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.

Inca Trail Reservations operates the amazing Inca Trail adventure, it 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 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 and licensed expert guides."

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Inca Trail Tours to Machu Picchu

* Inca Trail Permit Required

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. Continue reading

$385

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. * Continue reading

$695

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. * Continue reading

$2399

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. * Continue reading

$1375

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.* Continue reading

$845

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. Continue reading

$639

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. * Continue reading

$575

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.

The Peruvian government regulates maintenance, prices and availability of Inca trail permits and in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture, 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 2024: AUT00092.

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Butt-kicking good time

    Peru travel April 22 2015-2

    My Inca Trail experience was absolutely amazing and incredible. Everything from my briefing with the guide the night before, to the pickup and drop off was great, and the staff couldn\’t have been better. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and … Continue reading

  • Alpackin into the Salkantay wilderness

    Machu Picchu travel September 14 2015

    I decided to experience Machu Picchu after a 10 week internship in Ecuador. I figured since I was in the general area I should take advantage. I booked the trek through Inca Trail s reservations almost impulsively, but was thoroughly … Continue reading

  • Sexy lama :)

    Machu Picchu travel March 26 2016-2

    Thank you so much for a wonderful experience. The food was absolutely delicious. Breakfast, lunch and dinner was amazing. Hot tea was delivered to our tent every morning and we had cake on The last day. The hiking was beautiful. … Continue reading

  • From Antartica to Jungle in 3 hours

    Peru trip July 09 2016-3

    Ride bravely into the sunset with 16 people on brave Alpaca steeds! Now I got your attention, this trek is worth your while. You pay a lot, but you get a lot. What distinguishes this trek from similar journeys is … Continue reading

  • Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu September 10, 2011

    Peru trip September 10 2011

    We were very impressed with our guide, Joel. He informed us of many of the flaura and fauna of the Mountain, and helped us with any problems we had. The cooks and crew were also wonderful! I was surprised that … Continue reading

  • rainy trail

    Peru vacation October 31 2015

    Great adventure. Nice inca sites along the way. If it\’s not cloudy, you will have the most amazing views. Really good food, dry tents. Even when we where unfortunately with rains urging three days of the trail. It\’s actually should … Continue reading

  • Tents, trekking, triumph!

    Peru trip January 31 2016-3

    As I sit writing this, back in the land of wifi and electricity, I reflect on four days of trekking in the Peruvian wilderness to reach the mythical Machu Picchu. Wonderful companions, amazing tour guides, superhuman porters and five-star food, … Continue reading

  • Crushing Inka Trail

    Machu Picchu travel December 21 2016-2

    This was a once in a life time experience and Peru, Cusco and the trail to Machu Picchu were fantastic. I found the porters to be amazing people that did amazing work on the trail and have to utmost respect … Continue reading