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.

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+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Worth every drop of sweat!

    Peru travel April 30 2016

    This 4 day 3 night trek was truly a trip of a lifetime and I am so grateful to have been a part of this tour group . Machu Picchu exceeded all of my expectations and I truly recommend this … Continue reading

  • amazing !!

    Peru vacation November 21 2015

    The entire experience of the Inca Trail is incredible and I would highly recommend it to everyone. There are incredible views of the Andes, and to go back in time to get a bit of insight into how the great … Continue reading

  • Pain is beauty :)

    Machu Picchu vacation April 21 2017-1

    This was the most challenging, yet most fulfilling experience of my life! The camp set up was amazing and the food was delicious! . All of the staff was very friendly and helpful. The guides were informative and made sure … Continue reading

  • Amazing experience

    Peru vacation November 24 2016

    The briefing was very clear what to expect , The guide always encouraging , there to help with bags . The Inca Trail was the healthiest , They I\’ve ever done , I don\’t thinks , I could have done … Continue reading

  • great experience

    Machu Picchu vacation Oct 04 2012-1

    Being a first time hiker, I had no idea what was really getting myself into by doing the 5 day 4 night Salkantay Trek with Salkantay.Org . I came into the experience rather confident of my fitness, and thought that … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail

    Peru travel June 10 2014-8

    Overall my experience with Inca Trail Reservations was great. The food was delicious and far exceeded my expectations. Prior to our trip we had heard horror stories of people getting food/water poisoning from the food and water prepared by the … Continue reading

  • Flight of the condors

    Peru trip

    This trip has lived up to every expectation that I had prior to flying in to Cusco. The expert level of communication and professionalism cause every concern a traveler could have to fall by the way side. My brother and … Continue reading

  • Little by little, ebers magic words

    Machu Picchu travel

    Great experience, Eber very flexible as to what his guests would like to do for example either ziplining or hiking. Food standard impressive for limited facilities for cooking. Chief and co chief friendly and accommodating. Bags left in convinient place … Continue reading

  • schönes Erlebniss

    Machu Picchu trip September 11 2016-4

    Der Inca Trail war ein tolles und schönes Erlebniss . , aber auch anstrengend . Die Natur, das Wetter sowie die Wege waren sehr schön . Die Guids haben sich sehr gut um uns gekümmert und gaben uns viele Informationen … Continue reading

  • Whiskey

    Machu Picchu trip August 06 2017

    What an adventure, the guys from Inca Trail Reservations are fantastic, so helpful. We are approaching our 60\’ s, so knew this was going to be a challenge but with the help of our two amazing guides, we couldn\’t ask … Continue reading