Peru - North Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the North Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
This savage shore has some of the world’s best surfing and plenty of tanned travelers to keep you company. It’s also home to a jaw-dropping array of archaeological sites, colonial cities and evocative desertscapes straight out of Mad Max.
- wander the high-walled adobe ruins of Chan Chan and marvel at 700-year-old friezes
- indulge in sun, surf and sand in Máncora, Peru’s premier beachside hot spot
- discover hidden messages in the colorful walls of Huaca de la Luna, one of the north’s most fascinating archaeological complexes
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Barranca, Casma, Chimbote, Trujillo & Around, Huanchaco, Puerto Chicama (Puerto Malabrigo), Pacasmayo, Chiclayo & Around, Piura, Playa Lobitos, Cabo Blanco, Máncora, Punta Sal, Zorritos, Tumbes, Puerto Pizarro.
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