Inca Trail Machu Picchu Availability
- The Peruvian Ministry of Culture administer and control Inca Trail. They are the only ones able to authorize access to the Inca Trail.
- Access to the Inca Trail is limited to 500 people per day, which includes tourists, guides, porters and cooks. Over 60% of this number is normally the personnel.
- Reservations for the Inca Trail can only be made from March to January. During February the Trail is closed for maintanance.
- The availability applies to the INCA TRAIL itself and not to any tour operators. For this reason any agency you may contact will have the same availability of permits for the Inca Trail.
To check on the number of permits already booked and available, visit the Ministry of Culture website at www.machupicchu.gob.pe