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Current Offers Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Inca Trail, plus a FREE permit worth US$170pp

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Inca Trail, plus a FREE permit worth US$170pp

The 43-kilometre long Inca Trail is one of the world’s most iconic treks, and if you’ve always wanted to do it now is the time to book. With permits being released earlier each year to keep up with demand (and only 200 per day issued to tourists) it pays to get in quick to secure your place on the trek for the upcoming season. We’re offering a FREE Inca Trail permit worth US$170pp when you book selected trips to Peru before 31 October 2017, so if trekking to Machu Picchu has always been on your bucket list then now’s the time to go.

Quote "Inca Trail Offer" when you book, to receive your free Inca Trail trekking permit, worth US$170 per person

If you still need convincing we’ve listed six reasons to trek the Inca Trail with Explore (spoiler alert: we offer some of the best camping on the trail). What’s more, Programme Manager James Adkin answers your frequently asked questions: as a former guide he’s walked the Inca Trail more than 20 times, so he’s best placed to tell you what to expect.


We’ve been trekking the Inca Trail for the past 34 years, so we know a thing or two about the optimum way to do it. Using privileged local knowledge and the highest standards of safety our trek is one of the best in the business, but if you need more convincing take a look at our six reasons to trek the Inca Trail with Explore.

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The Inca Trail is South America’s most iconic trek and thousands of walkers make the journey each year, however if you’ve never been to South America before or done a multi-day trek it can seem a little daunting. Programme Manager James Adkin (who has trekked the Inca Trail more than 20 times) is on hand to answer your frequently asked questions.

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Terms and Conditions

  • The offer is available on all bookings made between 31 August 2017 and 31 October 2017 on Explore small group, private trip and Tailormade holidays that include the full Inca Trail trek. We regret the offer cannot be applied retrospectively to existing bookings.
  • The offer is available on any available departure date in 2018.
  • All customers, whether booking directly with Explore or through a travel agent, are eligible for this offer.
  • The free Inca Trail permit is available on our walking trips that cover the full Inca Trail: PQ, PQA, PM, PMA, PE, PEA, FPT, FPTA, PJPQ and Explore Tailormade trips that include the Inca Trail.
  • Please quote “Inca Trail Offer” at the time of booking to qualify for the offer, or if booking online type “Inca Trail Offer” when asked for a discount code.
  • Upon receipt of your confirmation please check the “Inca Trail Offer” has been added. The free Inca Trail permit will be shown as a US$171 or CA$219  (or equivalent currency) per person discount. Note that for Inca Trail treks passport details are required at time of booking and a US$171 or CA$219  deposit must be paid in addition to the standard 10% deposit.
  • The offer can be used in conjunction with the Explore loyalty scheme and the group discount offer, but not with other promotions.
  • The offer is subject to availability and there is no cash alternative. Note that we cannot guarantee availability of Inca Trail permits: if permits for your preferred trip date are unavailable we will offer alternative dates or a full refund.
  • We reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time.

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