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 2021 - 2022 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, 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.

" In 1983, UNESCO named Machu Picchu, Peru´s World Heritage Site. UNESCO cited the city´s magnificent site, its architecture and its significance as an almost perfectly preserved example of Incan technology and social organization.

While trekking the Inca Trail, you will enjoy first-class personal service from our professional, bilingual, licensed and certified guides."

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Inca Trail Tours to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Full Day

The enigmatic Inca city of Machu Picchu can be visited in one day from Cusco via train. This option is perfect for travelers with very limited time who want to explore the best tourist destination in Peru.
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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 contact us 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 2021 - 2022: AUT00092.

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Amigos did the Salkantay

    Peru travel July 11 2015-4

    we booked the Salkantay trek a couple of months ago in Belgium. I was really looking forward to the trek. When we arrived in Cusco I got very sick so I coudn\’t start the trek. But the office of Salkantay … Continue reading

  • Machu Picchu Inka Trek

    Peru vacation March 30 2014

    The trek was real fun. I suggest going to Machu Picchu only on the Inca Trail since it is the best way to see the site and feel that you made an effort to get to it instead of just … Continue reading

  • Awesome Adventure Tackling the Crazy Demanding Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu travel August 19 2016-4

    Once in a Lifetime Experience that challenges the mind and body. With every step after Day 2 the body screams out but the view makes up for it. The people I trekked with were fabulous and truly made it memorable … Continue reading

  • Following off trip to Inca trail

    Peru vacation October 25 2015-2

    On unexpected day got a call to get my air ticket to PERU; the answer is YES. Untill I found out An Inca Hikiing trip of four days and three nights is part of the trip. Well, why not ? … Continue reading

  • The diary of a lost man

    Machu Picchu travel April 11 2016-3

    Before signing up for this adventure, i didnt really know what to expect. I just wanted to get away from all the mainstream touristic paths and discover something new that would cut me from my day to day routine. Well, … Continue reading

  • My legs burn but it is well worth it

    Machu Picchu travel April 16 2015-2

    It was an amazing experience. I really had no clue what to expect as I am not big into hiking or anything that take a whole lot of physical effort for that matter. Our guide Victor at the pre-tour session … Continue reading

  • perfecty organized

    Peru travel September 25 2016-1

    Amazing trek !!. I can say with 100 % certainty that this trekking company is top notch . The guide Julio Cesar are incredibly person. The team will make sure you are safe , confident and having fun. his crew … Continue reading

  • Perfecto

    Machu Picchu trip May 25 2015-8

    I loved this trip! So much beautiful scenery, amazing guides, Carlos and Marco are the best! Everything was perfect about the trek. I wouldn\’t change a thing!! I wish I could do this trip ten more times. The first day … Continue reading