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.

We are Inca Trail Reservations - The Best Inca Trail Tour Operator!

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • An experience of a lifetime

    Peru trip March 21 2015-5

    Hi there. My name is Laerke. I\’m traveling for 4 months so it was nice to do at big trip and track like this. The mountains were amazing and not like anything I have seen before. Even though it was … Continue reading

  • Me and my girls on the Inca Trail

    Peru travel January 04 2015-2

    My experience on the trail was great ! I completed the Inca Trail with my wife and my 12 year old daughter. We experienced the cold, heat, rain and the pain of being on the trail for four days. During … Continue reading

  • My awesome adventure

    Machu Picchu vacation September 12 2014-6

    Challenging at worst, but magical and enchanting at it\’s best. This would best describe my 4 day – 3 night Inca Trail experience. The hike itself did not hinder the determination and sheer thrill that the tour guides (and fellow … Continue reading

  • wonderful experience

    Machu Picchu trip May 18 2015-2

    It was a beautiful experience! We were a group of 13 people and we had such a good time. The first day was perfect training to acclimate to the altitude. We did a short walk to a lake which was … Continue reading

  • The new Salkantay family

    Machu Picchu vacation November 07 2014-7

    For who likes to do adventures, Salkantay trek is the perfect activity for them. Not only do you visit Machu Picchu but you also hike for five days wonderful routes in the mountains and jungle. The material was alright and … Continue reading

  • La mejor experiencia!!

    Peru travel October 17 2016-8

    INCREIBLEEE!!!! 100% recomendado, una rica experiencia. comida rica, gente super amable, paisajes bellos, días incomparables y guías de primera!. No necesitas ser deportista para hacerlo, durante la caminata te encuentras con gente de todas las edades, inclusive grupos de personas … Continue reading

  • Honeymoon trip

    Machu Picchu travel December 24 2014

    I came all the way from Australia and came for my honeymoon. It was one of the best experiences of my life. Was absolutely beautiful trekking through the Inca Trail … As for the company they were amazing. The tour … Continue reading

  • Excellent Salkantay experience

    Peru trip October 07 2014-6

    This was an excellent trek for the price point. It was perfect for both avid campers wishing to be a bit pampered or those who don\’t necessarily have all the gear. It was nice to fill a full day with … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu March 25, 2012

    Machu Picchu vacation Mar 25 2012

    I was very happy with my experience using Inca Trail Reservations ! My friend and I am from USA and booked everything (the trek & porter) online. We were unsure what to expect and upon arriving to Peru and wanted … Continue reading

  • wonderful experience

    Machu Picchu travel June 02 2016-6

    The glacier was amazing. Our guide and cook helped make the experience fun and tasty. I also enjoyed trying the local fruits along the trail. The scenery was beautiful, especially the second and third days. I enjoyed traveling with a … Continue reading