A Traveler's Guide
Trek through time on Inca roads and others historic paths to heavenly vistas, inviting communities, and some of the great natural wonders of the world. - 30 detailed treks-from approachable 1-2 day walks to challenging, extended treks - Includes geography, geology, climate, culture, economy, and more - Detailed information on passports, communications, and moreother travel resourcesAmong the most dynamic travel destinations in South America, Peru boasts a wealthof trekking opportunities. The country's 15,000-mile Inca road network, extensivearchaeological remains, and rich, living cultural traditions, combined with 50 millionacres of protected natural parks and reserves, make Peru ideally suited to trekkingbasedtravel adventure.Robert and Daisy Kunstaetter, trail-tested authors and adventurous expats, bring thehigh quality of work they are known for to bear on Peru's excellent trekking options.This new, full-color guidebook features everything you'll need to find and plan treksin the country, including the necessary permits and documentation, cultural tips forresponsible trekking, information on trekking infrastructure, maps, public safety, trailsafety, staying healthy, and much more!Trekking Peru showcases nine different regions in the country, covering popular areassuch as Cusco and Lake Titicaca but also less-traveled areas such as the Great IncaRoad and more remote areas in the Central Highlands. The variety the Kunstaettersoffer and their insights as locals in the region are what make this guide stand apart andprove especially useful.
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