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Moon Handbooks

Machu Picchu

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Provides advice on selecting guides, tours, and means of transportation for a visit to Machu Picchu, and recommends attractions, entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and accommodations in neighboring areas.

Perseus Publishing
Moon Travel Guides: The Trip of a Lifetime

This jewel of Peru and heart of the lost Inca empire makes for a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Moon Machu Picchu is a comprehensive, honest guide to making the most out of your adventure.

What You'll Discover in Moon Machu Picchu:
  • Strategic trekking guides, including two or four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay trek, and the Inca Jungle Trail
  • Essential information on agencies, tour guides, porters, dining, accommodations, deciding when and where to go, and making reservations
  • A guide to hazards, precautions, and gear, and tips for avoiding altitude sickness
  • Focused coverage of stopovers in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Lima
  • 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 wild river banks after a day of rafting on the Río Apurímac
  • Transportation advice: tips on finding the best airfares and getting around by bus, train, taxi, car or motorcycle rental, and even hitchhiking
  • 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
  • Expert perspective from Lima resident Ryan Dubé
  • A full-color foldout map of the region, with vibrant photos and additional maps throughout
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 Lima or Moon Peru. Doing a tour of South America? Try Moon Colombia or Moon Patagonia.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Avalon Travel,, 2016
Edition: 3rd edition, 2016
ISBN: 9781631213854
Branch Call Number: 918.537 MOO 2016
Characteristics: 1 volume :,colour illustrations, colour maps ;,19 cm.
Alternative Title: Machu Picchu

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