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Inca Trail - Sold Out

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Inca Trail - Sold Out

Hi All,

Pretty sure I know what the answer to this question will be - but, is there any possible way to get on the Inca Trail if all permits are gone? I am hiking the Inca w/ a friend this September and we already have our permits; one of our friends was behind the ball and just applied. Unfortunately, the trail booked very quickly and all spots are gone. There's no availability within a week of our booking so she can't do the 2day and meet up w/ us en route.

Is there any way to sneak her on the trail? Does the Salkantay intersect w/ the Inca at any points? I'd love for us to trek together, if at all possible...

Also open to any sneaky means of getting her on the 4 day Inca...



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1. Re: Inca Trail - Sold Out

I am afraid that as she doesn't have apermit there is no way for her to join you. Her only option is to travel up separately and meet you to explore MP itself.

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2. Re: Inca Trail - Sold Out

Not a chance !


Even is someone cancels, permits are issued with name and passport number, if they do not match, you do not enter the trail.

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