Inca Trail Permits – Inca Trail Availability
The Inca Trail Permits is regulated by the Peruvian authorities as only a limited number of people are allowed on the trail each day. Now only 500 people are permited on the trail every mornig – this includes hikers, guides, porters and cooks. Trekking permits are included when you book on to one of our Inca Trail tours but they can only be purchased once your place on the tour is confirmed as they are not transferable. As permits often sell out months ahead we recommend that you confirm your place well in advance – Ideally by the end of December if you wish to trek the Inca Trail the following year.
2022 Inca Trail Permits ( IN REAL TIME )
4, 5 & 7 Day Inca Trail Permits
JANUARY 2022: SOLD OUT
FEBRUARY 2022: Closed for Trail maintenance
MARCH 2022: SOLD OUT
APRIL 2022: SOLD OUT
MAY 2022: SOLD OUT
JUNE 2022: SOLD OUT
JULY 2022: SOLD OUT
AUGUST 2022: SOLD OUT
SEPTEMBER 2022: SOLD OUT
OCTOBER 2022: AVAILABLE
NOVEMBER 2022: AVAILABLE
DECEMBER 2022: AVAILABLE
2 Day Inca Trail Permits
JANUARY 2022: AVAILABLE
FEBRUARY 2022: Closed for trail maintenance
MARCH 2022: AVAILABLE
APRIL 2022: AVAILABLE
MAY 2022: AVAILABLE
JUNE 2022: AVAILABLE
JULY 2022: AVAILABLE
AUGUST 2022: AVAILABLE
SEPTEMBER 2022: AVAILABLE
OCTOBER 2022: AVAILABLE
NOVIEMBRE 2022: AVAILABLE
DICIEMBRE 2022: AVAILABLE
Permits for the Inca Trail
Many people don’t realize that there is a limit of 500 trekkers per day to start the Inca Trail, and that number includes all of the support staff – guides, cooks, and porters. In order to preserve the integrity of this famous part of what the Inca called the Qhapaq Ñan – the 24,800 mile system of paths that run through the Andes and the ancient Inca Empire and is now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – no hooved pack animals are allowed along the majority of what is now known as the Inca Trail. We therefore have to rely on people to help us carry camping gear, food, sleeping and cooking supplies. In ancient times these people were called “chaskis” that ran like lightning along these paths tag-team style, and were famed for the speed in which they could get messages across the vast expanse of the Inca Empire.
Booking your 2022 Inca Trail
Permits are secured with your name, passport number, date of birth and nationality for a particular day to enter the trail. Once your permit secured, the Peruvian government allows no changes to be made under any circumstances, permits are not transferable to another name or date. Once we receive your booking details and deposit, we will secure your permit and confirm your reservation – and you will be 100% guaranteed to enter the Inca Trail for this date. So make sure you have your passports ready and your start date set and let us do everything else!
Permits are first come, first serve and once they are secured, can not be changed. Transfers of names and dates are absolutely PROHIBITED. So make sure that your start date works well with flights and times off of work, and that your permit is purchased in the name on your passport.
2 Day Inca Trail is Still Available All Year
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