tours to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Full Day

The enigmatic Inca city of Machu Picchu can be visited in one day from Cusco via train. This option is perfect for travelers with very limited time who want to explore the best tourist destination in Peru.
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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

Booking a Machu Picchu tour? Need assistance?

Please contact us and one of our expert advisors will get in touch as soon as possible. You can always secure a trekking permit in advance for the 4 days trek 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 is authorized to operate along the Incan Roads, authorization code for 2023: AUT00092.

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Salkantay trek 4D

    Peru travel April 21 2014

    After a nice briefing on Sunday to prepare for the trip I was picked up Monday morning very early to start the trek. After driving for I while we met our horseman to pack the horses. The first day was … Continue reading

  • Absolutely incredible

    Machu Picchu trip July 27 2017-3

    Absolutely incredible . Hike half dome , hake in the Grand Canyon and this topped them both. The guides were so friendly and knowledgable and the porters were super helpful as well , the second day was so challenging but … Continue reading

  • Amazing Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu vacation September 11 2016-1

    The trek was amazing . Our guide were evert and Marco , he was always took the time to point out important historical and cultural information . Evert also has a great knowledge about the nature we passed through during … Continue reading

  • Puma team!

    Peru travel July 03 2015-3

    Our adventure was absolutely amazing! I could not have asked for a better team than Victor and Martin!. Our trek was challenging at times but the entire Inka trail reservations team made it a lot easier and very fun!! Every … Continue reading

  • Not the stairs that take your breath away

    Machu Picchu vacation July 13 2017

    We didn\’t know anyone going into the hike, but by the end we became family. Our guides, Paul, Jimmy, and Jackson made the trip incredible. They had so much information about the different sights along the way and made the … Continue reading

  • The sick one

    Machu Picchu vacation June 05 2016-4

    Well, I have to say what an amazing experience this was! I was so sick before leaving on this trip with bad altitude sickness and a bad cold. I considered cancelling but didn\’t want to loose the money. When I … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu October 14, 2011

    Machu Picchu travel Oct 14 2011

    We enjoyed our Inca Trail hike very much! The arrangements were according expectations and they certainly impressed us by serving delicious food. The hike was amazing and (except for the second day) not too hard for the average hiker. Our … Continue reading

  • Sabine

    Peru travel

    Expérience inoubliable tant par la souffrance endurėe que par la beautėe des paysages. Dėbuts difficile avec le guide car notre programme initial n avait pas ėtė respectė, mais Miguel a tout fait pour revenir au programme initial. Donc…bravo ! Dommage … Continue reading