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Ancient Incan ruins, misty mountains, myserious lines in the desert, gorgeous coastline it all comes alive in this full-color guide to South Americas most dynamic country. Fodors Peru provides you with the best choices for all price ranges, covering everything from what sights to see, which hotels have the best verandas, and where to find the tastiest pisco sour.

•More than 150 color photos to illustrate the beauty of Peru as well as help you choose what sights you want to see

•In depth coverage of Machu Picchu & the Inca Trail with maps, history, and tips on what to look for

•More that 45 maps to keep you navigating with confidence

•Restaurant coverage that not only steers you to the best meal, but lets them know just whats on the plate

•Special cultural and outdoor activity features to help you pick your own adventures

Synopsis:

Take the early train to Machu Picchu or soar in a hot air balloon and drift over the Sacred Valley of the Incas. There are hundreds of ways to wake up in this country, and you'll want to try more than one! With its beautiful white beaches and lush rainforests, Peru really is a paradise. To help you make the most of your time there, "Fodor's Peru" offers practical travel advice, extensive listings of all the main sights (plus some hidden gems) and unbiased recommendations for hotels and restaurants in Lima and beyond to suit budget and luxury travellers with a wide variety of tastes.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 7

Chapter 1: Experience Peru ............ 9

Whats New in Peru ............ 10

FAQs ............ 12

Whats Where ............ 14

Experience Peru Planner ............ 16

Peru Today ............ 18

Top Peru Attractions ............ 20

If You Like ............ 22

Quintessential Peru ............ 24

Great Itineraries ............ 26

Chapter 2: Lima ............ 37

Welcome to Lima ............ 38

Lima Planner ............ 40

Exploring Lima ............ 43

Where to Eat ............ 58

Where to Stay ............ 73

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 81

Shopping ............ 84

Lima Essentials ............ 87

Chapter 3: The South ............ 89

Welcome to The South ............ 90

The South Planner ............ 92

North of Pisco ............ 95

Pisco & the Paracas Peninsula ............ 101

Ica & Nazca ............ 110

Chapter 4: The Southern Coast To Lake Titicaca ............ 133

Welcome to The Southern Coast to Lake Titicaca............ 134

The Southern Coast to Lake Titicaca Planner ............ 136

The Southern Coast ............ 138

Colca Canyon & Cotahuasi Canyon ............ 145

Arequipa ............ 156

Puno & Lake Titicaca ............ 173

Chapter 5: Cusco & The Sacred Valley ............ 195

Welcome to Cusco & the Sacred Valley ............ 196

Cusco & the Sacred Valley Planner ............ 198

Cusco ............ 201

Side Trips from Cusco ............ 231

Sacred Valley of the Inca ............ 237

Chapter 6: Machu Picchu & the Inca Trail ............ 255

Welcome to Machu Picchu & the Inca Trail ............ 256

Machu Picchu & the Inca Trail Planner ............ 258

Aguas Calientes ............ 260

Chapter 7: The Amazon Basin ............ 285

Welcome to The Amazon Basin ............ 286

The Amazon Basin Planner ............ 288

Madre de Dios ............ 291

Iquitos & Environs ............ 307

Chapter 8: The Central Highlands ............ 319

Welcome to The Central Highlands ............ 320

The Central Highlands Planner ............ 322

Huánuco South to Tarma ............ 325

Tarma South to Ayacucho ............ 335

Chapter 9: The North Coast & Northern Highlands ............ 357

Welcome to The North Coast & Northern Highlands ............ 358

The North Coast & Northern Highlands Planner ............ 360

The North Coast ............ 364

Huaraz & the Cordillera Blanca ............ 390

The Northern Highlands ............ 408

Vocabulary ............ 419

Travel Smart ............ 437

Index ............ 455

About Our Writers ............ 464

Peru In Focus

Visible History ............ 29

Food in Peru ............ 59

Nazca Lines ............ 125

The Islands of Lake Titicaca ............ 185

Touring the Sacred Valley ............ 241

Journey to Machu Picchu ............ 262

The Jungle Life ............ 297

Big Mountains ............ 393

Maps

Whats Where in Peru ............ 15

Lima ............ 38

El Centro ............ 44

San Isidro ............ 49

Miraflores ............ 52

Barranco ............ 55

Where to Stay and Eat in Barranco ............ 64

Where to Stay & Eat in El Centro ............ 66

Where to Stay & Eat in Miraflores ............ 68

Where to Stay & Eat in San Isidro ............ 72

The South ............ 90

Pisco ............ 103

Paracas Peninsula ............ 109

Ica ............ 113

Ica Valley Wineries ............ 116

Nazca ............ 130

The Southern Coast to Lake Titicaca ............ 134

Colca Canyon & Cotahuasi Canyon ............ 146

Arequipa ............ 158

Where to Stay & Eat in Arequipa ............ 167

Around Lake Titicaca ............ 174

Puno ............ 177

Cusco & the Sacred Valley ............ 196

Cusco ............ 205

Where to Stay & Eat in Cusco ............ 216

Side Trips from Cusco: The Southeastern Urubamba Valley ............ 233

Pisac ............ 239

Ollantaytambo ............ 253

Machu Picchu & the Inca Trail ............ 256

Aguas Calientes ............ 279

The Amazon Basin ............ 286

Madre de Dios ............ 294

Iquitos ............ 309

Iquitos Environs ............ 316

The Central Highlands ............ 320

Huanuco ............ 328

Huancayo ............ 338

Ayachucho ............ 347

The North Coast & Northern Highlands ............ 358

Outside Trujillo ............ 366

Trujillo ............ 374

Huaraz ............ 399

Cajamarca ............ 410

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400016662
Author:
Fodor's
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
South America
Subject:
South America - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-Color Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20081104
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.15 x .8 in .95 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Take the early train to Machu Picchu or soar in a hot air balloon and drift over the Sacred Valley of the Incas. There are hundreds of ways to wake up in this country, and you'll want to try more than one! With its beautiful white beaches and lush rainforests, Peru really is a paradise. To help you make the most of your time there, "Fodor's Peru" offers practical travel advice, extensive listings of all the main sights (plus some hidden gems) and unbiased recommendations for hotels and restaurants in Lima and beyond to suit budget and luxury travellers with a wide variety of tastes.
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