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 2020 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 2020, 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 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 2020: AUT00092.

Remember you can combine Machu Picchu with other South American classics like Peru's Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca or even combine a trip to Peru with the Galapagos Islands! We are Inca Trail Reservations, the Best Inca Trail Tour Operator!

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Hanah

    Peru vacation March 04 2016-3

    I had a great experience with Inca Trail Reservations . This 3nights/4days trekking was not easy but they made it a lot easier. Gracias por todo! 며칠에 걸쳐 트레킹한 경험이 별로 없어서 걱정했는데 큰 문제 없이 잉카 트레일을 마칠 수 … Continue reading

  • Sexy luxurious lamas

    Peru travel July 27 2017-2

    Merci beaucoup pour cette aventure fantastique! . Les paysages étaient à couper le souffle. Les journées étaient difficiles, il faut se l\’avouer mais l\’expérience en vaut définitivement la peine. Nous avons eu des guides extraordinaires, Henrry et Jimmy, qui nous … Continue reading

  • The mega Machu mountain

    Peru travel March 25 2015-3

    An amazing 5 day trek. Far cheaper than the Inca Trail and much more to see and experience ranging from hot springs to quaint traditional Peruvian villages and, for the adrenaline junkys, some zip lining 300m across the raging rivers … Continue reading

  • Good times with sexy llamas

    Peru trip July 17 2016

    The trip was a great experience and memorable. Ruth, our sales rep, was attentive and responsive in planning the entire trip, and answered every one of our questions within a day. We never had any issues as to the status … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu April 13, 2012

    Peru travel Apr 13 2012

    This trek with IncaTrailReservations.com went well beyond my expectations, from the initial booking to the communications in between the departure. Jose and Naruja our guides were very knowledgeable, informative and friendly. They took the time to explain various ruins to … Continue reading

  • First Andes trek

    Peru trip

    I had heard about this trek from a friend of mine who had done this trip several years ago. She really enjoyed the Salkantay trek and highly recommended Inca Trail Reservations / Salkantay.Org. We picked the 8 day package and … Continue reading

  • Hard work but worth it

    Machu Picchu trip January 01 2016

    The trek was physically demanding but very rewarding. Raúl and Pedro always made us feel like we could get through it and let us know when the going was tough and the high fives at the end were great. I … Continue reading

  • I died at least 4 times

    Peru vacation March 08 2017-1

    The trip was amazing overall. 10/10 would recommend doing the hike. 10/10 would not do it again. Our guide, the company, my fellow hiking companions, and the breathtaking views make the fear of dying 100% worth it. This was truly … Continue reading