A permit to walk the Inca Trail. An Inca Trail entrance fee (which includes a half-day entrance fee to Machu Picchu).
Inca Trail permit
Only licensed operators can buy permits
Permits are limited, so book early
There are limited Inca Trail permits available for each day to protect the integrity and longevity of the trail as well as its archaeological ruins and fragile ecosystems.
Permits can't be changed
Inca Trail permit cost
What permit fees are used to do
Conservation and maintenance of the Inca Trail. Environmental protection. Cultural preservation. This includes preserving the archaeological sites along the Inca Trail. Monitoring and regulation. This includes controlling access to the trail to prevent overcrowding. Local community development projects, like education and infrastructure. Administrative costs.
Inca Trail entrance fee
Your entrance fee allows you to enter the Inca Trail, and also includes the cost of a half-day entrance to the Machu Picchu ruins.