South America on a Shoestring - Peru (PDF Chapter)

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Peru’s terrain ranges from glaciated Andean peaks and coastal deserts to steamy rainforests in the Amazon Basin. Excavate the past – with temples entangled in jungle vines, windswept desert tombs and shamanic rituals still used today – to find a lost-world adventure.

  • trek a breathless rite of passage to awe-inspiring ancient Inca ruins hidden in cloud forest at Machu Picchu
  • maps
  • pound colonial Andean cobblestone streets in Cuzco, taking in historical museums, and trek humbling Inca hillsides
  • transport
  • explore the historical city of Arequipa surrounded by imposing volcanoes and sunken canyons
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Lima, Pisco, Ica, Huacachina, Nazca, Tacna, Arequipa, Canyon Country, Arequipa, Cañón del Colca, Lake Titicaca, Juliaca, Puno & around, Titicaca Islands, The Sacred Valley, Cuzco & around, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, The Inca Trail, Central Highlands, Ayacucho, North Coast, Trujillo & around, Huanchaco, Chiclayo & around, Piura, Máncora, Huaraz, The Cordilleras, Huaraz, Parque Nacional Huascarán, Northern Highlands, Cajamarca, Chachapoyas, Kuélap, Tarapoto, Amazon Basin, Puerto Maldonado, Parque Nacional Manu, Pucallpa, Iquitos, Reserva Nacional Pacaya-Samiria, Understand Peru, Peru Today, History, Culture, Cuisine, Sports, Arts, Environment, Survival Guide, When to Go, Connections, Essential Food & Drink, Fast Facts, Exchange Rates, Set Your Budget, Resources.

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