HIKING THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU IN 2023?
The Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu is considered to be one of the most amazing treks in the world, for its exquisite natural beauty and different ecological niches ranging from the Mountains to tropical forests. The Incas created a vast network of roads that go throughout the Andes from Argentina to Colombia and from the coast to the Amazon rainforest.This inca trail was built approximately 620 years ago , to connect their capital city of Cusco to the Sacred Citadel of Machu Picchu. The 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a branch, which goes from the Andes to the Jungle.
Today tourists start their hike from KM 82 piscakucho, which is located in the end of the Sacred Valley very close of Ollantaytambo, in the way to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes. This challenging hike offers trekkers incredible views of ,several inca temples, amazing cloud forest, and sacred mountains the total distance is 45 km /26 miles.
3, 4, 5, & 7 Days Classic Inca Trail Availability
SAM Travel Peru has Guaranteed and Flexible Departure Dates, we only need a minimum of 2 trekkers and a maximum of 8 for all of our listed tours.
CLICK EACH MONTH TO CHECK THE AVAILABILITY ONLY FOR THE 4, 5, 7 DAYS INCA TRAIL
1 OR 2 DAYS SHORT INCA TRAIL AVAILABILITY
CLICK EACH MONTH TO CHECK THE AVAILABILITY ONLY FOR THE 1 OR 2 DAYS SHORT INCA TRAIL
- Note: If your date is sold out it is sold out for all travel agencies, there are not more permits!
- We need Inca Trail availability ONLY for the starting date of your trek!
- NOTE: February 2022 – The 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 days Inca Trail is closed for maintenance
- We can ONLY operate the LARES TREK to Machu Picchu and TOURS to Machu Picchu during February.
WHAT TO DO IF THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL IS SOLD OUT
FOR YOUR DESIRED DATES?
If permits are sold out for the Classic Inca Trail on your preferred date,” don’t get stressed out,” you have so many options that will still allow you to trek and enjoy the Andes on the way to MACHU PICCHU. Alternative treks are just as beautiful as the Inca Trail. They are less crowded because we take you OFF the beaten track” in the Andes and we make sure you don’t miss anything on your trek to MACHU PICCHU.
***Sam Travel Peru Requires only a 2 participant minimum for our departures! “You can Choose any day that is best for you as long as we have a minimum of 2 trekkers.”
***If you are a single traveler and are flexible with your start date, we will make sure you have a group to travel with and you won’t miss out on any of the fun
RENEWAL OR CHANGE OF NAME ON PASSPORT
If you plan to renew or change your name on your passport between making your trek booking and starting your trek, you can book your trek or tour with your current passport number or name, but you mustsend us a copy of your old passport and a copy of your new passport when you have them. We can then make the change with the government before you arrive. The extra cost to do the change is US$25 per person. (This will cover the change in number or name for your Inca Trail Permit, Machu Picchu Entrance, and Train.)
If you do not advise us of the change or do not want to pay the fee, bring the original of both passports (the old and new one). You can enter Peru with your new passport but you must show the government authorities your old passport in order to enter the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu or Train. “If you cannot do so, you will not be allowed to start your trek by the government officials. All names and numbers must match!!
If you make a trek booking at the student price must send us a copy of your ISIC card at the time you pay the trek deposit. If you fail to bring your Original ISIC card on the trek, the government authorities will not allow you to start the trek. “You will not be given the opportunity to pay the difference in price!”