Peru Highlights (Bradt Travel Guide Peru Highlights) (Paperback)
In 1973, Hilary and George Bradt were told about an old Inca road leading from Cusco's Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. They hiked it, explored the wayside Inca ruins, and published the first-ever description of the Inca Trail in 1974. Forty years later, this ground-breaking guide has been updated to include classic treks through all the great mountain ranges of Peru. For the inexperienced walker and hard-core trekker alike, Bradt's Trekking in Peru is still the must-have in any backpack.The pioneering guidebook that was the first to cover the Inca TrailRead Hilary and George's entertaining tales from 'the good old days'Trek the Inca Trail and classic routes in the cordilleras Blanca and HuayhuashGet off-the-beaten track in the Central Andes or in ChachapoyasWhere to stay and eat in Peru's top trekking bases Find the latest info on our companion website www.bradtupdates.com/perutrekking.
Alexander Stewart first visited Peru having studied the Spanish conquest of the country at university. Since then he has been travelling to Peru for 15 years, and has been a guidebook writer for almost 10 years.