Peru - Central Highlands (PDF Chapter)
This is the Central Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
If it’s breathtaking ancient ruins or immersion in uninterrupted wilderness that you crave dur-ing your journey, listen up. The rocky, remote Central Highlands can match Peru’s better known destinations for these things and more – with the almost absolute absence of other travelers.
- gawk at the uncannily lifelike rock formations of the Santuario Nacional Huayllay
- savor bygone farming lifestyles by staying at one of Tarma’s colonial haciendas
- browse 25,000 colonial-era books in Santa Rosa de Ocopa near Concepción
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The North, Canta & Obrajillo, Cerro de Pasco, Huánuco, La Unión, Tingo María, San Pedro de Casta & Marcahuasi, Tarma, Río Mantaro Valley, Jauja, Concepción, Huancayo, The Southern Valleys, Huancavelica, Ayacucho, Andahuay-las.
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