Last updated on March 20 2020 at 07:00 EST

Permits are mandatory to hike along the Inca Trail. The following availability calendar is for the start date of a trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. If permits for your desired date are sold out and your start date is not flexible you may consider alternate treks that also finish at Machu Picchu (although not along the Inca Trail), such as one of the Salkantay Treks or Lares Treks. 

The maximum number of Inca Trail permits is 500 per day. This total includes trekkers and support staff (guides, porters, camp staff).  The Inca Trail permit availability shown on this calendar is directly provided by the Peruvian Government. Lost World Adventures cannot guarantee the accuracy of information provided. Lost World Adventures accepts no responsibility for errors or inaccuracies. Lost World Adventures purchases permits for our clients only after we receive payment and the necessary details (name on passport, passport number, nationality, birthdate). Permits are sold by the Peruvian Government on a first come, first serve basis.

The following treks require the Inca Trail Permit :


Trail Permit Required Inca Trail Trek

Inca Trail Trek

Private 3-night trek along the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Our first-class trek will be led by a highly-experienced registered trekking guide and accompanied by crew of cook and porters. Camping will be in roomy 4-man tents (for each 2 trekkers). Campsites will include dining tent with table service, kitchen tent. All meals, snacks, drinking water are included. You arrive at Machu Picchu on the fourth day, tour the ruins with lunch included. Return to Cusco by train in the afternoon. You have the option of spending the fourth night at an Aguas Calientes hotel (or at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge) with an extra day to explore the area.

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Deluxe Inca Trail Trek

A High-Class Trek with all Belmond hotels.

We are proud to announce our new high-end Inca Trail Trek package that combines a luxury trekking experience with the best hotels in Lima, Urubamba, Machu Picchu and Cusco. We supply all the luxury camping equipment including: spacious heated tents for each 2 trekkers, beds and bedding, kitchen tent, massage tent, shower tent, dining and lounge tent with chairs and tables. Our guides are all experienced and possess specialized knowledge in various fields and have led several exploratory expeditions to lost cities in remote areas of Peru.

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Trail Permit Required Deluxe Inca Trail Trek


Trail Permit Required Hike the Highlights To Machu Picchu

Hike the Highlights to Machu Picchu

Gentle hotel based walking to Machu Picchu

A wonderful week of day hikes in Cusco and the Sacred Valley culminating in hiking the Inca Trail through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu. Each day you will hike along little known Inca Trails and learn about the fascinating cultures of Peru, both past and present. These gentle hikes show you all the main sites and allow you to walk away from the crowds and see the real Peru that lies beyond. And at the end of each day you can relax in comfortable local lodgings. Hike through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu, explore both the main and lesser known Inca sites and relax each night in a comfortable hotel

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Full-Day Hike to Machu Picchu

Includes a private trekking guide and a half-day tour of the citadel.

An express privately-guided day hike starting at Kilometer 104 that finishes at Machu Picchu. If you have limited time, but still want to hike on the Inca Trail and enter Machu Picchu from above, this is the day hike for you. Includes transfer from Cusco, Inca Trail permit, a half-day privately-guided Machu Picchu tour with lunch, Machu Picchu entrance fee and train travel Machu Picchu - Cusco (or Ollantaytambo/Urubamba).

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Trail Permit Required Full-Day Hike to Machu Picchu


Trail Permit Required Peru Active Adventure

Peru Active Adventure

A 10-day active trip with whitewater rafting, mountain biking and the classic Inca Trail Trek.

If you prefer an active pace and wish to experience Peru through thrilling adventures, this trip may be just what you are looking for. Join us for a 10-day excursion packed with excitement and exploration on which you will be immersed in thousands of years of this country's culture. Visit Cusco and the Sacred Valley, where you will embark on a whitewater rafting thrill ride down the Urubamba River and take in the abundant beautiful scenery and wildlife. Spend 4 days hiking the legendary Inca Trail en route to the famed ruins of Machu Picchu and absorb its rich history.

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