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Availability of the Inca Trail permits 2022

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Every year thousands of people are attracted to the City of Cusco by the energy of the Andes Mountains, but only a few can experience the magic of feeling this energy, traveling one of the most amazing walks in the world, an Inca Trail of 500 years of antiguaty. Machu Picchu is a center of beauty, mysticism, spirituality, challenge and history, built by the legendary Inca civilization. Unlike other walks in Peru and the world, the Inca Trail is a protected area. We are experts in trips to Machu Picchu so we will indicate the way to obtain the permits for the Inca Trail.


The fact that the availability is released 3 months before, makes the most adventurous people, have entered a kind of competition to get one of the 250 daily incomes to Machu Picchu Inca Trail tour

Keep in mind that of the 250 tickets available, 150 belong to the trekking support team, so only 100 people will end up entering Machu Picchu & Inca trail every day. 


Inca Trail Permits 2022

Inca Trail Tours 2022

Opening Date

January 2022  11/10/2021 
March 2022  12/10/2021 
April 2022  13/10/2021 
May 2022  14/10/2021 
June 2022  15/10/2021 
July 2022  18/10/2021 
August 2022   19/10/2021 
Setember to December 2022  20/10/2021 


Inca Trail Tours 2022

Versions of the Inca Trail 

There are three versions:  


The Short Inca Trail with Camping and Hotel

Type of Trip: Hiking, adventure, history, culture 

Good for: Moderate Physicist 

Difficulty: Moderate 

Considerations: Permit required  


Machu Picchu 4 day hike

Type of trip: Hiking, camping, adventure, history, culture 

Total Distance: 43 km / 26 miles 

Good for: Those who enjoy hiking and have a moderate physical level 

Difficulty: Challenging 

Considerations: Permit required 


Salkantay Inca Trail Trek

Ty of trip: Hiking/Trekking, camping, adventure, natural, history

Total Distance: 60 km/ 37 miles

Good for: Difficult/ Moderate

Considerations: Permit required 


Why were the spaces for the Inca road 2022 released several months before? 

Last year, the permits were released the first days of December, to calm the fever by reserving spaces in the new year, they are sold out months before. Revenues, especially for May and June, when the trekking conditions are the best, must be reserved one year before. 


Why reserve the Machu Picchu Inca Trail tour from now on? 

To secure a permit to Getting to Machu Picchu, you must book many months before. 8 months is the anticipated reservation time we recommend, but it is possible that the measure of releasing the availability for the Inca Trail 2022, months before, maybe there are traveler will been to starting to book entrance tickets to the Inca Trail 2022 from now on. The complete release is scheduled for October 5, 2021, and the main concern is that 80% of the permits are sold before Christmas. 


Our experience makes us recommend you to reserve a space three months before the season starts, for any month of 2021, this allows you to secure a place among the very limited available spaces and choose the day you prefer to start your adventure. 


We offer the Classic Inca Trail 2022; however, if your physical condition is not very good or you do not have much time, know that there is a short version such as 2 Day Inca Trail with Camping or Short Inca Trail with hotel.  


How to obtain the permits of Machu Picchu Inca Trail tour 2022?

There is no way to enter the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu if it is not through an authorized travel agency. We have years of experience operating this fantastic route. To reserve a space, contact us.


Reserve permits for the Machu Picchu Inca Trail tour 2022 

With the availability released earlier than usual, there is a risk that many people will be surprised and left without being able to reserve one of the permits to getting to Machu Picchu in 2021. As operators of Machu Picchu, we recommend reserving permits 8 months before.


What information is needed to reserve permits? 

To buy the Inca Trail permits, you must provide your full name, passport number (current), sex and date of birth. All the information provided to reserve the Inca Trail must be exact; Any error in the passport number or the name could cause them to prevent you from entering the Inca Trail. "If after reserving the Inca Trail (6 months before) change your passport, you must bring both passports with you, the old and the new." 


How to get to Machu Picchu by train? 

If you no longer have time to book the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu then you will have to settle for getting to Machu Picchu by one of the most amazing train routes on the planet through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. But in the same way; Machu Picchu tickets must be reserved in advance. If you did not get the income for the Machu Picchu 4 day hike but still want an amazing walk, try some of the short treks in Machu Picchu; the Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu ticket offers one of Machu Picchu's most amazing experiences; however, to get these tickets, you must check the availability of Machu Picchu tickets at least 4 months in advance.


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