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 before it is too late

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.

Distribution of Machu Picchu hiking tickets for 2019 season will begin early October. A few hours after they went on sale last year, permits for several dates in April, May and June were sold out.

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

  • Inca’s love stairs

    Machu Picchu trip January 14 2016-11

    This trip was so well organized and exceeded all my expectations. The plan for each day was outlined very thoroughly and reviewed at the beginning of each day. The food was excellent and the guides were very knowledgeable, not to … Continue reading

  • Es war an einem Ostermontag

    Machu Picchu travel

    Unser Inkatrail startete am Abend mit einer Besprechung in Cusco. Unser Guide \”Jesus\” erzählte uns alles Wissenswerte über die folgenden 2 Tage. Erfreulich fūr uns: Wir hatten \”Jesus\” fūr uns alleine.. Wir starteten am Morgen mit dem Bus ins Urbanatal, … Continue reading

  • salkantay trek 5 days 4 nights

    Machu Picchu vacation Aug 21 2012

    Since deciding to take the Salkantay Trek and booking through Salkantay.Org , we had been looking forward to the 4 days trekking through the heart of Inka territory. Salkantay.Org were a very efficient company, ensuring we had all the information … Continue reading

  • It was a long 42 kilometers

    Machu Picchu trip January 13 2016

    This adventure was everything I expected and more. The views and ruins were extraordinarily beautiful. It was the longest hike I have ever done and It was difficult but well worth the effort. The food and hospitality of the group … Continue reading

  • Great Experience

    Machu Picchu trip May 25 2013

    I did the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu and thought the trek was amazing. The first thing that stood out is how good the food was. I was expecting typical camping food. There were two chefs that would go ahead … Continue reading

  • Beast mode

    Machu Picchu trip March 06 2016

    We Had such a great time on the trail, Américo, Frank and the team made sure we had the best possible experience! . They have great passion for their job and that helps us enjoy It More. I would recommend … Continue reading

  • I had to carry too much stuff!!!!

    Peru vacation November 14 2017

    Hi my name is felicity and i rate this trip 5 stars although my boyfriend wouldnt carry any of my bags . but i still managed to beat him up the big hill! my boyfriend is edward smith and he … Continue reading

  • Familia Sexy Condors Fly!

    Machu Picchu vacation

    Four middle-age friends from Boston joined three singing Italian med students from Bologna, two lovely young people from England, and two young men from Montreal for a life-changing experience. We thought about doing a very expensive lodge trek, but decided … Continue reading

  • S@d@

    Peru travel June 02 2016-3

    Raul and team were amazing. We had the best time during these 4 days. The first day was slow, preparing us for a challenging 2nd where we reached a maximum altitude of around 14000 feet. From then on its a … Continue reading

  • One of my Buck list finished

    Peru vacation June 01 2017-1

    I planned this trip for long time. My country is far away from my hometown to Peru. It took me 30 hours to fly to Cosco ,it is really a long journey. However, I feel it is worth to do … Continue reading