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.

We are Inca Trail Reservations - The Best Inca Trail Tour Operator!

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • 4 Day Inca Trail

    Machu Picchu travel Jun 15 2012

    The Inca Trail followed by a visit to Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience and definitely a must-do whilst visiting Peru! Physically and mentally challenging, there are high and low points throughout, but the high points definitely make it all … Continue reading

  • Certified by an old man who wanted to be young again

    Peru trip July 20 2015

    Let me start off my review by saying that I am a 63 year old man who did not properly train for this. So if nature had its way I would not have made it through the cold nights, long … Continue reading

  • The next tape: the Everest

    Machu Picchu vacation August 20 2016-3

    Before the trail, it will be easy! I will flying like a condor up hill the step. First day! My illusion are intact and I m running like a puma. Second day! I take conscience that Peru is discovering step … Continue reading

  • Had a blast!!

    Peru trip April 29 2016-5

    Had an absolute amazing time with this company! . They were all very patient and accommodating with my bout of altitude sickness when I felt like dying and giving up. All of our meals were great too! Would recommend! The … Continue reading

  • Salkantay

    Peru vacation June 15 2017-5

    This company gave us an excellent experience! . Our guide, Juan Carlos was phenomenal. The organization of the trek was good as well and broke up the really difficult parts. The food was amazing and worth tipping the chefs for!! … Continue reading

  • Amazing Adventure

    Peru travel Jun 26 2013-2

    This was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life so far! The trek was difficult and physically draining, but it feels so wonderful to be able to say I accomplished it. our guide was great, very encouraging and … Continue reading

  • Slipper

    Machu Picchu vacation July 18 2015-3

    The Salkantay was very exciting but also strong.To enjoy the track you should have more than normal physics.You will see very different nature and weather. In the first night its very cold! Bring your bed bottle with you and fill … Continue reading

  • The Toughest adventure

    Peru vacation June 23 2015

    The team was execellent .We shared many incredible jokes and hard times together. Everybody was abe to bring something different to our team. I can say this was one of the toughest adventure I have ever done. i have so … Continue reading

  • Sexy luxurious lama

    Peru vacation July 27 2017

    Cette aventure avec le groupe Inca Trail était incroyable. Du début à la fin, les paysages sont incroyables et les guides nous apprennent beaucoup sur la vie des Inca. C\’est une belle aventure à faire une fois dans une vie … Continue reading

  • Los espartanos

    Peru travel

    I loved this trip so much! The tour guides were amazing, extremely knowledgable and nice. They always had a positive attitude and helped us with anything we needed. I loved having the tents and food ready after a long day … Continue reading