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Moon Machu Picchu

Moon Machu Picchu

With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail

Moon Travel Guides: The Trip of a Lifetime

Make the most of your adventure to the jewel of Peru with Moon Machu Picchu. Inside you’ll find:

  • Strategic trekking guides, including two to four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay, and an Inca Jungle Trail itinerary
  • Unique ideas beyond the beaten path: Explore seldom-seen ruins like the Ollantaytambo Temple and visit remote Quechua-speaking villages. Go horseback riding on a caballo de paso in the Sacred Valley, mountain biking to the hilltop fortress of Sacsayhuamán, or set up camp on the riverbank after a day of rafting on the Río Apurímac. Sample coca tea and local delicacies, or shop for handmade Peruvian weavings, pottery, and jewelry
  • Focused coverage of stopovers in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Lima
  • Essential planning information on agencies, tour guides, porters, dining, accommodations, deciding when and where to go, and making reservations
  • Expert perspective from Lima resident Ryan Dubé
  • A guide to hazards, precautions, and gear, plus tips for avoiding altitude sickness
  • Transportation advice: How to find the best airfares and get around by bus, train, taxi, car, or motorcycle rental
  • A full-color foldout map of the region, with vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Thorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, plants, culture, history, and customs
  • Handy tools including a Spanish phrasebook, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, families with children, women traveling alone, and LGBTQ+ travelers
With Moon Machu Picchu’s expert insight, practical advice, and insider tips, you can forge your own path.

Exploring the rest of the country? Try Moon Peru. Doing a tour of South America? Try Moon Colombia or Moon Patagonia.
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Genre: Travel / Travel / South America / Peru

On Sale: October 23rd 2018

Price: $13.99 / $17.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 252

ISBN-13: 9781640493186

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