Inca Trail Recommendations Overview

The Inca Trail takes us through the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu, this Inca city is recognized as one of the most emblematic hikes in the world.

Enjoy with Wayra Peru Travel, this adventure that will be a dream come true for all of you, as it will allow you to travel the ancient path built by our Quechua ancestors. Along the Inca Trail,  on this Inca Trail Recommendations you can appreciate the Andean landscapes, encompassing lush green jungles, vast valleys, and finally, you will end your visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

This trail is an integral part of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary and, as such, the Peruvian government has implemented regulations to ensure the preservation and protection of this notable area, as well as the safety of its visitors. Becoming familiar with these regulations provides us with valuable knowledge about permit availability, restrictions, and recommended travel times, among other essential topics, allowing us to make the most of this incredible trip.

Inca Trail Recommendations
Inca Trail Recommendations

Recent changes to the Inca trail trek regulations and Inca Trail Recommendations  include the following:

  • The Inca Route is limited to a maximum of 500 people, includ guide, cooks and authorized porters. This effectively restricts the number of tourists to approximately 200.
  • Inca Trail permit applications must be submitted and paid in full at least 48 hours prior to your intended entry date.
  • Once inside the Inca trek, visitors cannot extend their stay beyond the duration specified on their entry ticket, which corresponds to the prescribed route.
  • All participants of the Inca Trail must carry their original identification documents and present them at the Ministry of Culture checkpoints.
  • The Inca Trail may be subject to temporary restrictions or closures due to preservation and restoration efforts. Barring unforeseen circumstances, users will receive 30 days’ notice of such deadlines. However, force majeure events may result in immediate closure without prior notice.
  • Visiting the Inca Trail is  prohibited between 7:00 pm and 5:00 am, except in exceptional circumstances that can be verified.
  • All visitors to the Inca Trail trek, particularly representatives of travel agencies, are required to separate solid waste into organic and inorganic categories and remove it from the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
  • By adhering to these regulations, we can contribute to the sustainable enjoyment of the Inca Trail 4 days, while ensuring its preservation for future generations.

With Wayra Peru Travel, you have these following options to visit the impressive Inca Trail

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