For many travelers, this is the trip of a lifetime: Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Inca, and the Nazca lines are among the most-visited and awe-inspiring archaeological sites in the world. Bursting with beautiful full-color photos, "Fodor's Peru" provides expert advice on everything from the best guides to the Inca Trail to how to experience native cultures on Lake Titicaca.
Expanded Coverage: Focused coverage on Peru's essential, must-see destinations includes new restaurants and hotels.
Illustrated Features: The guide offers beautifully illustrated, in-depth coverage of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail and the Nazca Lines with maps, history, and practical tips. Peru's history is revealed in a photograph-rich timeline that illuminates the ancient sites. Coverage of the Amazon jungle and the Cordillera Blanca helps adventurous visitors experience the outdoors as well. A feature on Peruvian food not only steers travelers to the best meal but also lets them know just what's on the plate.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools Features such as Top Attractions, Great Itineraries, packing advice, and frequently asked questions make planning simple. Extensive information on trusted tour operators allows travelers to book with confidence. Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car, bus, and train.
Discerning Recommendations: "Fodor's Peru" offers savvy advice and recommendations from expert writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
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