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

  • Inca Trail

    Peru vacation July 14 2014

    This was an absolutely amazing experience despite my being utterly unprepared. The Inca Trail is breathtaking in a completely different way every day of the trek, and I don\’t mean because there is so little oxygen. I can\’t think of … Continue reading

  • Well organised trail

    Peru vacation April 08 2015-1

    The trail was well-organised and included a variety of modes of transport. Our guide was friendly and patient, as well as knowledgeable about the area. The actual hike was approximately 5 hours long – just the right length if you … Continue reading

  • Hakunamatata

    Machu Picchu travel April 09 2016

    Unbelievable! I feel so lucky to have joined a very fun group of 11 hikers led by two very nice and passionate guides, Víctor and Juan. This is my first camping experience and it is very wonderful and memorable. My … Continue reading

  • Great trek

    Peru vacation July 28 2014-5

    I\’m Italian, 30 years old, I\’m very happy I made this beautiful experience that I will bring for all of my life. Our guides, Raul and Hilthon are very professional and nice: well organized time table. During the second day, … Continue reading

  • The Toughest adventure

    Peru vacation June 23 2015

    The team was execellent .We shared many incredible jokes and hard times together. Everybody was abe to bring something different to our team. I can say this was one of the toughest adventure I have ever done. i have so … Continue reading

  • Como se llama are you a llama?

    Peru trip October 16 2015-1

    I can\’t believe I\’m about to say this, but I would do it all again! The Trek was far more amazing than I ever imagined it could be! The scenery was breathtaking, and our guide Edwin was incredible. Each day … Continue reading

  • Do it! :)

    Machu Picchu vacation May 18 2015-2

    It was an incredible adventure! From the first day of crossing the Urubamba River to start our journey, till the last hike up to the Sun Gate and Machu Picchu, ever day brought new beautiful scenery and new experiences. Our … Continue reading

  • Salkantay trek

    Machu Picchu trip June 02 2016-8

    Salkantay glacier was worth the whole trip. But we also enjoyed fresh fruit, an amazing culture, beautiful flowers, and the beautiful Aguas Calientes. We hiked above 15000 ft. above sea level! Which is very impressive for a Coloradoan. Thank you … Continue reading

  • Unexpected

    Peru vacation July 13 2016

    This trek has been amazing in so many different ways.Victor, our tour guide I extremely knowledgeable about Inca culture and the terrain which set the tone for a safe and exciting journey. Our cook, Beltran, made magic producing amazing varied … Continue reading

  • Absolutes Highlight :)

    Machu Picchu travel March 08 2016-4

    Die 4 Tage trekking tour auf dem Inka Trail mit Inca Trail Reservations war eines des grÖbten erlebnisse meiner sÜdamerika reise . Unser Guide Konnten sehr viele interessante informationen Über die einzelnen Inka stÄtten geben und hat immer eine super … Continue reading