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I just wanted to extend my thanks to World Expeditions for arranging an absolutely amazing trip to Nepal. This is the first organised trek I have participated in (I normally go with friends or alone) and I was not disappointed. Everything went like clockwork and it did not have that "packaged tour" feeling that I was dreading. The other trekkers were great, all interesting like minded people. The guides were fantastic, lead by Prasant Basnet who really knew his stuff and was very easy to get along with. It was an awesome experience that I am recommending to everyone.
Lock in your 2017 Inca Trail
Do you plan to walk the Inca Trail in 2017?
If you’re counting on trekking the Inca Trail in 2017 and haven’t locked in your trip yet, don’t miss out! Permits were released on 19 December 2016 - and will run out fast. If you book early enough we can secure a permit for you. And by early we mean now!
To protect the popularity of Peru’s iconic trail leading to Machu Picchu – consistently listed as one of the world’s greatest walks by nearly every media who has ever compiled such a list – a permit system was introduced to limit the number of people on the Inca Trail to 500 a day. The 500 people a day includes cooks, porters and guides, so by the time permits are issued for these support crew, only a fraction remain for tourists and trekkers. Do the math and you’ll quickly understand why you need to book your Inca Trail trip very early.
Choose from ten great adventures that trek the full 4 day classic Inca Trail.
Classic Inca Trail - 11 days - Experience a complete range of environs all in the space of four days on the classic Inca Trail as we ascend the passes, jungle trails and cloud forest enroute to the spectacular ruins of Machu Picchu.
Inca Trail Adventure - 7 days - Explore the fabulous Sacred Valley of the Incas before trekking along the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Inca Trail & Jungle Adventure - 11 days - From historic Cusco to jungle adventures at Sandoval Lake Lodge and the classic Inca Trail trek, this incredible itinerary packs it all in!
Peru & Inca Trail Explorer - 19 days - An amazing adventure combining the many highlights of Peru, including the Nazca Lines, Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco and the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Peru Raft, Bike and Hike - 12 days - Cross the Andes from Cusco to Machu Picchu under your own steam. We bike to the Sacred Valley, raft the Urubamba River and trek the magnificent Inca Trail to the 'Lost City' of Machu Picchu.
Mount Salcantay and High Inca Trail - 12 days - Explore the Andean wilderness following trails in the Cordillera Vilcabamba and establish camps beneath the awesome flanks of 6270m Mount Salcantay before joining the classic high Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Best of Peru - 16 days - Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, explore the Amazon jungle, immerse yourself in the cultural highlights of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Inca's and traverse the high Altiplano to Lake Titicaca.
Best of Peru & Bolivia - 19 days - Combine the Inca Trail, the Amazon jungle, Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Inca's, a journey across the high Altiplano to Lake Titicaca and concludes in La Paz.
Inca & Altiplano Trek - 22 days - Savour the delights of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas before we commencing a seven day trek through the Andean wilderness to Machu Picchu. Our journey continues across the Altiplano to Bolivia for our second trek in the remote Condoriri region before continuing onto La Paz.
Inca Wilderness Trek - 15 days - Combine one of Peru's best treks and the delights of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Inca's. Our remote trek takes us beyond the Inca Trail into pristine countryside under the flanks of Salcantay. As a grand finale we join the final stage of the Inca Trail to the awesome ruins of Machu Picchu.
Travel that Gives Back
We understand that there are plenty of tour operators to choose from who can take you on the Inca Trail. However, what sets us apart is our commitment to sustainable travel, a long held philosophy which drives most of our decisions in the field. We are always thinking about what we can give back.
From selecting our campsites, ensuring a Leave No Trace policy, removing litter through our 10 Pieces Litter Collection initiative, supporting our porters and mule drivers and giving back to local communities through our Community Project Travel program, responsible travel is at the heart of our program in Peru.