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 2019 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 in 2019, 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.

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


Booking a Machu Picchu tour? Need assistance?

Please call us toll free 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 2017 - 2018: CI0088.

We are Inca Trail Reservations - The Best Inca Trail Tour Operator!

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Love Perú and love Machu picchu

    Machu Picchu vacation December 01 2015-1

    The trip was more awesome and had a great experience with the guide and the team . Real friendly team and hiking experience altogether . Bob was great and had good support from the porters and the crew . This … Continue reading

  • If a gringa can do it …

    Machu Picchu travel

    This was the experience of a lifetime ! I decided to do the trek with my dad and it\’s a trip we\’ll remember for the rest of our lives. From high snowy peaks to cloud rainforest full of luscious vegetation … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail

    Peru trip

    Fantastic 4 days, the food was great and porters excellent. Lots of early mornings but well worth it. Our guide Carlos was the best history teacher I have ever had. I would recommend Inca Trail Reservations to anyone who wants … Continue reading

  • The landscape was very wonderful :)

    Peru vacation August 07 2015-4

    Whether we had to walk many hours per day , our guide Marco and Ronny , and his team served us a adventure , that we will never forget . Especially , The flexibility and the kindness were absolutely great … Continue reading

  • Challenging vacation

    Machu Picchu travel June 26 2017-6

    We had Ronnie and Jimmy for our Salkantay hike. The trek was more challenging than expected. The first to days had a lot of uphill climbing and the altitude was killer. That being said I couldn\’t have asked for better … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail hike

    Peru travel July 17 2014-4

    Concurring one of the seven wonders of the world has been something on my bucket list for some time. Finally being able to check that off has been nothing less than amazing. Paul and Hilton made this wonderful experience much … Continue reading

  • Conquering Machu Picchu with the king of the mountains

    Machu Picchu vacation December 19 2014

    Our trek started with a very informative meeting with Carlos \’The King of the Mountains\’. We were given an informative talk detailing the plan for the 4 days ahead. We also had opportunity to ask as many awkward questions as … Continue reading

  • Escape from civilization in comfort

    Peru trip December 18 2016-1

    What an experience! Great views of the Andes Mountains, visits to different archaeological sites of the Inca civilization, and learning about the local flora and fauna. Visiting Machu Picchu itself, while eye opening, is only one small part of the … Continue reading

  • Victor rocks

    Peru travel July 27 2014

    I thoroughly enjoyed our experience on this trip. Our guide Victor was amazing. He was so positive, spoke wonderful English and was able to tell us so much information about the trail, Inca culture and answer our many questions we … Continue reading

  • Brits storm the Inca Trail

    Peru trip November 14 2017

    It was incredible! .The trek was amazing, the tour guides and tyhe porters did an incredible job at carrying our stuff. The food was also amazing. First day was easy, second daywas really tough and then after that we were … Continue reading