Inca trail real time permits and availability)
If you will like to see available spaces online, follow these steps:
Go to the following address in your browser: www.machupicchu.gob.pe
If pop outs a small window (Comunicado) close window, click “Cerrar” otherwise, jump to the next step.
Click “Consultas”, which can be found at the top middle right-hand side of the page. This will bring you to a new page, where you will be able to see a calendar.
On the left side, you will see “Machu Picchu”. Click and scroll down and choose “Camino Inka” (Inca Trail) for 4 or 5 days, for 2 days choose “Camino Inca – km 104 – Chachabamba”
Choose “Mes” (Month) and year, you will see the names of the months in Spanish. They are similar to English and you should have no trouble figuring them out.
Click to choose the month you want to view to see if there are available spaces.
The number of remaining spaces for each day of the month will be shown. (Note: Año = Year, Mes = Month). The maximum number of spaces is 500.
If the number of spaces available is zero “0”, this means that all Inca Trail tours permits have been sold out for that date, and no matter how many companies you contact, no one will be able to offer you space on the Inca Trail.
If still there is availability, please let us know ASAP so we can proceed with the booking.
The information where you enter it has been taken from the INC (Instituto Nacional de Cultura) website. There are frequently problems with this website, so if you cannot access the site, try again in a few minutes or hours.