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.

Very important to reserve early for 2018

Distribution of Machu Picchu trekking permits for 2018 will begin early October. It is known that tickets for the months of April, May and June can sell out in hours of going on sale.

If thinking about the 4 days hiking trip to Machu Picchu in 2018, it is very important to book well in advance. We guarantee your Inca Trail ticket or you get a full refund.

  • 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

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    Machu Picchu travel March 20 2014-1

    The trip started off well with the pick up van arriving right on time at 5.30am in front of our hostel. Our tour leader Gerson was there in the van to meet us and help load our luggage onto the … Continue reading

  • Gringo killer slayer

    Machu Picchu vacation March 20 2016-4

    Loved every second of it. Staff was amazing. Edwin, Jorge and Lis are wonderful guides and very attentive. Each day was planned properly and executed to perfection. The hike itself was an experience of a life time. Words and pictures … Continue reading

  • Awesome trip

    Peru vacation June 20 2017-3

    The trip was awesome. Everything was planned. Our porters and trip guide Raul were very helpful and supportive. Raul shared a lot of knowledge about inkas and its history, very informative. The food was amazing. Everyday we got some new … Continue reading

  • Amazing experience

    Peru vacation January 19 2016

    I completed the 4 days Inca Trail 19.-22.1.16. It was one of my best experiences in my life. We were a small group of 6 people. Everything was perfectly orginized. We were well informed in advance of the plan of … Continue reading

  • Bucket List

    Peru trip September 09 2016-6

    I had no idea what I was letting myself IFrom getting onto the coach where I was barracked by Nico to having a 3:30 early! Morning call. the sights were amazing, especially on the last evening when we arrived at … Continue reading

  • Speedy Gonzales inca adventure

    Peru travel November 30 2015-4

    Was a really great trip, met loads of great people, saw some amazing views and really challenged myself on some days. I did find that i had a quicker pace than most in my group but it just gave me … Continue reading

  • #ganando :)

    Machu Picchu trip March 31 2016-5

    This was one of the best vacations I have ever been on! It was my first real hiking and camping experience and I couldn\’t have asked for a better time! Miguel, our guide, was so personable and did everything he … Continue reading

  • Funny title

    Peru trip March 11 2016

    Ik moest mee van mijn vriendinnetje. Zelf lig ik liever aan het strand. Het was dus afzien. De eerste nacht hebben we redelijk kunnen slapen. Helaas was ik de tweede dag niet lekker. Martin en Ever hebben me super goed … Continue reading

  • I hiked and survived the Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu vacation Jun 07 2012

    I can officially say I hiked and survived the Inca Trail thanks to Inca Trail Reservations . I hiked 49Km, 13,776 feet in four days. Since college my dream was to hike Machu Picchu and see the beauty I´ve only … Continue reading

  • Bribed into a T-Shirt

    Machu Picchu travel July 08 2017

    The trip has certainly been an interesting one. From a very early start on day one followed by several more, the trip has been arduous. The sights and sceneraries are incredible, giving me memories I won\’t forget. The food was … Continue reading