Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu, 4th

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Author  Alexander Stewart
Publisher  Trailblazer Publications
Publication Date   October 18, 2011
ISBN  1905864159
Pages  320

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Fully rewalked, revised and rewritten 4th edition

 

  • Machu Picchu – Lost City of the Incas and one of the world’s greatest sights
  • Cusco – where to stay, where to eat, and what to see in the ancient Inca capital
  • The Inca Trail, the Vilcabamba Trail, the Choquequirau Trail, the Santa Teresa Trail and hikes around Cusco and the Urubamba Valley – ten hikes from two days to two weeks with 34 detailed route maps showing walking times, camping places and all points of interest. Best known is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, which follows part of the old Inca highway over passes of 4200m (13,750ft). Also included is the Vilcabamba Trail, a fascinating four-day hike to the ruins at Espíritu Pampa, last Inca capital; the trek to Choquequirau and the trail to Santa Teresa.
  • Lima – street plans, what to see, where to stay and getting to Cusco
  • Practical information – planning your trip and getting to Peru from North America, Europe and Australasia
  • History of the Incas – plus ground plans of 14 Inca ruins
  • Green hiking – how to minimize your impact on a fragile region
  • Flora and fauna – full-color section
  • Language – Spanish and Quechua
  • 50 maps and street plans

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