Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

IMPORTANT: Passage along the "Classic"Inca Trail requires a permit.
For other breathtaking treks that don't require a permit, please check out one of our 
Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu or Cultural Alternative Treks
* updated on Monday, December 23

Inca Trail Permit

A permit is required to hike the Inca Trail. The Peruvian Ministry of Culture has set the daily limit to 500 permits per day (that includes visitors, guides, and support staff). The permits tend to sell out up to six months in advance. For real-time counts on the number of permits remaining by date, click here 
(CONSULTAS tab > Centro Arqueológico: CAMINO INKA > YEAR > MONTH)

NOTE: The Inca Trail is closed for the entire month of February for annual maintenance.