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.

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 permits before booking the Inca Trail hiking tour.

  • 4 Days Inca Trail

    Our Top Seller Hike will take you to Machu Picchu 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. Join us for The Inca Trail...

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 trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is 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


If planning on booking a Machu Picchu tour and 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 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

  • I conquered the inca trail!

    Peru travel November 23 2016

    Henry was our tour guide for the Inca Trail hike. This was my first hike actually and I found Henry´s guidance and advice very helpful along the way. He was funny, happy, and excited to share the stories of the … Continue reading

  • Life experience

    Peru vacation April 20 2015-1

    Three of us came from New York to hike the Inca Trail and see Machu Picchu. We were not used to high altitude and experienced sickness. Therefore the hike became quite challenging for us. I was breathing really hard going … Continue reading

  • Greatest hiking ever

    Machu Picchu trip June 01 2016

    This was an AMAZING tour! The company was amazingly accommodating with picking us up from the airport. Then an awesome experience with our guide Victor who was EXCELLENT!!!. He had so much knowledge and so fun to talk to. The … Continue reading

  • What is Inca flat ?

    Machu Picchu vacation November 29 2014-2

    Do not trust Paul ! Inca flat is not flat at all… this trek is very physically and will push you to exhaustion. However, no matter how exhausted you are, you are guaranteed to have fun on this trek ! … Continue reading

  • Easier Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu trip June 12 2014-3

    The Inca Trail started really nervously for me, I had heard so many stories about how hard the second day is and how people barely make it. Well the first day was a beautiful walk in the park for me. … Continue reading

  • The most challenging start to the new year

    Machu Picchu travel December 31 2015-3

    The four days of the inca trail Hike with Inca Trail Reservations have been an unforgettable experience. Our guides Paul and Marco made the challenging trek so exciting and educating with their great knowledge of Incan history and the sites. … Continue reading

  • Breath Taking in Every Possible Way

    Peru vacation July 27 2016-3

    This trip was breath-taking from start to finish. The hike to the base of Umantay which had an incredibly beautiful glacier run off lake made for a stunning start to the trip that was a sort of \”warm up\” for … Continue reading

  • Cold Showers and Pisco Sours

    Peru travel July 09 2016-2

    The trek has been hard work but a lot of fun. Pol and Marco were amazing. Not only from the cultural insights they provided but also in bringing together everyone as a group. I\’ve had a great time and would … Continue reading

  • Carlos adventure

    Machu Picchu trip August 31 2015-2

    Carlos was the best guide so friendly and helpful. He was full of energy everyday and made it fun!!! Camping grounds were great and the food provided was tasty and kept going. The hot springs were amazing and a welcome … Continue reading

  • Los Amigos Fuegos

    Machu Picchu vacation September 19 2017-1

    Henrri, o Henrri!. You made us go to high mountains and hot valleys. The enthusiasm you showed while telling is about the Incas and Peru in general was addictive. Perfect expertise, overwhelming style!. When our girls got altitude sickness you … Continue reading