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.

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+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Love mountain

    Machu Picchu travel August 15 2014-3

    I love hiking the mountain. It is uphill – I keep fast walking. It was good view of the mountains such as Llactapata, Phuyupatamarka, etc. Juan was brilliant because he was explaining us ( 6 people ) about places we … Continue reading

  • kitty kat flash

    Peru travel

    What an incredible four days! We couldn\’t have asked for a better crew and group of fellow adventurers, they truly became family. Our guides Ebers and William were absolutely perfect. The porters and cooks did an incredible job of taking … Continue reading

  • Mama lama

    Peru vacation June 11 2017-2

    Ever was great and we had an amazing time! The first day was spectacular. The lagoon was beautiful and it was nice to get most of the climbing out of the way on the first day. The second day was … Continue reading

  • Carlos is THE Man!

    Machu Picchu trip May 25 2015-18

    I can\’t put into words how amazing our journey at Machu Picchu was, and how much I appreciated Carlos as our guide. He was very knowledgable about every area of the trek, and made sure everyone had an amazing time. … Continue reading

  • What goes up must come down

    Machu Picchu travel May 27 2016-5

    It was amazing. Amazing, amazing, amazing. The food was absolutely wonderful and the hike was absolutely magnificent but the best part about the trip was The people. From the porters to the cooks to the guides and of course the … Continue reading

  • Incatrail

    Machu Picchu trip

    This tour has just been amazing. Great camping spots, amazing food, great staff and guide. I would definitely recommend this tour for others! It has been really interesting when our guide, Ever, been telling us about the interesting sites. What … Continue reading

  • Incredible Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu

    Peru travel Jul 28 2012

    I felt the Inca Trail trek was one of the best experiences I have had. I was able to learn a lot about the Inca culture, Peru´s history, and visit various Inca sites during the four days. It was such … Continue reading

  • This, here, now

    Peru travel January 08 2015

    This is my fourth trail trekking this time, also really nice feather. It is unbelievable magnificent I can not explain, one moment I thought, who were the Inca people ? who were human ? what is the difference between old … Continue reading

  • I survived the Inca Trail!!!

    Machu Picchu trip Jun 07 2012-2

    I survived the Inca Trail !!! 49 kilometers and 13,776 feet above sea level! I did it! This was the hardest and most amazing thing I have ever done in my entire life! It was so much fun! Inca Trail … Continue reading

  • The greatest hike of my life!

    Peru trip May 05 2014-3

    I always wanted to come see Machu Picchu. When I signed up for the Inca Trail I didn\’t know what I was getting into. This has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. Doing the Inca Trail hike … Continue reading