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

  • Walking Wounded :)

    Machu Picchu trip May 07 2015

    I had Heard god thing about this comnpany and It was all true. Our Tour guide, cook and horseman were all fantastic. I had such a good experience I will recommend it to my friends. I also learnt a lot … Continue reading

  • TheCondor

    Machu Picchu vacation October 03 2016-1

    I had a great experience with this Salkantay trek!!!. The guide was very knowledgable and logistics were all well handled. Meals were great, and services were more than I expected. The individuals in my group were very nice, interesting, and … Continue reading

  • Llama llama llama

    Peru vacation November 14 2016-1

    The inca trail has always been a trek I\’ve wanted to do and Inca Trail Reservations couldn\’t have done anything more to make it the best possible experience for me and everyone else within the group!. Victor,Marco and Sergio were … Continue reading

  • The trip of a lifetime!

    Peru vacation November 06 2016

    The trip of a lifetime!. Extremely well organized from beginning to end. Exceeded all expectations. Have travelled to many places in the world but this trip ranks as one of the best, if not the best! Guide was very knowledgeable, … Continue reading

  • Despicito!

    Machu Picchu vacation July 09 2017-1

    Our tour guide did an amazing job of making sure that we never felt rushed,went at our own pace, but still received all the information about Machu Picchu and Inca history. During the trek we had a guide at the … Continue reading

  • Excellent experience

    Peru vacation July 13 2017-3

    I had a wonderful time with Inca Trail Reservations . Paul , Jimmy and jackson and crew made the journey one that i will always remember . The food was impressive given the cooking facilities and the campsites . One … Continue reading

  • “Move your lazy legs”

    Peru trip November 15 2015-3

    5 stars! Great experience, great guides, Marco and Paul! Both very attentive, entertaining, and informative :). This experience was one to remember! A huge thanks to Inca Trail Reservations and to our guides for a memorable trip! . Highly Recommended! … Continue reading

  • Inca trail + Machu Picchu waiting for you

    Machu Picchu trip April 22 2016-5

    Machu Picchu is world famous place and one of seven wonder. Many person fly across a half of the beautiful earth to see it. Of course, one of those million people includes me. I have had visiting places on my … Continue reading

  • Best Hike of My Life

    Machu Picchu trip December 10 2012

    Cusco is the most fascinating city I have been to in my life. The city is surrounded by many Incan ruins that each have their own interesting story that connects them all together. I liked exploring the ruins and listening … Continue reading

  • Old beans

    Peru vacation June 10 2017-1

    I really enjoyed the trek because the food was very good, the service was amazing, and our guide was very good as well. The trek, while difficult at times, was great because I really enjoy hiking, I had a nutritional … Continue reading