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 2020 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 2020, 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 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 2020: AUT00092.

Remember you can combine Machu Picchu with other South American classics like Peru's Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca or even combine a trip to Peru with the Galapagos Islands! We are Inca Trail Reservations, the Best Inca Trail Tour Operator!

+ Inca Trail Reviews

  • Los Amigos Fuegos

    Machu Picchu vacation September 19 2017-1

    Henrri, o Henrri!. You made us go to high mountains and hot valleys. The enthusiasm you showed while telling is about the Incas and Peru in general was addictive. Perfect expertise, overwhelming style!. When our girls got altitude sickness you … Continue reading

  • Wonderful trip

    Machu Picchu trip April 18 2015-2

    This was far beyond my expectations. Inca Trail Reservations was a great company to deal with. They responded immediately to my questions. The airport pick up was without a hitch. The hotel was very comfortable. Meeting Ronnie for our orientation … Continue reading

  • Kissing to the porter

    Peru travel January 08 2016-3

    I took the special Trail for four days. When I started the trekking, I really want a come back home. I had a lot of concerned about this trip and it should be the greatest challenge in my life. In … Continue reading

  • The Fellowship of Machu Picchu

    Peru trip June 05 2017

    Absolutely amazing. Our tour guide and porters were beyond incredible and I would definitely recommend this hike to anyone and certainly do it again. Even though the hike was difficult and physically and mentally demanding, no one was impatient with … Continue reading

  • Nature, hard work and great sights

    Machu Picchu travel September 28 2014-2

    This hike was not the easiest thing to do, but certainly worth it for the sights and the great company. We met a few people from our home country and abroad, and got to know them along the way. This … Continue reading

  • Above and beyond

    Machu Picchu travel January 13 2015-3

    We really enjoyed our Machu Picchu trek. Carlos, Jorge, and Victor were excellent guides showing us an awesome time on the Inca Trail . The chef and porters were also great in helping to prepare amazing meals for us and … Continue reading

  • Great experience in Peru

    Machu Picchu vacation October 24 2014-3

    Awesome and very luxurious camping adventure ! Very friendly and professional guide (Raul), incredible food (guacamole, lomo saltado…), snacks on the way, horses which carried our main bags. Sure, a little more expensive than other tours, but I don\’t regret … Continue reading

  • Equipo Cocaman

    Machu Picchu travel April 17 2017-1

    The trip as awesome. The guide team was exceptional and provided the best experience ever. Mateo, the cooker had always an smile, and gave us warm, delicious food. He was very kind and polite with all of us. Ever Suma, … Continue reading