Have you ever considered making the trek to Machu Picchu? We offer an extraordinary Inca Trail tours to Machu Picchu trekking vacation that will have you wondering why you haven’t tackled this opportunity sooner!
The Inca Trail Qhapaq Ñan in quechua) was the system of number of roads and trails that connected the Inca Empire. The Qhapaq Ñan linked the main Inca cities with other regions spread along the Inca Empire. One of these roads is in fact the popular Inca Trail that connects Cusco with Machu Picchu.
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Our Inca Trail tours to Machu Picchu
We have carefully crafted two, four- and five-day treks that will take you, your significant other, family, and friends through the magical sights of the Andes and the surrounding area. As you continue to follow the ancient Inca trails on your journey; the cloud forest, vegetation, and unique fauna will completely capture your attention. While there is history and culture everywhere, the UNESCO Heritage Site of Machu Picchu has the most, and it will be a vacation, and attraction, that you will remember for the rest of your life.
Ruins along the Inca Trail tours to Machu Picchu
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is ranked amongst the world’s ten best hiking trails due to its stunning beauty, diverse ecological zones and most importantly the impressive ancient Inca ruins located strategically along the trail. The ultimate destination on the Inca Trail is the Lost City of the Incas “Machu Picchu” one of the world’s most astonishing and remarkable archaeological sites and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Inca trail tours rules regulations
In an effort to preserve and protect the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the Peruvian government authorities have put a limit on the number of people who visit the trail. Practically, only 500 people (including support staff) per day are allowed on the Inca Trail.
RIVER EXPLORERS is happy to work within the framework of these regulations in order to protect the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
The rules and regulations controlling the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu are continually changing, and it is important to be aware of the issues detailed in this document before embarking on your adventure to Peru.
Complete information about the regulations, please follow this link Inca Trail Rules and Regulations
Inca trail tours regulations – Up to date
As described above, only 500 people per day are authorized to hike the Inca Trail. This number includes tourists, guides, cooks and porters and is closely controlled at the checkpoint. Once this limit of 500 people is completed, the Inca trail permits are completely blocked and no any additional reservations can be made for the day.
Reservations are not held on the Inca trail tours until payments are fully received. All permits must be purchased as far as possible in advance with correct and detailed personal information, once the entrance fees are submitted no possible modifications can be made. Any attempts to change the personal information will result in a loss of the permit and any money paid.
Inca trail tours – Requirements
When booking a trip involving any Inca Trail tours, please book your trip as far in advance as possible in order to increase the possibility of securing a space on the Inca trail during the high periods of the year.
It requires correct and full personal information to purchase any permits for Machu Picchu,
- Full name (exactly as it appears on passport).
- Date of birth.
- Passport number.
- Date of passport expiry.
Please Note: The passport number and name that is provided to RIVER EXPLORERS E.I.R.L at the time of confirmation will be used to purchase the Inca Trail permit. This passport number and name will be used to identify yourself as you enter the checkpoint at the start of the trail and during the hike. If this information does not match the information you have provided at time of confirmation, then you will be subject to delay, fine, and/or cancellation of admission to the Inca Trail.
Thank you for your understanding.
We always want to make sure that we are providing you with the best experience for this trek, so you will notice that we offer so much more on our treks. While we could get away with the basic items, we feel that what we do offer gives you a better experience!
We set up dining tents along the trail and this is where you will enjoy all the cooked meals that we prepare for you. Every meal is cooked by the chefs that we bring along for the trek. Each day, you will receive a hearty breakfast, snacks, and lunch. At breakfast time, you will also be given delectable coca tea and boiled water to add to your water bottles for the day. Before heading out on the trail, you will also be given snacks to put in your bag, so you can stay fed and fueled in between meals. There is also a happy hour, to celebrate your accomplishments of the day, and dinner.
Happy hours on the Inca trail are a little different than what you have experienced back home, but you will not trade them for anything! During this time, you will be given coffee and mate de coca and it is the perfect time to reflect on the day with your fellow hikers.
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