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

  • A trek on the wild side

    Machu Picchu trip April 26 2015

    OMG. This is not a trek for the weak hearted ! It is quite beautiful and I enjoyed myself thoroughly, but I was not prepared for how much physical and mental strength I needed to commit to completing this trek. … Continue reading

  • Incaredible trek experience!

    Peru travel December 04 2017

    I recently completed the 4 day inca trail trek with Inca Trail Reservations and the whole experience was phenomenal. We had a representative assigned to us upon signing up who helped us with planning on items that we would need … Continue reading

  • MichiPichi was tops

    Peru vacation March 01 2017-2

    Had a great time on the Inca Trail with Inca Trail Reservations ! Very informative and friendly guide, great porters, and such a great chef – we ate delicious food every day and night!. On our last night, the day … Continue reading

  • El Borro

    Machu Picchu vacation August 04 2016-1

    Our leader, Eber, made the trip excellent! He was very helpful and informative, and also very relaxed. On the second day, eber introduced us to some local potato farmers. We were able to stomp potatoes with them, and it was … Continue reading

  • Best adventure

    Machu Picchu trip January 04 2015-7

    The first day we started the trail with a small hill and a nice view of the original Inca Trail . We ate an Andean dish for lunch called \”estofado\” and many side dishes. After lunch we walked for a … Continue reading

  • Magical experience

    Peru trip September 07 2016

    Day one – Our journey to the start of the trek was good , we met up with everyone and started full of wonderment not really lay ahead of us especiallly me because of my age and whether , i … Continue reading

  • Sexy llama

    Machu Picchu trip November 15 2015-3

    This has been the most amazing adventure I have ever been on. Paulo and Marco were amazing guides and very knowledgable about the history of Peru. They were also funny and knew the mountains inside and out. Simon and staff … Continue reading

  • Gringo packer

    Peru vacation October 23 2017-2

    My trip on the Salkantay trek far exceeded my expectations for many reasons. To start, I was constantly surrounded by breathtaking landscapes- we started our trip hiking a glacier and camping in the snow. By the next day, we made … Continue reading

  • hakuchu!!

    Peru travel September 04 2015-7

    The trip started very early with the bus that came to pick us up from our hostel which was nice. The first day was hard but fun. I really liked the many stops and how it was considered \’training\’ for … Continue reading

  • Inca flat from here on out

    Peru vacation March 20 2017

    Este viaje fue el regalo de Navidad para nuestros nietos de diez años. Aunque llevamos una vida activa en las montañas de Colorado, aunque entrenamos antes de venir, y aunque nuestro hijo menor hizo el camino Inca dos años atrás, … Continue reading