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

  • Just Do It

    Machu Picchu travel March 29 2017

    The trip ran very smoothly! Everything was well organised and the service on the trek itself was awesome. We had a great group of guides – who knew their stuff well and always made sure that everyone was at a … Continue reading

  • So Manchu fun

    Peru travel November 30 2015-3

    The trek was excellently organized, I appreciated the many different forms of transportation if we were feeling tired. Juana constantly took care of us. In just everyday trekking and went above the call of duty when we had altitude sickness … Continue reading

  • Jordano

    Machu Picchu travel June 16 2016-3

    The trip was great. The walk is straight forward for a healthy person, but the scenery and altitude will take your breath away. You will stumble across 600 year old ruins and learn bits of history not widely taught in … Continue reading

  • Sexy llama adventure with 100 concubines

    Machu Picchu vacation

    Such a fantastic adventure ! The guides were very experienced and knowledgeable as well as funny. The trekking was tough at times, however everyone in the group had such great energy that it was easy to stay motivated. The porters … Continue reading

  • Salkantay trek!

    Peru vacation May 31 2014-3

    The Salkantay trek! What an amazing experience. This trip included a great combination of adventure and culture. It was a well rounded tour with very informative and enthusiastic tour guides. The tour guides, chef, and team made the trip incredibly … Continue reading

  • Rahul’s Family

    Machu Picchu trip May 27 2015-1

    If I had to choose a company to trek with again, I would definitely choose this one! Everything was delivered as promised and the staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. It took a lot of the planning out of … Continue reading

  • Adventures on high altitude

    Machu Picchu trip July 13 2017-7

    Overall I\’m very satisfied of this trek. The guide was funny and gave a lot of interesting information about the sights and culture. When I got sick of the high altitude, the staff took really good care of me. They … Continue reading

  • Crushing Inka Trail

    Machu Picchu travel December 21 2016-2

    This was a once in a life time experience and Peru, Cusco and the trail to Machu Picchu were fantastic. I found the porters to be amazing people that did amazing work on the trail and have to utmost respect … Continue reading

  • Amazing Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu vacation September 11 2016-1

    The trek was amazing . Our guide were evert and Marco , he was always took the time to point out important historical and cultural information . Evert also has a great knowledge about the nature we passed through during … Continue reading

  • Blistered

    Peru travel November 15 2015-1

    This was an amazing once in a lifetime adventure. I accomplished things I never thought I would I hiked 36 miles, my feet were blistered and had to be wrapped up in bandages and duct tape. In never thought i … Continue reading