Since only 500 trek permits are issued per day for the Inca Trail tours (trek permits are also required for the porters and cooks) it is important to try to make a trek reservation as far ahead as possible. There is no clear rule as to how far ahead be enough to guarantee you a space since this depends on demand.
If you would like to hike in December, January, March: 3-5 weeks in advance (Low Season)
If you would like to hike in April, October, November: 4-5 weeks in advance (Low Season)
If you would like to hike in May, September: 6-8 months in advance (High Season)
If you would like to hike in June, July, and August: 3-4 months in advance (High Season)
Below you can see a calendar for the Inca Trail, choose your date and book online.
Tierras Vivas is Tour Operator and our trip is 100% guaranteed departure,
This meaning that spaces are available on the Inca Trail for the requested information at the moment of the booking. The full passenger data have been provided and the required deposit has been paid for
Before your book, it is very important you know the Inca Trail policy.
If it is fully booked. If not, no worries as you can still hike one of so called Alternative Treks!
When the Inca Trail is fully booked, it means no travel agency can booked it. This is because the booking system of the Inca Trail is managed by the Ministry of Culture of Peru! You can do the follow Inca Trail alternatives treks
If you would like to book the Inca Trail, visit How to Book and Payment and you will find the next step to book and payment.