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

  • Machu Pichu the Salty way

    Machu Picchu trip May 27 2016-3

    The excursion was expected to be an adventure, an experience, a challenge and an high expectation. The morning pick up was earlier than planned, the reason was to avoid the on going construction on the highways leaving Cusco. Good planning. … Continue reading

  • Serpent-way slithering towards Machu Picchu.

    Peru travel October 29 2016

    Some fly like condors, some run like pumas, some slither slowly like serpents. As long as you get to the enjoy the trip it\’s well worth it! The experience- the surroundings, the views, the smells, the tastes, the crazy starry … Continue reading

  • Inca Trail 4d / 3n

    Machu Picchu travel August 21 2014-2

    I had a fantastic 4 days! The guides were informative and always encouraging. I was told before the trip that the porters would be our heroes and they couldn\’t have been more right. It was inspiring to see them running … Continue reading

  • Chimichurri expedition

    Machu Picchu trip June 19 2017-1

    Great tour! I really appreciated how well organized the tour was and the variety of places we visited. Rony and the cook squad did an AMAZIMG job leading us through amd informing us about their culture. The only thing i\’d … Continue reading

  • the tour was excellent

    Peru travel Jun 12 2012

    the tour was excellent. our guide Emilio was fantastic in explaining all the information fluently to us and also he was great at getting us up and on the trail in great time so as we could have some relaxing … Continue reading

  • Trekking to Machu Picchu

    Peru travel May 20 2014-8

    The trip began the night before with an informative meeting where we went over everything that would happen during our hike. The two guides went over everything that we would need to bring and how to prepare. The first morning … Continue reading

  • Experience of a lifetime

    Peru trip Mar 17 2013

    Hiking the Inca Trail with Inca Trail Reservations provided the physical challenge I was craving, learning about Incan culture and history, and the comfort I wanted at the end of a long day of hiking. The administrative staff made the … Continue reading

  • 6100 toad points – great trek!!

    Machu Picchu trip May 08 2016-1

    Hello friends! I would recommend reading this text only to German speaking people because my English is shit! Me and my girlfriend did this tour together. All of you should do it….it was really funny and the best thing is … Continue reading

  • Once in a lifetime trip

    Peru trip August 31 2014-6

    This experience has exceeded every expectation. From the very well organized itinerary to the amazing team of guides, porters and cooks, every single aspect of this tour and every person involved made it an exceptional experience that I\’ll never forget. … Continue reading

  • Si se Puede!

    Machu Picchu vacation January 13 2016

    Hiking the Inca Trail was incredible. Even without the archeological sites, it would have been the best hiking trip with the most beautiful nature I\’ve ever seen. The archeology was really cool too; hiking the trail and seeing the waypoints … Continue reading