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

  • Queen of the mountain

    Peru vacation

    The perfect mix of adventure, comfort, and learning experience ! From orientation the night before the hike to the very last temple at Machu Picchu, our guides never stopped providing us with information, cultural facts, and history lessons. I always … Continue reading

  • Midnight Runner

    Machu Picchu trip July 20 2015-2

    The Salkantay trek was one of the most fulfilling and interesting adventures I\’ve had, going from glaciers to lakes, from mountains to cloud forest and then down into the beautiful Aguascalientes was incredibly rewarding. A must-do adventure! The walk from … Continue reading

  • Weak in the knee

    Peru trip December 31 2014-1

    This was the adventure of a lifetime. I can\’t imagine a better trip to take. Manny and Pepe were the best guides and I learned so much. The Inca Trail was amazing and it was so beautiful. They took such … Continue reading

  • Alpackin into the Salkantay wilderness

    Machu Picchu travel September 14 2015

    I decided to experience Machu Picchu after a 10 week internship in Ecuador. I figured since I was in the general area I should take advantage. I booked the trek through Inca Trail s reservations almost impulsively, but was thoroughly … Continue reading

  • The great trek

    Machu Picchu travel

    We had a great time on the trek. The booking and organizing was really easy and convenient. There was easy email communication, but sometimes there were too many emails. It was great to have a small group, it made the … Continue reading

  • Nos llaman chicas locas

    Machu Picchu trip June 06 2016

    Really loved the trek and the company. Best parts: – Victor and Jorge were amazing guides. They went above and beyond to explain Peruvian culture, Inca history , Quechua, and the trek. They always made sure to keep track of … Continue reading

  • Stay positive, it will be sunny

    Machu Picchu vacation April 15 2016-3

    We had a great experience with Inca Trail experience! I was a bit scared for the trip because of all the expectations and the long hike through the mountains. But after only two hours I knew it is going to … Continue reading

  • Salkantay Trek

    Machu Picchu travel July 04 2016

    The Salkantay trek is really beautiful. It was really well organized and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The cooks did a really great job and they took good care of all our different preferences. The nature was really … Continue reading

  • Unique !!

    Machu Picchu travel September 14 2015-2

    the trip is so good It was my best option there is not doud i felt very safe with Jorge mi guide. The guide had really good english could answer all the question ant always made sure. We were so … Continue reading

  • Worderful experience

    Peru vacation March 30 2015-7

    I can\’t thank you enough for all the wonderful memories, the amazing food, and of course our kick – ass guides ! although the hikes were really tough at times, I couldn\’t have asked for a better family. Chiquitin and … Continue reading