Peru

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Lonely Planet, 2007 - Travel - 564 pages
12 Reviews
Discover Peru

Bike, hike and ride a scary cable car to Machu Picchu on one of five alternatives to the busy Inca Trail.
Glide past manatees, dolphins, monkeys and macaws in the Reserva Nacional Pacaya-Samiria.
Swill a scoopful of chicha - saliva-fermented corn beer - to earn the respect of the locals.
Descend into the narrow, hallucinatory underground chambers of the millennia-old ruins at Chavin de Huantar.

In This Guide:

Three authors, 144 days of on-the-road research via planes, riverboats, and dozens of death-defying bus rides.
Dedicated Peru Outdoors chapter, plus expanded activities coverage throughout.
Get the inside story on the Inca world from notes explorer and author Hugh Thomson.
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Review: Peru (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Zack - Goodreads

Looking forward to visiting Peru to visit my father inlaw this Winter. Read full review

Review: Peru (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

Excellent travel guide--included a great idea about how to access Machu Piccu via adventure travel, aka mountain biking in the Amazon and then hiking some of the less packed parts of the Inkan Trail ... Read full review

Contents

The Authors
16
Itineraries
22
Snapshot
28
The Culture
41
Environment
51
Peru Outdoors
60
TheInca World
67
Food Drink
77
North Coast
322
Trujillo
328
Around Trujillo
335
Otuzco
342
Around Chiclayo
349
Catacaos
357
Punta Sal
366
Huaraz
373

Lima
85
Dangers Annoyances
92
Activities
105
Eating
112
Entertainment
118
AROUND LIMA
124
Arequipa
161
Activities
169
Eating
176
Toro Muerto Petroglyphs
186
Puno
193
Around Puno
202
SouthShore Towns
215
Cuzco
220
Information
226
Activities
234
Eating
245
Getting There Away
251
Calca
259
MACHUPICCHU
265
The Inca Trail
274
CUZCO TO THE JUNGLE
280
Andahuaylas
286
Festivals Events
379
Getting Around
385
Cordillera Huayhuash
391
NORTH OF HUARAZ
398
SOUTH OF HUARAZ
413
Northern
420
Around Cajamarca
430
Around Chachapoyas
438
Tarapoto
444
Amazon Basin
450
Puerto Maldonado
458
MANUAREA
465
Pichanaqui
472
Yarinacocha
478
Around Iquitos
490
Directory
496
Discount Cards
502
Photography Video
509
Entering the Country
533
Bicycle
542
Taxi
552
p889
560

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