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How to book the Salkantay trek to Inca Trail

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How to book the Salkantay trek to Inca Trail

If you like to do the 7 day Salkantay to Inca Trail, please first check an availability of Inca Trail on our website. Go to the section “Inca Trail Avalaibility” and choose month when you like to do the tour.

 

Please note: the Inca Trail starts on the fourth day of the Salkantay trek to Inca Trail tour! (For example, if you like to start the tour on the 10th of July, you need to check Inca Trail availability of the day 13th of July!) If there is still availability of the Inca Trail on your date requested in the time of your booking, the booking of the 7 day Salkantay Inca Trail Tour will be confirmed firstly by our Reservation Department via e-mail. Then your full personal details wil be required as well as a deposit in order to purchase your Inca Trail permit. (Please note that an Inca Trail booking is valid only for 1 hour!! If it is not paid within this time, it expires!!!)

 

How long time in advance to book the Salkantay to Inca Trail

It is very important to book this trek a good time in advance!!! As there are only 500 permits (Trekkers, Tour Guides, Porters and Cooks including) issued per day for the Inca Trail!!

 

If you would like to hike the Salkantay and Inca Trail, below we recommend on how long time in advance to book is:

  • December, January, March and May: 4-6 weeks in advance
  • April, October or November: 5-4 months in advance
  • September: 3-4 months in advance
  • June, July or August: 4-5 months in advance

Alternative Treks to Salkantay Trail

Many are the routes that take you to Machu Picchu, but none is like the Inca Trail Tours, the most famous pedestrian path in the Americas. After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views. 

If you want to visit Machu Picchu, we recommend you to book your Machu Picchu Ticket in advance, so you will enjoy your Vacation in Machu Picchu without any problem.

 

When is the best time to hike to Machu Picchu?

The best season is during the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes. 

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