Fully rewalked, revised and rewritten 4th edition
Machu Picchu – Lost City of the Incas and one of the world’s greatest sights
Cusco – where to stay, where to eat, and what to see in the ancient Inca capital
The Inca Trail, the Vilcabamba Trail, the Choquequirau Trail, the Santa Teresa Trail and hikes around Cusco and the Urubamba Valley – ten hikes from two days to two weeks with 34 detailed route maps showing walking times, camping places and all points of interest. Best known is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, which follows part of the old Inca highway over passes of 4200m (13,750ft). Also included is the Vilcabamba Trail, a fascinating four-day hike to the ruins at Espíritu Pampa, last Inca capital; the trek to Choquequirau and the trail to Santa Teresa.
Lima – street plans, what to see, where to stay and getting to Cusco
Practical information – planning your trip and getting to Peru from North America, Europe and Australasia
History of the Incas – plus ground plans of 14 Inca ruins
Green hiking – how to minimize your impact on a fragile region
Flora and fauna – full-color section
Language – Spanish and Quechua
50 maps and street plans
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I don't normally include travel books on my Goodreads, but this fantastic book is more of a historical and cultural preparation for visiting Machu Picchu, and answered many of my questions about my up...
This was very useful and informative for many hikes and towns as well. Unfortunately, there was actually a couple things that were completely wrong that put me in a spot of bother, but there's no othe...
Very thorough guide to not only the Incan trails, but to several cities. We stayed a few days in Lima as well as Cusco before spending a day in Macchu Piccu. The fact that all of the information was i...
Very good general and specific information for prospective hikers. ...