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Map your own adventure. Peru Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see Peru.
  • Packed with 82 detailed full-color maps and more than 400 full-color photos
  • 53 regional and city itineraries that will help you maximize your time while touring the country's top sights. Tour the breathtaking scenery of the Amazon, eat your way through Lima's diverse dining scene, take in the view from the top of Machu Picchu, explore the Northern Coast's best beaches, or explore historic Cusco.
  • The author, a longtime Peru expert, hits all the highlights, from iconic Machu Picchu to the colorful festivals of Puno to Lima's vibrant dining scene.He's checked out all of the country's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
  • You'll also get coverage of shopping and nightlife in the major cities; a full chapter on Peru's rich history and culture, information on special-interest tours, and advice on planning a successful Peruvian vacation.
  • The cultural “Spotlight” sections take a closer look at the most compelling aspects of Peruvian culture and include A Toast to Pisco, The Incas, and The Nasca Lines.
  • Frommer's Peru Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.

    Synopsis:

    Map your adventure

    Plan a trip that suits your interests. Follow ourrecommended itineraries or mix & match to createyour own. Explore a region in depth or hit the highlights. With Frommer's Day by Day guides, the choice is yours.

    • 57 self-guided tours with maps that show how to get from place to place

    • Hundreds of photos,plus engaging insights on history and culture

    • Detailed reviews of hotels,restaurants, shopping, and nightlife

    Full-sized foldout map of Peru in a handy plastic envelope

    Find news, deals, apps, expert advice,and travel forums at Frommers.com

    Synopsis:

    Frommer's Day by Day GuidesPocket sizeMore than 1 million copies soldFull-color package at an affordable priceIncludes pull-out map

    About the Author

    Neil Edward Schlecht realized a lifelong dream by trekking to Machu Picchu during a junior year abroad spent in Quito, Ecuador, and he has continued making frequent pilgrimages to Peru ever since. He is the author of several other travel guides, including Frommer's Peru, Buenos Aires Day by Day, Barcelona Day by Day, and Mallorca & Menorca Day by Day. After long stints in Brazil and Spain, he resides in rural Litchfield County, Connecticut.

    Table of Contents

    1 Chapter 1: The Best of Peru

    2 Favorite Peru Moments

    6 The Best Small Towns & Villages

    7 The Best Ruins & Archaeological Sites

    8 The Best of Natural Peru

    9 Favorite Outdoor Adventures

    10 The Best Luxury Hotels

    11 Favorite Inns & Boutique Hotels

    12 The Best Eco-Lodges

    13 The Best Dining Experiences

    14 Favorite Andean Experiences

    15 The Best Architecture & Museums

    16 Chapter 2: Strategies for Seeing Peru 22 Chapter 3: The Best Peru Itineraries

    24 The Cusco Highlands in 1 Week

    28 Southern Peru in 2 Weeks

    32 The Best Outdoor Adventures in 2 Weeks

    36 Undiscovered Peru

    40 Peru with Kids

    44 Chapter 4: Lima

    46 Favorite Lima Moments

    48 Lima in 1 Day

    52 Lima in 2 Days

    56 Lima in 3 Days

    60 Colonial Lima

    64 Gourmet Lima

    68 Lima Shopping Best Bets

    69 Lima Shopping A to Z

    72 Lima Restaurant Best Bets

    73 Lima Restaurants A to Z

    78 Spotlight: Lima Dining

    81 Lima Hotel Best Bets

    82 Lima Hotels A to Z

    85 Lima Nightlife Best Bets

    86 Lima Nightlife A to Z

    88 Lima Fast Facts

    90 Chapter 5: Southern Desert Coast & Central Highlands

    92 Favorite Moments

    94 Reserva Nacional de Paracas & Islas Ballestas

    98 Ica & Huacachina

    102 Nasca & the Nasca Lines

    108 Spotlight: The Nasca Lines

    110 Ayacucho in 3 Days

    117 Outdoor Adventures A to Z

    118 Spotlight: A Toast to Pisco

    120 Southern Desert Coast & Central Highlands Restaurants

    124 Southern Desert Coast & Central Highlands Hotels

    130 Southern Desert Coast & Central Highlands Fast Facts

    132 Chapter 6: Arequipa & Colca Valley

    134 Favorite Arequipa & Colca Valley Moments

    136 Arequipa in 3 Days

    142 The Colca Valley in 2 Days

    148 Colca Outdoor Adventures A to Z

    150 Arequipa Shopping

    154 Arequipa & Colca Valley Restaurants

    158 Arequipa & Colca Valley Hotels

    162 Arequipa & Colca Valley Fast Facts

    164 Chapter 7: Lake Titicaca & the Altiplano

    166 Favorite Titicaca & Altiplano Moments

    168 Puno in 1 Day

    170 Lake Titicaca

    174 Spotlight: Camelids

    176 The Altiplano Beyond Puno

    180 Puno Shopping

    181 Puno Restaurants

    182 Puno & Titicaca Hotels

    185 Puno Nightlife

    186 Titicaca & Altiplano Fast Facts

    188 Chapter 8: Cusco

    190 Favorite Cusco Moments

    192 Cusco in 1 Day

    196 Cusco in 2 Days

    200 Cusco in 3 Days

    204 Cusco's Inca Foundations

    208 San Blas

    210 Spotlight: The Incas

    212 Cusco Ruins Circuit

    215 Cusco Shopping Best Bets

    219 Cusco Shopping A to Z

    224 Cusco Restaurant Best Bets

    225 Cusco Restaurants A to Z

    230 Cusco Hotel Best Bets

    232 Cusco Hotels A to Z

    237 Cusco Nightlife Best Bets

    238 Cusco Nightlife A to Z

    240 Cusco Fast Facts

    242 Chapter 9: Machu Picchu & the Sacred Valley

    244 Favorite Sacred Valley Moments

    248 The Sacred Valley in 3 Days

    254 The Sacred Valley in 5 Days

    260 Machu Picchu

    266 The Inca Trail

    270 Spotlight: Descendants of the Sun

    272 Alternatives to the Inca Trail

    275 Sacred Valley Outdoor Adventures A to Z

    278 Inca Trail Agencies A to Z

    279 Sacred Valley & Aguas Calientes Restaurants

    284 Sacred Valley Hotels

    288 Aguas Calientes Hotels

    292 Machu Picchu & Sacred Valley Fast Facts

    294 Chapter 10: The Amazon

    296 Favorite Amazon Moments

    298 Puerto Maldonado in 1 Day

    300 Puerto Maldonado Restaurants & Hotels

    302 The Southern Amazon

    306 Reserva Nacional de Tambopata Lodges

    309 Parque Nacional Manu Operators

    312 Iquitos in 2 Days

    316 Spotlight: The Coca Cure

    318 Iquitos Restaurants

    320 Iquitos Hotels

    322 The Northern Amazon

    326 Northern Amazon Lodges & Cruises

    330 Amazon Fast Facts

    332 Chapter 11: Trujillo & the Northern Coast

    334 Favorite Northern Coast Moments

    336 Trujillo in 3 Days

    342 Chiclayo & Lambayeque in 2 Days

    346 The Northern Coast in 1 Week

    352 Spotlight: Land of Festivals & Folklore

    354 Máncora & Northern Beaches

    358 Trujillo & Northern Coast Restaurants

    362 Trujillo & Huanchaco Hotels

    364 Chiclayo Hotels

    366 Máncora Hotels

    368 Northern Coast Fast Facts

    370 Chapter 12: The High Andes & Northern Highlands

    372 Favorite High Andes & Northern

    Highlands Moments

    376 Huaraz in 3 Days

    382 The Cordillera Blanca in 6 Days

    386 Cajamarca in 3 Days

    392 High Andes & Northern Highlands Outdoor Adventures A to Z

    396 High Andes & Northern Highlands Shopping

    397 High Andes & Northern Highlands Restaurants

    404 High Andes & Northern Highlands Hotels

    407 High Andes & Northern Highlands Nightlife

    408 High Andes & Northern Highlands Fast Facts

    410 Chapter 13: Peruvian History & Culture

    412 Peru: A Brief History

    420 A Timeline of Peruvian History

    422 The Lay of the Land

    425 Peru in Popular Culture

    431 Eating & Drinking in Peru

    434 Chapter 14: The Best Special Interest Trips

    436 Organized Adventure Trips

    439 Outdoor Activities A to Z

    445 Learning Trips & Language Classes

    447 Volunteer Trips

    448 Chapter 15: Guide to Peru's Flora & Fauna

    450 Fauna

    457 Flora

    460 Chapter 16: The Savvy Traveler

    462 Before You Go

    465 Getting There

    466 Getting Around

    467 Tips on Accommodations

    468 Fast Facts

    476 Useful Phrases & Menu Terms

    482 Index

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780470890714
    Publisher:
    Frommers
    Subject:
    TRAVEL / South America
    Author:
    Schlecht, Neil Edward
    Copyright:
    Series:
    Frommer's Day by Day - Full Size
    Series Volume:
    116
    Publication Date:
    20120424
    Binding:
    Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    504
    Dimensions:
    203.2 x 127 x 18.799 mm 20.64 oz

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    "Synopsis" by , Map your adventure

    Plan a trip that suits your interests. Follow ourrecommended itineraries or mix & match to createyour own. Explore a region in depth or hit the highlights. With Frommer's Day by Day guides, the choice is yours.

    • 57 self-guided tours with maps that show how to get from place to place

    • Hundreds of photos,plus engaging insights on history and culture

    • Detailed reviews of hotels,restaurants, shopping, and nightlife

    Full-sized foldout map of Peru in a handy plastic envelope

    Find news, deals, apps, expert advice,and travel forums at Frommers.com

    "Synopsis" by , Frommer's Day by Day GuidesPocket sizeMore than 1 million copies soldFull-color package at an affordable priceIncludes pull-out map
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