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 for the 4- and 5-day Inca Trail treks, and 250 permits* per day for the 2-day Inca Trail trek.
(that includes permits for visitors, guides, and support staff).
NOTE: The Inca Trail is closed for the entire month of February for annual maintenance.